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County population in 2012: 345,545 (90% urban, 10% rural); it was 307,896 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 59,316
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 28,612
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 82,055
Renter-occupied apartments: 48,754 (it was 42,389 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

32%

Land area: 542 sq. mi.
Water area: 33.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 628 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hamilton County: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hamilton County, Tennessee:


Median resident age:  39.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years

Males: 161,906  (43.8%)
Females: 174,557  (56.2%)

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Hamilton County,TN real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Hamilton County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $42,787 ($38,930 in 1999)
This county:

$42787
Tennessee:

$41725

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $541 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $704)
This county:

$541
State:

$532


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $148,800 (it was $93,000 in 2000)
Hamilton County:

$148,800
Tennessee:

$137,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $97,400 - $219,700

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $190,615
Here:

$190,615
State:

$188,484

Townhouses or other attached units: $172,714
Here:

$172,714
State:

$164,698

In 2-unit structures: $142,972
Here:

$142,972
State:

$141,233

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,645
Here:

$160,645
State:

$140,531

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,174
Here:

$216,174
State:

$171,980

Mobile homes: $47,830
Here:

$47,830
State:

$44,109

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $45,084
Here:

$45,084
State:

$46,838
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,151
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $389

Institutionalized population: 3,711

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Hamilton County, TN map from a distance

Health of residents in Hamilton County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
70.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:


Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,231 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,318 (0.9%)


Hamilton County household income distribution in 2009 Hamilton County home values distribution


Hamilton County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.4%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.4%
Hamilton County:

18.4%
Tennessee:

17.1%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hamilton County is $496 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $584 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $719 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chattanooga, East Ridge, East Brainerd, Red Bank, Middle Valley, Soddy-Daisy, Harrison, Signal Mountain, Collegedale, Ooltewah.

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Hamilton County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.103 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.080 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 45 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 16.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 37 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.hamiltontn.gov

Click to draw/clear Hamilton County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hamilton County: Wells (A), Montlake Public Shooting Center (B), Moon Curve (C), Harbor Lights Boat Dock (D), Chickamauga Fly and Bait Casting Club (E), Green Acres Equestrian Farm (F), Grasshopper (G), Lake Drive (H), City of Chattanooga Landfill (I), Mystic Caverns (J), Bell Mill (K), Surges Boat Dock (L), Stephenson Dock (M), Birchwood Landfill (N), Soap Box Derby Track (O), Sequoyah Nuclear Plant (P), Sale Creek Dock (Q), Camp Hacoba (R), Camp Vesper (S), American National Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hamilton County include: Fairview Church (A), Falling Water Church (B), Flat Top Church (C), Providence Church (D), Friendship Church (E), Gamble Road Church (F), State Line Church (G), Suck Creek Church (H), Lakeway Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hotwater Cemetery (1), Sylar Cemetery (2), Talley Cemetery (3), Sawyer Cemetery (4), Scoggins Cemetery (5), Igou Cemetery (6), Thatcher Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Crow Pond (A), Rainbow Lake (B), Davis Pond (C), Shirley Pond (D), Patterson Pond (E), Montlake (F), Wolf Pond (G), Morning Glory Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Savannah Creek (A), Little Ooltewah Creek (B), Lewis Branch (C), Leggett Branch (D), Wolftever Creek (E), Jim Branch (F), Ison Spring Branch (G), Hurricane Branch (H), Hughes Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hamilton County include: Skull Island Recreation Area (1), Sale Creek Recreation Area (2), Possum Creek Recreation Area (3), Harrison Bay State Park (4), Grasshopper Creek Recreation Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Bledsoe County , Bradley County , Catoosa County, Georgia , Dade County, Georgia , Marion County , Meigs County , Rhea County , Sequatchie County , Walker County, Georgia , Whitfield County, Georgia .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 18,563
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,297 (43% naturalized citizens)

Hamilton County:

3.0%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.0%

Hamilton County marital status for males
Hamilton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Hamilton County with a mortgage: 46,662 (5,768 second mortgage, 4,621 home equity loan, 161 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 25,649

Here:

64.5% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.22%
Here58.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 179,266
Total congregations: 372

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents66,439 (37.1%)24,478 (13.7%)19,750 (11.0%)9,979 (5.6%)9,911 (5.5%)
Congregations97 (26.1%)42 (11.3%)2 (0.5%)43 (11.6%)6 (1.6%)
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents7,011 (3.9%)6,877 (3.8%)6,340 (3.5%)5,756 (3.2%)22,725 (12.7%)
Congregations13 (3.5%)11 (3.0%)35 (9.4%)11 (3.0%)112 (30.1%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Hamilton County - Chattanooga, East Ridge, East Brainerd, Red Bank, Middle Valley

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 68
This county:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Hamilton County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Hamilton County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 156
This county:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 259
Hamilton County:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
Tennessee:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

12.6%
State:

13.5%


Agriculture in Hamilton County:

Average size of farms: 91 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,008
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $153.66
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.23%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.73%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,505
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.31%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.45%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,898
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.57%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 31.07
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.83%
Corn for grain: 188 harvested acres
Vegetables: 237 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 51 acres

Tornado activity:

Hamilton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 1.4 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 55 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/29/1997, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamilton County-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from Hamilton County center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 24.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Hamilton County (%):





Hamilton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 120,965 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 17,524 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,191 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 12 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 14 (0%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 282 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 125 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 145 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,423 (2%)
  • Other means: 741 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,389 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Hamilton County, Tennessee in 2000:

People in group quarters in Hamilton County, Tennessee in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $53,059.

5.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Tennessee average:

7.52%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($214 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.06%
Tennessee average:

0.09%

1.63% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($10,249 average AGI)
4.17% relocated from other states ($31,282 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

4.17%
Tennessee average:

3.80%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Catoosa County, GA  0.46% ($35,179 average AGI)
from Bradley County, TN  0.32% ($44,375)
from Walker County, GA  0.32% ($36,450)
from Knox County, TN  0.15% ($40,115)
from Rhea County, TN  0.13% ($33,523)
from Marion County, TN  0.13% ($30,114)
from Davidson County, TN  0.12% ($40,741)


5.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,164 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Tennessee average:

6.67%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($81 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.04%

1.65% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($10,804 average AGI)
3.76% relocated to other states ($31,279 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

3.76%
Tennessee average:

2.97%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Catoosa County, GA  0.61% ($35,472 average AGI)
to Walker County, GA  0.38% ($35,805)
to Bradley County, TN  0.33% ($35,700)
to Davidson County, TN  0.18% ($33,684)
to Knox County, TN  0.18% ($39,657)
to Rhea County, TN  0.13% ($27,409)
to Marion County, TN  0.12% ($33,964)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Hamilton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hamilton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 51,069 (42,765 aged, 8,304 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.97
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 21032.57
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 460.740
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 66243.3

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1268.430
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1065.170
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 58.69
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 111.920

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13.19
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 76.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.0
  • Cut/Pierce - 11.2
  • Other - 15.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 113.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 69.7
  • Poisoning - 18.9
  • Suffocation - 17.1
  • Other - 7.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 326,685

Size of family households: 40,805 2-persons, 21,035 3-persons, 15,760 4-persons, 6,555 5-persons, 2,518 6-persons, 1,476 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 40,115 1-person, 6,857 2-persons, 1,047 3-persons, 334 4-persons, 106 5-persons, 40 6-persons, 34 7-or-more-persons.

94.9% of residents of Hamilton County speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,847,113,000 ($9173 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $90,265,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $891,677,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $472,888,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,263,000
Federal grants: $419,478,000
Federal procurement contracts: $521,834,000 ($18,383,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $530,974,000 ($33,205,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,171,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $129,086,000
Federal Government insurance: $291,813,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 20,939
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 16,712
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,603
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,458
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State +18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hamilton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 60.88 millions of gallons per day (17% from ground, 83% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 39
  • 2 rooms: 266
  • 3 rooms: 1,264
  • 4 rooms: 5,842
  • 5 rooms: 17,270
  • 6 rooms: 20,705
  • 7 rooms: 14,295
  • 8 rooms: 10,904
  • 9+ rooms: 11,470
  • 1 room: 1,365
  • 2 rooms: 3,501
  • 3 rooms: 7,212
  • 4 rooms: 14,350
  • 5 rooms: 9,148
  • 6 rooms: 3,942
  • 7 rooms: 1,717
  • 8 rooms: 662
  • 9+ rooms: 492
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hamilton County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 69
  • 1 bedroom: 1,564
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,651
  • 3 bedrooms: 42,646
  • 4 bedrooms: 17,051
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4,074
  • no bedroom: 1,561
  • 1 bedroom: 11,048
  • 2 bedrooms: 20,586
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,641
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,360
  • 5+ bedrooms: 193
Cars and other vehicles available in Hamilton County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 3,096
  • 1 vehicle: 21,341
  • 2 vehicles: 35,984
  • 3 vehicles: 15,529
  • 4 vehicles: 4,508
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,597
  • no vehicle: 7,416
  • 1 vehicle: 20,207
  • 2 vehicles: 11,397
  • 3 vehicles: 2,545
  • 4 vehicles: 528
  • 5+ vehicles: 296

56% of Hamilton County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in Tennessee.

Hamilton County:

55.6%
State average:

54.7%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $87,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hamilton County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (50.8%)
  • Utility gas (41.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Electricity (75.7%)
  • Utility gas (18.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5,788
Here:

17.2%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,311
Here:

21.4%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,645
Here:

22.4%
Tennessee:

22.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt Cash and Securities

Hamilton County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Hamilton County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Hamilton County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Hamilton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Hamilton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hamilton County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 69 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,605$136,3941,810$176,7976,021$162,874239$73,63236$1,121,167973$136,30148$69,708
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED64$139,391102$169,990502$158,89234$49,4711$2,221,00047$111,34016$37,188
APPLICATIONS DENIED237$126,540298$142,3022,068$152,865221$35,7923$562,667230$109,47050$63,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN245$132,065299$167,3381,547$163,58043$93,6280$0111$111,11721$88,762
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS83$132,78364$145,906430$161,37014$75,9291$532,00046$88,4353$120,333
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 62 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED327$186,602228$183,5888$110,125
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED86$172,65185$193,40014$131,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$200,40553$209,8681$139,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$156,21729$195,7931$150,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$227,33312$181,2503$80,000
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Hamilton County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3,02371.2 years
William2,57473.4 years
Mary2,46178.8 years
John2,23574.0 years
Robert1,55971.1 years
Charles1,40271.4 years
George96674.3 years
Willie81275.7 years
Thomas80672.7 years
Margaret73579.2 years
Most common last names in Hamilton County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,67174.6 years
Johnson89874.5 years
Jones83174.6 years
Brown82776.0 years
Davis74873.1 years
Williams72873.0 years
Wilson53176.6 years
Harris44074.2 years
Jackson43273.5 years
Moore43273.5 years
Businesses in Hamilton County, TN
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Lane Bryant1
AMF Bowling1Lane Furniture3
AT&T6LensCrafters3
Abercrombie & Fitch1Little Caesars Pizza6
Abercrombie Kids1Long John Silver's5
Ace Hardware10Lowe's2
Aeropostale2MainStay1
American Eagle Outfitters2Marriott7
Ann Taylor2Marshalls2
Applebee's4MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's8Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's17
AutoZone9Men's Wearhouse3
Avenue1Microtel1
BMW1Motel 63
Bakers1Motherhood Maternity1
Banana Republic1New Balance6
Baskin-Robbins3New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works3Nike22
Baymont Inn1Office Depot3
Bed Bath & Beyond2Old Navy2
Ben & Jerry's1Olive Garden2
Best Western2Outback2
Blockbuster6Outback Steakhouse2
Brookstone1Pac Sun1
Budget Car Rental1Panera Bread3
Buffalo Wild Wings2Papa John's Pizza4
Burger King9Payless3
CVS14Penske3
Cache1PetSmart2
Casual Male XL1Pier 1 Imports1
Catherines2Pizza Hut12
Charlotte Russe1Popeyes2
Chick-Fil-A6Publix Super Markets3
Chico's1Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quality3
Church's Chicken2Quiznos7
Clarion2RadioShack5
Cold Stone Creamery1Ramada1
Coldwater Creek1Red Lobster2
Comfort Inn4Red Robin1
Comfort Suites1Red Roof Inn1
Cracker Barrel4Rite Aid10
Cricket Wireless10Rodeway Inn1
Curves2Rooms To Go1
Dairy Queen3Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn4Rue212
Domino's Pizza7Ryan's Grill2
Dunkin Donuts1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Econo Lodge3SAS Shoes1
Eddie Bauer1SONIC Drive-In11
Express1Sam's Club1
Extended Stay America1Sears7
FedEx60Sephora1
Finish Line2Shoe Carnival2
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sleep Inn1
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Forever 211Sprint Nextel2
GNC7Staples2
GameStop7Starbucks7
Gap2Steak 'n Shake2
Goodwill2Subway42
Gymboree2Super 85
H&R Block13T-Mobile14
Hardee's5T.G.I. Driday's1
Haworth1T.J.Maxx2
Hobby Lobby2Taco Bell15
Holiday Inn8Talbots1
Hollister Co.1Target2
Home Depot2The Limited1
Hot Topic2Toys"R"Us3
IHOP2Travelodge1
InTown Suites2True Value2
J. Jill1U-Haul15
JCPenney2UPS50
JoS. A. Bank1Vans3
Jones New York12Verizon Wireless3
Journeys1Victoria's Secret2
KFC7Waffle House13
Kincaid2Walgreens13
Kmart3Walmart7
Knights Inn3Wendy's11
Kohl's1Wet Seal1
Kroger1Whole Foods Market1
La Quinta2Wingate1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA5
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