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Chattanooga
  • City in Tennessee

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Chattanooga is a city in Tennessee with a population of 179,690. Chattanooga is in Hamilton County. Living in Chattanooga offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Chattanooga there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many young professionals live in Chattanooga and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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About Chattanooga...
Population
179,690

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$859
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    855.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    18.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    88.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    107.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    603.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,231
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    722.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%

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