East Ridge 74 Excellent
East Ridge Livability #95 ranked city in Tennessee#8,604 ranked city in the USARanks better than 70% of areas
A+ East Ridge Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ East Ridge Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% lower than Tennessee
East Ridge
8614% less expensive than the US average
Tennessee
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
East Ridge cost of living
F East Ridge Crime Total crime is 16% higher than Tennessee
Total crime
4,01756% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2556% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-27%Year over year crime is down
East Ridge crime
D+ East Ridge Employment Household income is 16% lower than Tennessee
Median household income
$39,34029% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,65431% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%48% lower than the US average
East Ridge employment
C+ East Ridge Housing Home value is 20% lower than Tennessee
Median home value
$116,20037% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$76819% lower than the US average
Home ownership
52%19% lower than the US average
East Ridge real estate or East Ridge rentals
F East Ridge Schools HS graduation rate is 1% lower than Tennessee
High school grad. rates
79%5% lower than the US average
School test scores
39%22% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
East Ridge K-12 schools
B+ East Ridge User Ratings There are a total of 7 ratings in East Ridge
Overall user rating
75% 7 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
80% 5 total surveys
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Living in East Ridge, TN

East Ridge, Tennessee is a medium-sized city with a population of 21,311 residents. According to the most recent Census, 78% of East Ridge residents are White, 13% Black and 2% Asian. Not a fan of sitting in traffic? One big advantage of living in East Ridge is the reasonable commute times to work. With an average one way commute time of 17 minutes, getting to work is faster than the national average of 26 minutes.

Living in East Ridge can be a good experience for anyone moving to the area. Having said that, in the state of Tennessee, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in East Ridge and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare East Ridge to Tennessee and the national average.

Using data and statistics East Ridge has received a livability score of 68/100. This score is ranked in the 53rd percentile when compared to all other cities. There are seven total categories that form the livability score. East Ridge scores well for amenities (A+) and cost of living (B). There are some categories that East Ridge ranks poorly for, including: crime (F) and education (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in East Ridge, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Assuming that East Ridge meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in East Ridge. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in East Ridge are simply unattainable. The median home price for East Ridge homes is $116,200, which is 20.4% lower than the Tennessee average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in East Ridge, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3, which is 3.2% lower than the Tennessee average.

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