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Overview

Introduction to Red Bank, Tennessee

Red Bank, Tennessee, in Hamilton county, is 4 miles N of Chattanooga, Tennessee and 107 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is part of the Chattanooga metropolitan statistical area.

Red Bank History

Red Bank was named after a red clay ridge. Before adopting its present name, the city was known as Pleasant Hill. It is located in Hamilton County, which was founded in 1819 and named in honor of Alexander Hamilton, the 1st US Secretary of the Treasury.

Red Bank and nearby Attractions

  • Dayton Plaza Shopping Center
  • Chattanooga Zoo
  • Houston Museum of Decorative Arts
  • Tennessee Aquarium
  • Booker T. Washington State Park
  • Chattanooga Regional History Museum

Things To Do In Red Bank

Red Bank offers easy access to various museums, including the Chattanooga African-American Museum, the Creative Discovery Museum, the Hunter Museum of American Art, the Houston Museum of Decorative Arts and the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. The Booker T. Washington State Park provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. The Chattanooga Zoo and the Tennessee Aquarium are accessible from Red Bank as well. One can shop at the Dayton Plaza Shopping Center.

Red Bank Transportation

Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Red Bank Higher Education

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, Lee University and Chattanooga State Technical Community College are in the neighborhood.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,794
Male Share of the Population48%
Female Share of the Population52%
Senior Citizens14.9%
Employed Population 16+6,008
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married40%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.8%
Median Earnings25+$28,612
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,304

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,933
% Above Poverty Level79.7%
% Below Poverty Level20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone39%
Median Gross Rent$719
Median House Value$126,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.1%
English14%
Irish13.5%
French Except Basque4.4%
Italian2.1%
Scottish1.8%
Polish1.2%
Swedish1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Welsh0.6%
Russian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Egyptian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
African0.1%
Danishn0.1%
German0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
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Red Bank Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hamilton County
Standard Zip Codes37415
Phone Area Codes423
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.12
Approximate Longitude-85.28

Red Bank Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCHATTANOOGA AP
Distance7.6 miles
Jan Temp30 to 49 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp49 to 72 F
Annual Precip54.5 inches
StationCLEVELAND FILTER PLANT
Distance28.9 miles
Jan Temp28 to 48 F
Apr Temp44 to 71 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip55.4 inches
StationDAYTON 2 SE
Distance29.6 miles
Jan Temp27 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 70 F
Annual Precip58.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chattanooga175,462$54,239
East Ridge21,311$50,611
Lookout Mountain1,930$130,714
Powells Crossroads1,338$62,647
Signal Mountain8,500$116,208
Soddy-Daisy13,162$54,657
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