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Chattanooga Valley, Georgia
Location in Walker County and the state of Georgia
Location in Walker County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Walker
 • Total 7.5 sq mi (19.5 km2)
 • Land 7.5 sq mi (19.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
745 ft (227 m)
 • Total 3,846
 • Density 542/sq mi (208.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 706/762
FIPS code 13-15585
GNIS feature ID 0353986

Chattanooga Valley is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walker County, Georgia, United States. The population was 4,065 at the 2000 census and 3,846 in 2010. It is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Chattanooga is a Muskogean-language name meaning "rock coming to a point".


Chattanooga Valley is located at 34°55′20″N 85°20′8″W / 34.92222°N 85.33556°W / 34.92222; -85.33556 (34.922236, -85.335453).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.5 square miles (19 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 4,065 people, 1,588 households, and 1,225 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 539.3 people per square mile (208.2/km²). There were 1,698 housing units at an average density of 225.3/sq mi (86.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.18% White, 0.54% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.32% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.69% of the population.

There were 1,588 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.8% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $34,950, and the median income for a family was $40,720. Males had a median income of $32,250 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,415. About 6.9% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.

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