Chattanooga Real Estate Market Overview

Could Chattanooga, TN be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Chattanooga. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Chattanooga such... as Ooltewah and Hixson. When you’re ready, Trulia has 955 resale and new homes in Chattanooga lined up for you, including 25 open houses, and 281 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$159,000

Median Sales Price

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$122

Price Per Sqft

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$1,200

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Chattanooga show a 5% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Chattanooga for May 18 to Aug 17 was $159,000 based on 553 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Chattanooga was $122, an increase of 3% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Chattanooga for Jul 18 to Aug 18 was $1,200.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Chattanooga can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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6,815

Counts of Theft

5,632

Counts of Assault

1,993

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Chattanooga

There are 41 schools in Chattanooga.

Elementary Schools
9

Chattanooga School For The Liberal Arts

Public, K - 8

9

Normal Park Museum Magnet School

Public, PK - 3

9

Westview Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
9

Chattanooga School For The Liberal Arts

Public, K - 8

9

Chatt High Center For Creative Arts

Public, 6 - 12

8

Chattanooga School For Arts And Sciences Csas Uppe

Public, 6 - 12

High Schools
10

Chattanooga State Mid College High School

Public, 10 - 12

9

Chatt High Center For Creative Arts

Public, 6 - 12

8

Chattanooga School For Arts And Sciences Csas Uppe

Public, 6 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Chattanooga by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
40%
Single residents
Home owners
58%
Home owners
Median age
38
Median age
Household income
$38,256
Median household income
College educated
29%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Chattanooga commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
98% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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