Chattanooga, Tennessee

Population 171,282

Chattanooga is located in Hamilton County, TN. The population is 171,282, making Chattanooga the largest city in Hamilton County and the 4th largest city in the state of Tennessee.

There are 46 public schools in Chattanooga with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Chattanooga is very low , and there are 444 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Chattanooga is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Chattanooga property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Chattanooga include Ridgeside, Red Bank and East Ridge.

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School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 13.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 29.9%

Crime Rate

62.46% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 723
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 108
  • Burglary: 604
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 4

Registered Offenders

47.77% Higher than national avg.
  • 444 offenders in Chattanooga
  • 25.92 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,061 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 29
  • Registered Polluters: 88
  • Superfunds: 90
  • Tanks & Spills: 854


Moderate 3.8%
  • Tennessee unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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46 Public Schools view public schools

There are 46 K-12 public schools in Chattanooga, TN and 24 private schools. Homefacts rates Chattanooga's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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444 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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1,127 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Chattanooga, TN issued 1,127 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,127 permits, 349 were issued for single family homes and 778 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Chattanooga, TN issued 435 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 435 permits, 298 were issued for single family homes and 137 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $758
  • 1 Bedroom: $782
  • 2 Bedrooms: $932
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,213
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,457

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Environmental Hazards

1061 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Chattanooga, TN has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Chattanooga, TN is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.57 Average
    Chattanooga, TN is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.73°
  • February 44.8°
  • March 53.13°
  • April 62.35°
  • May 70.31°
  • June 79.24°
  • July 80.56°
  • August 81.02°
  • September 73.98°
  • October 61.68°
  • November 51.03°
  • December 41.25°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga, TN has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Chattanooga, TN has no risk of hurricanes.
Chattanooga, TN has a high risk of hail storms.
Chattanooga, TN has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Chattanooga, TN: $41,226


Unemployment in Chattanooga is 3.8%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.5% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.58%
White Collar - 61.42%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Haslam
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander
  • Sen. Bob Corker

City Representatives

  • Chuck Fleischmann

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

102 FCC Towers view all

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