Downtown Chattanooga

A skyline that paints a story of a city that honors its past while looking toward the future.
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Welcome to Downtown Chattanooga

Downtown Chattanooga encapsulates the essence of urban sophistication. Its skyline, a marriage of historic and contemporary structures, paints a story of a city that honors its past while looking toward the future. The Tennessee Aquarium, with its massive displays and marine wonders, serves as a centerpiece of attraction. Art lovers flock to the Hunter Museum of American Art, where diverse exhibits narrate America's artistic evolution. Streets come alive in the evenings, with performances at the Tivoli Theatre, and jazz bars providing musical escapades.
 
A plethora of eateries offer everything from local southern flavors to international delicacies. The Walnut Street Bridge, one of the longest pedestrian bridges, overlooks the Tennessee River, offering scenic views and photo ops. For residents, it's not just a place to live, but a vibrant community of diverse cultures and experiences, with riverfront parks acting as urban oases amidst the bustling backdrop.

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Overview for Downtown Chattanooga, TN

232,601 people live in Downtown Chattanooga, where the median age is 37.8 and the average individual income is $32,860.61. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

232,601

Total Population

37.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$32,860.61

Average individual Income

Around Downtown Chattanooga, TN

There's plenty to do around Downtown Chattanooga, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

46
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
47
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
29
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Taqueria Alba, Spill the Beans, and Allgood’s Used Books and Coffee.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.72 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.42 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.09 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.54 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.25 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.68 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Downtown Chattanooga, TN

Downtown Chattanooga has 97,310 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Downtown Chattanooga do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 232,601 people call Downtown Chattanooga home. The population density is 1,238.77 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

232,601

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.8

Median Age

47.54 / 52.46%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
97,310

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$32,860.61

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Downtown Chattanooga, TN

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The following schools are within or nearby Downtown Chattanooga. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Bess T Shepherd Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Chattanooga School For Arts And Sciences Upper
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Chattanooga School For The Liberal Arts
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
East Lake Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Hamilton County Collegiate High at Chattanooga State
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
Chattanooga Charter School of Excellence Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Howard Connect Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 7th
1/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
2nd - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Orange Grove Center
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Silverdale Baptist Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 10th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Chattanooga School For The Arts And Science Lower
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Clifton Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
East Brainerd Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Tyner Middle Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Hickory Valley Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Chattanooga Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Brown Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Lookout Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Tommie F. Brown Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
St Peters Episcopal School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Bethel Christian Academy
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Calvary Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Normal Park Museum Magnet School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Chatt High Center For Creative Arts
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Hixson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Lookout Valley Middle / High School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
East Lake Academy Of Fine Arts
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Battle Academy For Teaching Learning
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Hardy Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Chattanooga Charter School of Excellence
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Hamilton County Virtual School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Chattanooga Preparatory School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Notre Dame High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5

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