Chattanooga, TN 37402 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37402: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chattanooga, TN 37402

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 922
  • Single Family Addresses: 983
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,332
  • County: Hamilton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.046, Longitude -85.311
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chattanooga, TN 37402 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,988
Population in Households 3,416
Population in Familes 1,604
Population in Group Qrtrs 572
Population Density1 2,713
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 2,115
Average Household Size 1.62
Family Households 561
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 ( 4.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,008 (85.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $495,000
Average Home Value $570,093


Median Household Income $11,395
Average Household Income $17,987
Per Capita Income $11,848
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.47%
Households 0.41% 0.53%
Families -0.11% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Chattanooga, TN 37402 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37402 to the other 615 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 340 45th
Population Density1 # 31 95th
Diversity Index2 # 73 88th
Median Household Income # 610 1st
Per Capita Income # 602 2nd

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