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Chattanooga Population

Chattanooga is a city in the Tennessee State of United States, along the Tennessee River bordering Georgia. Chattanooga population in 2021 is estimated to be 182,598, covers city area of 150.08 sq mi (388.70 sq km), ranks fourth largest in State and one-hundred-forty-second city in the United States. Chattanooga is in Hamilton County along Tennessee Rive and surrounding mountains.

Below is the Chattanooga population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010170,559
2011172,0320.86
2012173,6520.94
2013174,8300.68
2014174,461-0.21
2015175,8510.80
2016177,1040.71
2017178,8971.01
2018180,5570.93
2019182,7991.24
2020181,099-0.93
2021 *182,5980.82
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Chattanooga city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearChattanooga Population
1950168,607
1955182,731
1960202,061
1965212,784
1970222,140
1975253,869
1980294,805
1985299,569
1990297,295
1995315,908
2000339,765
2005359,012
2010378,151
2011382,101
2015398,315
2020*417,850
2025*433,110
2035*472,491
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Chattanooga city Population(UA)


Chattanooga Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Chattanooga population is 182,803, out of these 86,354 are male, 96,449 are female, The sex ratio of Chattanooga is 90. The median age of the Chattanooga population is 37.6, Chattanooga population by age are, under 18 years is 33,536, 16 years and over is 153,712, 18 years and over is 149,267, 21 years and over is 140,274, 65 years and over is 39,403. 47.2% are male, 52.8% are female, Population of Chattanooga by age percent-wise is, 18.3% are under 18 years old, 84.1% are 16 years and over, 81.7% are 18 years and over, 76.7% are 21 years and over, 17.3% are 65 years and over. There are total 89,597 housing units, The voting population of Chattanooga are 142,511, out of these 65,150 are male voters, 77,361 are female voters, 45.7% are male, 54.3% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -511,2036.1%
5 - 97,5034.1%
10 - 149,6595.3%
15 - 1910,4195.7%
20 - 2413,5167.4%
25 - 3433,10018.1%
35 - 4424,08013.2%
45 - 5417,1379.4%
55 - 5911,6496.4%
60 - 6412,9587.1%
65 - 7418,1099.9%
75 - 848,2074.5%
85 and over5,2632.9%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Chattanooga Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Chattanooga by race are:

White Population

White population in Chattanooga, Tennessee are 113,117, percentage wise 61.9 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Chattanooga, Tennessee are 53,674, percentage wise 29.4 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Chattanooga, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Chattanooga are 6,046, percentage wise 3.3 percent are asians, out of these 2,361 are Asian Indians, 462 are Chinese, 208 are Filipinos, 0 are Japanese, 414 are Korean, 121 are Vietnamese and 2,480 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Chattanooga, Tennessee are 13,755. Percentage wise 7.5 percent are hispanics, out of these 4,826 are Mexican people, 391 are Puerto Ricans, 208 are Cubans, and 8,330 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race182,803Percent
White113,11761.9%
Black or African American53,67429.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native2480.1%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population6,0463.3%
Asian Indian2,3611.3%
Chinese4620.3%
Filipino2080.1%
Japanese00.0%
Korean4140.2%
Vietnamese1210.1%
Other Asian Population2,480
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3380.2%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino13,7557.5%
Mexican4,8262.6%
Puerto Rican3910.2%
Cuban2080.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino8,330
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Chattanooga native population is 168,800, out of these 106,002 born in the Tennessee state and 61,344 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 14,003, out of these 5,704 are Naturalized US citizen, 755 are in Europe, 2,886 in Asia, 365 in Africa, 1,596 in Latin America and 31 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Chattanooga are 8,299, out of these 252 are from Europe, 1,461 are from Asia, 0 from Africa, 6,586 are from Latin America and 0 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native168,800
Born in state of residence106,002
Born in other state in the United States61,344
Northeast6,820
Midwest0
South37,166
West4,904
Born outside the United States1,454
Puerto Rico333
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,121
Foreign born
Born outside of United States14,003
Naturalized U.S. citizen5,704
Europe755
Asia2,886
Africa365
Oceania71
Latin America1,596
Northern America31
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen8,299
Europe252
Asia1,461
Africa0
Oceania0
Latin America6,586
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Chattanooga Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Chattanooga, Tennessee are 89,597, Occupied housing units are 79,565, Rental vacancy rate is 5. Percentage of occupancy is 89, 43.62% of houses are owner occupied and 45.18% of houses are renter occupied in Chattanooga. There are 55.79 percent of one-unit detached, 6.15 percent of one-units attached, 6.58 percent of two-unit houses, 3.42 percent of three or four unit homes. 1.86 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 37.43 percent are available with one vehicle, 29.67 percent are available with two vehicles, 14.84 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 6.86 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units89,597
Occupied housing units79,565
Occupied housing units percent89
Rental vacancy rate5
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached49,987
1-unit attached5,507
2 units5,896
3 or 4 units3,064
Mobile home1,669
Boat, RV, van, etc.277
Owner-occupied39,084
Renter-occupied40,481
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Chattanooga Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Chattanooga, Tennessee is $198,300, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.77 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 5.76 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 6.39 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 8.13 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 10.71 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 8.00 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 2.16 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.70 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0001,583
$50,000 to $99,9995,162
$100,000 to $149,9995,726
$150,000 to $199,9997,286
$200,000 to $299,9999,596
$300,000 to $499,9997,165
$500,000 to $999,9991,936
$1,000,000 or more630
Median (dollars)198,300
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Chattanooga Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,274, 0.25 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 7.51 percent pay between $500 to $999, 8.79 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 3.68 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 1.89 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 0.73 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 1.39 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $486, 1.61 percent of homes pay less than $250, 5.16 percent pays between $250 to $399, 6.78 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.28 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.17 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 1.26 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500220
$500 to $9996,725
$1,000 to $1,4997,878
$1,500 to $1,9993,295
$2,000 to $2,4991,695
$2,500 to $2,999657
$3,000 or more1,246
Median (dollars)1,274
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2501,446
$250 to $3994,626
$400 to $5996,074
$600 to $7992,942
$800 to $9991,045
$1,000 or more1,132
Median (dollars)486
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Chattanooga Rental

Total number of Chattanooga rental homes or apartments are 40,481, occupied by Renter, The median value of Chattanooga average rental rate is $907. 8.69 percent of homes are under $500, 53.53 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 31.70 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 1.87 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.35 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5003,519
$500 to $99921,668
$1,000 to $1,49911,810
$1,500 to $1,9991,023
$2,000 to $2,499568
$2,500 to $2,999191
$3,000 or more140
Median (dollars)907
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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