Overview

Introduction to White House, Tennessee

White House, Tennessee, in Robertson county, is 22 miles N of Nashville, Tennessee. The city is part of the Nashville metropolitan statistical area.

White House History

Richard Stone Wilks, a settler from Virginia, purchased the area now known as White House in 1828. From 1838 to 1858, the Thomas and Hough Stage Coach Company carried passengers and traveled through the L&N Turnpike. One of the stops for food and lodging was a two-story building painted white. This stop was named White House, after which the city was named. White House was incorporated as a city in 1971.

White House and nearby Attractions

  • White House Inn Museum
  • White House City Park
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Grand Ole Opry House

Things To Do In White House

The Grand Ole Opry House, which features famous country music stars and shows, is accessible from White House. The First Baptist Church of White House, the White House Church of Christ and Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church are some of the local churches. Parks like the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and White House City Park are other notable places near White House.

White House Transportation

Nashville International Airport is nearby.

White House Higher Education

Higher education institutions close to the city include Volunteer State Community College, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University and Tennessee State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,513
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+5,746
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married61.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.8%
Median Earnings25+$45,537
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$41,083
Median Earnings With High School Degree$43,464

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,926
% Above Poverty Level93.4%
% Below Poverty Level6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone20.7%
Median Gross Rent$990
Median House Value$186,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.7%
Irish11.4%
German9.8%
English8.6%
Italian4%
French Except Basque2.3%
Scottish1.7%
Polish1.2%
Dutch0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Canadian0.4%
Russian0.4%
Greek0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Maltese0.1%
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White House Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyRobertson County
Standard Zip Codes37188
Phone Area Codes615
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude36.46
Approximate Longitude-86.66

White House Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSPRINGFIELD EXP STN
Distance9.5 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 69 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip51.1 inches
StationPORTLAND SEWAGE PLANT
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 43 F
Apr Temp47 to 68 F
Jul Temp69 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 70 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches
StationNASHVILLE INTL AP
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp28 to 46 F
Apr Temp47 to 70 F
Jul Temp70 to 89 F
Oct Temp49 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cross Plains1,769$68,676
Goodlettsville16,900$72,756
Greenbrier6,770$62,200
Millersville6,570$75,375
Orlinda997$74,464
Ridgetop2,274$76,250

White House Public Libraries

White House Public Library
105 B COLLEGE STREET
White House, Tennessee
(615) 672-0239

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White House Public Schools

Harold B. Williams Elementary School
115 South Palmer Chapel Rd
ZIP: 37188
(615) 672-6432
Primary
Total Enrollment 662
Robert F. Woodall Elementary
300 Eden Way
ZIP: 37188
(615) 672-7772
Primary
Total Enrollment 385
White House Heritage Elementary School
220 West Dr
ZIP: 37188
(615) 672-4595
Primary
Total Enrollment 646
White House Heritage High School
7744 Highway 76 E Dr
ZIP: 37188
(615) 672-0311
High
Total Enrollment 979
White House High School
508 Tyree Springs Rd
ZIP: 37188
(615) 672-3761
High
Total Enrollment 891
White House Middle School
2020 Highway 31 West
ZIP: 37188
(615) 672-4379
Middle
Total Enrollment 799

White House Private Schools

Christian Community Schools
506 Hester Dr
ZIP: 37188
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 196
Day Spring Academy
2838 Heights Circle Dr
ZIP: 37188
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 122
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