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Cleveland is a city in Bradley County.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named for Cleveland, OH. Another says it honors Benjamin Cleveland, Revolutionary War soldier; a third says it was named for John Cleveland, settler

The latitude of Cleveland is 35.159N. The longitude is -84.876W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 37,368.


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Median household income
Local
$30,098
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cleveland demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Taylor's Place
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 310. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 8.2 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • Foothills Country Fair - May 17-20, 2007
  • White Oak Mountain Bluegrass Festival - July 14-15, 2007
  • Apple Festival - Oct. 20-21, 2007
  • Cherokee Days of Recognition - Aug. 4-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cleveland web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cherokee National Forest, Red Clay State Park
Historic sites and museums: Primitive Settlement, Red Clay State Historic Park, Museum Center at 5ive Points
Colleges and universities: Lee University, Cleveland State Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 86

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cleveland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bradley County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37312 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Cleveland residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cleveland ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cleveland was $18,316, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

22% of Cleveland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Cleveland festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cleveland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $374.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $882.


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Libraries

Libraries in Cleveland include Cleveland History Branch, Cleveland Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Cleveland include Bradley News Weekly, Cleveland Daily Banner

TV stations in Cleveland include WFLI.

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Politics

Bradley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cleveland political report.

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Restaurants

Cleveland restaurants taking online reservations include Bald Headed Bistro ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Cleveland workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 17 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cleveland between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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