East Ridge, TN has a population of 21,311 and is the 2,040th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,573 per sq mi which is 1581% higher than the Tennessee average and 2740% higher than the national average. The median age in East Ridge is 37 which is approximately 3% lower than the Tennessee average of 39. In East Ridge, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 61% of East Ridge residents were born in Tennessee, 30% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.