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Chattanooga, TN: What you need to know

Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in Tennessee, is one of Livability.com's most accomplished cities, earning positions on several lists including Top 100 Best Places to Live 2014, Top 10 Downtowns and Top 10 Beer Cities.

City dwellers and travelers frequent independent restaurants, art galleries and shops. The historic Tivoli Theatre provides a cultural complement to the city's many other attractions, which include the Tennessee Aquarium.

With proximity to natural hotspots like Ruby Falls and Lookout Mountain, hiking trails and rivers, the city is also an ideal setting for outdoor adventure.

Chattanooga, TN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 174,483
Median Age 37
Median Household Income $40,177
Median Home Price $145,000
Walkscore 27
Metro Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

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Chattanooga, TN Demographics

Median Population in Chattanooga, TN

Median Age 37.1%
Age 18 Over 78.9%
Age 21 Over 73.6%
Age 62 Over 18.8%
Age 65 Over 15.2%

Race in Chattanooga, TN

  Ethnicity White 60.3%
  Ethnicity Black 34%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.1%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 5.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 1.2%

Population By Gender in Chattanooga, TN

  Male 47.7%
  Female 52.3%

Language in Chattanooga, TN

  English Only 93%
  English Other 7%

Economics in Chattanooga, TN

  Median Household Income $40,177
  Median Home Price $145,000
  Homes Owned 46.6%
  Homes Rent 53.4%
  Median Property Rent $748

 
COMMUTE TIME: 18.8 MINUTES
in Chattanooga, TN

Commute Types in Chattanooga, TN

  Walked 2.9%
  Worked at Home 4%
  Public Transportation 1.9%
  Other Means 1.9%
  Drove Alone 80.7%
  Carpooled 8.5%

27/100
WALK SCORE
for Chattanooga, TN

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 113
In Chattanooga, TN

 
8.8% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Chattanooga, TN