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East Cleveland, Tennessee
Location of East Cleveland, Tennessee
Location of East Cleveland, Tennessee
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Bradley
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
968 ft (295 m)
 • Total 1,608
 • Density 1,240/sq mi (487/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 47-22500
GNIS feature ID 1283324

East Cleveland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,608 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Cleveland, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area.


East Cleveland is located at 35°9′14″N 84°51′25″W / 35.15389°N 84.85694°W / 35.15389; -84.85694 (35.154009, -84.856866).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,729 people, 692 households, and 471 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,360.4 people per square mile (525.6/km²). There were 769 housing units at an average density of 605.0/sq mi (233.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.08% White, 5.26% African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.69% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

There were 692 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.9% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $22,610, and the median income for a family was $23,893. Males had a median income of $24,125 versus $17,740 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $10,649. About 24.2% of families and 26.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.4% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.

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