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Work from Home in Chattanooga

Work from home in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where productivity, potential and a laid-back, low-cost lifestyle is calling.

Work from Home in Chattanooga

More companies are hiring remote workers, so why not work from home in Chattanooga? Connectivity isn’t a concern since Gig City boasts a 10-gigabit broadband network. Coworking space and a boiling hot startup scene fuel the flames of productivity. All work and no play? Nope. Museums to Moon Pies (yeah, we invented those), Chattanooga has the culture and cuisine chops to outpace any major metro, with outdoors that awe and lower living costs to boot.

High-Speed Internet

Gig City is that gateway to the first 10-gigabit network in the country and EPB Fi-Speed Internet is the world’s fastest internet and surprisingly affordable. Users can stream with buffering and power multiple devices at once. Plug into platforms and meet virtually without any lag.

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Lifestyle

Culture to craft cuisine to craftsman bungalow, character is around every corner in Chattanooga.

Downtown Chattanooga is the city’s revitalized heartbeat, pulsing with five distinct neighborhoods.

Brick warehouses with a history, new townhomes and more in between are part of a fresh wave of living. Downtown shopping ranges from eclectic to edgy. Warehouse Row blends the historic past and retail present. Over on Main Street, artisan makers and shopkeepers fix their focus on handcrafted cuisine, furniture and other locally sourced goods. Want more? Head to one of Frommer’s top-10 public markets in America, the Chattanooga Market.

Chattanooga changes by the block.

The Hunter Museum of American Art houses one of the largest collections of its kind. For more than 30 years, African-American heritage has been celebrated at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center. Explore gardens, historic B&B’s, cafes and galleries in the Bluff View Art District. Get in tune with Chattanooga’s music scene. The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera present Mozart to modern, and the stars come out for the annual Moon River Festival.

Social calendars aren’t the only full things in Chattanooga. Prepare your belly for a culinary scene like no other. Cult-food favorites like Moon Pies, Little Debbie, Clumpie’s Ice Cream and Double Cola are Chattanooga originals. The Flying Squirrel is known as one of the best-designed bars in the country and St. John’s serves up entrees with an edge.

Dial up a drink at the Londoner, a speakeasy located through a phone booth (The Londoner), or steal away to Whiskey Thief, a bar on the roof of an art-filled hotel. Make history at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery, the first legal whiskey distiller in Chattanooga in more than 100 years.

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Outdoors

Blaze a trail to Chattanooga for some of the most jaw-dropping, heart-pounding outdoor experiences. The outdoor mecca of the Southeast, Chattanooga’s natural assets are tested by everyone, from Ironmen and women to weekend warriors.

Leave the beaten path behind with Olympic-worthy experiences nearby like whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River, or paddle boarding and kayaking on the river just steps from downtown. Chattanooga is a rock climbers paradise. Beginners and pros scurry and scale sandstone boulders and countless cliffs. Sunset Park at Lookout Mountain is some of Tennessee’s best single-pitch trad climbing.

For something closer to Earth, Ruby Falls and Rock City are just 10 minutes from downtown. Ruby Falls is the nation’s tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public. Spy gardens, traverse bridges and bathe in views at Rock City.

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Cost of Living

Wages and salaries go further in Chattanooga, where residents pay less for housing, healthcare, transportation and other quality of life factors.

Rent for an apartment averages about $1,000 per month or less. Interested in buying? The median home listing price in Chattanooga is just $230,000 according to Realtor.com.

Average cost of living in Chattanooga, where 100 is the National Average.

 

Composite

94.5

Housing

94.9

Utilities

92.8

Grocery

100.1

Transportation

91.2

Healthcare

95.8

Misc. Goods and Services

93.1

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Best City to Work Remote

TimeOut calls us the best city to work from home in the country.

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