Workforce Demographics

Commuting Patterns

Catoosa County is home to a largely commuter workforce. Only about 4,500 people live and work in Catoosa County according to the Census Bureau.

Roughly 20,000 people commute outside of the county each day to work with average commute times for the county coming in around 22.4 minutes.

The map on the right details in which counties the residents of Catoosa County are employed.

 

The top counties for employment are listed below:

  1. Hamilton County

  2. ​Catoosa County

  3. Whitfield County 

  4. Walker County

  5. Gordon County

11,035 Jobs

4,466 Jobs

3,040 Jobs

1,341 Jobs

420 Jobs

The map below shows drive-times from the publicly owned industrial land located less than a mile off Interstate 75.

Drive-time  

10-Minutes
25-Minutes
45-Minutes

Population

26,844
368,140
  776,866

The 2012-2016 ACS Population Summary ESRI report for this population dataset can be downloaded by clicking here.

Housing and Living

$52,265

MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME

± $1,681

24,099

NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS

± 486

 

In 2016, the median household income of the 24,099 households in Catoosa County, GA grew to $52,265 from the previous year's value of $50,876.

The following chart displays the households in Catoosa County, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75-$100k range.

73.9%

2016 HOMEOWNERSHIP

75%

2015 HOMEOWNERSHIP

In 2016, 73.9% of the housing units in Catoosa County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.6%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Catoosa County, GA compared to its parent geographies.

$135,300

2016 MEDIAN

± $4,045

$129,800

2015 MEDIAN

​± $4,298

In 2016, the median property value in Catoosa County, GA grew to $135,300 from the previous year's value of $129,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Catoosa County, GA compared to other geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Catoosa County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k-$125k range.

Catoosa County Economic Development Authority

Catoosa County Administration Building

800 Lafayette Street, Ringgold, GA 30736

706-965-0552