Chattanooga, TN
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Chattanooga Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Chattanooga Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
180,557

Age

PEOPLE OF Tennessee DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.88
5 To 17 13.70
18 To 24 10.81
25 To 34 16.22
35 To 54 24.27
55 To 64 12.92
65 Years And Over 16.20

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.0
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 87.0
COLLEGE GRADUATES 29.4

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Chattanooga 28852 23585.0351613991 #EE2025
USA 32621 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Chattanooga 43964 19444.114971887284 #EE2025
USA 60293 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.8%

Employment Industries in Chattanooga

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 14.3
Manufacturing 12.2
Retail 11.7
Accommodation 10.0
Education 7.9
Finance 6.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.6
Other 5.4
Construction 4.9
Administration 4.6
Transportation 3.9
Public Service 2.7
Wholesale 2.2
Arts 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 56.6
Black Or African American 32.3
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 2.4
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.3
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 6.1

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 8.3
English 8.1
German 7.3
Scottish 1.9
Scots-Irish 1.9
Italian 1.8
French 1.6
European 1.6
Dutch 1.1
British 0.8
Polish 0.7
Welsh 0.6
African 0.6
Norwegian 0.6
Swedish 0.4
Ukrainian 0.3
French Canadian 0.3
Russian 0.2
Eastern European 0.2
Czech 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 91.9
Spanish 4.6
Langs. of India 0.5
Chinese 0.4
Other Asian languages 0.4
French 0.3
German/Yiddish 0.2
Vietnamese 0.2
Arabic 0.2
Slavic languages 0.2
Tagalog 0.2
African languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
French Creole 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Portuguese 0.0
Japanese 0.0
Laotian 0.0
Russian 0.0

Foreign Born Chattanooga Residents:
6.0%