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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      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%

      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).