Latest Data (2017)
Population 179,139
Nationwide Rank 140

Quick Facts

Chattanooga, Tennessee is the 140th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Chattanooga, Tennessee is a city.

Chattanooga, Tennessee is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Chattanooga had its largest population ever.

Chattanooga, Tennessee's growth is about average. 47% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Chattanooga, Tennessee Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
130 Port St. Lucie, Florida 189,344 112.3%
131 Knoxville, Tennessee 187,347 6.2%
132 Worcester, Massachusetts 185,677 7.6%
133 Tempe, Arizona 185,038 16.4%
134 Cape Coral, Florida 183,365 77.4%
135 Brownsville, Texas 183,299 27.8%
136 McKinney, Texas 181,330 223.8%
137 Providence, Rhode Island 180,393 3.7%
138 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 180,072 5.2%
139 Newport News, Virginia 179,388 -0.4%
140 Chattanooga, Tennessee 179,139 14.2%
141 Rancho Cucamonga, California 177,452 37.4%
142 Frisco, Texas 177,286 402.4%
143 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 176,888 40.8%
144 Oceanside, California 176,193 8.7%
145 Ontario, California 175,841 10.8%
146 Vancouver, Washington 175,673 19.8%
147 Santa Rosa, California 175,269 17.4%
148 Garden Grove, California 174,226 5.3%
149 Elk Grove, California 171,844 110.3%
150 Pembroke Pines, Florida 170,712 23.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Tennessee

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
131 Knoxville 187,347 6.2%
140 Chattanooga 179,139 14.2%
169 Clarksville 153,205 47.3%
194 Murfreesboro 136,372 92.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 179,139 140
2016 177,571 139
2015 176,588 137
2014 173,778 141
2013 173,366 136
2012 171,279 138
2011 169,653 137
2010 167,674 138
2009 171,350 140
2008 170,819 137
2007 169,847 136
2006 168,293 134
2005 165,927 136
2004 164,077 136
2003 162,367 133
2002 160,786 134
2001 158,701 133
2000 156,770 132
1990 152,828 117
1980 169,565 87
1960 130,009 93
1950 131,041 74
1940 128,163 66
1930 119,798 67