Chattanooga has a population of about 184,000 on 150,680 square miles. The medium age in Chattanooga is 37. 19.6 percent of the populace is under eighteen years of age, and 16.5 percent are 65 and over. 55 percent of residents are female and 45 percent are male. The average income per person is $28,855.
The cost of living in Chattanooga
When you are buying a Chattanooga Homes for sale, it is smarter to keep in mind the monthly living expenses first. Overall, the cost of living in Chattanooga, nine percent lower than U.S average, largely due to the lower cost of housing. Expenses for healthcare and groceries are almost on a national level, while transportation and utilities are affordable. Follow the list available house to live in Chattanooga with Keller Williams Chattanooga. Here is what to expect in detail:
- Medium rent: $1,193 per month
- Medium home price: $286,800
- Phone Bill: 167.83 per month
- Energy Bill : 157.43 per month
- Grocery prices: 7 percent below the national average
- Gas: $2.38 per galloon
- Sales tax: 9.25%
Chattanooga real estate and housing availability
The medium home price is $286,900 and trending upwards. The domestic home appreciation rate has been 86.85 percent for the past twenty years, 25,2 percent for the past decade, and 5.6 percent for the past year. This puts Chattanooga in the nation best thirty and makes local home great little and long-term investment. If you want to buy home contact Keller Williams Realty. As for rents, the average monthly rent in Chattanooga is $1180 - a two percent increase matched to the same time last year.
The CARTA runs buses on seventeen routes throughout the city - it also runs a free downtown shuttle every five minutes, on emission-free electric buses. The routes go downtown with block-to-block stops between the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel and Tennessee Aquarium. The city bike share program is a membership-based initiative that offers access to three-hundred bicycles from 33 docks.
Hamilton County serves over 40,000 students in seventy-nine schools, including magnet schools for Creative Arts, STEM programs and Arts and Sciences. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the biggest branch of the state university outside the key campus in Nashville.
The local weather
The climate in this area is classified as humid subtropical, summers are hot and pretty muggy, winters are mild and just see little snow. Summer highs peak around 89 F in July, while winters lows are generally no lower than 29 F. in a typical year, there are 51 inches of rain and two inches of snowfall.