East Ridge demographics profile

StatisticEast RidgeTennesseeNational
Population density (sq mi)2,57315391
Median age37.338.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%57%55%
Speak English88%93%79%
Speak Spanish9%4%13%
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.

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  • The population density in East Ridge is 1581% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in East Ridge is 3% lower than Tennessee.
  • In East Ridge 78.05% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In East Ridge 12.91% of the population is African American.
  • In East Ridge 2.18% of the population is Asian.

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East Ridge population breakdown by race

RaceEast RidgeTennesseeNational
African American12.91%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.01%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race3.00%2.03%3.06%
Other race3.84%1.38%4.75%
In East Ridge, 11.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The East Ridge, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).