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Chattanooga is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 176,588 in 2015. The fourth-largest Tennessee city, it is the seat of Hamilton County. Located in southeastern Tennessee in East Tennessee, on the Tennessee River, served by multiple railroads and Interstate highways, Chattanooga is a transit hub. Chattanooga lies 120 miles (190 km) northwest of Atlanta, Georgia, 120 miles (190 km) southwest of Knoxville, Tennessee, 135 miles (217 km) southeast of Nashville, Tennessee, 120 miles (190 km) northeast of Huntsville, Alabama, and 148 miles (238 km) northeast of Birmingham, Alabama.
Marijuana and Heroin
Marijuana and heroin are both big issues in Chattanooga. Court ordered and probation testing is available in Chattanooga and all areas of Tennessee.
Employers in Tennessee can participate in the Tennessee voluntary law for a Drug Free Workplace – T.C.A. 50-6-418, 50-9-100 ET. seq., and 50-6-110. This provides 5 percent discount on premiums to employers who establish a drug-free workplace program. National drug screening can assist with employer drug testing and drug free workplace programs.
Chattanooga is internationally known for the 1941 song “Chattanooga Choo Choo” by Glenn Miller and his orchestra. Chattanooga is also the birthplace of the tow truck, is home to the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum, the Hunter Museum of American Art and the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, which has the largest operating historic railroad in the South. Chattanooga hosts the Riverbend Festival as well as the annual Southern Brewer’s Festival and River Roast festivals which celebrate such traditional Southern staples as beer and barbecue. Other sites within the city include the Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park, the National Park Service’s Point Park and the Battle for Chattanooga Museum.
As of the census of 2010, there were 167,674 people, 70,749 households, and 40,384 families residing in Chattanooga. The population density was 1,222.5 people per square mile (472.5/km²). There were 79,607 housing units at an average density of 588.8 per square mile (226.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 58.0% White, 34.9% Black, 2.0% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 2.8% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin (regardless of race) comprised 5.5% of the total population. Non-Hispanic Whites were 55.9% of the population in 2010, down from 67.3% in 1980.
The overall crime rate in Chattanooga is 142% higher than the national average. For every 100,000 people there are 18.93 daily crimes that occur in Chattanooga. Chattanooga is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States In Chattanooga you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in Chattanooga has decreased by 5%.