East Ridge, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 21,118 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 10,539  (49.9%)
Females: 10,579  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37412.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,500 (it was $36,347 in 2000)
East Ridge:

$42,500
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,466 (it was $20,346 in 2000)

East Ridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,024 (it was $80,400 in 2000)
East Ridge:

$127,024
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $157,600; detached houses: $159,836; townhouses or other attached units: $118,158; in 2-unit structures: $142,627; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,721; mobile homes: $80,669

Median gross rent in 2017: $848.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Ridge: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Black residents, 33.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 28.0% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in East Ridge, TN (2017)
    • 15,19170.4%White alone
    • 2,92613.6%Hispanic
    • 2,71712.6%Black alone
    • 4822.2%Two or more races
    • 3251.5%Asian alone
    • 20.01%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in East Ridge by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
2
(9.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(34.6)
13
(64.8)
8
(40.7)
8
(40.8)
6
(30.7)
5
(25.1)
4
(18.9)
6
(28.0)
9
(42.1)
19
(88.5)
8
(37.4)
13
(61.0)
13
(60.9)
9
(42.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
17
(84.1)
33
(164.4)
35
(178.2)
33
(168.1)
27
(138.1)
39
(196.2)
45
(212.6)
33
(154.0)
36
(168.3)
32
(149.0)
40
(186.9)
33
(154.8)
17
(79.6)
19
(89.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
121
(598.4)
108
(538.0)
148
(753.5)
132
(672.4)
158
(808.3)
131
(658.9)
120
(566.9)
112
(522.5)
105
(491.0)
112
(521.5)
119
(556.2)
149
(699.2)
119
(557.4)
70
(331.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
322
(1,592)
254
(1,265)
333
(1,695)
358
(1,824)
294
(1,504)
279
(1,403)
264
(1,247)
230
(1,073)
240
(1,122)
203
(945.2)
253
(1,182)
194
(910.3)
154
(721.3)
140
(662.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
959
(4,743)
772
(3,846)
875
(4,455)
863
(4,396)
894
(4,574)
725
(3,647)
640
(3,023)
741
(3,457)
804
(3,759)
694
(3,231)
723
(3,379)
670
(3,144)
657
(3,077)
515
(2,437)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
111
(549.0)
85
(423.5)
81
(412.4)
76
(387.2)
67
(342.8)
62
(311.8)
75
(354.3)
86
(401.2)
107
(500.3)
115
(535.4)
135
(630.9)
118
(553.7)
91
(426.2)
94
(444.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(24.7)
7
(34.9)
4
(20.4)
5
(25.5)
6
(30.7)
2
(10.1)
5
(23.6)
4
(18.7)
6
(28.1)
3
(14.0)
3
(14.0)
4
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)517.7485.0576.8562.2543.3479.8438.3418.6470.0458.0475.0468.9401.1325.6

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City-data.com crime index in East Ridge, TN

Crime rate in East Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 50 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (30.0%), Irish (6.4%), English (5.7%), German (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), European (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1921

Land area: 8.26 square miles.

Population density: 2,555 people per square mile   (average).

East Ridge, Tennessee map

1,690 residents are foreign born (5.3% Latin America).

This city:

7.8%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,356 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,343 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (3.8 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (97.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (491.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lakeview, GA (1.3 miles ),
Ridgeside, TN (1.6 miles ),
Rossville, GA (1.8 miles ),
Rossville-Beverly Hills, GA (1.9 miles ),
Fort Oglethorpe, GA (1.9 miles ),
Chattanooga, TN (1.9 miles ),
Indian Springs, GA (2.2 miles ),
Boynton Ridge, GA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 35.00 N, Longitude: 85.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,959 (-22.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,690 (15.5%)

Distribution of median household income in East Ridge, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in East Ridge, TN in 2017

Property values in East Ridge, TN

East Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $105,600
Number of permits per 10,000 East Ridge, TN residents
Average permit cost in East Ridge, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in East Ridge, TN
Historical housing units in East Ridge, TN
Most common industries in East Ridge, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Food (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.5%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in East Ridge, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in East Ridge, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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East Ridge, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.13
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

East Ridge-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the East Ridge city center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Ridge-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 41.3 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 90.8 miles away from East Ridge 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 233.3 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 175.1 miles away from East Ridge 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 159.5 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 280.5 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 Hamilton County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in East Ridge:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF EAST RIDGE (1500 FINCHER AVENUE)
  • DCI EAST RIDGE (6104 NORTH MACK SMITH RD.)

Other hospitals and medical centers near East Ridge:

  • (CLOSED) COLUMIBA EAST RIDGE HOSP (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF FORT OGLETHORPE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CHATTANOOGA REHAB HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • PARKRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • (CLOSED) PARKRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER SKILLED NURSING (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, CHATTANOOGA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)

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.

Operable nuclear power plants near East Ridge:

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

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

  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 6 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 8 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 12 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Dalton State College (about 21 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Lee University (about 24 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 25 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Berry College (about 50 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in East Ridge: East Ridge Fire and Rescue (A), East Ridge City Hall (B), Puckett EMS (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: South Terrace Plaza Shopping Center (1), Osborne Shopping Center (2), East Ridge Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Ridge include: Church of the Redeemer (A), Duncan Park Church (B), East Ridge Baptist Church (C), East Ridge Christian Church (D), East Ridge Church of Christ (E), EAst Ridge Church of God (F), East Ridge Presbyterian Church (G), Fellowship Baptist Church (H), Frawley Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lomenick Cemetery (1), Mount Olivet Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Spring Creek (A), West Chickamauga Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in East Ridge: Camp Jordan Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.8%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in East Ridge in 2010:

  • 138 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in East Ridge in 2000:

  • 115 people in nursing homes
  • 72 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in East Ridge (2011 data):

  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: East Ridge Branch at 5401 Ringgold Road, branch established on 1970/06/03. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $24,563.4 mil, Deposits: $16,402.1 mil, headquarters in Memphis, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 180 total offices, Holding Company: First Horizon National Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: East Ridge Branch at 6501 Ringgold Road, branch established on 2002/10/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Cornerstone Community Bank: East Ridge Branch at 4154 Ringgold Road, branch established on 1997/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $423.1 mil, Deposits: $317.5 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Cornerstone Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in East Ridge:

Marital status in East Ridge, TN
  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in East Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - East Ridge
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Religion statistics for East Ridge, TN (based on Hamilton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant137,194357
Mainline Protestant31,98168
Black Protestant14,52561
Catholic12,6856
Other6,18731
Orthodox3884
None133,503-
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: 68
Hamilton County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 156
Hamilton County:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 259
This county:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hamilton County:

11.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

12.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.1%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.1%
State:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Ridge:

23.0%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Ridge:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
East Ridge:

33.6%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

53.0%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
East Ridge:

76.1%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Ridge, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 36$125,202$41,7344$3,905
Firefighters 18$73,270$48,8470$0
Solid Waste Management 14$34,948$29,9550$0
Parks and Recreation 11$33,442$36,4824$3,642
Streets and Highways 10$31,058$37,2700$0
Financial Administration 6$22,864$45,7282$3,111
Health 5$15,425$37,0200$0
Police - Other 4$10,304$30,9120$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,950$39,8002$2,032
Judicial and Legal 3$8,435$33,7402$3,697
Other Government Administration 2$13,552$81,3125$7,528
Local Libraries 2$6,018$36,1082$1,822
Totals for Government 114$384,468$40,47021$25,737

East Ridge government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $560,000 ($26.52)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,454,000 ($163.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,478,000 ($69.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,379,000 ($65.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,262,000 ($59.76)
    Central Staff Services: $879,000 ($41.62)
    Regular Highways: $788,000 ($37.31)
    Financial Administration: $683,000 ($32.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $268,000 ($12.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $250,000 ($11.84)
    Health - Other: $208,000 ($9.85)
    General Public Buildings: $195,000 ($9.23)
    Libraries: $163,000 ($7.72)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $206,000 ($9.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $100,000 ($4.74)
    General - Other: $88,000 ($4.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($2.89)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($2.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,038,000 ($238.56)

East Ridge government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,435,000 ($67.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $464,000 ($21.97)
    Other: $134,000 ($6.35)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($1.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $182,000 ($8.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,103,000 ($99.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $277,000 ($13.12)
    General Revenue - Other: $98,000 ($4.64)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($0.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,076,000 ($98.30)
    Highways: $586,000 ($27.75)
    Other: $95,000 ($4.50)
  • Tax - Property: $4,823,000 ($228.38)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $537,000 ($25.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $280,000 ($13.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $158,000 ($7.48)
    Other License: $80,000 ($3.79)
    Public Utility License: $8,000 ($0.38)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($0.19)

East Ridge government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,262,000 ($343.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,268,000 ($296.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $994,000 ($47.07)

East Ridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $550,000 ($26.04)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,178,000 ($245.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $471,000 ($22.30)

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,425 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.29%
Tennessee average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Catoosa County, GA  0.44% ($44,881 average AGI)
from Bradley County, TN  0.37% ($44,950)
from Walker County, GA  0.27% ($35,898)


5.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($519 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.02%
Tennessee average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Catoosa County, GA  0.48% ($40,446 average AGI)
to Bradley County, TN  0.36% ($45,149)
to Walker County, GA  0.29% ($33,008)
Businesses in East Ridge, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Marriott1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Cracker Barrel1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kmart1Waffle House1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens2

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)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, 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.)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)

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)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of East Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 48.6mTotal length
  • $4,554,000Total costs
  • 728,200Total average daily traffic
  • 102,798Total average daily truck traffic
  • 217,728Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in East Ridge, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 71950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for East Ridge, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in East Ridge)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 34.995361 Lon: -85.241889, Call Sign: KQY705,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.300 MHz, 460.325 MHz, 465.325 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2015, Expiration Date: 06/20/2025, Registrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 2310 Belle Arbor Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 698-3306, Fax: (423) 698-0446, Email:
  • Lat: 34.995889 Lon: -85.239917, Call Sign: WQUZ578,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.295 MHz, 155.205 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2014, Expiration Date: 12/01/2024, Certifier: Todd Penny, Registrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 1201 Crutchfield Street, Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 702-7517, Fax: (423) 698-0446, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 5512 Ringgold Rd (Lat: 34.992278 Lon: -85.228278), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WLP692,
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.500 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Phone: (423) 332-4953

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in East Ridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8860L , Serial Number: AA1B-0360, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/2013
    Registrant (Individual): George J Crowe, 3706 Connelly Ln, East Ridge, TN 37412
  • Aircraft: AIRBORNE OF AUSTRALIA EDGE X (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 659SJ , Serial Number: 582-388, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Benjamin Valdes, Po Box 9963, East Ridge, TN 37412
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/09/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 1 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED133$97,30077$106,922297$99,74719$28,6894$385,50073$99,884
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$102,7483$61,00026$95,3444$16,5000$05$85,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$92,08120$91,606109$114,89117$26,3230$010$68,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$105,66414$98,357102$116,0261$104,0000$08$76,875
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$96,4753$124,54724$124,9130$00$01$95,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.42 , 0116.00, 0117.00, 0118.00, 0119.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$102,36113$123,1001$120,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$218,2734$244,7501$193,430
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$105,7401$72,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$94,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$90,0001$90,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.42 , 0116.00, 0117.00, 0118.00, 0119.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Ridge, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Ridge, TN - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 112. The highest number of fire incidents - 146 took place in 2016, and the least - 84 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in East Ridge, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.1%), and Outside Fires (34.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in East Ridge, TN
    • 89450.1%Structure Fires
    • 61434.4%Outside Fires
    • 25214.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 251.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for East Ridge, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in East Ridge, Tennessee:

  • Fairfield Inn And Suites By Marriott, 1453 Mack Smith Rd, East Ridge, Tennessee 37412 , Phone: (423) 499-4080, Fax: (423) 499-4079
  • Motel 6, 2281 Cp Jordan Pkwy, East Ridge, Tennessee 37412 , Phone: (423) 894-1417, Fax: (423) 242-1257
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in East Ridge, Tennessee
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Ridge, TN
  • 78.2%Electricity
  • 20.2%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Ridge, TN
  • 90.6%Electricity
  • 8.5%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood


East Ridge compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

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  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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