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Chattooga County

Wage Information (2019) 
All Industries Average Wage$33,922
Manufacturing Average Wage$36,957

Commuting Patterns 
Workers 16 and Over9,713
Percent Working Outside County of Residence40.4

Educational Attainment 
Population 25 & Over17,736
Percent High School Graduate or Higher68.4
Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher8.0

Employment Data
(August 2021)
Labor Force9,408
% Unemp3.6
% Participation Rate60.9

County Seat Summerville
Nearest MSA Chattanooga, 45 miles
Population 2020 - 24,965
Available Labor Force
Labor Force 9,408 (August 2021)
Unemployment 339
Unemployment Rate 3.6%
Tax Structure
Property Tax $27.96 per $1000
Sales Tax (Local) 3.0%
Sales Tax (State) 4.0%
Income Tax:
Personal 6.0%
Corporate 6.0%
Use Tax Rate 4.0%
Unemployment Tax
Railroads 2 rail lines,Chattooga Chickamauga Railway (Short Line) CSX (Main Line)
Highways: TN-100, TN-114
US-27 Direct access (Adjacent)
Air Freight 0
Motor Freight 0
Navigable Waterway: Savannah, Brunswick,
Air Service:
Commercial Service Chattanooga Metro Airport, 45 miles Runway Length, 7,400'
General Aviation Barwick LaFayette Airport, 15 miles Runway Length, 5,412'
Number of High Schools 2-Chattooga High School, Trion High School
Number of Colleges Serving Chattooga County (2 & 4 year) 3-Covenant College, Dalton State Collge, Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Health Care
Hospitals 3-Redmond Regional, Kindred Hospital-Rome, Etowah Landing
Clinics 3-Floyd Medical Center, Chattooga County Health Department, Harbin Clinic Family Medicine
Doctors 18
Dentists 9
Nursing Homes 4-Oakview Nursing and Rehab Center, Oak Heritage Nursing Home, Chattooga County Memorial Home, Golden LivingCenter Rome
Major Employers Product Total Employees
Georgia Department of Corrections Government 300
Chattooga County School District Education 287
Mohawk Industries Floor Coverings 250
Showa Best Glove, Inc. Manufacturing 214
Walmart Supercenter Retail 195

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