By the Numbers

By the Numbers

June 1st, 2016 by Dave Flessner in FYI - 2015

The campus of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee in Chattanooga, Tenn., is seen Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.

Photo by Doug Strickland /Times Free Press.

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Biggest banks in metro Chattanooga

Deposits in metro Chattanooga banks totalled more than $9 billion. Bank deposits in the 6-county metro area in 2015 are divided among 27 banks which collectively operate 156 offices.

1. First Tennessee Bank, $2.1 billion in local deposits

2. SunTrust Bank, $1.75 billion in local deposits

3. Regions Bank, $1.18 billion in local deposits

4. Pinnacle Bank (CapitalMark), $592.7 million in local deposits

5. First Volunteer Bank, $427 million in local deposits

6. Bank of America, $338 million in local deposits

7. SmartBank, $338 million in local deposits

8. FirstBank (Northwest Georgia Bank), $330 million in local deposits

9. FSGBank, $316 million in local deposits

10. Citizens Tri-County Bank, $295 million in local deposits

Source: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Deposits as of June 30, 2015, in Hamilton, Sequatchie and Marion counties in Tennessee and Catoosa, Dade and Walker counties in Georgia.

Biggest banks in metro Dalton

Deposits in metro Dalton totaled more than $2.3 billion in 2015. Deposits were split among 12 banks which operate 33 offices.

1.Branch Banking and Trust Company, $442.9 million in local deposits

2. Bank of America, $442 million in local deposits

3. Wells Fargo Bank, $378.9 million in local deposits

4. Community & Southern Bank, $212.1 million in local deposits

5. First Bank of Dalton, $184.7 million in local deposits

Source: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Deposits as of June 30, 2015, in Whitfield and Murray counties.

Biggest banks in metro Cleveland

Deposits in metro Cleveland totaled more than $1.5 billion in 2015. Deposits were split among 16 banks which collectively operate 36 offices.

1. First Tennessee Bank, $255.8 million in local deposits

2. Southern Heritage Bank, $231.5 million in local deposits

3. Branch Banking and Trust Company, $222.6 million in local deposits

4. Regions Bank, $211.9 million in local deposits

5. Bank of Cleveland, $186.5 million in local deposits

Source: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Deposits as of June 30, 2015, in Bradley and Polk counties.

Biggest employers

The largest employers in Chattanooga

1. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

2. Hamilton County Department of Education

3. Erlanger Health System

4. Tennessee Valley Authority

5. Amazon.com

6. Unum Corp.

7. McKee Foods Corp.

8. CHI Memorial Health Care

9. City of Chattanooga government

10. Volkswagen of America

Source: 2016 Major Employer List by the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce

Biggest job additions in 2015

1. Gestamp automotive supplier adding new $180 million of Chattanooga plants, 510 jobs

2. Vanguard National Trailer Corp., $30 million semi-trailer plants, 400 jobs

3. Amazon, expansion of the Chattanooga fulfillment center, 400 jobs

4. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, $55 million new automotive plant, 325 jobs

5. Schnellecke Logistics USA, a logistical support company for the automotive industry, 300 jobs

6. West Star Aviation, aircraft maintenance and repair facility, 200 jobs

7. Coyote Logistics, expansion of Chattanooga facilities, 160 jobs

8. Marketing Alliance Group, manufacturer of displays and visual merchandising, 100 employees

9. RemSourceUSA Inc., plastic molding manufacturer undergoing a $4 million project with 89 employees

10 VaynerMedia advertising agency expansion in downtown Chattanooga, 75 jobs

Source: Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce

Top building projects

Builders began construction in 2015 on $467.5 million of new projects in the city of Chattanooga. The biggest projects started last year, based upon city building inspection reports, were:

1. A 10-story apartment, office and parking facility with 125 rental units at 728 Market St., $24.8 million

2. Volkswagen body shop and tech center remodel as part of the expansion in the Enterprise Center South industrial park, $17.1 million

3. The Edward Hotel, a 90-unit boutique inn at 102 Walnut Street, $12 million

4. Gold building renovation start for a new Westin Hotel at 801 Pine Street, $12 million

5. Moccasin Bend wastewater treatment plant disinfection system upgrade at 455 Moccasin Bend Road, $8 million

6. Erlanger East operating room and bed tower additions at 1755 Gunbarrel Road, $5 million

7. An 84-unit apartment complex on the North Shore at 10 Cherokee Boulevard, $10.5 million

8. Dominion Senior Living facility at 2143 North Point Blvd. in Hixson, $5 million

9. Gestamp automotive supply plant at 3063 Hickory Valley Road, $4.8 million

10. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors plant in the renovated industrial site at 7463 Bonnyshire Drive, $4.5 million

11. Polestar Development new grocery store and fuel center, 4110 Shallowford Road, $4.5 million

12. Gestamp automotive supply plant at 8001 Volkswagen Drive, $3.7 million

13. Tomorrow Building apartments and office complex at 818 Georgia Ave., $3.5 million

14. City of Chattanooga Eastgate Family Justice Center renovation, $3.5 million

15. New Tire Discounter stores at 5681 Highway 153 and 6242 Lee Highway, $3 million

Source: Chattanooga Building Inspection Department biggest building permits issued in 2015

How we get to work

SINGLE OCCUPANCY: 83.2 percent of workers in Hamilton County drive to work alone

CARPOOL: 7.9 percent of workers in Hamilton County ride with someone else to work

ON FOOT: 2.2 percent of workers in Hamilton County walk to work

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: 3.1 percent of workers in Hamilton County ride a CARTA bus, take a taxi cab or some other type of public transport to get to work

AT HOME: 3.6 percent of workers in Hamilton work at home

Source: 2010 Census of Hamilton County, U.S. Bureau of Census