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People

Total Population 4,035
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,411
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 31%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,917
% Above Poverty Level 65.7%
% Below Poverty Level 34.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.7%
Median Gross Rent $610
Median House Value $91,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.9%
US/American 0%
English 14.3%
Irish 18.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rossville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles S of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 99 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Walker
Metro Area Chattanooga
Standard Zip Codes 30741, 30742
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.983
Longitude -85.286

Rossville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHATTANOOGA AP
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches
Station LAFAYETTE 5 SW
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Station DALTON
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chickamauga 3,115 $50,080
Fort Oglethorpe 9,547 $55,561
Lookout Mountain 1,664 $112,917
Ringgold 3,668 $52,173
Trenton 2,123 $39,063
Tunnel Hill 1,096 $57,917

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Rossville High Schools

RIDGELAND HIGH SCHOOL
2478 HAPPY VALLEY ROAD
706-820-9361
Serves 1,219 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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Hooker's Road and Iowa Monument c1907
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