Chattanooga, TN-GA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
558,703
0.69% 1-year growth
Median Age
40.7

Poverty Rate
14%

Median Household Income
$54,732
8.92% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$162,200
1.38% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
266,873
2.89% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Chattanooga, TN-GA had a population of 559k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $54,732. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Chattanooga, TN-GA grew from 554,876 to 558,703, a 0.69% increase and its median household income grew from $50,250 to $54,732, a 8.92% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chattanooga, TN-GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.2%), White (Hispanic) (3.41%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.5%). NaNk% of the people in Chattanooga, TN-GA speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chattanooga, TN-GA are The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (2,500 degrees awarded in 2017), Chattanooga State Community College (1,410 degrees), and Southern Adventist University (768 degrees).

The median property value in Chattanooga, TN-GA is $162,200, and the homeownership rate is 68.2%. Most people in Chattanooga, TN-GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Chattanooga, TN-GA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Tennessee and Georgia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Tennessee and Georgia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Tennessee and Georgia went to Donald J. Trump with 54.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (41.5%), followed by Other (2.07%). The most partisan county was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Lamar Alexander, Marsha Blackburn, David Perdue, and Kelly Loeffler are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee and Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Chattanooga, TN-GA is currently represented by 23 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Tennessee and Georgia
54.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Tennessee and Georgia
  1. 88.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Tennessee and Georgia was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Tennessee and Georgia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Tennessee and Georgia

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Lamar Alexander
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2003
Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Senator from Georgia2
  1. David Perdue
    Assumed office on January 3, 2015
  2. Kelly Loeffler
    Assumed office on January 6, 2020
    Appointed to the seat after Johnny Isakson's resignation

Lamar Alexander, Marsha Blackburn, David Perdue, and Kelly Loeffler are the senators currently representing Tennessee and Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Tennessee and Georgia over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Tennessee and Georgia

Tennessee and Georgia is currently represented by 23 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Chattanooga, TN-GA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Chattanooga, TN-GA is home to a population of 559k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 3.79% of Chattanooga, TN-GA residents were born outside of the country (21.2k people).

In 2018, there were 5.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (435k people) in Chattanooga, TN-GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 73.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 19k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chattanooga, TN-GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    435k ± 3.18k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    73.8k ± 2.47k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    19k ± 1.83k
4.36%
Hispanic Population
24.3k people

In 2018, there were 5.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (435k people) in Chattanooga, TN-GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 73.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 19k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.36% of the people in Chattanooga, TN-GA are hispanic (24.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Chattanooga, TN-GA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.79%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
21.2k people
3.75%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
20.8k people

As of 2018, 3.79% of Chattanooga, TN-GA residents (21.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chattanooga, TN-GA was 3.75%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Chattanooga, TN-GA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Chattanooga, TN-GA was 40.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Chattanooga, TN-GA are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Chattanooga, TN-GA residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    321,413 ± 18,901 people
  2. India
    113,071 ± 10,837 people
  3. Guatemala
    55,616 ± 7,864 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee and Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 321,413 Tennessee and Georgia residents, followed by India with 113,071 and Guatemala with 55,616.

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Citizenship

97.6%
2018 Citizenship
97.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.6% of Chattanooga, TN-GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Chattanooga, TN-GA was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    13,688 ± 1,782
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,869 ± 1,752
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,305 ± 1,201

Chattanooga, TN-GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Chattanooga, TN-GA is $54,732. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Chattanooga, TN-GA was Williamson County, TN with a value of $110,700, followed by Forsyth County, GA and Fayette County, GA, with respective values of $104,687 and $93,468.

Males in Tennessee have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,237. The income inequality in Tennessee (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,879. The income inequality in Georgia is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Chattanooga, TN-GA employs 267k people. The largest industries in Chattanooga, TN-GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (39,046 people), Manufacturing (35,525 people), and Retail Trade (27,972 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($84,334), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,911), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,642).

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,732
2018 value
± $2,438
8.92%
1 Year Growth
± 5.42%

Households in Chattanooga, TN-GA have a median annual income of $54,732, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,250 in 2017, which represents a 8.92% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Tennessee and Georgia.
$60,607
Average Male Salary in Tennessee
± $1,379
$44,237
Average Female Salary in Tennessee
± $1,006
$67,446
Average Male Salary in Georgia
± $1,225
$48,879
Average Female Salary in Georgia
± $821

In 2018, full-time male employees in Tennessee made 1.37 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.38 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Tennessee and Georgia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Georgia
  1. Asian
    $65,571 ± $3,964
  2. White
    $57,866 ± $991
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $44,045 ± $24,311
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Tennessee
  1. Asian
    $56,380 ± $6,815
  2. White
    $49,129 ± $940
  3. Two or More Races
    $42,683 ± $7,409

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Georgia.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Tennessee workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Tennessee.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Tennessee and Georgia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chattanooga, TN-GA is from Tennessee and Georgia.
0.464
2018 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.466
2017 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.475
2018 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.479
2017 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2018, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.388% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.475 and income inequality had a 0.859% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chattanooga, TN-GA was Williamson County, TN with a value of $110,700, followed by Forsyth County, GA and Fayette County, GA, with respective values of $104,687 and $93,468.

The following map shows all of the counties in Chattanooga, TN-GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chattanooga, TN-GA (75.4k out of 537k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    53,361 ± 1,762
  2. Black
    18,124 ± 991
  3. Hispanic
    6,241 ± 641

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chattanooga, TN-GA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

267k
2018 Value
± 9,175
2.89%
1 Year growth
± 4.72%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Chattanooga, TN-GA grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 259k employees to 267k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chattanooga, TN-GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (32,230 people), Sales & Related Occupations (28,228 people), and Management Occupations (24,698 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chattanooga, TN-GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Chattanooga, TN-GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (32,230 people), Sales & Related Occupations (28,228 people), and Management Occupations (24,698 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Chattanooga, TN-GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.26 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.24 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Chattanooga, TN-GA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($102,122), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,059), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($75,890).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

267k
2018 Value
± 9,175
2.89%
1 Year growth
± 4.72%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Chattanooga, TN-GA grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 259k employees to 267k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chattanooga, TN-GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (39,046 people), Manufacturing (35,525 people), and Retail Trade (27,972 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chattanooga, TN-GA, though some of these residents may live in Chattanooga, TN-GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Chattanooga, TN-GA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (39,046 people), Manufacturing (35,525 people), and Retail Trade (27,972 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Chattanooga, TN-GA has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.4 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.37 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Chattanooga, TN-GA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($84,334), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,911), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,642).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia and Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Georgia and Tennessee.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $75B
  2. $69.2B
  3. $56.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia and Tennessee product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $75B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($69.2B) and Pharmaceuticals ($56.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee and Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Georgia and Tennessee.
$333B
2015 Value in Tennessee
$525B
Projected 2045 Value in Tennessee
57.7% growth
$430B
2015 Value in Georgia
$628B
Projected 2045 Value in Georgia
46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Tennessee trade was $333B. This is expected to increase 57.7% to $525B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $628B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia and Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Georgia and Tennessee.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $47.6B
  2. $34B
  3. $33.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia and Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $47.6B, followed by Kentucky with $34B and Texas and $33.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia and Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Chattanooga, TN-GA awarded 5,722 degrees. The student population of Chattanooga, TN-GA is skewed towards women, with 10,449 male students and 14,747 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chattanooga, TN-GA are White (4,182 and 74.4%), followed by Black or African American (625 and 11.1%), Hispanic or Latino (321 and 5.71%), and Two or More Races (241 and 4.29%).

The largest universities in Chattanooga, TN-GA by number of degrees awarded are The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (2,500 and 43.7%), Chattanooga State Community College (1,410 and 24.6%), and Southern Adventist University (768 and 13.4%).

The most popular majors in Chattanooga, TN-GA are General Business Administration & Management (561 and 9.8%), Registered Nursing (524 and 9.16%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (511 and 8.93%).

The median tuition costs in Chattanooga, TN-GA are $26,465 for private four year colleges, and $6,888 and $23,006 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 379 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 232 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 201 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Chattanooga, TN-GA was General Business Administration & Management with 379 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Chattanooga, TN-GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,500 degrees awarded
  2. 1,410 degrees awarded
  3. 768 degrees awarded
$6,888
Median In-State Public
$26,465
Median Private

In 2017, the Chattanooga, TN-GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga with 2,500 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,187
Degrees Awarded to Men
3,535
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,187 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chattanooga, TN-GA, which is 0.619 times less than the 3,535 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Chattanooga, TN-GA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,182 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    625 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    321 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Chattanooga, TN-GA were to White students. These 4,182 degrees mean that there were 6.69 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 625 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chattanooga, TN-GA was $162,200 in 2018, which is 0.706 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $160,000 to $162,200, a 1.38% increase. The homeownership rate in Chattanooga, TN-GA is 68.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Chattanooga, TN-GA have an average commute time of 22.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Chattanooga, TN-GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$162,200
2018 Median
± $3,733
$160,000
2017 Median
± $4,162

In 2018, the median property value in Chattanooga, TN-GA grew to to $162,200 from the previous year's value of $160,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Chattanooga, TN-GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chattanooga, TN-GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$54,732
Median Household Income
± $2,438
221k
Number of Households
± 7,679

In 2018, the median household income of the 221k households in Chattanooga, TN-GA grew to $54,732 from the previous year's value of $50,250.

The following chart displays the households in Chattanooga, TN-GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Chattanooga, TN-GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chattanooga, TN-GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

68.2%
2018 Homeownership
65.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 68.2% of the housing units in Chattanooga, TN-GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Chattanooga, TN-GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chattanooga, TN-GA have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.1% of the workforce in Chattanooga, TN-GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    81.4%
  2. Carpooled
    9.62%
  3. Worked At Home
    5.96%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Chattanooga, TN-GA was Drove Alone (81.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.62%) and those who Worked At Home (5.96%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chattanooga, TN-GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chattanooga, TN-GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

90.3% of the population of Chattanooga, TN-GA has health coverage, with 50.5% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 1.11% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Tennessee was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Per capita personal health care spending in Georgia was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see 1382 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.145% increase from the previous year (1380 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1893 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 742 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Georgia see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1526 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1984 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 829 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Hardeman County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Tennessee and Georgia.
1,382 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tennessee
1,519 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see an average of 1,382 patients per year. This represents a 0.145% increase from the previous year (1,380 patients).

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1,526 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tennessee and Georgia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Tennessee and Georgia.
$7,372
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Tennessee
$6,587
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Georgia

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Tennessee (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.74%, from $7,106 to $7,372.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.7%
Uninsured
50.5%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
15.5%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
1.11%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chattanooga, TN-GA N/A by N/A from N/A% to 9.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chattanooga, TN-GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.2% prevalence
  2. 17.5% prevalence
  3. 17.3% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee and Georgia, at 18.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee and Georgia by county over multiple years.

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