Latest Data (2016)
Population 177,571
Nationwide Rank 139

Quick Facts

Chattanooga, Tennessee is the 139th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Chattanooga, Tennessee is a city.

Chattanooga, Tennessee is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 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
2000-2016
129 Knoxville, Tennessee 186,239 5.6%
130 Port St. Lucie, Florida 185,132 107.6%
131 Worcester, Massachusetts 184,508 6.9%
132 Brownsville, Texas 183,823 28.2%
133 Tempe, Arizona 182,498 14.8%
134 Santa Clarita, California 181,972 16.9%
135 Newport News, Virginia 181,825 0.8%
136 Cape Coral, Florida 179,804 73.9%
137 Providence, Rhode Island 179,219 3.0%
138 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 178,752 4.4%
139 Chattanooga, Tennessee 177,571 13.2%
140 Rancho Cucamonga, California 176,534 36.7%
141 Oceanside, California 175,464 8.3%
142 Santa Rosa, California 175,155 17.3%
143 Garden Grove, California 174,858 5.7%
144 Vancouver, Washington 174,826 19.2%
145 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 174,360 38.8%
146 Ontario, California 173,212 9.1%
147 McKinney, Texas 172,298 207.7%
148 Elk Grove, California 169,743 107.8%
149 Jackson, Mississippi 169,148 -8.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Tennessee

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
129 Knoxville 186,239 5.6%
139 Chattanooga 177,571 13.2%
173 Clarksville 150,287 44.5%
205 Murfreesboro 131,947 86.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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