Chattanooga Ranked 9th In SpareFoot's Top 15 Baby Boomer "Boom Towns" List

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

SpareFoot released a list of America’s top 15 Baby Boomer “boom towns,” and Chattanooga came in ninth place. 

Owner Josh Waldrum said, "We analyzed not just Boomer population growth for the country’s 100 most populated metro areas, but also per-capita growth in GDP, per-capita income growth, housing affordability and number of health care workers per capita." 

Here are the details:

Baby Boomer population growth 2000 to 2010: 2.4 percent
Average annual per-capita GDP growth: 1.
8 percent
Average annual per-capita personal income growth: 1.9 percent
Housing affordability index: 230
Total health care workers per capita: 0.044

You can view the full list and analysis here.


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