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The population of Chattanooga was 173,778 from a 2014 estimate from The U.S. Census Bureau, with households amounting to 70,139, and 40,072 families residing in the city with 80,461 housing units. The population density was 1,213 per square. The racial makeup of the city was 59.3% Whites, 34.5% Black or African American, 5.4% Hispanic or Latino, 2.2 % Asian, .3% American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 2.0% other races.

In 2010, Chattanooga was the fastest growing city in the state beating out Nashville and Knoxville at a 1.46% increase from the previous year. Since the Census of 2000, Chattanooga’s total population has risen 11.72 %.

 

There are 70,139 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.0% were married couples living together, 16.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.9% were non-families. Out of all households 36.0% were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 year of age or older. The average household size was 2.36.Demographics

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.5% age 19 years old and younger, 22.5% ages 20 to 34, 25.6% ages 35 to 54, 12.7% ages 55 to 64, and 14.6% ages 65 and over. The median age was approximately 37.3 years old. Women represent a little more of the population at 52.1% over their male counterpart at 47.9%.

 

In 2013, the median income for a household in the city was $38,064 and the median income for a family was $50,488. Males had a median income of $39,532 versus females who had a median income of $33,426. The per capita income was $23,847. Just below 18.8% of families and 23.9% of the population live below the poverty line, including 38.1% of those under the ages of 18 and 12.6% of people 65 and over.

 

As of the Census of 2010, the population of Chattanooga was 167,438, with households amounting to 71,146, and 40,172 families residing in the city. There were 80,012 housing units and the population density was 1,156 per square. The racial makeup of the city was 60.8% Whites, 35.7% Black or African American, 5.3% Hispanic or Latino, 2.2 % Asian, .07% American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 2.3% other races.

Demographics

The 2010 Census revealed there were 71,146 households out of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.5% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.7% were non-families. Out of all households 35.8% were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 year of age or older. The average household size 2.42.

In the city in 2010, the population was spread out with 24.3% age 19 years old and younger, 22.4% ages 20 to 34, 26.4% ages 35 to 54, 12% ages 55 to 64, and 14.6% ages 65 and over. The median age was approximately 40 years old. Women represented a little more of the population at 51.6% over their male counterpart males at 48.3%.

Per the Census of 2010, the median income for a household in the city was $36,675, and the median income for a family was $48,304. Males had a median income of $37,596 versus females who had a median income of $30,902. The per capita income was $23,434. Just below 17% of families and 21.3% of the population live below the poverty line, including 27.9% of those under the ages of 18 and 12.6% of people 65 and over.