Ridgetop, Tennessee

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Ridgetop, Tennessee

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High Points

Ridgetop strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Tennessee):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 7% Ridgetop Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 10% Ridgetop Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Ridgetop People in Middle Class or Better
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 13% Ridgetop Walking and Biking to Work
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Ridgetop Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 18% Ridgetop College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Ridgetop, Tennessee

Comparing Ridgetop to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Tennessee (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 4
Senior Citizens 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 9 10
People Above Poverty 9 10
College Educated Adults 8 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 9
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 2 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 6 9
Low Property Crime 5 7

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Ridgetop Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 15 miles N of Nashville, Tennessee
County Robertson
Metro Area Nashville
P.O. Box Zip Codes 37152
Phone Area Codes 615
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.395
Longitude -86.779

Ridgetop Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 47 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
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Ridgetop Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,083 100%
Male 540 49.9%
Female 543 50.1%
Under 18 253 23.4%
18+ 830 76.6%
65+ 161 14.9%
Median Age 41
Average Family Size 3
White 1,041 96.1%
African-American 16 1.5%
Asian 6 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 17 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1%

Estimated Ridgetop Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,680
Growth 597
Growth % 55.1%

Ridgetop Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 32.4%
Irish 16.4%
English 13.7%
German 10.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
Scotch-Irish 6.2%
Swedish 2.9%
European 2.2%
Welsh 2%
Scottish 1.7%
Norwegian 1.4%
Italian 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
British 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ridgetop 1,083 $57,589
Goodlettsville 13,780 $54,159
Greenbrier 4,940 $48,262
Hendersonville 40,620 $57,625
Millersville 5,308 $47,868
Springfield 14,329 $42,018
White House 7,220 $55,731
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1. New Market, Tennessee 86.3   20.9% 14% 16.6% 27 $45,298 6% 7.6% 1,234 5.7% 20.3 0.8% 3.2
2. Blanchard, Louisiana 81.6   20.9% 14.6% 17.5% 25 $58,047 6.7% 4.7% 2,050 5.2% 17.1 0.2% 1
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