The greatest racial diversity in the Chattanooga region is in these two counties

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The greatest racial diversity in the Chattanooga region is in the two biggest counties - Hamilton in Tennessee and Whitfield in Georgia.

Breakdown of county share of white population, share of black population and share of Hispanic population:

Southeast Tennessee Counties

  • Hamilton: 71.1 percent - 19.5 percent - 5.7 percent
  • Bradley: 85.8 percent - 5.1 percent - 6.3 percent
  • Franklin: 88.4 percent - 5.2 percent - 3.5 percent
  • Bledsoe: 88.7 percent - 7.0 percent - 2.3 percent
  • Rhea: 90.4 percent - 2.4 percent - 5.0 percent
  • McMinn: 91.2 percent - 3.9 percent - 4.1 percent
  • Marion: 91.7 percent - 4.0 percent - 1.8 percent
  • Sequatchie: 93.5 percent - 0.7 percent - 3.6 percent
  • Meigs: 94.3 percent - 1.5 percent - 2.0 percent
  • Polk: 95.0 percent - 0.7 percent - 2.1 percent
  • Grundy: 95.9 percent - 0.6 percent - 1.3 percent

Northwest Georgia Counties

  • Whitfield: 58.2