Whitwell, TN 37397 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 37397: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whitwell, TN 37397

Acceptable Alternative
Powells Crossroads, TN 37397
Powells Xroad, TN 37397

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sequatchie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.199, Longitude -85.514
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 37397 has segments in 2 Counties (Marion, Sequatchie).

  • Businesses Addresses: 130
  • PO Box Addresses: 545
  • Residential Addresses: 3,987
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,987

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Whitwell, TN 37397 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,448
Daytime Population: Workers 1,088
Daytime Population: Residents 6,200
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,288
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 10,409
Population in Familes 8,772
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 69
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $43,838
Average Household Income $57,182
Per Capita Income $22,647


Total Housing Units 4,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,176 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 941 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 573 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $128,929
Average Home Value $174,528


Total Households 4,117
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 2,958
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.65% 0.65%
Households 0.66% 0.67%
Families 0.51% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

Whitwell, TN 37397 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37397 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 198 68th
Population Density # 331 46th
Diversity Index # 529 15th
Median Household Income # 230 63rd
Per Capita Income # 276 55th

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