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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 $50,250 in 2017, the latest figures available. Chattanooga median household income is $1,090 lower than the median Tennessee household income and $10,086 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Chattanooga median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Chattanooga are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Tennessee $51,340 +3.53% +11.66%
Chattanooga $50,250 +5.70% +4.04%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Chattanooga is $50,250. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $51,726 and is now $1,476 (2.85%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,057 in 2011, real median household income for Chattanooga has now grown by $4,193 (9.10%).

Real Median Household Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2017 $60,336 $51,340 $50,250
2016 $58,856 $49,591 $47,538
2015 $57,709 $48,915 $49,467
2014 $55,613 $45,978 $48,299
2013 $55,072 $46,689 $50,278
2012 $54,948 $45,741 $46,502
2011 $55,162 $45,540 $46,057
2010 $56,388 $46,715 $47,647
2009 $57,519 $47,788 $46,611
2008 $59,382 $49,778 $51,726
2007 $60,135 $50,212 $51,249
2006 $59,051 $49,135 $50,079

Chattanooga Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chattanooga was $68,330 in 2017. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Chattanooga median family income is $5,404 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Chattanooga will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Tennessee $62,926 +1.55% +9.28%
Chattanooga $68,330 +1.42% +14.21%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $68,330, the median family income for Chattanooga was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2017 $73,891 $62,926 $68,330
2016 $72,591 $61,964 $67,374
2015 $70,627 $59,836 $60,599
2014 $68,313 $57,582 $59,830
2013 $67,488 $57,645 $62,952
2012 $66,880 $57,056 $59,960
2011 $67,126 $57,097 $56,930
2010 $68,289 $57,556 $61,452
2009 $69,958 $58,805 $58,552
2008 $72,321 $61,402 $64,181
2007 $72,500 $61,563 $63,847
2006 $71,330 $60,700 $61,438

Chattanooga Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chattanooga was $29,855 in 2017. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Chattanooga median per capita income is $1,091 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Chattanooga will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Tennessee $28,764 +3.95% +11.35%
Chattanooga $29,855 +6.02% +15.86%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $29,855, the per capita income for Chattanooga was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2017 $32,397 $28,764 $29,855
2016 $31,798 $27,670 $28,161
2015 $31,019 $27,125 $27,117
2014 $29,942 $25,831 $25,769
2013 $29,706 $26,011 $26,450
2012 $29,221 $25,342 $26,188
2011 $29,173 $25,472 $25,906
2010 $29,361 $25,309 $26,344
2009 $30,246 $25,998 $26,977
2008 $31,488 $27,579 $28,192
2007 $31,629 $27,754 $28,787
2006 $30,795 $26,903 $27,893