Population Growth of
Chattanooga & Hamilton County
1820 - 2000

Year

Hamilton County

Chattanooga

1820 821  
1830 2,276  
1840 8,175  
1850 10,075  
1860 13,258 2,545
1870 17,241 6,903
1880 23,642 12,892
1890 53,482 29,100
1900 61,695 30,154
1910 94,477 44,604
1920 115,954 57,895
1930 159,497 119,798
1940 180,478 128,163
1950 208,255 131,041
1960 237,905 130,009
1970 254,236 119,082
1980 287,740 169,565
1990 285,536 152,466
2000 307,896