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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTennessee

Economic Statistics

Chattanooga, Tennessee,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over124,509100.0
In labor force76,44461.4
Civilian labor force
76,35261.3
Employed
70,50556.6
Unemployed
5,8474.7
Percent of civilian labor force
7.7(X)
Armed Forces
920.1
Not in labor force48,06538.6
Females 16 years and over67,050100.0
In labor force37,60956.1
Civilian labor force
37,60956.1
Employed
34,53451.5
Own children under 6 years10,605100.0
All parents in family in labor force6,76963.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over69,127100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone54,92279.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled9,18913.3
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,4172.0
Walked1,5342.2
Other means6460.9
Worked at home1,4192.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)19.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over70,505100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations22,14831.4
Service occupations11,68816.6
Sales and office occupations19,08327.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations880.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,7526.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations12,74618.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1540.2
Construction3,6765.2
Manufacturing11,61416.5
Wholesale trade2,7683.9
Retail trade7,53810.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4,3146.1
Information1,3451.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6,3028.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services5,7708.2
Educational, health and social services14,88021.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6,2468.9
Other services (except public administration)3,5355.0
Public administration2,3633.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers56,32979.9
Government workers10,21614.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,8515.5
Unpaid family workers1090.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households65,513100.0
Less than $10,00010,01015.3
$10,000 to $14,9995,1247.8
$15,000 to $24,99910,91316.7
$25,000 to $34,9998,97713.7
$35,000 to $49,99910,56916.1
$50,000 to $74,99910,61516.2
$75,000 to $99,9994,3486.6
$100,000 to $149,9992,8814.4
$150,000 to $199,9999291.4
$200,000 or more1,1471.8
Median household income (dollars)32,006(X)
With earnings49,71275.9
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,752(X)
With Social Security income19,14229.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,308(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,8705.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,094(X)
With public assistance income3,1194.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,929(X)
With retirement income11,65917.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,849(X)
Families39,912100.0
Less than $10,0003,8089.5
$10,000 to $14,9992,3745.9
$15,000 to $24,9995,53913.9
$25,000 to $34,9995,08512.7
$35,000 to $49,9997,17018.0
$50,000 to $74,9998,23820.6
$75,000 to $99,9993,5779.0
$100,000 to $149,9992,4266.1
$150,000 to $199,9997771.9
$200,000 or more9182.3
Median family income (dollars)41,318(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,689(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,375(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,267(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,578(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.0
With related children under 18 years4,260(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
With related children under 5 years
1,995(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.8
Families with female householder, no husband present3,642(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.1
With related children under 18 years3,197(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.3
With related children under 5 years
1,423(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)52.8
Individuals26,843(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
18 years and over17,573(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.1
65 years and over
3,150(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
Related children under 18 years9,092(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,389(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over8,882(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.5
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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