Chattanooga, TN 37406 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37406: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chattanooga, TN 37406

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 728
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,221
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 176
  • County: Hamilton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.061, Longitude -85.245
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chattanooga, TN 37406 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,588
Daytime Population: Workers 17,282
Daytime Population: Residents 10,223
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,505
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.76
Population in Households 15,253
Population in Familes 12,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 335
Population Density2 1,316
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $25,897
Average Household Income $37,074
Per Capita Income $14,916


Total Housing Units 7,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,558 (35.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,447 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,260 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $89,828
Average Home Value $117,592


Total Households 6,005
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 3,813
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.1% 1.05%
Households 0.97% 0.96%
Families 0.83% 0.86%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Chattanooga, TN 37406 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37406 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 156 75th
Population Density # 75 88th
Diversity Index # 128 80th
Median Household Income # 588 5th
Per Capita Income # 585 5th

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