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Chattanooga Tennessee Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Chattanooga Tennessee metro area was $46,537 in 2016, the latest figures available. Chattanooga median household income is $2,010 lower than the median Tennessee household income and $11,080 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Chattanooga median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Chattanooga are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Tennessee $48,547 +1.41% +6.36%
Chattanooga $46,537 -3.87% -5.32%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Chattanooga is $46,537. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $50,522 and is now $3,985 (7.89%) lower. From a post peak low of $44,986 in 2011, real median household income for Chattanooga has now grown by $1,551 (3.45%).

Real Median Household Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2016 $57,617 $48,547 $46,537
2015 $56,480 $47,872 $48,413
2014 $54,398 $44,974 $47,244
2013 $53,838 $45,644 $49,152
2012 $53,701 $44,704 $45,447
2011 $53,879 $44,481 $44,986
2010 $55,093 $45,642 $46,552
2009 $56,180 $46,676 $45,526
2008 $58,000 $48,619 $50,522
2007 $58,736 $49,043 $50,056
2006 $57,677 $47,991 $48,914
2005 $56,832 $47,776 $49,663

Chattanooga Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chattanooga was $65,955 in 2016. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Chattanooga median family income is $5,296 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Chattanooga will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Tennessee $60,659 +3.58% +7.64%
Chattanooga $65,955 +11.21% +7.17%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $65,955, the median family income for Chattanooga was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2016 $71,062 $60,659 $65,955
2015 $69,122 $58,561 $59,308
2014 $66,820 $56,324 $58,523
2013 $65,977 $56,354 $61,542
2012 $65,363 $55,761 $58,600
2011 $65,564 $55,768 $55,605
2010 $66,721 $56,234 $60,041
2009 $68,329 $57,436 $57,189
2008 $70,638 $59,973 $62,688
2007 $70,813 $60,131 $62,361
2006 $69,670 $59,287 $60,009
2005 $68,618 $58,931 $62,458

Chattanooga Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chattanooga was $27,568 in 2016. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Chattanooga median per capita income is $481 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Chattanooga will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Tennessee $27,087 +2.03% +6.52%
Chattanooga $27,568 +3.88% +6.61%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Chattanooga is $27,568. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $28,406 and is now $838 (2.95%) lower. From a post peak low of $25,206 in 2014, real per capita income for Chattanooga has now grown by $2,362 (9.37%).

Real Per Capita Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2016 $31,128 $27,087 $27,568
2015 $30,358 $26,547 $26,539
2014 $29,288 $25,266 $25,206
2013 $29,041 $25,428 $25,858
2012 $28,558 $24,767 $25,593
2011 $28,494 $24,879 $25,303
2010 $28,687 $24,728 $25,739
2009 $29,542 $25,393 $26,349
2008 $30,755 $26,937 $27,536
2007 $30,894 $27,108 $28,118
2006 $30,078 $26,277 $27,244
2005 $30,768 $27,149 $28,406