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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 $54,732 in 2018, the latest figures available. Chattanooga median household income is $2,357 higher than the median Tennessee household income and $7,205 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Chattanooga median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Chattanooga are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Tennessee $52,375 -0.41% +4.53%
Chattanooga $54,732 +6.33% +8.01%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $54,732, the median household income for Chattanooga was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2018 $61,937 $52,375 $54,732
2017 $61,807 $52,591 $51,475
2016 $60,291 $50,800 $48,697
2015 $59,116 $50,107 $50,672
2014 $56,969 $47,099 $49,476
2013 $56,415 $47,828 $51,504
2012 $56,288 $46,857 $47,636
2011 $56,507 $46,651 $47,180
2010 $57,762 $47,853 $48,808
2009 $58,921 $48,953 $47,747
2008 $60,829 $50,991 $52,986
2007 $61,601 $51,435 $52,498

Chattanooga Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chattanooga was $68,214 in 2018. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Chattanooga median family income is $2,558 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Chattanooga will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Tennessee $65,656 +1.86% +7.12%
Chattanooga $68,214 -2.55% +9.89%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Chattanooga is $68,214. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $69,996 and is now $1,782 (2.55%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2018 $76,401 $65,656 $68,214
2017 $75,692 $64,460 $69,996
2016 $74,360 $63,474 $69,016
2015 $72,348 $61,294 $62,076
2014 $69,978 $58,986 $61,289
2013 $69,134 $59,050 $64,487
2012 $68,512 $58,448 $61,422
2011 $68,763 $58,489 $58,318
2010 $69,953 $58,959 $62,950
2009 $71,663 $60,238 $59,979
2008 $74,083 $62,898 $65,745
2007 $74,267 $63,063 $65,403

Chattanooga Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chattanooga was $30,057 in 2018. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Chattanooga median per capita income is $773 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Chattanooga will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Tennessee $29,284 -0.61% +5.39%
Chattanooga $30,057 -1.72% +8.20%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Chattanooga is $30,057. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $30,583 and is now $526 (1.72%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2018 $33,831 $29,284 $30,057
2017 $33,187 $29,465 $30,583
2016 $32,573 $28,344 $28,847
2015 $31,775 $27,786 $27,778
2014 $30,672 $26,460 $26,398
2013 $30,431 $26,645 $27,095
2012 $29,934 $25,960 $26,826
2011 $29,884 $26,093 $26,537
2010 $30,077 $25,926 $26,986
2009 $30,984 $26,632 $27,634
2008 $32,255 $28,251 $28,879
2007 $32,400 $28,430 $29,489