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East Ridge is a city in Hamilton County, in the Chattanooga metro area.
The latitude of East Ridge is 35.014N. The longitude is -85.251W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 778 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,003.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Ridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hamilton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chattanooga area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37412 ZIP code.
13% of East Ridge residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Ridge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Ridge was $20,346, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of East Ridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in East Ridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $449. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $749.
Libraries in East Ridge include East Ridge City Library ... View libraries
Hamilton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Ridge political report.
The average commute time for East Ridge workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in East Ridge between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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