|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Whitwell is 1,624. Whitwell, Tennessee is the 8,401st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Whitwell was in 2010, when its population was 1,699. In 2010, Whitwell was the 8,202nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,401st largest city in the US. Whitwell is currently 4.4% smaller than it was in 2010.
Whitwell has shrunk 2.0% since the year 2000. Whitwell, Tennessee's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8396||Manteo, North Carolina||1,625||35.7%|
|8399||Huachuca City, Arizona||1,624||-7.4%|
|8405||Gaston, South Carolina||1,621||23.3%|
|8407||Rocky Top, Tennessee||1,621|
The total voting age population of Whitwell, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,438. The voting age population is 48.3% male and 51.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.4% of the residents of Whitwell are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Whitwell are 95.4% White, 3.1% Two or more races, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Black and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 3.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Whitwell, 23.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.9%. On a per-household basis, 17.2% of families are below the poverty line in Whitwell.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.7% of Whitwell residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.5% of Whitwell residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.0% have a bachelor's degree and 1.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Whitwell residents aged 5 and older, 1.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Whitwell is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Whitwell, 16.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Whitwell is $42,727.
In Whitwell, 65.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.2% of housing units in Whitwell.
Of all the housing units in Whitwell, 18.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Whitwell, 17.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 160 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Whitwell is $713.
In Whitwell, 67.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.