Chattanooga, TN
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Chattanooga, Tennessee Info Snack

Population
179,690
Unemployment
6.1%
Poverty
17.6%
Median Home
$167,500
Median Income
$45,527
Median Rent
$859

Chattanooga SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Chattanooga, TN Crime Report

12,052
Total Crimes
6,627.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
167.60%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Chattanooga
/ 100k People
Tennessee
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 12,052 6,627.5 3,247.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,946 1,070.1 595.2 366.7
Murder 33 18.1 7.3 5.0
Robbery 196 107.8 90.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,556 855.7 456.7 250.2
Property Crime 10,106 5,557.4 2,652.6 2,109.9
Burglary 1,098 603.8 437.4 340.5
Larceny 7,694 4,231.0 1,934.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 1,314 722.6 280.9 219.9

Chattanooga, TN Cost Of Living

91
Chattanooga's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Chattanooga Tennessee National Average
Overall 91 89 100
Services 93 93 100
Groceries 100 95 100
Health 96 89 100
Housing 82 80 100
Transportation 91 88 100
Utilities 93 96 100

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Rankings for Chattanooga in Tennessee

Map Of Chattanooga, TN

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Population over time in Chattanooga

Year Population % Change
2019 179,690 1.3%
2018 177,365 0.6%
2017 176,291 0.5%
2016 175,462 0.6%
2015 174,483 1.5%
2014 171,863 0.9%
2013 170,246 1.4%
2012 167,869 0.9%
2011 166,298 1.1%
2010 164,481 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chattanooga

White
57.3% (102,922)
African American
31.1% (55,808)
American Indian
0.2% (288)
Asian
2.7% (4,782)
Hawaiian
0.0% (58)
Other
0.2% (406)
Two Or More
2.3% (4,074)
Hispanic
6.3% (11,352)
Race Chattanooga TN USA
White 57.3% 73.8% 60.7%
African American 31.1% 16.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.7% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.3% 5.4% 18.0%

Gender in Chattanooga

Female
53.2% (95,547)
Male
46.8% (84,142)
Gender Chattanooga TN USA
Female 53.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chattanooga for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (8,984)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (14,375)
High School / GED
28.0% (50,313)
Some College
21.0% (37,734)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (14,375)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (34,141)
Master's Degree
8.0% (14,375)
Professional Degree
2.0% (3,593)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,796)
Education Chattanooga TN USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 32.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Chattanooga, Tennessee

Less than $10,000
7.8% (1,395,827)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (1,179,792)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.8% (2,298,536)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (2,064,518)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.5% (2,782,189)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (2,955,396)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (1,861,497)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.7% (1,921,126)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (635,090)
$200,000 or more
4.9% (875,024)
Income Chattanooga TN USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 6.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 5.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.8% 10.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.5% 14.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.7% 12.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.9% 4.8% 7.7%

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