Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee

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Comparative Profile of Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee

Comparing Tennessee Ridge 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
Age of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 7 8
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
People Above Poverty 5 8
Median Family Income 3 5
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 2 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 1 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 5
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Affordability of Rents 7 6
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Tennessee Ridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles SW of Clarksville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles W of Nashville, Tennessee
County Houston
Standard Zip Codes 37178
Phone Area Codes 931
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.311
Longitude -87.773

Tennessee Ridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DOVER 1 W
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
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Tennessee Ridge Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,334 100%
Male 651 48.8%
Female 683 51.2%
Under 18 308 23.1%
18+ 1,026 76.9%
65+ 249 18.7%
Median Age 41
Average Family Size 2.82
White 1,318 98.8%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 0.4%
Mixed Race 2 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1%

Estimated Tennessee Ridge Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,311
Growth -23
Growth % -1.7%

Tennessee Ridge 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 40.3%
Irish 17%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
English 10.6%
German 9.3%
Scotch-Irish 5.8%
Scottish 1.2%
Dutch 0.8%
Serbian 0.7%
Italian 0.6%
European 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
British 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Celtic 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tennessee Ridge, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Tenn Ridge (37178)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tennessee Ridge 1,334 $35,880
Cumberland City 316 $26,250
Dover 1,442 $42,266
Erin 1,490 $30,833
McEwen 1,702 $39,167
Slayden 185 $46,042
Waverly 4,028 $44,375
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