Chattooga County

Wage Information 
All Industries Average Wage$29,780
Manufacturing Average Wage$33,896

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 
Labor Force10,398
Employment9,258
Unemp1,140
% Unemp11.0

CHATTOOGA COUNTY
County Seat Summerville
Nearest MSA Chattanooga, 45 miles
Population 2016 Est. - 25,046
Available Labor Force
Labor Force 10,835
Unemployment 532
Unemployment Rate 4.9%
Tax Structure
Property Tax $29.04 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
Transportation
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'
Education
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 Union Affiliation
Mount Vernon Mills Textile Manufacturing 2700 None
Showa Best Glove, Inc. Manufacturing 728 None
Georgia Department of Corrections Government 300 None
Chattooga County School District Schools 287 None
Mohawk Industries Floor Coverings 250 None
Walmart Supercenter Retail 195 None
County of Chattooga Government 191 None
Trion City School Dist. Schools 160 None
Ingles Markets, Inc. Grocer 100 None
Wire Tech, Ltd Manufacturing 100 None
Trycon Tufters, Inc. Carpet 50 None

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