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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 $55,366 in 2019, the latest figures available. Chattanooga median household income is $705 lower than the median Tennessee household income and $10,346 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Chattanooga median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Chattanooga are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Tennessee $56,071 +5.15% +8.41%
Chattanooga $55,366 -0.64% +11.67%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Chattanooga is $55,366. Real median household income peaked in 2018 at $55,724 and is now $358 (0.64%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2019 $65,712 $56,071 $55,366
2018 $63,059 $53,324 $55,724
2017 $62,927 $53,544 $52,407
2016 $61,383 $51,720 $49,579
2015 $60,187 $51,015 $51,591
2014 $58,001 $47,952 $50,373
2013 $57,437 $48,694 $52,437
2012 $57,307 $47,705 $48,499
2011 $57,531 $47,496 $48,035
2010 $58,809 $48,721 $49,692
2009 $59,988 $49,840 $48,612

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Chattanooga Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chattanooga was $67,658 in 2019. Compared to the median Tennessee family income, Chattanooga median family income is $2,335 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Chattanooga will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Tennessee $69,993 +4.71% +8.31%
Chattanooga $67,658 -2.58% -3.71%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Chattanooga is $67,658. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $71,264 and is now $3,606 (5.06%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2019 $80,944 $69,993 $67,658
2018 $77,786 $66,846 $69,450
2017 $77,064 $65,628 $71,264
2016 $75,707 $64,624 $70,266
2015 $73,660 $62,405 $63,201
2014 $71,246 $60,055 $62,399
2013 $70,386 $60,120 $65,655
2012 $69,752 $59,506 $62,534
2011 $70,009 $59,549 $59,375
2010 $71,221 $60,027 $64,091
2009 $72,962 $61,330 $61,066

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Chattanooga Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chattanooga was $30,615 in 2019. Compared to the median Tennessee per capita income, Chattanooga median per capita income is $609 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Chattanooga will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chattanooga Tennessee

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Tennessee $31,224 +4.73% +8.20%
Chattanooga $30,615 +0.04% +4.24%

Trends in Chattanooga, TN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Chattanooga is $30,615. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $31,137 and is now $522 (1.68%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Chattanooga, Tennessee, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chattanooga

Date US Tennessee Chattanooga
2019 $35,672 $31,224 $30,615
2018 $34,444 $29,815 $30,602
2017 $33,788 $29,999 $31,137
2016 $33,163 $28,858 $29,370
2015 $32,351 $28,290 $28,281
2014 $31,228 $26,940 $26,876
2013 $30,982 $27,128 $27,586
2012 $30,476 $26,430 $27,312
2011 $30,425 $26,566 $27,018
2010 $30,622 $26,396 $27,475
2009 $31,545 $27,115 $28,135

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