Chattanooga is a relatively large city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 181,099 people and 56 constituent neighborhoods, Chattanooga is the fourth largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities, Chattanooga isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Chattanooga are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chattanooga is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chattanooga who work in office and administrative support (11.42%), sales jobs (9.89%), and management occupations (8.44%).
One thing that you will notice about Chattanooga is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Chattanooga a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
The education level of Chattanooga citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.38% of adults in Chattanooga have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Chattanooga in 2018 was $32,241, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,964 for a family of four. However, Chattanooga contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Chattanooga is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chattanooga home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chattanooga residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chattanooga include English, Irish, German, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Chattanooga is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.