Ringgold, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 3,584 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +48.0%
Males: 1,626  (45.4%)
Females: 1,958  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30736.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,506 (it was $26,834 in 2000)
Ringgold:

$40,506
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,611 (it was $15,612 in 2000)

Ringgold city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,349 (it was $89,500 in 2000)
Ringgold:

$130,349
GA:

$173,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $632.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ringgold: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.0%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.2% for Black residents, 10.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ringgold, GA (2017)
    • 2,85278.3%White alone
    • 3268.9%Black alone
    • 1895.2%Two or more races
    • 1213.3%Asian alone
    • 1163.2%Hispanic
    • 220.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 148 registered sex offenders living in Ringgold, Georgia as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ringgold is 30 to 1.


Crime rates in Ringgold by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(108.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.0)
2
(53.7)
1
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(177.4)
2
(72.4)
1
(35.9)
3
(106.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.6)
2
(54.2)
3
(81.0)
2
(53.7)
3
(68.1)
3
(83.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(425.7)
17
(615.1)
13
(466.3)
2
(70.9)
21
(756.2)
5
(137.9)
12
(328.6)
4
(109.1)
52
(1,410)
19
(513.1)
19
(510.5)
13
(295.3)
25
(694.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(1,383)
35
(1,266)
27
(968.4)
20
(708.7)
24
(864.2)
30
(827.1)
40
(1,095)
16
(436.6)
37
(1,003)
34
(918.2)
21
(564.2)
19
(431.5)
14
(388.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
219
(7,769)
167
(6,042)
143
(5,129)
165
(5,847)
167
(6,014)
150
(4,136)
139
(3,806)
166
(4,529)
455
(12,334)
218
(5,887)
130
(3,493)
131
(2,975)
141
(3,917)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(603.1)
13
(470.3)
8
(286.9)
11
(389.8)
5
(180.1)
8
(220.6)
7
(191.7)
8
(218.3)
24
(650.6)
5
(135.0)
20
(537.3)
14
(318.0)
10
(277.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(70.9)
2
(72.4)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)594.2512.7399.9360.7553.1285.1310.0289.2913.8480.7383.4272.3370.0

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City-data.com crime index in Ringgold, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: English (18.5%), American (17.3%), Irish (9.7%), German (4.4%), Scottish (3.7%), British (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 781 feet

Land area: 3.93 square miles.

Population density: 913 people per square mile   (low).

Ringgold, Georgia map

263 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

7.3%
Georgia:

10.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Ringgold city:

0.6% ($516)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (12.4 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (89.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (498.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Catoosa Springs, GA (1.8 miles ),
Indian Springs, GA (2.0 miles ),
Boynton Ridge, GA (2.1 miles ),
Tunnel Hill, GA (2.5 miles ),
East Brainerd, TN (2.6 miles ),
Fort Oglethorpe, GA (2.8 miles ),
Varnell, GA (2.9 miles ),
East Ridge, TN (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.92 N, Longitude: 85.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,684 (+74.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 650 (41.0%)

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Ringgold, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ringgold, GA in 2017
Ringgold satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +718 (+42.1%).
Most common industries in Ringgold, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (18.0%)
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Truck transportation (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.3%)
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Ringgold, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.8%)
  • Cashiers (9.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)

Average climate in Ringgold, Georgia

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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 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
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 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.13
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ringgold-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Ringgold city 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 9.9 miles away from the city center injured 44 people and caused $45 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ringgold-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia 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 Ringgold center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from Ringgold center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from the city 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 236.6 miles away from Ringgold 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 161.0 miles away from Ringgold 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 288.7 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 Catoosa County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ringgold topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ringgold:

  • NORTH GEORGIA HOME HEALTH AGENCY, AN AMEDYSIS COMP (122 BATTLEFIELD CROSSING COURT)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ringgold:

  • NHC HEALTHCARE FT OGLETHORPE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FORT OGLETHORPE, GA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF EAST RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EAST RIDGE, TN)
  • (CLOSED) WOMEN'S EAST PAVILION (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • (CLOSED) COLUMIBA EAST RIDGE HOSP (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • DCI EAST RIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; EAST RIDGE, TN)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • CHATTANOOGA HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)

Airports located in Ringgold:

Amtrak station near Ringgold:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ringgold:

  • Southern Adventist University (about 10 miles; Collegedale, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,898)
  • Dalton State College (about 12 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 14 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 15 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Lee University (about 23 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 24 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Berry College (about 44 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high schools in Ringgold:

  • RINGGOLD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,139, Location: 29 TIGER TRL, Grades: 9-12)
  • HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 3960 POPLAR SPRINGS RD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Ringgold:

  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY FOR THE DEAF (Students: 21, Location: 1314 OLD THREE NOTCH RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ringgold:

Private elementary/middle school in Ringgold:

  • MISTY MEADOWS SDA SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: 124 KITTLE ST, Grades: 2-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ringgold: Ringgold - Catoosa County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 1 (A), Hutcheson Medical Center Emergency Medical Services Ringgold (B), Ringgold City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Town and Country Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Ringgold: First Baptist Church of Ringgold (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Anderson Memorial Gardens (1), Old Ringgold Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Little Chickamauga Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Old Stone Church (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 41 Old Catoosa Parkway), Aim Pest Control (Recreation Areas; 2319 Holcomb Road), Aim Pest Control LLC (Recreation Areas; 2319 Holcomb Road), Georgia Welcome Center (2726 I 75 South), Clark Randy (Tours & Charters; 46 Beverley Circle).

Hotels: Days Inn (5435 Alabama Highway), Days Inn Ringgold GA (5435 Alabama Highway), Best Western Hamilton Inn (388 Vining Circle), Comfort Inn Ringgold (177 Industrial Boulevard).

Courts: Catoosa County - Judicial- Superior Court Judge (7694 Nashville Street), Catoosa County - Juvenile Court Of Catoosa County (875 Lafayette Street), Catoosa County - Marriage License- Judicial- Probate Court (7694 Nashville Street), Catoosa County Government - Judicial- Clerk Of Court (7694 Nashville Street), Superior Court Judge (7694 Nashville Street).

Birthplace of: Austin Davis - Football player, Barbara Leigh - Actress and model, Hugh Hill (baseball) - Baseball player.

Catoosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ringgold that have no violations reported:

  • CATOOSA UTIL. DIST. AUTHORITY (Population served: 49,400, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.4%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
95 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Ringgold (2011 data):

  • Northwest Georgia Bank: Nashville Street Branch at 7731 Nashville St., branch established on 1971/11/29; at 5063 Alabama Highway, branch established on 1904/08/01. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $523.8 mil, Deposits: $427.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: N W Services Corporation
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: Ringgold Financial Center Branch at 5038 Alabama Highway, branch established on 2006/10/16; Ft Oglethorpe Office Branch at 1409 Dietz Road, branch established on 2002/07/01. 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
  • Gateway Bank & Trust: at 5102 Alabama Highway, branch established on 1997/04/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $253.1 mil, Deposits: $225.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Gateway Bancshares, Inc.
  • Capital Bank: Ringgold Branch at 6345 Hwy 41, branch established on 1986/05/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $120.8 mil, Deposits: $104.6 mil, headquarters in Fort Oglethorpe, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Catoosa Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community National Bank: Catoosa County Branch at 4914 Battlefield Parkway, branch established on 1999/10/04. Info updated 2009/03/16: Bank assets: $215.3 mil, Deposits: $188.0 mil, headquarters in Dayton, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • FSGBANK, National Association: Ringgold Branch at 35 Popular Springs Road, branch established on 2003/07/14. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ringgold Branch at 6982 Nashville Street, branch established on 1934/12/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Ringgold:

Marital status in Ringgold, GA
  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 35.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 22.6%

For population 25 years and over in Ringgold:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Georgia average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ringgold, GA (based on Catoosa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,95048
Mainline Protestant2,81511
Catholic5231
Black Protestant1851
Other71
None44,462-
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: 10
Catoosa County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Catoosa County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Here:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
This county:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.6%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ringgold:

49.4%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.3%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Ringgold:

28.6
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.2%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ringgold:

10.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ringgold:

6.9
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Ringgold:

31.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.8%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ringgold, GA 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 9$30,037$40,0491$545
Streets and Highways 5$17,574$42,1781$1,608
Sewerage 5$21,308$51,1390$0
Financial Administration 4$12,959$38,8771$2,002
Other Government Administration 3$13,601$54,4041$359
Water Supply 3$12,503$50,0120$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,204$31,2240$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,001$36,0061$602
Other and Unallocable 1$2,511$30,1321$1,594
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,002
Totals for Government 34$121,698$42,9527$8,712

Ringgold government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,239,000 ($345.70)
    Sewerage: $826,000 ($230.47)
    General Public Buildings: $64,000 ($17.86)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($13.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($7.53)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,232,000 ($343.75)
    Sewerage: $821,000 ($229.07)
    Regular Highways: $798,000 ($222.66)
    Police Protection: $696,000 ($194.20)
    Financial Administration: $494,000 ($137.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $218,000 ($60.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $183,000 ($51.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $168,000 ($46.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $142,000 ($39.62)
    General Public Buildings: $77,000 ($21.48)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($12.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($6.42)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($1.12)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $168,000 ($46.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $188,000 ($52.46)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($11.44)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($5.86)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($2.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,699,000 ($474.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $375,000 ($104.63)

Ringgold government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $645,000 ($179.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($20.09)
    Other: $23,000 ($6.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $154,000 ($42.97)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($2.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,018,000 ($842.08)
    General Local Government Support: $889,000 ($248.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $223,000 ($62.22)
    Interest Earnings: $120,000 ($33.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $111,000 ($30.97)
    Royalties: $34,000 ($9.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $968,000 ($270.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000 ($5.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($1.40)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $541,000 ($150.95)
    Property: $511,000 ($142.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $245,000 ($68.36)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $168,000 ($46.88)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $139,000 ($38.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $85,000 ($23.72)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000 ($3.91)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.56)

Ringgold government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,010,000 ($2513.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,730,000 ($2435.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000 ($78.13)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $584,000 ($162.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,067,000 ($1971.82)

8.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hamilton County, TN  2.96% ($40,446 average AGI)
from Walker County, GA  1.99% ($33,083)
from Whitfield County, GA  0.79% ($34,919)


8.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hamilton County, TN  2.74% ($44,881 average AGI)
to Walker County, GA  2.05% ($35,117)
to Whitfield County, GA  0.67% ($31,904)
Businesses in Ringgold, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Penske1
Baymont Inn1Pizza Hut1
CVS2Quality1
Chevrolet1Ruby Tuesday1
Cracker Barrel1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway4
Days Inn1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx5U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Waffle House2
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ringgold:

  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAL (1430 AM; 3 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ringgold:

  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMPZ (93.7 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: J.L. BREWER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • W284AE (104.7 FM; ORCHARD HILLS, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOV-FM1 (97.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W241AF (96.1 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Ringgold:

  • WRNG-LP (Channel 63; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS 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)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WLFW-LP (Channel 41; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
Ringgold fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ringgold fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 440ft / 134mTotal length
  • $66,408,000Total costs
  • 814,090Total average daily traffic
  • 20,135Total average daily truck traffic
  • 798,435Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ringgold, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ringgold, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ringgold)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 140 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Ringgold, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 221 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ringgold)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Ringgold)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED8$141,7635$150,07821$176,9521$31,8603$174,0931$35,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$134,4900$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$76,5708$157,3240$01$67,5500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$69,1601$104,1107$164,3430$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$160,7950$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$267,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$107,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$167,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ringgold, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ringgold, GA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 237. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 311 took place in 2016, and the least - 85 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ringgold, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.0%), and Structure Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ringgold, GA
    • 1,85646.0%Outside Fires
    • 1,35633.6%Structure Fires
    • 67816.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1473.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ringgold, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ringgold, Georgia:

  • Comfort Inn, 177 Industrial Blvd, Ringgold, Georgia 30736 , Phone: (706) 935-4000, Fax: (706) 935-3900
  • Holiday Inn Express, 38 Vining Cir, Ringgold, Georgia 30736 , Phone: (706) 965-6500, Fax: (706) 965-4816
  • Hometown Inn, 22 Gtwy Bussiness Dr, Ringgold, Georgia 30736 , Phone: (706) 937-7070, Fax: (706) 937-7065
  • Super 8 Ringgold, Ga, 5400 Alabama Hwy, Ringgold, Georgia 30736 , Phone: (706) 965-7080, Fax: (706) 965-7130
  • Quality Inn, 5437 Alabama Hwy, Ringgold, Georgia 30736 , Phone: (706) 965-4100, Fax: (706) 965-2228
  • Hampton Inn Ringgold/Ft Oglethorpe, 6875 Battlefield Pkwy, Ringgold, Georgia 30736 , Phone: (706) 935-4800, Fax: (706) 935-4888
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ringgold, Georgia
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ringgold, GA
  • 51.8%Electricity
  • 45.2%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ringgold, GA
  • 86.1%Electricity
  • 12.0%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Ringgold compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

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  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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