North Chattanooga

Overview for North Chattanooga, TN

11,411 people live in North Chattanooga, where the median age is 34.4 and the average individual income is $64,668.81. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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34.4 years

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North Chattanooga: A Neighborhood Guide

Nestled along the north shore of the Tennessee River, North Chattanooga is a vibrant and diverse community that offers a unique blend of outdoor adventure, artistic flair, and culinary delights. This eclectic neighborhood, located just across from the bustling Tennessee Aquarium and the revitalized Riverfront, is a gem waiting to be explored.


Outdoor Adventures and Scenic Beauty

If you're an outdoor enthusiast, North Chattanooga is your playground. The neighborhood is home to several parks, including Coolidge and Renaissance Parks, where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll or a bike ride along the picturesque Tennessee Riverwalk. This trail offers stunning views of the river, the South shore's Bluff View Art District, and the imposing cliffs. The sight of the four bridges spanning the river is particularly breathtaking and might even have you considering a move to this scenic area.


For those who prefer a bit more adventure, Stringer’s Ridge, a 92-acre pocket wilderness park, is a mere three-minute drive away. Here, you'll find 6 miles of hiking and biking trails that offer incredible views of the city. If water-based activities are more your style, two canoe/kayak launches in Coolidge Park provide access to the Tennessee River Blueway. Paddle around Maclellan Island or downstream around Moccasin Bend for a unique perspective of the area.


Family-Friendly Attractions and Recreation

Families will love the variety of activities available in North Chattanooga. North Chickamauga Creek and the City of Chattanooga’s Greenway farm park offer trails that are perfect for a family outing, featuring a dog park and tranquil spots for paddling on the quiet creek. The area also boasts Chattanooga's premier disc golf course, The Sinks, offering a fun and challenging experience for all ages.


A highlight for both young and old is the Coolidge Park Antique Carousel, featuring 52 whimsically carved animals. It's a delightful experience that brings out the child in everyone.


A Culinary and Shopping Haven

North Chattanooga's eclectic character extends to its culinary scene. Start your food adventure at Clumpie’s Ice Cream, Milk & Honey, or Julie Darling Donuts for some delectable treats. For main courses, Taco Mamacita, Sushi Nabe, Totto Sushi Bar & Grill, and Mean Mug Coffeehouse are just a few of the local favorites offering a diverse range of flavors.


Shopping in North Chattanooga is an experience in itself. Frazier and Manufacturer's Road are lined with unique local shops where you can find one-of-a-kind gifts. From Locals Only Gifts & Goods, offering locally made products, to blue skies and RiverCity Apparel, the shopping scene here supports and showcases local talent and creativity.


North Chattanooga is Waiting For You

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie, a family looking for fun, or a shopper in search of unique finds, North Chattanooga offers a rich tapestry of experiences. Its blend of natural beauty, recreational activities, and local flavors make it a neighborhood that's not just a place to visit, but a place to love. So, if you're looking for a place to call home, don't miss the chance to include this charming and dynamic neighborhood into your options.

Demographics and Employment Data for North Chattanooga, TN

North Chattanooga has 5,097 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in North Chattanooga do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,411 people call North Chattanooga home. The population density is 2,603.61 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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Median Age

45.9 / 54.1%

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Schools in North Chattanooga, TN

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The following schools are within or nearby North Chattanooga. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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