East Cleveland, Tennessee

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Population in 2010: 1,608. Population change since 2000: -7.0%
Males: 855  (53.2%)
Females: 753  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 37311.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $27,263 (it was $22,610 in 2000)
East Cleveland:

$27,263
TN:

$47,275

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $14,666 (it was $10,649 in 2000)

East Cleveland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $74,994 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
East Cleveland:

$74,994
TN:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $51,081; Detached houses: $55,082; Mobile homes: $23,774

Median gross rent in 2015: $622.

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  • Races in East Cleveland, TN (2010)

    East Cleveland races chart
    • 1,41087.7%White alone
    • 1006.2%Black alone
    • 623.9%Hispanic
    • 231.4%Two or more races
    • 100.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

Races in East Cleveland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Cleveland: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (26.1%), American (21.7%), German (6.9%), English (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,265 people per square mile   (low).

East Cleveland,TN real estate house value index trend

East Cleveland, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in East Cleveland:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Cleveland CDP:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 22.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

East Cleveland CDP:  0.7% ($293)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
East Cleveland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (24.4 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (99.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (487.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cleveland, TN (1.2 miles ), South Cleveland, TN (1.8 miles ), Wildwood Lake, TN (1.9 miles ), West Bradley, TN (2.3 miles ), Hopewell, TN (2.5 miles ), Southeast Bradley, TN (2.6 miles ), South Bradley, TN (2.7 miles ), Charleston, TN (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.15 N, Longitude: 84.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 423

East Cleveland household income distribution East Cleveland home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (42%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (41%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in East Cleveland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Cleveland, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

East Cleveland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the East Cleveland place center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 26.0 miles away from the place center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Cleveland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from East Cleveland center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 217.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 161.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 283.1 miles away from East Cleveland center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 182.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bradley County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Flash Floods: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Cleveland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Cleveland:

  • KIDNEY CENTER OF CLEVELAND (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • BRADLEY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • SKYRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • FAMILY HOME CARE CLEVELAND (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • BRADLEY CO NH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • FMC BRADLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • BRADLEY HEALTH CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)

Operable nuclear power plants near East Cleveland:

  • 20 miles: Sequoyah 1 and 2 in Soddy-Daisy, TN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Cleveland:

  • Lee University (about 2 miles; Cleveland, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 4 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 14 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 22 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 27 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Dalton State College (about 28 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Roane State Community College (about 53 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)

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Churches in East Cleveland include: East Cleveland Baptist Church (A), Spring Place Church (B), Hampton Drive Church (C), Cloverleaf Church (D), Washington Avenue Baptist Church (E), Cleveland Temple (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bradley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.29

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.34
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.65
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 39.8%
(42.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.3%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.7%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Tennessee average:

12.0

East Cleveland travel time to work - commute East Cleveland mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Cleveland CDP (based on Bradley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant51,000145
Mainline Protestant6,00025
Catholic1,8631
Other5102
Black Protestant4256
None39,165-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Bradley County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Bradley County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Bradley County:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Bradley County:

27.6%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
East Cleveland:

46.1%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
East Cleveland:

41.0%
State:

44.4%

Average BMI:
East Cleveland:

28.9
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Cleveland:

24.6%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
East Cleveland:

9.9%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.7%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
East Cleveland:

53.0%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
East Cleveland:

77.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Cleveland, TN Residents

6.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hamilton County, TN  1.09% ($33,979 average AGI)
from Polk County, TN  0.48% ($27,405)
from McMinn County, TN  0.38% ($27,435)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($201 average AGI)
Bradley County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hamilton County, TN  1.15% ($33,135 average AGI)
to McMinn County, TN  0.43% ($27,054)
to Polk County, TN  0.42% ($27,238)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Cleveland:

  • WBAC (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WCLE (1570 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Cleveland:

  • WOCE (93.1 FM; BENTON, TN; Owner: LB RADIO OF CHATTANOOGA, LLC)
  • W217AN (91.3 FM; PROSPECT, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WCLE-FM (104.1 FM; CALHOUN, TN; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Cleveland:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WTNB-CA (Channel 27; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPDP-LP (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$93,7223$59,80312$109,5261$26,7401$99,7804$139,4130$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$38,7200$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$73,6902$34,45011$85,1571$39,5000$01$72,1401$55,490
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$63,5400$04$82,6100$00$01$22,3800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00 , 0104.00, 0108.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$90,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00 , 0104.00, 0108.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

East Cleveland compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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