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Population (year 2000): 20,640. Estimated population in July 2005: 19,821 (-4.0% change)
Males: 9,660 (46.8%), Females: 10,980 (53.2%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $36,347 (year 2000)
Median house value: $80,300 (year 2000)

East Ridge, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in East Ridge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.7%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (20.3%), English (11.4%), Irish (10.8%), German (10.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), Scottish (1.7%).Ridge, Tennessee forum

Land area: 8.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in East Ridge

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Ridge city

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

2.9% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -518 (-2.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Chattanooga, (3.9 miles www.LoopNet.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (103.0 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (502.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA (1.9 miles Lakeview, TN (2.7 miles Ridgeside, Oglethorpe, GA (3.6 miles Fort GA (3.9 miles Rossville, TN Chattanooga, (3.9 miles GA (5.5 miles Fairview, Springs, GA (5.7 miles Indian Mountain, TN Lookout (7.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 20 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $74,500

Latitude: 35.00 N, Longitude: 85.24 W

East Ridge, Tennessee business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (17.2%), Educational,health and social services (16.0%), Retail trade (12.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,860 (-23.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,646 (15.1%)

Crime in East Ridge by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 4.8 4.8 4.8 0.0 4.8 0.0
Rapes 4 10 8 6 7 13
    per 100,000 19.4 48.4 38.8 29.1 33.9 63.0
Robberies 18 20 24 17 22 24
    per 100,000 87.2 96.9 116.3 82.4 106.6 116.3
Assaults 64 61 74 77 90 124
    per 100,000 310.1 295.5 358.5 373.1 436.0 600.8
Burglaries 207 322 264 223 230 320
    per 100,000 1002.9 1560.1 1279.1 1080.4 1114.3 1550.4
Thefts 799 862 904 869 912 875
    per 100,000 3871.1 4176.4 4379.8 4210.3 4418.6 4239.3
Auto thefts 97 120 117 94 91 138
    per 100,000 470.0 581.4 566.9 455.4 440.9 668.6
363.4 435.2 437.0 391.4 427.6 511.8

Average climate in East Ridge, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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East Ridge-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1997, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the East Ridge city center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.7 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near East Ridge:
  • HUTCHESON MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CHATTANOOGA REHAB HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to East Ridge:
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 4 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: CHA)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 45 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 91 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
Other public-use airports nearest to East Ridge:
  • DALLAS BAY SKY PARK (about 14 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: 1A0)
  • COLLEGEDALE MUNI (about 16 miles; COLLEGEDALE, TN; ID: 3M3)
  • BARWICK LAFAYETTE (about 22 miles; LAFAYETTE, GA; ID: 9A5)

Amtrak station near East Ridge:
  • 4 miles: CHATTANOOGA (GREYHOUND STA., 960 AIRPORT RD.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 7 $17,929 $30,735 2 $1,594
Local Libraries 2 $4,991 $29,946 2 $1,214
Other and Unallocable 7 $19,027 $32,617 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 32 $83,854 $31,445 0 $0
Other Government Administration 1 $2,339 $28,068 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,343 $28,116 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $18,841 $28,261 13 $9,513
Financial Administration 8 $23,762 $35,643 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $38,497 $30,797 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 24 $50,898 $25,449 1 $824
Firefighters 13 $33,629 $31,042 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $7,095 $28,380 0 $0
Totals for Government 121 $303,205 $30,069 18 $13,145
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Ridge:
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,821)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 6 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; FT enrollment: 6,914)
  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; FT enrollment: 3,171)
  • CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; KENNESAW, GA; FT enrollment: 9,589)
  • GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; GADSDEN, AL; FT enrollment: 3,360)
Library in East Ridge:
  • EAST RIDGE CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $105,897; Location: 1517 TOMBRAS AVENUE; 24,556 books; 810 audio materials; 24 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: East Ridge City Hall (A).

Shopping Centers: East Ridge Shopping Center (1), South Terrace Plaza Shopping Center (2), Osborne Shopping Center (3).

Churches in East Ridge include: Stanley Heights Church (A), Spring Creek Road Baptist Church (B), South Seminole Church (C), Church of the Redeemer (D), Scott Memorial Church of God (E), Saint James Church (F), Duncan Park Church (G), EAst Ridge Church of God (H).

Cemeteries: Mount Olivet Cemetery (1), Lomenick Cemetery (2).

Creek: Spring Creek (A).

Park in East Ridge: Camp Jordan Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


East Ridge compared to Tennessee state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in East Ridge:
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WLMR (1450 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: GRACE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJOC (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARAH MARGARETT FRYAR)
  • WUUS (980 AM; 1 kW; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in East Ridge:
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W284AE (104.7 FM; ORCHARD HILLS, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLOV-FM1 (97.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W241AF (96.1 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
TV broadcast stations around East Ridge:
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCNT-LP (Channel 65; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WYHB-CA (Channel 39; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: YING HUA BENNS)
  • WRNG-LP (Channel 63; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)

 

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