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Ridgeside is a city located in Hamilton County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 389. Ridgeside is an enclave; its area is completely surrounded by the jurisidiction of Chattanooga.
Ridgeside is located at 35°2'6" North, 85°14'53" West (35.034975, -85.248112).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 389 people, 156 households, and 112 families residing in the city. The population density is 883.5/km² (2,250.6/mi²). There are 162 housing units at an average density of 367.9/km² (937.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 92.54% White, 5.14% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 2.31% from two or more races. 0.77% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 156 households out of which 30.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% are married couples living together, 7.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% are non-families. 25.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 2.97.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 18.8% from 25 to 44, 30.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 46 years. For every 100 females there are 81.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 79.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $88,996, and the median income for a family is $96,602. Males have a median income of $63,750 versus $45,313 for females. The per capita income for the city is $35,138. 4.6% of the population and 1.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.2% of those under the age of 18 and 3.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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