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Catoosa County, GA


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Chattanooga, TN-GA
Designated Market Area: Chattanooga, TN-AL-GA-NC
USDA County Type (2015): Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Middle Suburbs

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2022 population: 68,826   ( 4,884 from 2010)
Land area: 162.2 square miles
Population density: 424.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:61,300 89.07% 3.6%
Black:2,1973.19% 62.0%
Indian:2420.35% 26.7%
Asian:1,0941.59% 38.1%
2+ races:1,3041.89% 39.3%
Hispanic:2,6893.91% 83.0%
Total non-White:7,52610.93% 57.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,568 11.6
Deaths:2,01914.9
Net Migration: 1,40510.4
Net Immigration: -31-0.2
Change in White population:2,151 3.4
Change in Non-White pop.:2,733 4.3




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
63,942
59,14992.50%
1,3562.12%
1910.30%
7921.24%
9361.46%
1,4692.30%
4,7937.50%

2000
53,282
51,01395.74%
6611.24%
1590.30%
3800.71%
4330.81%
6211.17%
2,2694.26%

1990
42,464
41,62198.01%
3880.91%
1150.27%
1530.36%
n/a
1870.44%
8431.99%

1980
36,991
36,49098.65%
2280.62%
90.02%
380.10%
n/a
2100.57%
5011.35%

1970
28,271
27,69797.97%
4751.68%
160.06%
180.06%
n/a
620.22%
574 2.03%

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

2000's
NumberRate
6,936 13.0
4,3938.2
8,23715.5
2310.4
8,136 15.3
2,524 4.7
1990's
NumberRate
6,182 14.6
3,7788.9
8,48620.0
820.2
9,392 22.1
1,426 3.4
1980's
NumberRate
5,371 14.5
2,810 7.6
3,081 8.3
n/a
5,131 13.9
342 0.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
5,398 19.1
n/a
8,793 31.1
-73 -0.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Catoosa County, GA

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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
40.8
15,279 22.2%
53,547 77.8%
12,322 17.9%
25,775
2.62
18,501 71.8%
14,218 76.8%
1,337 7.2%
7,274 28.2%

2010
NumberPercent
38.3
15,940 24.9%
48,002 75.1%
8,656 13.5%
24,475
2.59
17,785 72.7%
13,635 76.7%
1,594 9.0%
6,690 27.3%

2000
NumberPercent
35.9
13,766 25.8%
39,516 74.2%
6,309 11.8%
20,445
2.59
15,401 75.3%
12,625 82.0%
1,275 8.3%
5,044 24.7%

1990
NumberPercent
33.9
11,149 26.3%
31,315 73.7%
4,601 10.8%
15,656
2.69
12,267 78.4%
10,146 82.7%
877 7.1%
3,389 21.6%

1980
NumberPercent
29.7
11,400 30.8%
25,591 69.2%
3,076 8.3%
12,583
2.94
10,622 84.4%
9,363 88.1%
684 6.4%
1,961 15.6%

2022 Housing Data for Catoosa County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units28,027 
Median Value$191,200 
Occupied25,77592.0%
Vacant2,2528.0%
Owned19,30874.9%
Rented6,46725.1%
Median Rent$921 
Single-Family Units21,36976.2%
    Detached20,37872.7%
    Attached9913.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units1,4865.3%
Mobile Homes2,81110.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Catoosa County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,0914.2%
$10,000 to $14,9998293.2%
$15,000 to $19,9998763.4%
$20,000 to $24,9998243.2%
$25,000 to $29,9999973.9%
$30,000 to $34,9991,0244.0%
$35,000 to $39,9991,3485.2%
$40,000 to $44,9991,3615.3%
$45,000 to $49,9991,0704.2%
$50,000 to $59,9992,0297.9%
$60,000 to $74,9992,58710.0%
$75,000 to $99,9993,74014.5%
$100,000 to $124,9993,15712.2%
$125,000 to $149,9991,4925.8%
$150,000 to $199,9991,6316.3%
$200,000 or more1,7196.7%
Median Household Income68,896 
Per Capita Income33,515 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state87 
Compared to U.S.83 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI8883.4%
Public Assistance5742.2%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,89911.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed29,49172.2%
Unemployed1,1802.9%
In Armed Forces550.1%
Total Labor Force30,72675.3%
Not in Labor Force10,10324.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 27.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector13,00110,56255.2%
Non-Profit7241,21937.3%
Self-Employed1,7311,36455.9%
Local Government8671,99430.3%
State Government25431844.4%
Federal Government49811980.7%
Total Private + Self14,73211,92655.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.2,3433,65039.1%
Total17,07515,57652.3%
Pct. Govt.12.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts4,48913.7%
Sales and Office Occupations8,14224.9%
Professional, Technical6,65020.3%
Service Occupations4,73114.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing710.2%
All others8,67726.5%
White Collar 59.0%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing4,87314.9%
Retail trade4,23312.9%
Health care and social assistance3,61811.1%
Educational services2,9989.2%
Construction2,9379.0%
Accommodation and food services2,3847.3%
Transportation and warehousing2,0666.3%
Other services1,6565.1%
Finance and insurance1,6184.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,3764.2%
Professional, scientific, technical1,3214.0%
Public administration8482.6%
Wholesale trade7162.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing5291.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation5011.5%
Utilities4311.3%
Information3161.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2070.6%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction330.1%
Management280.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Catoosa County, GA

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,0051.48%
Puerto Rican3790.56%
Cuban1280.19%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American7261.07%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan6090.89%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian10.00%
Salvadoran1160.17%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American350.05%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean260.04%
Colombian90.01%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic350.05%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian4790.70%
Korean2250.33%
Chinese1480.22%
Laotian510.07%
Vietnamese480.07%
Filipino450.07%
Cambodian160.02%
Japanese150.02%
Thai150.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English61,45995.2%
Spanish1,4812.3%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic5310.8%
Other Indo-European4180.6%
Korean1830.3%
Chinese1470.2%
Other Asian1110.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun930.1%
German, other Germanic520.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American12,98819.1%
English10,44115.3%
Irish7,34010.8%
German7,28810.7%
Scottish1,6822.5%
European1,3462.0%
Italian1,2731.9%
Scotch-Irish8961.3%
Polish7671.1%
Dutch6511.0%
French5730.8%
Swedish4730.7%
British4030.6%
Welsh3790.6%
Norwegian3500.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen67,54099.2%
Not a citizen5120.8%
Native66,42897.6%
Foreign-born1,6242.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Catoosa County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,508 3.2%3,501 7.4%15,360 32.3%16,117 33.9%6,953 14.6%4,091 8.6%
  Average years of education: 13.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,508 3.2%
9-12 Years 3,501 7.4%
H.S. Grad or GED 15,360 32.3%
Some College 16,117 33.9%
Bach. Degree 6,953 14.6%
Grad Degree 4,091 8.6%
Average years of education: 13.1

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Catoosa County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 21,292 20,335 957 4.5% 5.4%
1991 21,873 20,826 1,047 4.8% 5.3%
1992 22,608 21,316 1,292 5.7% 6.6%
1993 23,248 22,189 1,059 4.6% 5.7%
1994 23,822 22,815 1,007 4.2% 5.1%
1995 24,303 23,291 1,012 4.2% 4.8%
1996 24,795 23,707 1,088 4.4% 4.6%
1997 25,406 24,413 993 3.9% 4.5%
1998 26,153 25,122 1,031 3.9% 4.2%
1999 27,297 26,467 830 3.0% 3.8%
2000 29,536 28,749 787 2.7% 3.5%
2001 30,171 29,266 905 3.0% 4.1%
2002 31,577 30,439 1,138 3.6% 5.3%
2003 32,978 31,809 1,169 3.5% 5.1%
2004 33,980 32,696 1,284 3.8% 5.1%
2005 34,881 33,257 1,624 4.7% 5.7%
2006 36,037 34,539 1,498 4.2% 5.1%
2007 35,382 33,996 1,386 3.9% 4.9%
2008 35,626 33,650 1,976 5.5% 6.8%
2009 34,615 31,548 3,067 8.9% 10.4%
2010 31,426 28,700 2,726 8.7% 10.7%
2011 32,002 29,402 2,600 8.1% 10.1%
2012 32,145 29,780 2,365 7.4% 9.0%
2013 31,608 29,495 2,113 6.7% 8.1%
2014 30,990 29,079 1,911 6.2% 7.1%
2015 31,012 29,364 1,648 5.3% 6.1%
2016 32,172 30,595 1,577 4.9% 5.4%
2017 33,160 31,775 1,385 4.2% 4.8%
2018 33,547 32,387 1,160 3.5% 4.0%
2019 33,507 32,471 1,036 3.1% 3.5%
2020 32,611 31,194 1,417 4.3% 6.5%
2021 32,865 31,950 915 2.8% 3.9%
2022 33,352 32,456 896 2.7% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com