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Demographics

People

Total Population2,129
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens18.6%
Employed Population 16+770
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married44.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.4%
Median Earnings25+$30,227
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,089
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,891

Wealth

Median Family Income$38,000
% Above Poverty Level71.4%
% Below Poverty Level28.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone26.5%
Median Gross Rent$592
Median House Value$90,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.1%
Irish9.5%
English6.4%
German5.4%
Scottish2.4%
French Except Basque1.3%
Italian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Swedish0.3%
Polish0.2%
Greek0.2%
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Whitwell Almanac

CategoryValue
County Marion County
Standard Zip Codes37397
Phone Area Codes423
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude35.2
Approximate Longitude-85.51

Whitwell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMONTEAGLE
Distance18.7 miles
Jan Temp26 to 43 F
Apr Temp46 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 83 F
Oct Temp48 to 68 F
Annual Precip63.7 inches
StationCHATTANOOGA AP
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp30 to 49 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp49 to 72 F
Annual Precip54.5 inches
StationBRIDGEPORT 5 NW
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp28 to 48 F
Apr Temp44 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip62.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dunlap5,065$46,908
Jasper3,347$52,865
Palmer691$26,250
Powells Crossroads1,338$62,647
Signal Mountain8,500$116,208

Whitwell Public Libraries

Orena Humphreys Public Library
1130 NORTH MAIN STREET
Whitwell, Tennessee
(423) 658-6134

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Whitwell Public Schools

Whitwell Elementary
150 Tiger Trail
ZIP: 37397
(423) 658-5313
Primary
Total Enrollment 544
Whitwell High School
200 Tiger Tr
ZIP: 37397
(423) 658-5141
High
Total Enrollment 370
Whitwell Middle School
1 Butterfly La
ZIP: 37397
(423) 658-5635
Middle
Total Enrollment 399
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