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Situation & Outlook Report

Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA (16860)
- Geographic-Demographic-Economic Characteristics -- access other areas
- access this document via http://proximityone.com/cbsa/1/cbsa16860.htm
- Updated: 09/19/18 .. see about topic updates.

Use this frequently updated document to examine geographic, demographic, economic & business characteristics and trends for this metro. Links are provided throughout to compare this metro to other metros and areas using interactive tables. Examine, for example, this metro in context of a peer group set of metros based on population size using this metros interactive table.

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Contents of this Report
This document is organized into these sections:
1. Recent Trends & Outlook
1.1. Projections to 2030 by Component County
2. Overview & Updates
3. Reference & Thematic Pattern Maps
3.1. Lay of the Land
3.2. Neighborhood Patterns of Economic Prosperity
4. Population Characteristics & Trends
4.1. Component City Characteristics
4.2. Component County Characteristics
4.3. General Demographic Characteristics
5. Housing Characteristics & Trends
5.1. Total Housing Units
5.2. General Housing Characteristics
5.3. Residential Construction; Housing Units Authorized & Value
5.4. Housing Price Index
6. Economic Characteristics & Trends
6.1. Economic Profile
6.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW)
6.3. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (CBP)
6.4. General Economic Characteristics
6.5. Gross Domestic Product
6.6. Fortune 1000 Companies
6.7. Labor Market Characteristics & Trends
6.8. Cost of Living
7. Social & Education Characteristics
7.1. General Social Characteristics
7.2. Component School District Characteristics
7.3. Component Higher Education Institution Characteristics
8. GeoPolitics
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Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) - larger metros
The nation's 382 metro areas (July 2015 CBSA vintage) contained approximately 279.7 million people in 2017, representing approximately 85.9 percent of the nation's 325.7 population.

Micropolitan Statistical Areas (MISAs) - smaller metros
The nation’s 551 micro areas contained approximately 27.7 million people in 2017, representing approximately 8.5 percent of the nation’s population.

Use the county interactive table to examine metro by county demographic change 2010-2017, the how and why of change and what these patterns suggest about the future.

Use the CBSA/metro interactive table to examine metro demographic change 2010-2017, the how and why of change and what these patterns suggest about the future.

Upcoming Updates (some items only appear in subscriber edition)
  • Housing Price Index (section 5.4) quarterly/annual
  • Establishments, employment & earnings (section 6.6) quarterly/annual
  • Employment Situation (section 6.7) monthly/quarterly/annual
  • Construction (section 5.3) monthly/quarterly/annual
    --
  • Sept 2018 -- 2017 ACS 1-year estimates -- demographic-economic tables; annual update

Recent Updates
... this report updates frequently. Selected updates are listed below. Register to receive update notifications.

  • 09.18.19 Gross Domestic Product & Related Measures
    .. 6.5. Metro GDP Annual Update - time series 2001-2017; updates with 2018 data December 2019
  • 09.18.18 Quarterly Establishments, Employment & Wages (QCEW) by Type of Business (NAICS)
    .. 6.2.2. QCEW Quarterly downloadable files
  • 09.03.18 City population annual estimates updated through 2017 .. 4.1 Component Cities
    .. Housing Unit annual estimates updated through 2017 .. 5.1. Housing Units
    .. Cost of Living .. feature added for MSAs .. 6.8. Cost of Living
  • 09.01.18 New 2017 Population & Components of Change;
    .. sections updated: 2. Overview .. 4. CBSA Components of Change .. 4.2. CBSA County Components
  • 04.26.18 New 2016 County Business Patterns/Establishment attributes; section 6.3
  • 03.01.18 New 2017 Housing Price Index; new, extended structure; section 5.4
  • 01.19.18 New 2016 Metro/CBSA demographic-economic interactive tables; rank/compare metros
    .. General demographics .. Social .. Economic .. Housing
  • Economic profile and personal income; section 6.1; annual/November.
  • Census tracts overview section; annual/December.
  • General Demographics section updated/extended; annual/December.
  • Higher education institutions; annual/February.
  • Overview lead narrative on population components of change; annual/March.
  • Metro & county demographic component detailed annual estimates; annual/March.
  • School districts in metro & K-12 enrollment; annual/August.
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1. Recent Trends & Outlook - goto top
This section provides a summary of recent business, demographic, economic trends; year-ahead & outlook to 2030.

The Recent Trends & Outlook section narrative is updated quarterly and is published in the subscriber edition. The narrative covers topics about this metro such as .. assessing the implications of next jobs report, impact of the Fed's action on the interest rate, which sectors are expanding or contracting, how housing market conditions are changing and more on insights to help your planning and decision-making.

Projections to 2030. The following table presents the most recent ProximityOne population projections to 2030 by metro county and and the metro overall. ProximityOne develops annual population estimates and projections by single year of age by county to 2030. We also develop custom estimates and projections. Contact us for further information (leave message in text box). Or call us at 888.364.7656. These projections are updated periodically and make use of other demographic-economic data presented in this document. See terms of use.

Chattanooga, TN-GA [16860] CBSA by County Population Estimates & Projections to 2030
http://proximityone.com/outlook2030.htm
-- Vintage: 01/09/18 -- Model: 1.0.2 -- Report: 1.1 -- Run: 01/22/18
-- County -- 7/1/20102010%7/1/20202020%7/1/20302030%2010-302010-30%
  Catoosa, GA [13047]64,03312.1067,97911.9771,83011.787,79712.18
  Dade, GA [13083]16,6123.1416,1542.8415,6072.56-1,005-6.05
  Walker, GA [13295]68,89013.0267,36411.8665,96910.82-2,921-4.24
  Hamilton, TN [47065]337,33263.74372,59465.60410,51767.3573,18521.70
  Marion, TN [47115]28,2245.3328,5515.0328,9324.757082.51
  Sequatchie, TN [47153]14,1372.6715,3752.7116,6822.742,54518.00
  Region Total529,228100.00568,017100.00609,537100.0080,30915.17
 

  2. Overview & Update - goto top

Population. The total population of the Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA changed from 529,196 in 2010 to 556,548 in 2017, a change of 27,352 (5.2%). Among all metros, Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA ranked 99th in 2017, based on total population. It ranked 104th based population change from 2010 to 2017 and ranked 213th based population percent change from 2010 to 2017. See section 1. for population projections to 2030 for the metro by county. See section 4. for additional details on population.

Geography. The total land area of the Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA is 2,088.9 SqMi with water area of 48.9 SqMi. The metro ranked 227th among all metros based on total land area. With 2017 population density of 266.4, the metro ranked 135th among all metros (based on land area).

Geographic Mobility. The net migration of the Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA changed from 3,166 in 2011 (6/30/10 to 7/1/11) to 3,881 in 2017. From 2011 through 2017, the total net migration was 21,099; the average annual net migration was 3,014. See section 4 for additional details on migration.

Housing. The total housing stock of the Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA changed from 234,609 in 2010 to 244,015 in 2017, a change of 9,406 (4.0%). See section 5 for additional details on housing.

Cost of Living. The regional price parity (RPP) for all goods and services for the Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA changed from 90.1 in 2010 to 89.3 in 2016. The RPP is an index where the national average of the cost of goods and services sold is 100. The RPP is an indicator of the cost of living in that area relative to the U.S. overall average. See section 6.8 for additional details on Cost of Living.

Personal Income. The total personal income of Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA changed from 18,793,315 ($000s) in 2010 to 23,500,346 ($000s) in 2016, a change of 4,707,031 ($000s) (25.0%). The per capita personal income changed from $35,511 in 2010 to $42,601 in 2016, a change of $7,090 (20.0%). See section 6.1. for additional details on personal income.

Gross Domestic Product. This metro ranked number 170 among the 383 MSAs based on 2017 per capita real GDP. The real per capita GDP changed from $40,006 in 2011 to $42,090 in 2017 a change of $2,084 (5.2%).

.. Real GDP The real GDP changed from $21,345M in 2011 to $23,425M in 2017 a change of $2,080M ( 9.74%).

.. Current $ GDP The current dollar GDP changed from $21,744M in 2011 to $27,071M in 2017 a change of $5,327M ( 24.50%).

.. Quantity Index The all industry GDP quantity index changed from 104.739 in 2011 to 114.947 in 2017 a change of 10.208 ( 9.746%).

GDP is the most comprehensive measure of metro economic activity. GDP is the sum of the GDP originating in all industries in the metro. See section 6.5. for additional details on GDP.

Employment Situation (updated monthly). The Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA labor force changed from 261,668 in November 2016 to 269,570 in November 2017, a change of 7,902 (3.0%). The unemployment rate changed from 4.80% in November 2016 to 3.51% in November 2017, a change of -1.29 (-26.94%). See section 6.7. for additional details on the employment situation.
 
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10860 Alice, TX MISA
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10940 Alma, MI MISA
10980 Alpena, MI MISA
11020 Altoona, PA MSA
11060 Altus, OK MISA
11100 Amarillo, TX MSA
11140 Americus, GA MISA
11180 Ames, IA MSA
11220 Amsterdam, NY MISA
11260 Anchorage, AK MSA
11380 Andrews, TX MISA
11420 Angola, IN MISA
11460 Ann Arbor, MI MSA
11500 Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL MSA
11540 Appleton, WI MSA
11580 Arcadia, FL MISA
11620 Ardmore, OK MISA
11660 Arkadelphia, AR MISA
11680 Arkansas City-Winfield, KS MISA
11700 Asheville, NC MSA
11740 Ashland, OH MISA
11780 Ashtabula, OH MISA
11820 Astoria, OR MISA
11860 Atchison, KS MISA
11900 Athens, OH MISA
11940 Athens, TN MISA
11980 Athens, TX MISA
12020 Athens-Clarke County, GA MSA
12060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA MSA
12100 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ MSA
12120 Atmore, AL MISA
12140 Auburn, IN MISA
12180 Auburn, NY MISA
12220 Auburn-Opelika, AL MSA
12260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC MSA
12300 Augusta-Waterville, ME MISA
12380 Austin, MN MISA
12420 Austin-Round Rock, TX MSA
12460 Bainbridge, GA MISA
12540 Bakersfield, CA MSA
12580 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD MSA
12620 Bangor, ME MSA
12660 Baraboo, WI MISA
12680 Bardstown, KY MISA
12700 Barnstable Town, MA MSA
12740 Barre, VT MISA
12780 Bartlesville, OK MISA
12820 Bastrop, LA MISA
12860 Batavia, NY MISA
12900 Batesville, AR MISA
12940 Baton Rouge, LA MSA
12980 Battle Creek, MI MSA
13020 Bay City, MI MSA
13060 Bay City, TX MISA
13100 Beatrice, NE MISA
13140 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX MSA
13180 Beaver Dam, WI MISA
13220 Beckley, WV MSA
13260 Bedford, IN MISA
13300 Beeville, TX MISA
13340 Bellefontaine, OH MISA
13380 Bellingham, WA MSA
13420 Bemidji, MN MISA
13460 Bend-Redmond, OR MSA
13500 Bennettsville, SC MISA
13540 Bennington, VT MISA
13620 Berlin, NH-VT MISA
13660 Big Rapids, MI MISA
13700 Big Spring, TX MISA
13720 Big Stone Gap, VA MISA
13740 Billings, MT MSA
13780 Binghamton, NY MSA
13820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA
13900 Bismarck, ND MSA
13940 Blackfoot, ID MISA
13980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA MSA
14010 Bloomington, IL MSA
14020 Bloomington, IN MSA
14100 Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA MSA
14140 Bluefield, WV-VA MISA
14180 Blytheville, AR MISA
14220 Bogalusa, LA MISA
14260 Boise City, ID MSA
14300 Bonham, TX MISA
14340 Boone, IA MISA
14380 Boone, NC MISA
14420 Borger, TX MISA
14460 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH MSA
14500 Boulder, CO MSA
14540 Bowling Green, KY MSA
14580 Bozeman, MT MISA
14620 Bradford, PA MISA
14660 Brainerd, MN MISA
14700 Branson, MO MISA
14720 Breckenridge, CO MISA
14740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA MSA
14780 Brenham, TX MISA
14820 Brevard, NC MISA
14860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT MSA
15020 Brookhaven, MS MISA
15060 Brookings, OR MISA
15100 Brookings, SD MISA
15140 Brownsville, TN MISA
15180 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX MSA
15220 Brownwood, TX MISA
15260 Brunswick, GA MSA
15340 Bucyrus, OH MISA
15380 Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY MSA
15420 Burley, ID MISA
15460 Burlington, IA-IL MISA
15500 Burlington, NC MSA
15540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT MSA
15580 Butte-Silver Bow, MT MISA
15620 Cadillac, MI MISA
15660 Calhoun, GA MISA
15680 California-Lexington Park, MD MSA
15700 Cambridge, MD MISA
15740 Cambridge, OH MISA
15780 Camden, AR MISA
15820 Campbellsville, KY MISA
15860 Ca±on City, CO MISA
15900 Canton, IL MISA
15940 Canton-Massillon, OH MSA
15980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSA
16020 Cape Girardeau, MO-IL MSA
16060 Carbondale-Marion, IL MSA
16100 Carlsbad-Artesia, NM MISA
16140 Carroll, IA MISA
16180 Carson City, NV MSA
16220 Casper, WY MSA
16260 Cedar City, UT MISA
16300 Cedar Rapids, IA MSA
16340 Cedartown, GA MISA
16380 Celina, OH MISA
16420 Central City, KY MISA
16460 Centralia, IL MISA
16500 Centralia, WA MISA
16540 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA MSA
16580 Champaign-Urbana, IL MSA
16620 Charleston, WV MSA
16660 Charleston-Mattoon, IL MISA
16700 Charleston-North Charleston, SC MSA
16740 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC MSA
16820 Charlottesville, VA MSA
16860 Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA
16940 Cheyenne, WY MSA
16980 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI MSA
17020 Chico, CA MSA
17060 Chillicothe, OH MISA
17140 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN MSA
17200 Claremont-Lebanon, NH-VT MISA
17220 Clarksburg, WV MISA
17260 Clarksdale, MS MISA
17300 Clarksville, TN-KY MSA
17340 Clearlake, CA MISA
17380 Cleveland, MS MISA
17420 Cleveland, TN MSA
17460 Cleveland-Elyria, OH MSA
17500 Clewiston, FL MISA
17540 Clinton, IA MISA
17580 Clovis, NM MISA
17660 Coeur d'Alene, ID MSA
17700 Coffeyville, KS MISA
17740 Coldwater, MI MISA
17780 College Station-Bryan, TX MSA
17820 Colorado Springs, CO MSA
17860 Columbia, MO MSA
17900 Columbia, SC MSA
17980 Columbus, GA-AL MSA
18020 Columbus, IN MSA
18060 Columbus, MS MISA
18100 Columbus, NE MISA
18140 Columbus, OH MSA
18180 Concord, NH MISA
18220 Connersville, IN MISA
18260 Cookeville, TN MISA
18300 Coos Bay, OR MISA
18380 Cordele, GA MISA
18420 Corinth, MS MISA
18460 Cornelia, GA MISA
18500 Corning, NY MISA
18580 Corpus Christi, TX MSA
18620 Corsicana, TX MISA
18660 Cortland, NY MISA
18700 Corvallis, OR MSA
18740 Coshocton, OH MISA
18780 Craig, CO MISA
18820 Crawfordsville, IN MISA
18860 Crescent City, CA MISA
18880 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL MSA
18900 Crossville, TN MISA
18980 Cullman, AL MISA
19000 Cullowhee, NC MISA
19060 Cumberland, MD-WV MSA
19100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX MSA
19140 Dalton, GA MSA
19180 Danville, IL MSA
19220 Danville, KY MISA
19260 Danville, VA MISA
19300 Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL MSA
19340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL MSA
19380 Dayton, OH MSA
19420 Dayton, TN MISA
19460 Decatur, AL MSA
19500 Decatur, IL MSA
19540 Decatur, IN MISA
19580 Defiance, OH MISA
19620 Del Rio, TX MISA
19660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL MSA
19700 Deming, NM MISA
19740 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO MSA
19760 DeRidder, LA MISA
19780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA MSA
19820 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI MSA
19860 Dickinson, ND MISA
19940 Dixon, IL MISA
19980 Dodge City, KS MISA
20020 Dothan, AL MSA
20060 Douglas, GA MISA
20100 Dover, DE MSA
20140 Dublin, GA MISA
20180 DuBois, PA MISA
20220 Dubuque, IA MSA
20260 Duluth, MN-WI MSA
20300 Dumas, TX MISA
20340 Duncan, OK MISA
20380 Dunn, NC MISA
20420 Durango, CO MISA
20460 Durant, OK MISA
20500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA
20540 Dyersburg, TN MISA
20580 Eagle Pass, TX MISA
20660 Easton, MD MISA
20700 East Stroudsburg, PA MSA
20740 Eau Claire, WI MSA
20780 Edwards, CO MISA
20820 Effingham, IL MISA
20900 El Campo, TX MISA
20940 El Centro, CA MSA
20980 El Dorado, AR MISA
21020 Elizabeth City, NC MISA
21060 Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY MSA
21120 Elk City, OK MISA
21140 Elkhart-Goshen, IN MSA
21180 Elkins, WV MISA
21220 Elko, NV MISA
21260 Ellensburg, WA MISA
21300 Elmira, NY MSA
21340 El Paso, TX MSA
21380 Emporia, KS MISA
21420 Enid, OK MSA
21460 Enterprise, AL MISA
21500 Erie, PA MSA
21540 Escanaba, MI MISA
21580 Espa±ola, NM MISA
21640 Eufaula, AL-GA MISA
21660 Eugene, OR MSA
21700 Eureka-Arcata-Fortuna, CA MISA
21740 Evanston, WY MISA
21780 Evansville, IN-KY MSA
21820 Fairbanks, AK MSA
21840 Fairfield, IA MISA
21860 Fairmont, MN MISA
21900 Fairmont, WV MISA
21980 Fallon, NV MISA
22020 Fargo, ND-MN MSA
22060 Faribault-Northfield, MN MISA
22100 Farmington, MO MISA
22140 Farmington, NM MSA
22180 Fayetteville, NC MSA
22220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO MSA
22260 Fergus Falls, MN MISA
22280 Fernley, NV MISA
22300 Findlay, OH MISA
22340 Fitzgerald, GA MISA
22380 Flagstaff, AZ MSA
22420 Flint, MI MSA
22500 Florence, SC MSA
22520 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL MSA
22540 Fond du Lac, WI MSA
22580 Forest City, NC MISA
22620 Forrest City, AR MISA
22660 Fort Collins, CO MSA
22700 Fort Dodge, IA MISA
22780 Fort Leonard Wood, MO MISA
22800 Fort Madison-Keokuk, IA-IL-MO MISA
22820 Fort Morgan, CO MISA
22840 Fort Payne, AL MISA
22860 Fort Polk South, LA MISA
22900 Fort Smith, AR-OK MSA
23060 Fort Wayne, IN MSA
23140 Frankfort, IN MISA
23180 Frankfort, KY MISA
23240 Fredericksburg, TX MISA
23300 Freeport, IL MISA
23340 Fremont, NE MISA
23380 Fremont, OH MISA
23420 Fresno, CA MSA
23460 Gadsden, AL MSA
23500 Gaffney, SC MISA
23540 Gainesville, FL MSA
23580 Gainesville, GA MSA
23620 Gainesville, TX MISA
23660 Galesburg, IL MISA
23700 Gallup, NM MISA
23780 Garden City, KS MISA
23820 Gardnerville Ranchos, NV MISA
23860 Georgetown, SC MISA
23900 Gettysburg, PA MSA
23940 Gillette, WY MISA
23980 Glasgow, KY MISA
24020 Glens Falls, NY MSA
24060 Glenwood Springs, CO MISA
24100 Gloversville, NY MISA
24140 Goldsboro, NC MSA
24220 Grand Forks, ND-MN MSA
24260 Grand Island, NE MSA
24300 Grand Junction, CO MSA
24330 Grand Rapids, MN MISA
24340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI MSA
24380 Grants, NM MISA
24420 Grants Pass, OR MSA
24460 Great Bend, KS MISA
24500 Great Falls, MT MSA
24540 Greeley, CO MSA
24580 Green Bay, WI MSA
24620 Greeneville, TN MISA
24640 Greenfield Town, MA MISA
24660 Greensboro-High Point, NC MSA
24700 Greensburg, IN MISA
24740 Greenville, MS MISA
24780 Greenville, NC MSA
24820 Greenville, OH MISA
24860 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC MSA
24900 Greenwood, MS MISA
24940 Greenwood, SC MISA
24980 Grenada, MS MISA
25060 Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS MSA
25100 Guymon, OK MISA
25180 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV MSA
25200 Hailey, ID MISA
25220 Hammond, LA MSA
25260 Hanford-Corcoran, CA MSA
25300 Hannibal, MO MISA
25420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA MSA
25460 Harrison, AR MISA
25500 Harrisonburg, VA MSA
25540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT MSA
25580 Hastings, NE MISA
25620 Hattiesburg, MS MSA
25700 Hays, KS MISA
25720 Heber, UT MISA
25740 Helena, MT MISA
25760 Helena-West Helena, AR MISA
25780 Henderson, NC MISA
25820 Hereford, TX MISA
25840 Hermiston-Pendleton, OR MISA
25860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC MSA
25880 Hillsdale, MI MISA
25900 Hilo, HI MISA
25940 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC MSA
25980 Hinesville, GA MSA
26020 Hobbs, NM MISA
26090 Holland, MI MISA
26140 Homosassa Springs, FL MSA
26220 Hood River, OR MISA
26260 Hope, AR MISA
26300 Hot Springs, AR MSA
26340 Houghton, MI MISA
26380 Houma-Thibodaux, LA MSA
26420 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX MSA
26460 Hudson, NY MISA
26500 Huntingdon, PA MISA
26540 Huntington, IN MISA
26580 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH MSA
26620 Huntsville, AL MSA
26660 Huntsville, TX MISA
26700 Huron, SD MISA
26740 Hutchinson, KS MISA
26780 Hutchinson, MN MISA
26820 Idaho Falls, ID MSA
26860 Indiana, PA MISA
26900 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN MSA
26940 Indianola, MS MISA
26960 Ionia, MI MISA
26980 Iowa City, IA MSA
27020 Iron Mountain, MI-WI MISA
27060 Ithaca, NY MSA
27100 Jackson, MI MSA
27140 Jackson, MS MSA
27160 Jackson, OH MISA
27180 Jackson, TN MSA
27220 Jackson, WY-ID MISA
27260 Jacksonville, FL MSA
27300 Jacksonville, IL MISA
27340 Jacksonville, NC MSA
27380 Jacksonville, TX MISA
27420 Jamestown, ND MISA
27460 Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia, NY MISA
27500 Janesville-Beloit, WI MSA
27540 Jasper, IN MISA
27600 Jefferson, GA MISA
27620 Jefferson City, MO MSA
27660 Jennings, LA MISA
27700 Jesup, GA MISA
27740 Johnson City, TN MSA
27780 Johnstown, PA MSA
27860 Jonesboro, AR MSA
27900 Joplin, MO MSA
27920 Junction City, KS MISA
27940 Juneau, AK MISA
27980 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI MSA
28020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI MSA
28060 Kalispell, MT MISA
28100 Kankakee, IL MSA
28140 Kansas City, MO-KS MSA
28180 Kapaa, HI MISA
28260 Kearney, NE MISA
28300 Keene, NH MISA
28340 Kendallville, IN MISA
28380 Kennett, MO MISA
28420 Kennewick-Richland, WA MSA
28500 Kerrville, TX MISA
28540 Ketchikan, AK MISA
28580 Key West, FL MISA
28620 Kill Devil Hills, NC MISA
28660 Killeen-Temple, TX MSA
28700 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA MSA
28740 Kingston, NY MSA
28780 Kingsville, TX MISA
28820 Kinston, NC MISA
28860 Kirksville, MO MISA
28900 Klamath Falls, OR MISA
28940 Knoxville, TN MSA
29020 Kokomo, IN MSA
29060 Laconia, NH MISA
29100 La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN MSA
29180 Lafayette, LA MSA
29200 Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN MSA
29260 La Grande, OR MISA
29300 LaGrange, GA MISA
29340 Lake Charles, LA MSA
29380 Lake City, FL MISA
29420 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ MSA
29460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL MSA
29500 Lamesa, TX MISA
29540 Lancaster, PA MSA
29620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI MSA
29660 Laramie, WY MISA
29700 Laredo, TX MSA
29740 Las Cruces, NM MSA
29780 Las Vegas, NM MISA
29820 Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV MSA
29860 Laurel, MS MISA
29900 Laurinburg, NC MISA
29940 Lawrence, KS MSA
29980 Lawrenceburg, TN MISA
30020 Lawton, OK MSA
30060 Lebanon, MO MISA
30140 Lebanon, PA MSA
30220 Levelland, TX MISA
30260 Lewisburg, PA MISA
30280 Lewisburg, TN MISA
30300 Lewiston, ID-WA MSA
30340 Lewiston-Auburn, ME MSA
30380 Lewistown, PA MISA
30420 Lexington, NE MISA
30460 Lexington-Fayette, KY MSA
30580 Liberal, KS MISA
30620 Lima, OH MSA
30660 Lincoln, IL MISA
30700 Lincoln, NE MSA
30780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR MSA
30820 Lock Haven, PA MISA
30860 Logan, UT-ID MSA
30880 Logan, WV MISA
30900 Logansport, IN MISA
30940 London, KY MISA
30980 Longview, TX MSA
31020 Longview, WA MSA
31060 Los Alamos, NM MISA
31080 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA MSA
31140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN MSA
31180 Lubbock, TX MSA
31220 Ludington, MI MISA
31260 Lufkin, TX MISA
31300 Lumberton, NC MISA
31340 Lynchburg, VA MSA
31380 Macomb, IL MISA
31420 Macon-Bibb County, GA MSA
31460 Madera, CA MSA
31500 Madison, IN MISA
31540 Madison, WI MSA
31580 Madisonville, KY MISA
31620 Magnolia, AR MISA
31660 Malone, NY MISA
31680 Malvern, AR MISA
31700 Manchester-Nashua, NH MSA
31740 Manhattan, KS MSA
31820 Manitowoc, WI MISA
31860 Mankato-North Mankato, MN MSA
31900 Mansfield, OH MSA
31930 Marietta, OH MISA
31940 Marinette, WI-MI MISA
31980 Marion, IN MISA
32000 Marion, NC MISA
32020 Marion, OH MISA
32100 Marquette, MI MISA
32140 Marshall, MN MISA
32180 Marshall, MO MISA
32220 Marshall, TX MISA
32260 Marshalltown, IA MISA
32280 Martin, TN MISA
32300 Martinsville, VA MISA
32340 Maryville, MO MISA
32380 Mason City, IA MISA
32460 Mayfield, KY MISA
32500 Maysville, KY MISA
32540 McAlester, OK MISA
32580 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX MSA
32620 McComb, MS MISA
32660 McMinnville, TN MISA
32700 McPherson, KS MISA
32740 Meadville, PA MISA
32780 Medford, OR MSA
32820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR MSA
32860 Menomonie, WI MISA
32900 Merced, CA MSA
32940 Meridian, MS MISA
32980 Merrill, WI MISA
33020 Mexico, MO MISA
33060 Miami, OK MISA
33100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL MSA
33140 Michigan City-La Porte, IN MSA
33180 Middlesborough, KY MISA
33220 Midland, MI MSA
33260 Midland, TX MSA
33300 Milledgeville, GA MISA
33340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI MSA
33420 Mineral Wells, TX MISA
33460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MSA
33500 Minot, ND MISA
33540 Missoula, MT MSA
33580 Mitchell, SD MISA
33620 Moberly, MO MISA
33660 Mobile, AL MSA
33700 Modesto, CA MSA
33740 Monroe, LA MSA
33780 Monroe, MI MSA
33860 Montgomery, AL MSA
33940 Montrose, CO MISA
33980 Morehead City, NC MISA
34020 Morgan City, LA MISA
34060 Morgantown, WV MSA
34100 Morristown, TN MSA
34140 Moscow, ID MISA
34180 Moses Lake, WA MISA
34220 Moultrie, GA MISA
34260 Mountain Home, AR MISA
34300 Mountain Home, ID MISA
34340 Mount Airy, NC MISA
34380 Mount Pleasant, MI MISA
34420 Mount Pleasant, TX MISA
34460 Mount Sterling, KY MISA
34500 Mount Vernon, IL MISA
34540 Mount Vernon, OH MISA
34580 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA MSA
34620 Muncie, IN MSA
34660 Murray, KY MISA
34700 Muscatine, IA MISA
34740 Muskegon, MI MSA
34780 Muskogee, OK MISA
34820 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC MSA
34860 Nacogdoches, TX MISA
34900 Napa, CA MSA
34940 Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL MSA
34980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN MSA
35020 Natchez, MS-LA MISA
35060 Natchitoches, LA MISA
35100 New Bern, NC MSA
35140 Newberry, SC MISA
35220 New Castle, IN MISA
35260 New Castle, PA MISA
35300 New Haven-Milford, CT MSA
35380 New Orleans-Metairie, LA MSA
35420 New Philadelphia-Dover, OH MISA
35440 Newport, OR MISA
35460 Newport, TN MISA
35500 Newton, IA MISA
35580 New Ulm, MN MISA
35620 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA MSA
35660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI MSA
35700 Nogales, AZ MISA
35740 Norfolk, NE MISA
35820 North Platte, NE MISA
35840 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL MSA
35860 North Vernon, IN MISA
35900 North Wilkesboro, NC MISA
35940 Norwalk, OH MISA
35980 Norwich-New London, CT MSA
36020 Oak Harbor, WA MISA
36100 Ocala, FL MSA
36140 Ocean City, NJ MSA
36220 Odessa, TX MSA
36260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT MSA
36300 Ogdensburg-Massena, NY MISA
36340 Oil City, PA MISA
36380 Okeechobee, FL MISA
36420 Oklahoma City, OK MSA
36460 Olean, NY MISA
36500 Olympia-Tumwater, WA MSA
36540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA MSA
36580 Oneonta, NY MISA
36620 Ontario, OR-ID MISA
36660 Opelousas, LA MISA
36700 Orangeburg, SC MISA
36740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL MSA
36780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI MSA
36820 Oskaloosa, IA MISA
36830 Othello, WA MISA
36840 Ottawa, KS MISA
36860 Ottawa-Peru, IL MISA
36900 Ottumwa, IA MISA
36940 Owatonna, MN MISA
36980 Owensboro, KY MSA
37020 Owosso, MI MISA
37060 Oxford, MS MISA
37080 Oxford, NC MISA
37100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA MSA
37120 Ozark, AL MISA
37140 Paducah, KY-IL MISA
37220 Pahrump, NV MISA
37260 Palatka, FL MISA
37300 Palestine, TX MISA
37340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL MSA
37420 Pampa, TX MISA
37460 Panama City, FL MSA
37500 Paragould, AR MISA
37540 Paris, TN MISA
37580 Paris, TX MISA
37620 Parkersburg-Vienna, WV MSA
37660 Parsons, KS MISA
37740 Payson, AZ MISA
37780 Pecos, TX MISA
37800 Pella, IA MISA
37860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL MSA
37900 Peoria, IL MSA
37940 Peru, IN MISA
37980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA
38060 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ MSA
38100 Picayune, MS MISA
38180 Pierre, SD MISA
38220 Pine Bluff, AR MSA
38240 Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC MISA
38260 Pittsburg, KS MISA
38300 Pittsburgh, PA MSA
38340 Pittsfield, MA MSA
38380 Plainview, TX MISA
38420 Platteville, WI MISA
38460 Plattsburgh, NY MISA
38500 Plymouth, IN MISA
38540 Pocatello, ID MSA
38580 Point Pleasant, WV-OH MISA
38620 Ponca City, OK MISA
38700 Pontiac, IL MISA
38740 Poplar Bluff, MO MISA
38780 Portales, NM MISA
38820 Port Angeles, WA MISA
38840 Port Clinton, OH MISA
38860 Portland-South Portland, ME MSA
38900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA
38920 Port Lavaca, TX MISA
38940 Port St. Lucie, FL MSA
39020 Portsmouth, OH MISA
39060 Pottsville, PA MISA
39140 Prescott, AZ MSA
39220 Price, UT MISA
39260 Prineville, OR MISA
39300 Providence-Warwick, RI-MA MSA
39340 Provo-Orem, UT MSA
39380 Pueblo, CO MSA
39420 Pullman, WA MISA
39460 Punta Gorda, FL MSA
39500 Quincy, IL-MO MISA
39540 Racine, WI MSA
39580 Raleigh, NC MSA
39660 Rapid City, SD MSA
39700 Raymondville, TX MISA
39740 Reading, PA MSA
39780 Red Bluff, CA MISA
39820 Redding, CA MSA
39860 Red Wing, MN MISA
39900 Reno, NV MSA
39940 Rexburg, ID MISA
39980 Richmond, IN MISA
40060 Richmond, VA MSA
40080 Richmond-Berea, KY MISA
40100 Rio Grande City, TX MISA
40140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA MSA
40180 Riverton, WY MISA
40220 Roanoke, VA MSA
40260 Roanoke Rapids, NC MISA
40300 Rochelle, IL MISA
40340 Rochester, MN MSA
40380 Rochester, NY MSA
40420 Rockford, IL MSA
40460 Rockingham, NC MISA
40540 Rock Springs, WY MISA
40580 Rocky Mount, NC MSA
40620 Rolla, MO MISA
40660 Rome, GA MSA
40700 Roseburg, OR MISA
40740 Roswell, NM MISA
40760 Ruidoso, NM MISA
40780 Russellville, AR MISA
40820 Ruston, LA MISA
40860 Rutland, VT MISA
40900 Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA MSA
40940 Safford, AZ MISA
40980 Saginaw, MI MSA
41060 St. Cloud, MN MSA
41100 St. George, UT MSA
41140 St. Joseph, MO-KS MSA
41180 St. Louis, MO-IL MSA
41220 St. Marys, GA MISA
41260 St. Marys, PA MISA
41400 Salem, OH MISA
41420 Salem, OR MSA
41460 Salina, KS MISA
41500 Salinas, CA MSA
41540 Salisbury, MD-DE MSA
41620 Salt Lake City, UT MSA
41660 San Angelo, TX MSA
41700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX MSA
41740 San Diego-Carlsbad, CA MSA
41760 Sandpoint, ID MISA
41780 Sandusky, OH MISA
41820 Sanford, NC MISA
41860 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA MSA
41940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA MSA
42020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA MSA
42100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA MSA
42140 Santa Fe, NM MSA
42200 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA MSA
42220 Santa Rosa, CA MSA
42300 Sault Ste. Marie, MI MISA
42340 Savannah, GA MSA
42380 Sayre, PA MISA
42420 Scottsbluff, NE MISA
42460 Scottsboro, AL MISA
42540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA MSA
42620 Searcy, AR MISA
42660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA MSA
42680 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL MSA
42700 Sebring, FL MSA
42740 Sedalia, MO MISA
42780 Selinsgrove, PA MISA
42820 Selma, AL MISA
42860 Seneca, SC MISA
42900 Seneca Falls, NY MISA
42940 Sevierville, TN MISA
42980 Seymour, IN MISA
43020 Shawano, WI MISA
43060 Shawnee, OK MISA
43100 Sheboygan, WI MSA
43140 Shelby, NC MISA
43180 Shelbyville, TN MISA
43220 Shelton, WA MISA
43260 Sheridan, WY MISA
43300 Sherman-Denison, TX MSA
43320 Show Low, AZ MISA
43340 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA MSA
43380 Sidney, OH MISA
43420 Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ MSA
43460 Sikeston, MO MISA
43500 Silver City, NM MISA
43580 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD MSA
43620 Sioux Falls, SD MSA
43660 Snyder, TX MISA
43700 Somerset, KY MISA
43740 Somerset, PA MISA
43760 Sonora, CA MISA
43780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI MSA
43900 Spartanburg, SC MSA
43940 Spearfish, SD MISA
43980 Spencer, IA MISA
44020 Spirit Lake, IA MISA
44060 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA MSA
44100 Springfield, IL MSA
44140 Springfield, MA MSA
44180 Springfield, MO MSA
44220 Springfield, OH MSA
44260 Starkville, MS MISA
44300 State College, PA MSA
44340 Statesboro, GA MISA
44420 Staunton-Waynesboro, VA MSA
44460 Steamboat Springs, CO MISA
44500 Stephenville, TX MISA
44540 Sterling, CO MISA
44580 Sterling, IL MISA
44620 Stevens Point, WI MISA
44660 Stillwater, OK MISA
44700 Stockton-Lodi, CA MSA
44740 Storm Lake, IA MISA
44780 Sturgis, MI MISA
44860 Sulphur Springs, TX MISA
44900 Summerville, GA MISA
44920 Summit Park, UT MISA
44940 Sumter, SC MSA
44980 Sunbury, PA MISA
45000 Susanville, CA MISA
45020 Sweetwater, TX MISA
45060 Syracuse, NY MSA
45140 Tahlequah, OK MISA
45180 Talladega-Sylacauga, AL MISA
45220 Tallahassee, FL MSA
45300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA
45340 Taos, NM MISA
45380 Taylorville, IL MISA
45460 Terre Haute, IN MSA
45500 Texarkana, TX-AR MSA
45520 The Dalles, OR MISA
45540 The Villages, FL MSA
45580 Thomaston, GA MISA
45620 Thomasville, GA MISA
45660 Tiffin, OH MISA
45700 Tifton, GA MISA
45740 Toccoa, GA MISA
45780 Toledo, OH MSA
45820 Topeka, KS MSA
45860 Torrington, CT MISA
45900 Traverse City, MI MISA
45940 Trenton, NJ MSA
45980 Troy, AL MISA
46020 Truckee-Grass Valley, CA MISA
46060 Tucson, AZ MSA
46100 Tullahoma-Manchester, TN MISA
46140 Tulsa, OK MSA
46180 Tupelo, MS MISA
46220 Tuscaloosa, AL MSA
46300 Twin Falls, ID MISA
46340 Tyler, TX MSA
46380 Ukiah, CA MISA
46460 Union City, TN-KY MISA
46500 Urbana, OH MISA
46520 Urban Honolulu, HI MSA
46540 Utica-Rome, NY MSA
46620 Uvalde, TX MISA
46660 Valdosta, GA MSA
46700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA MSA
46740 Valley, AL MISA
46780 Van Wert, OH MISA
46820 Vermillion, SD MISA
46860 Vernal, UT MISA
46900 Vernon, TX MISA
46980 Vicksburg, MS MISA
47020 Victoria, TX MSA
47080 Vidalia, GA MISA
47180 Vincennes, IN MISA
47220 Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ MSA
47240 Vineyard Haven, MA MISA
47260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
47300 Visalia-Porterville, CA MSA
47340 Wabash, IN MISA
47380 Waco, TX MSA
47420 Wahpeton, ND-MN MISA
47460 Walla Walla, WA MSA
47540 Wapakoneta, OH MISA
47580 Warner Robins, GA MSA
47620 Warren, PA MISA
47660 Warrensburg, MO MISA
47700 Warsaw, IN MISA
47780 Washington, IN MISA
47820 Washington, NC MISA
47900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV MSA
47920 Washington Court House, OH MISA
47940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA MSA
47980 Watertown, SD MISA
48020 Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI MISA
48060 Watertown-Fort Drum, NY MSA
48100 Wauchula, FL MISA
48140 Wausau, WI MSA
48180 Waycross, GA MISA
48220 Weatherford, OK MISA
48260 Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH MSA
48300 Wenatchee, WA MSA
48460 West Plains, MO MISA
48500 West Point, MS MISA
48540 Wheeling, WV-OH MSA
48580 Whitewater-Elkhorn, WI MISA
48620 Wichita, KS MSA
48660 Wichita Falls, TX MSA
48700 Williamsport, PA MSA
48780 Williston, ND MISA
48820 Willmar, MN MISA
48900 Wilmington, NC MSA
48940 Wilmington, OH MISA
48980 Wilson, NC MISA
49020 Winchester, VA-WV MSA
49080 Winnemucca, NV MISA
49100 Winona, MN MISA
49180 Winston-Salem, NC MSA
49220 Wisconsin Rapids-Marshfield, WI MISA
49260 Woodward, OK MISA
49300 Wooster, OH MISA
49340 Worcester, MA-CT MSA
49380 Worthington, MN MISA
49420 Yakima, WA MSA
49460 Yankton, SD MISA
49620 York-Hanover, PA MSA
49660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA MSA
49700 Yuba City, CA MSA
49740 Yuma, AZ MSA
49780 Zanesville, OH MISA
49820 Zapata, TX MISA
3.1. Lay of the Land - goto top

Counties are labeled with county name and state-county FIPS code.

 
  View developed with CV XE GIS software.   See this section to learn about making custom metro maps.

3.2. Patterns of Economic Prosperity by Neighborhood go top

Median household income by census tract (see color/data legend at left of map).

 
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4. Population Characteristics & Trends - goto top

Population and Components of Change by Year
  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/20172010-17a2010-17b
Total population 529,196 533,540 538,108 542,036 544,017 547,232 551,957 556,548 27,352 5.2
  Births  6,063 6,312 6,267 6,223 6,409 6,441 6,423 44,138 6,305
  Deaths  4,909 5,190 5,299 5,378 5,645 5,725 5,710 37,856 5,408
  -- Natural Increase  1,154 1,122 968 845 764 716 713 6,282 897
  Net Migration  3,166 3,382 2,970 1,203 2,485 4,012 3,881 21,099 3,014
  -- Intl Migration  496 369 358 409 488 520 516 3,156 451
  -- Domestic Migration  2,670 3,013 2,612 794 1,997 3,492 3,365 17,943 2,563

4.1. Component City Characteristics go top
Principal Cities (about principal cities); Click link to view city profile.

The largest city in each metropolitan area is designated a "principal city." Additional cities qualify if specified requirements are met concerning population size and employment. The title of each metropolitan area consists of the names of up to three of its principal cities and the name of each state into which the metropolitan area extends.

Principal Cities with 2017 Population and Rank (among all 19,508 cities)
  City Name2017 PopulationU.S. City Rank
  Chattanooga 179,139140

Cities are places of population concentration. Incorporated cities have governmental powers assigned by the corresponding state. Metros, or CBSAs, contain one or more incorporated city. The Census Bureau develops annual estimates of the population for all cities using a model-based estimation procedure (in contrast to sample survey-based population estimates developed through the American Comunity Survey (ACS). The model based estimates developed for all cities time lag of only a little over a year. In contrast, the ACS-based estimates for cities under 65,000 population have a time lag of four years and are estimates for a 5-year time period. For example, in January 2019, the 7/1/17 estimates are the most recent model-based population data for all cities, whereas the 2017 ACS estimates (centric to mid-2015) are the recent ACS-survey population estimates available for all cities.

Cities 10,000 population and over; click link to view city profile.
  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/2017Chg 10-17%Chg 10-17
  Chattanooga, TN (4714000) 170,586 172,008 173,637 174,762 174,429 175,849 177,208 179,139 8,553 5.0
  Collegedale, TN (4716300) 8,584 8,846 9,615 9,668 10,777 10,849 11,567 11,659 3,075 35.8
  East Ridge, TN (4722720) 21,000 21,124 21,254 21,315 21,216 21,137 21,177 21,118 118 0.6
  Red Bank, TN (4761960) 11,657 11,723 11,784 11,799 11,731 11,709 11,768 11,754 97 0.8
  Soddy-Daisy, TN (4769560) 12,942 13,065 13,180 13,266 13,266 13,273 13,370 13,693 751 5.8

All places interactive tables -- ACS 2016 5-year estimates -- General Demographics | Social | Economic | Housing
All places interactive table -- 2010-2017 model-based time series population estimates.

 
4.2. Component County Characteristics - goto top

Metropolitan areas are defined as one or more contiguous counties/county equivalent areas based on a set of demographic-economic criteria. Counties and county equivalent areas comprising the metro are shown below. For multi-county metros, this section provides insights into how the population is changing by county. Many metros changed geographic composition (counties included in the metro) between the Census 2010 vintage and the current vintage. hese changes, if any, are also shown below (county is marked with **). Click county code link to view county components of change.

  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/2017Chg 10-17%Chg 10-17
  Catoosa County, GA (13047) 64,077 64,760 64,872 65,224 65,488 65,821 66,267 66,550 2,473 3.9
  Dade County, GA (13083) 16,620 16,589 16,508 16,445 16,282 16,157 16,242 16,285 -335 -2.0
  Walker County, GA (13295) 68,890 68,814 68,478 68,619 68,661 68,499 68,326 68,939 49 0.0
  Hamilton County, TN (47065) 337,262 341,035 345,693 348,919 350,602 353,748 358,061 361,613 24,351 7.2
  Marion County, TN (47115) 28,220 28,093 28,214 28,301 28,350 28,376 28,321 28,425 205 0.7
  Sequatchie County, TN (47153) 14,127 14,249 14,343 14,528 14,634 14,631 14,740 14,736 609 4.3
Number of county/county equivalent areas: 6

All counties demographic-economic interactive tables General Demographics | Social | Economic | Housing
All counties time series population estimates: 2010-2017 interactive table.

 
4.3. General Demographic Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros General Demographic Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp1.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total population 546,351 551,200 4,849 0.9
    Male 265,401 269,877 4,476 1.7
    Female 280,950 281,323 373 0.1
    Under 5 years 30,697 30,904 207 0.7
    5 to 9 years 32,205 31,507 -698 -2.2
    10 to 14 years 32,522 34,697 2,175 6.7
    15 to 19 years 35,442 35,586 144 0.4
    20 to 24 years 36,694 33,196 -3,498 -9.5
    25 to 34 years 70,672 72,185 1,513 2.1
    35 to 44 years 68,505 70,225 1,720 2.5
    45 to 54 years 73,682 73,415 -267 -0.4
    55 to 59 years 37,323 38,680 1,357 3.6
    60 to 64 years 36,862 37,571 709 1.9
    65 to 74 years 52,932 54,566 1,634 3.1
    75 to 84 years 28,133 29,381 1,248 4.4
    85 years and over 10,682 9,287 -1,395 -13.1
    Median age (years) 39.9 39.9 0.0 0.0
    18 years and over 430,217 432,609 2,392 0.6
    21 years and over 407,032 411,563 4,531 1.1
    62 years and over 113,722 116,596 2,874 2.5
    65 years and over 91,747 93,234 1,487 1.6
  Race/Origin
    One race 533,277 538,830 5,553 1.0
        White 445,622 451,330 5,708 1.3
        Black or African American 71,918 75,545 3,627 5.0
        American Indian and Alaska Native 944 839 -105 -11.1
        Asian 10,287 9,166 -1,121 -10.9
        Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 63 104 41 65.1
        Some other race 4,443 1,846 -2,597 -58.5
    Two or more races 13,074 12,370 -704 -5.4
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 22,996 24,084 1,088 4.7
        Mexican 12,652 16,097 3,445 27.2
    Not Hispanic or Latino 523,355 527,116 3,761 0.7
        White alone  428,269 432,485 4,216 1.0
        Black or African American alone 71,786 73,712 1,926 2.7
  Citizen, 18 and over 417,744 422,405 4,661 1.1
    Male 199,137 200,733 1,596 0.8
    Female 218,607 221,672 3,065 1.4

5. Housing Characteristics & Trends - goto top

5.1. Total Housing Units - goto top
Housing unit estimates shown in section 5.1. are model-based estimates developed by the Census Bureau annually. These estimates may differ some from ACS-based estimates shown in section 5.2. The model-based estimates are available in advance of the ACS-based data and developed using a different method. Unlike the ACS-based 1-year estimates, the model-based estimates are available for all counties and metros.

  Item7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20167/1/2017Chg 10-17%Chg 10-17
  Total Housing Units 234,609 235,257 236,148 237,016 238,495 240,353 241,980 244,015 9,406 4.0

See related time series housing estimates interactive table.

 
5.2. General Housing Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Housing Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp4.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total housing units 239,343 241,906 2,563 1.1
    Occupied housing units (households) 209,340 210,802 1,462 0.7
    Vacant housing units 30,003 31,104 1,101 3.7
Homeowner vacancy rate 3.30 2.00 -1.30 -39.4
Rental vacancy rate 10.30 11.50 1.20 11.7
Units in Structure
    1-unit, detached 168,376 169,261 885 0.5
    1-unit, attached 6,841 5,891 -950 -13.9
    2 units 8,946 13,988 5,042 56.4
    3 or 4 units 6,721 7,269 548 8.2
    5 to 9 units 9,948 11,785 1,837 18.5
    10 to 19 units 8,322 7,099 -1,223 -14.7
    20 or more units 9,069 8,634 -435 -4.8
    Mobile home 20,993 17,852 -3,141 -15.0
    Boat, RV, van, etc. 127 127 0 0.0
Year Structure Built
    Built 2014 or later 794 3,726 2,932 369.3
    Built 2010 or 2013 6,852 6,182 -670 -9.8
    Built 2000 to 2009 38,956 37,911 -1,045 -2.7
    Built 1990 to 1999 35,730 35,946 216 0.6
    Built 1980 to 1989 33,400 37,045 3,645 10.9
    Built 1970 to 1979 40,684 40,792 108 0.3
    Built 1960 to 1969 30,360 23,247 -7,113 -23.4
    Built 1950 to 1959 23,387 26,130 2,743 11.7
    Built 1940 to 1949 10,915 14,830 3,915 35.9
    Built 1939 or earlier 18,265 16,097 -2,168 -11.9
Total housing units - Median rooms 6 6 0 3.6
    Occupied housing units - Owner-occupied 140,393 143,252 2,859 2.0
    Occupied housing units - Renter-occupied 68,947 67,550 -1,397 -2.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.58 2.61 0.03 1.2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.44 2.41 -0.03 -1.2
Year Moved into Unit; Occupied Housing Units
    Moved in 2015 or later 11,449 34,896 23,447 204.8
    Moved in 2010 to 2014 74,064 61,598 -12,466 -16.8
    Moved in 2000 to 2009 61,734 53,144 -8,590 -13.9
    Moved in 1990 to 1999 27,500 29,663 2,163 7.9
    Moved in 1980 to 1989 15,147 16,462 1,315 8.7
    Moved in 1979 or earlier 19,446 15,039 -4,407 -22.7
Year Vehicles; Occupied Housing Units
    No vehicles available 13,987 12,742 -1,245 -8.9
    1 vehicle available 65,913 74,732 8,819 13.4
    2 vehicles available 83,112 74,620 -8,492 -10.2
    3 or more vehicles available 46,328 48,708 2,380 5.1
House Heating; Occupied Housing Units
    Utility gas 50,181 49,510 -671 -1.3
    Bottled, tank, or LP gas 7,595 9,603 2,008 26.4
    Electricity 148,214 147,278 -936 -0.6
    Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 893 849 -44 -4.9
    Coal or coke 0 0 0...
    Wood 2,038 2,957 919 45.1
    Solar energy 0 0 0...
    occupants per room - 1.00 or less 205,559 207,749 2,190 1.1
    occupants per room - 1.01 to 1.50 2,674 2,161 -513 -19.2
    occupants per room - 1.51 or more 1,107 892 -215 -19.4
Housing Value; Occupied Housing Units
    Less than $50,000 10,504 8,318 -2,186 -20.8
    $50,000 to $99,999 25,301 24,345 -956 -3.8
    $100,000 to $149,999 34,172 31,702 -2,470 -7.2
    $150,000 to $199,999 25,852 31,707 5,855 22.6
    $200,000 to $299,999 23,239 26,043 2,804 12.1
    $300,000 to $499,999 15,150 16,224 1,074 7.1
    $500,000 to $999,999 4,562 4,115 -447 -9.8
    $1,000,000 or more 1,613 798 -815 -50.5
    Median (dollars) 150,300 160,300 10,000 6.7
Mortgage Status; Owner-occupied units - total 140,393 143,252 2,859 2.0
    Occupied housing units -Housing units with a mortgage 84,353 83,949 -404 -0.5
    Occupied housing units - Housing units without a mortgage 56,040 59,303 3,263 5.8
Rent; Occupied units paying rent 62,765 62,505 -260 -0.4
    Less than $500 10,047 9,700 -347 -3.5
    $500 to $999 40,056 37,563 -2,493 -6.2
    $1,000 to $1,499 10,616 11,579 963 9.1
    $1,500 to $1,999 1,206 1,730 524 43.4
    $2,000 to $2,499 412 867 455 110.4
    $2,500 to $2,999 343 859 516 150.4
    $3,000 or more 85 207 122 143.5
    Median (dollars) 744 765 21 2.8
GRAPI; Occupied units paying rent (excl units where GRAPI not computed) 61,338 60,869 -469 -0.8
    Less than 15.0 percent 9,040 7,539 -1,501 -16.6
    15.0 to 19.9 percent 7,737 7,077 -660 -8.5
    20.0 to 24.9 percent 9,171 7,000 -2,171 -23.7
    25.0 to 29.9 percent 6,660 6,812 152 2.3
    30.0 to 34.9 percent 4,203 6,269 2,066 49.2
    35.0 percent or more 24,527 26,172 1,645 6.7

5.3. Residential Construction; Housing Units Authorized & Value - goto top

Based on Census Building Permits (http://proximityone.com/metro_residentialconstruction.htm, these data provide insights into the trending quality, type and value of new residential construction. See web section for footnote and related information. These data are updated monthly. The table presents the most recent 12 months.

  ItemAug15Sep15Oct15Nov15Dec15Jan16Feb16Mar16Apr16May16Jun16Jul16
Total Residential Units 105 114 105 152 185 129 172 124 151 129 148 119
  in 1 unit bldgs 105 114 103 80 102 69 105 121 142 121 131 108
  in 2 unit bldgs 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 8 4 0
  in 3-4 unit bldgs 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 3 0 0 0 0
  in 5+ unit bldgs 0 0 0 72 81 56 64 0 9 0 13 11
  Bldgs with 5+ units 0 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 1
  Percent Coverage 91 91 91 91 91 91 91 91 74 74 74 74
Value ($000), Total Units 19,399 23,231 18,707 18,894 24,756 18,307 25,496 23,418 26,011 22,448 24,593 19,523
  1 unit structures 19,399 23,231 18,427 14,214 18,029 13,164 19,773 22,926 25,329 21,444 23,336 18,690
  2 unit structures 0 0 280 0 119 0 0 0 0 1,004 272 0
  3-4 unit structures 0 0 0 0 0 575 502 492 0 0 0 0
  5+ unit structures 0 0 0 4,680 6,608 4,568 5,221 0 682 0 985 833

5.4. Housing Price Index - goto top

Based on the FHFA (Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac) Housing Price Index (http://proximityone.com/hpi.htm), these non seasonally adjusted data provide insights into movement of single-family housing prices. The data are updated quarterly and feature a short lag between the date of availability and quarterly reference date. See related interactive table to compare areas. See related 5-Digit ZIP Code HPI interactive table.
This table shows annual HPI values for the U.S., CBSA state, CBSA and CBSA component counties for the base year 2000 = 100. The rightmost column shows housing value appreciation between 2010 and 2017.

    Housing Price Index:20102011201220132014201520162017HPA 10-17
   United States 126.86 121.29 118.99 123.23 130.83 136.39 143.64 151.78 19.64
   State: Georgia 110.35 102.10 96.88 100.38 107.77 113.63 120.22 127.46 15.51
   Metro: Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA 129.25 125.81 125.03 126.61 129.49 132.75 137.00 145.65 12.69
   Catoosa County, GA 121.82 116.20 114.54 116.19 119.58 122.58 125.18 130.54 7.16
   Dade County, GA 128.06 114.62 120.23 123.05 119.64 121.35 122.47 130.10 1.59
   Walker County, GA 123.49 116.57 112.45 118.14 121.12 120.89 121.94 127.48 3.23
   Hamilton County, TN 131.17 128.82 128.65 129.77 132.65 136.61 141.10 151.05 15.16
   Marion County, TN 130.20 130.25 124.77 126.00 127.82 129.52 139.78 138.87 6.66
   Sequatchie County, TN 118.04 115.68 112.85 114.59 117.19 122.48 125.08 130.40 10.47

6. Economic Characteristics & Trends - goto top

6.1. Economic Profile - goto top

Based on BEA Regional Economic Information System (http://proximityone.com/reis.htm), these data provide a comprehensive overview of the local economy. See web section for footnote and related information.

Economic Characteristics
  Item2010201120122013201420152016Chg10-16%Chg10-16
Personal income (thousands of dollars) 18,793,315 19,842,378 20,994,824 20,929,372 21,652,904 22,816,998 23,500,346 4,707,031 25.0
.Net earnings by place of residence 11,975,687 12,772,334 13,582,629 13,418,747 13,873,560 14,516,184 15,042,012 3,066,325 25.6
.Personal current transfer receipts 4,155,620 4,262,396 4,291,305 4,440,692 4,554,838 4,769,381 4,862,068 706,448 17.0
..Income maintenance benefits 1/ 461,476 470,500 474,096 478,536 464,200 465,920 458,632 -2,844 -0.6
..Unemployment insurance compensation 133,591 119,405 78,669 58,785 29,284 24,764 22,663 -110,928 -83.0
..Retirement and other 3,560,553 3,672,491 3,738,540 3,903,371 4,061,354 4,278,697 4,380,773 820,220 23.0
.Dividends, interest, and rent 2/ 2,662,008 2,807,648 3,120,890 3,069,933 3,224,506 3,531,433 3,596,266 934,258 35.1
.Population (persons) 3/ 529,228 533,351 538,156 541,926 543,891 547,007 551,632 22,404 4.2
.Per capita personal income 4/ 35,511 37,203 39,013 38,620 39,811 41,712 42,601 7,090 20.0
.Per capita net earnings 4/ 22,629 23,947 25,239 24,761 25,508 26,537 27,268 4,639 20.5
.Per capita pers current trans receipts 4/ 7,852 7,992 7,974 8,194 8,375 8,719 8,814 962 12.3
..Per capita income maint benefits 4/ 872 882 881 883 853 852 831 -41 -4.7
..Per capita unempl insurance comp 4/ 252 224 146 108 54 45 41 -211 -83.7
..Per capita retirement and other 4/ 6,728 6,886 6,947 7,203 7,467 7,822 7,941 1,213 18.0
.Per capita dividends, interest & rent 4/ 5,030 5,264 5,799 5,665 5,929 6,456 6,519 1,489 29.6
.Earnings by place of work 13,674,487 14,343,297 15,217,190 15,343,569 15,607,262 16,379,191 16,929,647 3,255,160 23.8
..Wages and salaries 9,298,178 9,642,998 10,071,896 10,247,737 10,579,087 11,216,108 11,568,230 2,270,052 24.4
..Supplements to wages and salaries 2,240,206 2,334,250 2,516,272 2,564,785 2,535,874 2,628,522 2,800,075 559,869 25.0
...Employer cont/empl pens/insur funds 5/ 1,545,344 1,614,437 1,774,609 1,816,034 1,784,352 1,835,161 1,988,365 443,021 28.7
...Employer cont/govt social insurance 694,862 719,813 741,663 748,751 751,522 793,361 811,710 116,848 16.8
..Proprietors income 2,136,103 2,366,049 2,629,022 2,531,047 2,492,301 2,534,561 2,561,342 425,239 19.9
...Farm proprietors income 7,999 362 33,722 45,435 48,447 47,480 13,146 5,147 64.3
...Nonfarm proprietors income 2,128,104 2,365,687 2,595,300 2,485,612 2,443,854 2,487,081 2,548,196 420,092 19.7
Total employment (number of jobs) 290,796 297,548 299,934 304,065 303,906 311,352 317,668 26,872 9.2
.Wage and salary employment 234,361 238,566 241,512 244,201 242,667 249,186 254,075 19,714 8.4
.Proprietors employment 56,435 58,982 58,422 59,864 61,239 62,166 63,593 7,158 12.7
..Farm proprietors employment 6/ 1,903 1,860 1,783 1,783 1,760 1,746 1,751 -152 -8.0
..Nonfarm proprietors employment 54,532 57,122 56,639 58,081 59,479 60,420 61,842 7,310 13.4
Average earnings per job (dollars) 47,024 48,205 50,735 50,461 51,356 52,607 53,294 6,270 13.3
.Average wages and salaries 39,675 40,421 41,704 41,964 43,595 45,011 45,531 5,856 14.8
.Average nonfarm proprietors income 39,025 41,415 45,822 42,796 41,088 41,163 41,205 2,180 5.6

6.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW) - goto top

6.2.1. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW)
Based on BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (http://proximityone.com/eee.htm), these data are updated quarterly and feature only a 7 month lag between the date of availability and quarterly reference date. See related interactive table to compare areas.

  SectorEstablishments
2016Q2
Employment
2016Q2
Avg Weekly Wages
2016Q2
Establishments
2017Q2
Employment
2017Q2
Avg Weekly Wages
2017Q2
 Total, all industries 11,904 237,776 835 12,196 242,553 851
 Total, all industries - Fed Govt 88 5,390 1,824 84 5,345 1,989
 Total, all industries - St Govt 93 5,601 805 90 5,665 843
 Total, all industries - Local Govt 195 24,787 829 199 24,870 857
 Total, all industries - Private 11,528 201,998 810 11,823 206,672 822
    Goods-producing 1,547 41,861 1,047 1,549 42,639 1,067
      Natural resources and mining 39 ...... 36 ......
      Construction 872 ...... 865 ......
      Manufacturing 636 31,962 1,066 648 32,652 1,082
    Service-providing 9,981 160,137 749 10,274 164,034 758
      Trade, transportation & utilities 3,020 49,630 724 3,035 50,193 748
      Information 161 ...... 189 ......
      Financial activities 1,142 13,927 1,240 1,193 14,194 1,195
      Professional & business services 1,883 27,896 839 1,963 28,515 846
      Education and health services 1,365 30,579 863 1,395 31,316 887
      Leisure and hospitality 1,258 28,006 328 1,296 29,016 333
      Other services 1,070 ...... 1,120 ......
      Unclassified 82 105 613 83 72 718
.. cell value of '...' indicates value suppressed to maintain confidentiality.

6.2.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW) - Downloadable Detailed NAICS Files

Use the following links to access detailed QCEW data by detailed type of business (CSV files) .. See notes on using these files.
..   2016Q2 ..   2016Q3 ..   2016Q4 ..   2017Q1 ..   2017Q2 ..   2017Q3 ..   2017Q4 ..   2018Q1
 
6.3. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (CBP) - goto top

Based on Census County Business Patterns (http://proximityone.com/cbp2016.htm), these place of work data include all sectors except crop/animal production; rail transportation; postal service; pension, health, welfare & vacation funds; trusts, estates & agency accounts; private households; public administration. Most government operations are excluded. See related interactive table.
... this section updates with 2017 data in April 2019.

Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector
  SectorEstab
2014
Emp
2014
Avg Annual
Pay 2014
Estab
2015
Emp
2015
Avg Annual
Pay 2015
Estab
2016
Emp
2016
Avg Annual
Pay 2016
-- Total for all sectors 11,112 213,139 38,087 11,213 215,347 40,689 11,242 217,706 40,684
11 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting 16 93 32,484 15 112 22,652 15 90 29,211
21 - Mining, Quarrying & Oil/Gas Extraction 10 134 57,463 11 130 62,515 11 132 65,697
22 - Utilities 18 278 70,989 15 280 72,214 13 236 74,992
23 - Construction 748 9,120 50,780 768 9,523 57,831 777 10,561 58,471
31 - Manufacturing 538 33,733 49,868 530 33,725 53,001 539 31,315 52,334
42 - Wholesale Trade 632 7,704 57,122 616 7,900 58,343 607 7,254 57,364
44 - Retail Trade 1,910 26,405 25,085 1,923 26,566 26,835 1,900 28,254 26,343
48 - Transportation and Warehousing 302 11,169 39,375 304 12,854 41,343 326 13,538 40,664
51 - Information 161 3,282 45,575 170 3,458 46,770 193 3,621 45,240
52 - Finance and Insurance 803 12,685 68,991 803 12,961 72,750 791 13,559 68,115
53 - Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 435 2,210 47,229 444 2,303 49,282 444 2,323 54,177
54 - Professional, Scientific & Tech Svcs 971 8,203 51,812 989 9,082 50,973 980 9,076 54,266
55 - Management of Companies/Enterprises 78 3,055 52,629 77 3,477 51,229 78 4,390 61,914
56 - Administrative and Support+ 521 22,519 22,138 527 18,872 24,842 529 17,980 25,108
61 - Educational Services 118 5,809 23,081 124 5,780 24,228 132 5,863 24,648
62 - Health Care and Social Assistance 1,302 30,410 45,549 1,332 31,815 48,101 1,341 32,085 48,752
71 - Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 161 3,112 19,032 169 2,884 20,713 171 2,963 20,159
72 - Accommodation and Food Services 1,096 23,237 15,227 1,111 23,907 15,650 1,127 24,575 16,249
81 - Other Services (exc Public Admin) 1,276 9,961 25,472 1,268 9,691 26,342 1,254 9,875 26,717

 
6.4. General Economic Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Economic Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp3.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Labor Force; Population 16 years and over 444,120 447,286 3,166 0.7
    In labor force 267,263 264,432 -2,831 -1.1
    In labor force - Civilian labor force 266,926 263,482 -3,444 -1.3
    In labor force - Civilian labor force - Employed 251,262 250,862 -400 -0.2
    In labor force - Civilian labor force - Unemployed 15,664 12,620 -3,044 -19.4
    In labor force - Armed Forces 337 950 613 181.9
    Not in labor force 176,857 182,854 5,997 3.4
    In labor force - Civilian labor force 266,926 263,482 -3,444 -1.3
    In labor force - Unemployment Rate 5.9 4.8 -1.1 -18.6
Employment by Industry; Civilian employed population 16 years and over 251,262 250,862 -400 -0.2
    Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1,529 909 -620 -40.5
    Construction 12,887 17,344 4,457 34.6
    Manufacturing 36,597 37,129 532 1.5
    Wholesale trade 7,020 5,081 -1,939 -27.6
    Retail trade 31,791 29,479 -2,312 -7.3
    Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 20,857 17,362 -3,495 -16.8
    Information 3,569 3,794 225 6.3
    Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 16,637 19,533 2,896 17.4
    Prof, scientific & management, & admine and waste mgmt services 23,660 20,284 -3,376 -14.3
    Educational services, and health care and social assistance 54,253 51,861 -2,392 -4.4
    Arts, entertainment, & recreation, & accommodation & food services 22,093 27,234 5,141 23.3
    Other services, except public administration 14,274 13,180 -1,094 -7.7
    Public administration 6,095 7,672 1,577 25.9
Class of Worker; Civilian employed population 16 years and over 251,262 250,862 -400 -0.2
    Private wage and salary workers 203,415 205,243 1,828 0.9
    Government workers 30,489 30,224 -265 -0.9
    Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers 17,141 14,940 -2,201 -12.8
    Unpaid family workers 217 455 238 109.7
Household Income; Total households 209,340 210,802 1,462 0.7
    Less than $10,000 14,641 15,274 633 4.3
    $10,000 to $14,999 13,712 11,194 -2,518 -18.4
    $15,000 to $24,999 25,818 28,035 2,217 8.6
    $25,000 to $34,999 22,224 25,907 3,683 16.6
    $35,000 to $49,999 31,570 29,880 -1,690 -5.4
    $50,000 to $74,999 39,058 36,593 -2,465 -6.3
    $75,000 to $99,999 22,934 23,174 240 1.0
    $100,000 to $149,999 25,072 24,644 -428 -1.7
    $150,000 to $199,999 7,271 7,177 -94 -1.3
    $200,000 or more 7,040 8,924 1,884 26.8
Median household income (dollars) 47,809 46,537 -1,272 -2.7
Mean household income (dollars) 64,851 68,041 3,190 4.9
Earnings; Total households with earnings 155,817 153,065 -2,752 -1.8
    With earnings - Mean earnings (dollars) 66,301 70,857 4,556 6.9
    With Social Security 78,814 71,157 -7,657 -9.7
        Mean Social Security income (dollars) 18,172 19,190 1,018 5.6
    With retirement income 39,718 38,337 -1,381 -3.5
        Mean retirement income (dollars) 20,390 25,685 5,295 26.0
    With Supplemental Security Income 11,193 11,920 727 6.5
        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 9,275 9,293 18 0.2
    With cash public assistance income 4,161 4,015 -146 -3.5
        Mean cash public assistance income (dollars) 2,202 3,762 1,560 70.8
    With Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months 29,862 26,704 -3,158 -10.6
Familiy Income; Families 139,913 129,117 -10,796 -7.7
    Less than $10,000 6,004 3,984 -2,020 -33.6
    $10,000 to $14,999 4,682 2,828 -1,854 -39.6
    $15,000 to $24,999 13,549 11,537 -2,012 -14.8
    $25,000 to $34,999 11,818 14,299 2,481 21.0
    $35,000 to $49,999 21,229 14,930 -6,299 -29.7
    $50,000 to $74,999 29,516 26,080 -3,436 -11.6
    $75,000 to $99,999 18,788 19,376 588 3.1
    $100,000 to $149,999 22,005 21,590 -415 -1.9
    $150,000 to $199,999 6,535 6,517 -18 -0.3
    $200,000 or more 5,787 7,976 2,189 37.8
Median family income (dollars) 58,568 65,955 7,387 12.6
Mean family income (dollars) 75,573 85,085 9,512 12.6
Per capita income (dollars) 26,208 27,568 1,360 5.2
Per capita income (dollars) - Nonfamily households 69,427 81,685 12,258 17.7
Median nonfamily income (dollars) 27,740 27,629 -111 -0.4
Mean nonfamily income (dollars) 41,272 39,605 -1,667 -4.0
Median earnings for workers (dollars) 29,207 30,732 1,525 5.2
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 45,132 45,225 93 0.2
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 32,501 37,292 4,791 14.7
Insurance Coverage; Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population 539,741 544,090 4,349 0.8
    With health insurance coverage 490,333 497,579 7,246 1.5
    With private health insurance coverage  369,973 384,182 14,209 3.8
    With public health coverage  183,880 180,278 -3,602 -2.0
    No health insurance coverage 49,408 46,511 -2,897 -5.9

6.5. Gross Domestic Product - goto top

Based on BEA Metro Gross Domestic Products (GDP) estimates (http://proximityone.com/metrogdp.htm), these provide a comprehensive measure of the metro economic output. Gross domestic product (GDP) is the value of the goods and services produced by the metro’s economy less the value of the goods and services used up in production. GDP estimates, updated annually, are available for only Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). Use the interactive table to rank, sort, compare metros.

  Item2011201220132014201520162017Change
2011-17
%Change
2011-17
Gross Domestic Product, per capita real GDP 40,006 40,691 40,099 39,817 40,718 41,191 42,090 2,084 5.20
Real GDP (millions) 21,345 21,896 21,735 21,661 22,282 22,736 23,425 2,080 9.74
GDP (current dollars, millions) 21,744 22,883 23,143 23,582 24,965 25,949 27,071 5,327 24.50
Real GDP Quantity Index, all industry 104.739 107.445 106.653 106.291 109.338 111.564 114.947......

6.6. Fortune 1000 Companies with Headquarters in Metro - goto top

The Fortune 1000 companies (http://proximityone.com/metros_fortune1000.htm) are the largest businesses in the U.S.

  • Unum Group

Number in this metro: 1

6.7. Labor Market Characteristics & Trends go top

Based on BLS Local Area Unemployment Statistics (http://proximityone.com/laus.htm), these data are updated monthly and feature only a 2 month lag between the date of availability and month reference date. See related annual labor force characteristics in section 6.4. See related interactive table to compare areas. The table shows most recent six months and data (not seasonally adjusted) for month one year earlier than most recent month.

  ItemNov16Jun17Jul17Aug17Sep17Oct17Nov17Change
11/16-11/17
%Change
11/16-11/17
Labor Force261,668269,981271,521266,639268,900268,898269,5707,9023.02
Employment249,103258,250259,765256,308260,368259,854260,11311,0104.42
Unemployment12,56511,73111,75610,3318,5329,0449,457-3,108-24.74
Unemployment Rate4.804.354.333.873.173.363.51-1.29-26.94

6.8. Cost of Living go top

A cost of living measure is provided by the Regional Price Parity (RPP) for goods and services for an area (state or MSA). The RPP is developed by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and updated annually. The RPP is an index where the national average of the cost of goods and services sold is 100. The RPP is a measure of the cost of living in that area relative to the U.S. overall average. The RPP is available for states and MSAs. The 2006-2016 series will be updated and extended to 2017 in May 2019. More detail is available in subscriber edition.

The Regional Price Parity (RPP) for all goods and services for the Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA changed from 90.1 in 2010 to 89.3 in 2017.
 
7. Social & Education Characteristics - goto top

7.1. General Social Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Social Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp2.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total households 209,340 210,802 1,462 0.7
    Family households (families) 139,913 129,117 -10,796 -7.7
    Nonfamily households 69,427 81,685 12,258 17.7
    Nonfamily households - Householder living alone 58,059 72,629 14,570 25.1
Average household size 2.54 2.54 0.00 0.0
Average family size 3.11 3.31 0.20 6.4
Population in households 531,141 536,216 5,075 1.0
Enrolled in School; Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 125,096 131,869 6,773 5.4
    Nursery school, preschool 7,746 8,572 826 10.7
    Kindergarten 5,057 6,157 1,100 21.8
    Elementary school (grades 1-8) 52,269 52,502 233 0.4
    High school (grades 9-12) 26,739 27,899 1,160 4.3
    College or graduate school 33,285 36,739 3,454 10.4
Educational Attainment; Population 25 years and over 378,791 385,310 6,519 1.7
    Less than 9th grade 17,291 16,396 -895 -5.2
    9th to 12th grade, no diploma 40,384 35,635 -4,749 -11.8
    High school graduate (includes equivalency) 116,019 120,944 4,925 4.2
    Some college, no degree 80,590 77,457 -3,133 -3.9
    Associate's degree 29,569 34,699 5,130 17.3
    Bachelor's degree 60,006 69,050 9,044 15.1
    Graduate or professional degree 34,932 31,129 -3,803 -10.9
    Percent high school graduate or higher 84.8 86.5 1.7 2.0
    Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.1 26.0 0.9 3.6
Mobility/Migration; Residence one year age - Population 1 year and over 539,359 545,080 5,721 1.1
    Same house 470,951 470,378 -573 -0.1
    Different house in the U.S. 67,607 73,266 5,659 8.4
        Same county 35,449 43,445 7,996 22.6
        Different county 32,158 29,821 -2,337 -7.3
        Different county - Same state 15,039 13,526 -1,513 -10.1
        Different county - Different state 17,119 16,295 -824 -4.8
    Abroad 801 1,436 635 79.3
Nativity
    Native 525,043 530,623 5,580 1.1
        Born in United States 521,039 526,842 5,803 1.1
        Born in United States - State of residence 294,002 316,973 22,971 7.8
        Born in United States - Different state 227,037 209,869 -17,168 -7.6
        Born in PR, U.S. Island or born abroad to Americans 4,004 3,781 -223 -5.6
    Foreign born 21,308 20,577 -731 -3.4
Foreign-born population 21,308 20,577 -731 -3.4
    Naturalized U.S. citizen 8,271 8,497 226 2.7
    Not a U.S. citizen 13,037 12,080 -957 -7.3
Language Sooken at Home; Population 5 years and over 515,654 520,296 4,642 0.9
    English only 488,433 493,403 4,970 1.0
    Language other than English 27,221 26,893 -328 -1.2
    Language other than English - Speak English less than "very well" 11,858 12,449 591 5.0
    Spanish 14,240 15,872 1,632 11.5
    Spanish - Speak English less than "very well" 6,891 8,227 1,336 19.4
Computer Access; Total households 209,340 210,802 1,462 0.7
    With a computer 173,736 180,376 6,640 3.8
    With a computer - With a broadband Internet subscription 153,291 163,468 10,177 6.6

7.2. Component School District/Local Education Agency (LEA) Characteristics - goto top

Characteristics for 2015-16 School Year
  NameLEAIDLoGradeHiGradeSchoolsStudentsCity
Catoosa County1300930PK12 16   10,823     Ringgold, GA
Chickamauga City1301140PK12 3   1,350     Chickamauga, GA
Dade County1301590PK12 4   2,152     Trenton, GA
Hamilton County4701590PK12 80   44,413     Chattanooga, TN
Marion County4702640PK12 10   4,200     Jasper, TN
Richard City4703540PK12 1   294     South Pittsburg, TN
Sequatchie County4703750PK12 3   2,312     Dunlap, TN
Walker County1305370PK12 15   9,030     Lafayette, GA


Number in this metro: 8

7.3. Component Higher Education Institution Characteristics - goto top

This section is not available for this area in this version.

8. GeoPolitics - goto top

Metro breakout not available for this area in this version. See related:
  • 115th Congressional Districts demographic-economic interactive tables General demographics .. Social .. Economic .. Housing
  • State Legislative Districts (2016 cycle) interactive table

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