Ooltewah, Tennessee

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Population in 2010: 687.
Population change since 2000: -87.9%
Males: 342  (49.8%)
Females: 345  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

62.0 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37363.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,317 (it was $42,243 in 2000)
Ooltewah:

$25,317
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,021 (it was $23,034 in 2000)

Ooltewah CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $149,654 (it was $88,800 in 2000)
Ooltewah:

$149,654
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $119,007; detached houses: $119,394

Median gross rent in 2017: $792.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ooltewah: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.3%
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  • Races in Ooltewah, TN (2010)
    • 58785.4%White alone
    • 618.9%Hispanic
    • 192.8%Black alone
    • 91.3%Asian alone
    • 91.3%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Ooltewah, Tennessee as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ooltewah is 12 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (70.1%), English (14.9%), European (14.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 7.66 square miles.

Population density: 90 people per square mile   (very low).

Ooltewah, Tennessee map

162 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.3% North America).

This place:

2.9%
Tennessee:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $899 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $731 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (10.6 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (98.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (489.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Collegedale, TN (1.5 miles ),
East Brainerd, TN (2.0 miles ),
Apison, TN (2.1 miles ),
Harrison, TN (2.3 miles ),
South Bradley, TN (2.9 miles ),
Indian Springs, GA (3.0 miles ),
Ridgeside, TN (3.1 miles ),
East Ridge, TN (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 35.07 N, Longitude: 85.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +911 (+174.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 55 (24.2%)

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in Ooltewah, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ooltewah, TN in 2017

Property values in Ooltewah, TN

Ooltewah satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Ooltewah, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Food (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Ooltewah, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Top executives (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)

Average climate in Ooltewah, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ooltewah, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 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
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.27
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.39
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 2.26. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.26
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 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 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ooltewah-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Ooltewah place center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the place center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ooltewah-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 50.4 miles away from Ooltewah center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from Ooltewah 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 226.1 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 169.4 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 281.0 miles away from Ooltewah 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 169.3 miles away from Ooltewah 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).
Ooltewah topographic map

Main business address for: MILLER INDUSTRIES INC /TN/ (TRUCK & BUS BODIES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Ooltewah:

  • OPEN ARMS CARE CORP SITE #11 (10535 N HIGHWAY 58)
  • OPEN ARMS CARE CORP SITE #12 (10539 N HIGHWAY 58)
  • OPEN ARMS CARE CORP SITE #14 (9255 SNOW HILL ROAD)
  • HOME CARE SOLUTIONS (9420 OOLTEWAH INDUSTRIAL DR)

Amtrak station near Ooltewah:

  • 7 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 Ooltewah:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ooltewah:

  • Southern Adventist University (about 3 miles; Collegedale, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,898)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 10 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 13 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Lee University (about 14 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 15 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Dalton State College (about 21 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Berry College (about 55 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high schools in Ooltewah:

  • OOLTEWAH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,002, Location: 6123 MT VIEW RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • HAMILTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 9050 CAREER LA, Grades: 10-12)
  • EAST HAMILTON SCHOOL (Location: 2015 OOLTEWAH-RINGGOLD RD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ooltewah:

Private elementary/middle school in Ooltewah:

  • OOLTEWAH ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 100, Location: 9209 AMOS RD, Grades: KG-8)
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Points of interest:

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Churches in Ooltewah include: Salem Church (A), Hill Top Church (B), Holy Bible Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Silverdale Lookout Tower Cemetery (1), Floral Hills Memorial Gardens (2), Standifer Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Chattanooga City Government (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9318 Apison Pike).

Hotel: AVM Enterprises Inc (8923 Transport Lane).

Birthplace of: Luther Roy - Baseball player.

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 place:

2.2 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.0%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.8%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
33 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with most branches in Ooltewah (2011 data):

  • SouthEast Bank & Trust: Ooltewah Branch at 9218 Lee Highway, branch established on 2009/10/08; Southeast Bank & Trust, Loan/Deposit Production Office at 9203 Lee Highway, Suite 4, branch established on 2008/07/14. Info updated 2007/04/23: Bank assets: $266.2 mil, Deposits: $233.4 mil, headquarters in Athens, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Southeast Bancshares, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Snow Hill Branch at 5970 Snow Hill Road, branch established on 2009/12/21; Collegedale At Winn-Dixie Branch at 9409 Apison Pike, branch established on 1996/05/16. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Community Trust & Banking Company: at 9125 Lee Highway, branch established on 1999/06/21; Community Express Banking Mobile at 9125 Lee Highway, branch established on 1999/11/01. Info updated 2011/12/15: Bank assets: $134.0 mil, Deposits: $121.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Ooltewah Branch at 9231 Lee Highway, branch established on 1988/06/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • FSGBANK, National Association: Ooltewah Branch at 9217 Lee Hwy, branch established on 2002/07/08. Info updated 2007/10/03: Bank assets: $1,111.8 mil, Deposits: $1,020.8 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Group, Inc.
  • Northwest Georgia Bank: Ooltewah Branch at 5942 Reagan Lane, branch established on 2007/12/17. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $523.8 mil, Deposits: $427.4 mil, headquarters in Ringgold, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: N W Services Corporation
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: Ooltewah Branch at 9312 Apison Pike, branch established on 1994/02/02. 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: Ooltewah Branch at 9238 Lee Highway, branch established on 1993/04/06. 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: Ooltewah Branch at 8966 Old Lee Highway, branch established on 2004/06/01. 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 Ooltewah:

Marital status in Ooltewah, TN
  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

For population 25 years and over in Ooltewah:

  • High school or higher: 98.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ooltewah
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ooltewah, 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
This county:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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
Hamilton County:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
State:

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

12.6%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.2%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.3%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ooltewah:

11.7%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Ooltewah:

56.8%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ooltewah:

79.2%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ooltewah, TN Residents

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 Ooltewah, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1Publix Super Markets1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Cracker Barrel1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx2Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Hilton1UPS2
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Papa John's Pizza1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ooltewah:

  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WCLE (1570 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ooltewah:

  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W203AZ (88.5 FM; FAIRMOUNT, TN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W211BG (90.1 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ooltewah:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WTNB-CA (Channel 27; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
Ooltewah fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ooltewah fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ooltewah)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.4 Mi N Of I750 Nw White Oak Mt (Lat: 35.148278 Lon: -85.022722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 107 m, Call Sign: WNUY403,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2007, Expiration Date: 02/12/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2017, Certifier: Rita Fridley, Registrant: Young, Williams, Kirk & Stone, Pc, Knoxville, TN 37901, Phone: (865) 637-1440, Fax: (865) 546-9808, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 5888 Hunter Rd (Lat: 35.132028 Lon: -85.083833), Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WNSU757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022, Certifier: D J Bolton, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 211 North Union Street, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Fax: (703) 372-5176, Email:
  • Summitt Landfill (Lat: 35.053417 Lon: -85.086611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNNP311,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/1996, Expiration Date: 03/13/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2001, Certifier: Ronald A Farris, Registrant: Motorola, 1270 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Fax: (717) 334-9588
  • Lat: 35.084028 Lon: -85.065139, Call Sign: WQOE336,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.537 MHz, 452.712 MHz, 457.712 MHz, 457.100 MHz, 457.112 MHz, 457.125 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 457.150 MHz, 457.162 MHz, 457.175 MHz, 457.187 MHz, 457.200 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2011, Expiration Date: 09/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2011, Certifier: Pat Mccarty, Registrant: Creative Communications Sales & Rentals, 3332 E Broadway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 955-8405, Fax: (602) 955-1049, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

313 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ooltewah)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ooltewah)
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
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$166,22937$176,14588$179,5215$145,9347$152,4461$44,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$100,5002$49,71511$146,7471$7,3900$02$36,210
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$162,5386$123,48539$172,0414$29,9501$76,7402$66,510
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$168,69411$139,21820$162,7450$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$07$159,7241$157,3600$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.11 , 0113.14

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$211,6902$210,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$171,4650$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$40,9900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.11 , 0113.14

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ooltewah, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ooltewah, TN - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 61. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 82 took place in 2006, and the least - 16 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Ooltewah, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.9%), and Structure Fires (28.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ooltewah, TN
    • 45846.9%Outside Fires
    • 28028.7%Structure Fires
    • 21822.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 212.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ooltewah, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ooltewah, Tennessee:

  • Super 8, 5112 Hunter Rd, Ooltewah, Tennessee 37363 , Phone: (423) 238-5951, Fax: (423) 238-5956
  • Hampton Inn, 6145 Weir Way, Ooltewah, Tennessee 37363 , Phone: (423) 305-6800, Fax: (423) 305-6801
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ooltewah Springs - Chattanooga, 6274 Artesian Cir, Ooltewah, Tennessee 37363 , Phone: (423) 238-2916, Fax: (423) 238-2917
  • Springhill Suites Chattanooga North/Ooltewah8876, 8876 Old Lee Hwy, Ooltewah, Tennessee 37363 , Phone: (423) 301-5669, Fax: (423) 301-5670
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ooltewah, Tennessee
Most common first names in Ooltewah, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11871.8 years
William10075.8 years
Mary8279.4 years
Robert6168.8 years
Charles5372.2 years
John4773.7 years
George3476.4 years
Ruth3183.4 years
Dorothy3074.7 years
Helen2573.0 years
Most common last names in Ooltewah, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5475.6 years
Davis3872.1 years
Johnson3173.4 years
Jones3077.4 years
Wilson2971.5 years
Brown2576.8 years
Walker2472.8 years
Lee2279.7 years
Robinson2174.7 years
Williams2175.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ooltewah, TN
  • 63.8%Electricity
  • 25.2%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ooltewah, TN
  • 100.0%Electricity


Ooltewah compared to Tennessee state average:

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

Ooltewah on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #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"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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