Whitwell is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,716 people and just one neighborhood, Whitwell is the 251st largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Whitwell is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.04% of the Whitwell workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Whitwell is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Whitwell who work in sales jobs (9.49%), management occupations (9.18%) and office and administrative support (9.02%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Whitwell has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Whitwell a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Whitwell, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.