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Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area


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2022 population: 574,507   ( 46,364 from 2010)
Land area: 2088.8 square miles
Population density: 275.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:444,700 77.41% 5.8%
Black:74,56912.98% 2.4%
Indian:1,6290.28% 16.3%
Asian:10,6741.86% 44.4%
2+ races:10,9321.90% 53.1%
Hispanic:32,0035.57% 71.2%
Total non-White:129,80722.59% 20.2%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:14,437 12.8
Deaths:16,37614.6
Net Migration: 12,70511.3
Net Immigration: 7130.6
Change in White population:24,528 4.6
Change in Non-White pop.:21,836 4.1




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
528,143
420,17279.56%
72,81613.79%
1,4010.27%
7,3931.40%
7,1391.35%
18,6903.54%
107,97120.44%

2000
476,531
392,74182.42%
65,97013.84%
1,3250.28%
4,7080.99%
4,3350.91%
7,0991.49%
83,79017.58%

1990
433,210
369,00085.18%
57,85813.36%
1,1500.27%
2,7900.64%
n/a
2,4120.56%
64,21014.82%

1980
426,540
362,63185.02%
59,18013.87%
4380.10%
1,2960.30%
n/a
2,7890.65%
63,90914.98%

1970
370,016
316,44085.52%
51,78914.00%
1900.05%
2380.06%
n/a
1,1830.32%
53,576 14.48%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
58,319 12.2
45,5809.6
17,5673.7
5,6571.2
27,431 5.8
24,181 5.1
1990's
NumberRate
60,810 14.0
44,87010.4
14,0623.2
2,6720.6
23,741 5.5
19,580 4.5
1980's
NumberRate
60,648 14.2
39,099 9.2
-13,019 -3.1
n/a
6,369 1.5
301 0.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
21,139 5.7
n/a
46,191 12.5
10,333 2.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
40.5
118,434 20.6%
456,073 79.4%
103,882 18.1%
224,448
2.45
146,847 65.4%
108,612 74.0%
13,008 8.9%
77,601 34.6%

2010
NumberPercent
39.4
117,874 22.3%
410,269 77.7%
77,463 14.7%
210,867
2.44
141,311 67.0%
103,687 73.4%
14,214 10.1%
69,556 33.0%

2000
NumberPercent
37.2
113,100 23.7%
363,431 76.3%
64,089 13.4%
189,791
2.46
133,213 70.2%
103,196 77.5%
12,776 9.6%
56,578 29.8%

1990
NumberPercent
34.5
107,588 24.8%
325,622 75.2%
56,269 13.0%
165,970
2.56
121,833 73.4%
97,437 80.0%
10,703 8.8%
44,137 26.6%

1980
NumberPercent
30.5
121,325 28.4%
305,215 71.6%
46,143 10.8%
150,585
2.77
117,460 78.0%
97,480 83.0%
9,588 8.2%
33,125 22.0%

2022 Housing Data for Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units248,863 
Median Value$222,257 
Occupied224,44890.2%
Vacant24,4159.8%
Owned153,12068.2%
Rented71,32831.8%
Median Rent$1,005 
Single-Family Units183,06573.6%
    Detached175,06170.3%
    Attached8,0043.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units30,73312.3%
Mobile Homes17,1206.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0009,8824.4%
$10,000 to $14,9999,7754.4%
$15,000 to $19,9998,6393.8%
$20,000 to $24,9999,8304.4%
$25,000 to $29,9999,3194.2%
$30,000 to $34,99910,3964.6%
$35,000 to $39,99910,3724.6%
$40,000 to $44,9999,5594.3%
$45,000 to $49,9999,1934.1%
$50,000 to $59,99917,4557.8%
$60,000 to $74,99921,6879.7%
$75,000 to $99,99929,78413.3%
$100,000 to $124,99922,79910.2%
$125,000 to $149,99912,9905.8%
$150,000 to $199,99915,5106.9%
$200,000 or more17,2587.7%
Median Household Income65,846 
Per Capita Income37,523 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.83 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI10,7654.8%
Public Assistance3,9721.8%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps25,59411.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed242,15471.5%
Unemployed11,6293.4%
In Armed Forces2640.1%
Total Labor Force254,04775.0%
Not in Labor Force84,68425.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 28.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector103,33585,39454.8%
Non-Profit8,41514,83436.2%
Self-Employed17,2069,69064.0%
Local Government6,82110,97238.3%
State Government3,3254,95140.2%
Federal Government4,4911,96769.5%
Total Private + Self120,54195,08455.9%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.23,05232,72441.3%
Total143,593127,80852.9%
Pct. Govt.12.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts43,03115.8%
Sales and Office Occupations58,54021.5%
Professional, Technical60,55822.3%
Service Occupations43,26515.9%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing7390.3%
All others66,52224.5%
White Collar 59.6%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing38,730606.0%
Health care and social assistance37,741590.5%
Retail trade29,263457.9%
Educational services22,185347.1%
Construction19,717308.5%
Accommodation and food services19,586306.5%
Finance and insurance17,121267.9%
Transportation and warehousing14,896233.1%
Professional, scientific, technical14,854232.4%
Other services13,775215.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.10,643166.5%
Public administration8,374131.0%
Wholesale trade5,71889.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation5,14180.4%
Utilities4,75474.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing4,50970.6%
Information2,75843.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,55524.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction3215.0%
Management2754.3%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican12,2572.17%
Puerto Rican2,9390.52%
Cuban7000.12%
Dominican4130.07%
Total Central American8,2231.46%
Costa Rican230.00%
Guatemalan6,1851.10%
Honduran8070.14%
Nicaraguan2310.04%
Panamanian1900.03%
Salvadoran7870.14%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American2,2380.40%
Argentinean1910.03%
Bolivian930.02%
Chilean770.01%
Colombian4440.08%
Ecuadorian2200.04%
Paraguayan180.00%
Peruvian7480.13%
Uruguayan300.01%
Venezuelan4170.07%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,9020.34%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian2,5300.45%
Korean1,4010.25%
Chinese1,0320.18%
Vietnamese9270.16%
Filipino9250.16%
Japanese3410.06%
Cambodian1610.03%
Indonesian1310.02%
Thai840.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English498,59293.5%
Spanish20,5913.9%
Other Indo-European2,7710.5%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1,9450.4%
French, Haitian, Cajun1,6740.3%
Other Asian1,3020.2%
Arabic1,3010.2%
German, other Germanic1,1800.2%
Korean8950.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English75,48613.4%
American65,22311.6%
Irish62,63311.1%
German55,2179.8%
Scottish14,7162.6%
Italian11,9202.1%
European10,9671.9%
Scotch-Irish9,4221.7%
French8,4531.5%
Polish7,1251.3%
Dutch5,6041.0%
Welsh4,5520.8%
British4,0020.7%
African2,6210.5%
Norwegian2,6020.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen550,51897.5%
Not a citizen13,9482.5%
Native540,00995.7%
Foreign-born24,4574.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
15,826 4.0%27,801 7.0%110,382 27.7%124,214 31.2%75,922 19.1%44,044 11.1%
  Average years of education: 13.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 15,826 4.0%
9-12 Years 27,801 7.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 110,382 27.7%
Some College 124,214 31.2%
Bach. Degree 75,922 19.1%
Grad Degree 44,044 11.1%
Average years of education: 13.4

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 424,740 405,518 19,222 4.5%
1991 431,430 405,536 25,894 6.0%
1992 435,018 408,116 26,902 6.2%
1993 444,828 422,142 22,686 5.1%
1994 452,912 432,638 20,274 4.5%
1995 455,644 433,864 21,780 4.8%
1996 461,288 440,216 21,072 4.6%
1997 460,334 437,496 22,838 5.0%
1998 461,028 442,136 18,892 4.1%
1999 473,326 457,244 16,082 3.4%
2000 490,544 474,472 16,072 3.3%
2001 491,594 473,544 18,050 3.7%
2002 498,804 477,102 21,702 4.4%
2003 499,002 476,984 22,018 4.4%
2004 499,716 477,222 22,494 4.5%
2005 502,022 477,494 24,528 4.9%
2006 520,722 496,994 23,728 4.6%
2007 527,460 505,466 21,994 4.2%
2008 529,964 498,426 31,538 6.0%
2009 514,258 465,954 48,304 9.4%
2010 517,302 470,884 46,418 9.0%
2011 522,356 478,908 43,448 8.3%
2012 520,582 481,908 38,674 7.4%
2013 513,580 475,852 37,728 7.3%
2014 501,352 469,056 32,296 6.4%
2015 506,112 478,426 27,686 5.5%
2016 519,988 494,532 25,456 4.9%
2017 533,552 512,590 20,962 3.9%
2018 544,366 525,142 19,224 3.5%
2019 553,926 535,488 18,438 3.3%
2020 543,828 508,496 35,332 6.5%
2021 543,418 521,894 21,524 4.0%
2022 548,092 529,988 18,104 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com