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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Alpharetta, Georgia
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Chattanooga is 90% less densely populated than Alpharetta.
People are 20% less likely to be married in Alpharetta.
The Median Age is 0.7 years older in Chattanooga.

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PEOPLE
 Chattanooga, TNAlpharetta, GAUnited States
 Population176,58863,693321,418,820
 Population - 2010164,48154,723308,745,538
 Population - 2000155,55434,854285,036,114
 Population - 1990152,46613,002251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now15.82%389.87%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now13.52%82.74%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,2432,36891
 Land Area142273,531,905
 Water Area80264,837
 Median Age37.136.437.4
 Female Population52.10%50.12%50.81%
 Male Population47.90%49.88%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Chattanooga, TNAlpharetta, GAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.22%7.80%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.85%8.05%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.74%8.01%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.23%5.56%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.14%3.37%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.28%3.12%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.73%12.08%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.16%16.41%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.01%16.39%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.51%6.25%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.11%4.74%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.91%4.27%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.92%2.37%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.19%1.59%1.85%
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 RACE
 Chattanooga, TNAlpharetta, GAUnited States
 White56.58%62.97%62.77%
 Black33.83%10.19%12.24%
 Asian2.13%15.09%4.95%
 Native American0.16%0.15%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.05%0.16%0.16%
 Other0.09%0.18%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.64%3.11%2.13%
 Hispanic5.54%8.16%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.46%91.84%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Chattanooga, TNAlpharetta, GAUnited States
 Households69,89022,200116,211,000
 Family Households40,06015,70776,958,100
 Non Family Households29,8306,49339,253,000
 Household Size2.352.742.63
 Married Population41.25%60.89%50.58%
 Single Population58.75%39.11%49.42%
 Now Married38.72%60.27%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.53%0.62%2.17%
 Never Married37.38%26.04%32.55%
 Widowed7.38%4.10%5.95%
 Divorced14.00%8.96%10.92%
 Married, w/children24.61%50.38%31.68%
 Married, no children38.06%32.84%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.81%11.61%16.94%
 Single, no children14.53%5.17%9.95%
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