There are 20 hospice facilities near Whitwell, Tennessee. The mean cost / day for hospice in Tennessee is around $153, with costs running between $111 and $200 daily. On a monthly basis, this equates to a median expenditure of $4,590, with costs ranging from around $3,330 to $6,000. The mean annual cost is $55,080, which is the same as the nationwide average of $55,080.
Located within Marion County, Whitwell is a small city in Tennessee. It is part of the Chattanooga metro area. The encompassing statistical area has 295,249 inhabitants, but there are 10,127 living inside the city limits. The 55-and-over community currently constitutes around 29% of the overall population.
Whitwell has a medium SeniorScore™ of 68. The average housing price in the city is $168,000, which is somewhat higher than the Tennessee average of $163,500. Whitwell has a high unemployment rate of around 10.79%. The city's average household income is $38,000 ($19,000 per person), vs the average of $39,000 for the whole of Tennessee.
Whitwell has mild average temperatures, with comfortable winters and pleasant summers. The city gets very large amounts of rain each year. Compared to other American cities, Whitwell has below average air quality ratings and a high rate of crime.