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Income/capita 25%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 13%
IndexChattanooga ValleyGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$22,402$26,678$29,829
Median household income$44,671$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,316$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,545$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$24,071$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$17,209$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level13.0%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chattanooga Valley is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Chattanooga Valley is 19% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chattanooga Valley is 13% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chattanooga Valley is 14% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,777$44,671$89,342
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Chattanooga Valley median earnings by income bracket

      Chattanooga Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.1%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services26.7%18.5%
      Public administration3.1%0.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%1.7%
      Education, health & social services5.5%32.8%
      Other20.3%31.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lookout Mountain, TN1,930$120,875118%
      Lookout Mountain, GA1,754$105,29690%
      Ridgeside, TN671$102,96986%
      Indian Springs, GA3,104$69,88626%
      Harrison, TN7,564$56,9383%
      Chattanooga Valley, GA3,942$44,67119%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Puhi, HI3,942$77,01939%
      North Wildwood, NJ3,943$43,51621%
      Sykesville, MD3,940$103,69987%
      Hickory Creek, TX3,939$94,00070%
      Austin, IN3,938$33,18340%
      Chattanooga Valley, GA3,942$44,67119%
      Source: The Chattanooga Valley, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).