East Ridge (zip 37412), TN


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East Ridge (zip 37412), TN

About East Ridge (zip 37412), TN

Living in 37412 East Ridge, TN is like living in a small town surrounded by the beauty of nature. The area is filled with lush green forests and hills, offering plenty of outdoor activities for residents to enjoy. The community is tight-knit and friendly, with locals always ready to lend a helping hand. Shopping, dining, and entertainment can be found nearby thanks to its convenient location near Chattanooga. With its small-town atmosphere and breathtaking natural landscapes, 37412 East Ridge, TN is the perfect place to call home. Mid-sized city - Extreme southeast Tennessee at the Georgia border, along I-75 110 miles north of Atlanta.

Zip Codes: East Ridge (zip 37412)
Cost of Living:
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 665 ft above sea level

The colorfully named Chattanooga is a transportation and historic gateway to the Deep South. It was a zone of contention in the latter stages of the Civil War, and history plays a big role in the city’s conscience. For years it marched on as a non-descript old-South city with areas of urban decay in the old city center, environmental and crime issues. An ambitious downtown redevelopment initiative, just completed with public and private support, has brought a lot of life back into the downtown area, both as a commercial and recreation destination.

The 22-mile Tennessee River waterfront is now a park and features several museums and a nationally noted aquarium. These improvements, the attractive mountain setting, favorable tax climate, and proximity of Atlanta services promise a stronger future. The area is still a bit weak on performing arts and some services, like air service, and there are still some lingering economic and crime issues.

Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley are located between the Cumberland Mountains to the west and the Appalachian Mountains to the east. Local topography is complex with a number of minor valleys and ridges rising as much as 500 feet in the city and 1,200 feet to the north and southwest. The climate is moderate characterized by cool winters and very warm summers. The topography causes weather variations within short distances. The Cumberland Mountains retard the flow of cold air from the north and west, moderating winter temperatures and precipitation. Winter weather is changeable with highly variable snowfall and occasional freezing rain. Spring and fall weather are particularly pleasant. First freeze is early November, last is late March.

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East Ridge Cost of Living
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Revitalized downtown, cost of living, and attractive setting make East Ridge a great place to live.

$214,000
-58.0% lower than avg
$50,226
-37.4% lower than avg
$880 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
-30.5% lower than avg
East Ridge Crime
52.3 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
Minimum annual income
To live comfortably in East Ridge, Tennessee
$41,040
for a family
$40,000
for a single person
Pros & Cons of East Ridge
   Revitalized downtown
Crime rates
   Cost of living
Arts and culture
   Attractive setting
Hot, humid summers
Cost of Living