Signal Mountain, Hamilton County, Tennessee

Signal Mountain: Town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States

About

Signal Mountain is a town located in the county of Hamilton in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,554 and a population density of 348 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,640 inhabitants.

The town was created 104 years ago in 1918.

Quick Facts about Signal Mountain

Population : 8,640 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : Hamilton County
Postal code : 37377
Phone Area Codes : 423
Area : 21.69 km2
Altitude : 1,703 feet / 519 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1919 (104 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:40:16 (3rd February 2023)
Density : 398 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.57% (2010-2020)
Signal Mountain locator map
Location of Signal Mountain on Tennessee map.
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Signal Mountain Tennessee
Signal Mountain  Tennessee image

Geography

Signal Mountain is located at 35°7'21"N 85°20'38"W (35.1225700, -85.3438500).

Signal Mountain map

Demographics

The population of Signal Mountain increased by 12.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,554 - census
2011 8,325 9.26% estimation process
2012 8,399 0.88% estimation process
2013 8,447 0.57% estimation process
2014 8,449 0.02% estimation process
2015 8,463 0.17% estimation process
2016 8,517 0.63% estimation process
2017 8,536 0.22% estimation process
2018 8,536 0% estimation process
2019 8,606 0.81% estimation process
2020 8,640 0.39% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,108
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,573
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,058
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,625
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.2%
People over 65 (%) : 18.0%
Female persons, % : 50.7%
White only, percent : 88.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 6.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 10.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 80.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 271
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 13.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 87.6%

Signal Mountain zip code is 37377. County name: Hamilton, County fips: 47065

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $448,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,948
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,258
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,006
2015-2019 Households : 3,566
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.80
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,164
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 48,583
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 46,163
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 70,147
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,116
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $124,803
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $50,924
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,075
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 630
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 314
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 189
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 844
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 159
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 873
2010 population per square mile : 4,656.8
2010 land area in square miles : 2.07
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $117,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,085
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $400
2015-2019 median gross rent : $609
2015-2019 Households : 5,395
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.20
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 72.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 55.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 26.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,431
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 167,894
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 208,643
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,422
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $26,561
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,080
Percentage of people living in poverty : 35.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,079
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 507
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 431
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 646
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 355
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 67
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 930
2010 population per square mile : 1,812.9
2010 land area in square miles : 7.59

People born in Signal Mountain (2)

People born in Signal Mountain, including United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Charles H. Coolidge, tennis player Emily Hangstefer, .

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Schools in Signal Mountain

College & universities near Signal Mountain, TN

Code Name City ZIP
221740 The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Chattanooga (TN) 37403-2598

Post offices near Signal Mountain

Post Office Name City ZIP
Signal Mountain Post Office Signal Mountain (TN) 37377

Other cities in Hamilton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hamilton County , TN.

City Name Population Title
Chattanooga 184,742 City in and county seat of Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States
East Chattanooga 154,024 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America
East Ridge 20,979 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America
East Brainerd 15,114 Unincorporated community in Tennessee, United States
Soddy-Daisy 13,719 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America
Middle Valley 12,684 Census-designated place in Hamilton County, Tennessee
Red Bank 11,769 Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States
Collegedale 11,400 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America
Walden 2,183 Town of the United States
Lookout Mountain 1,884 Town in Tennessee, United States
Lakesite 1,866 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America
Ooltewah 687 Census-designated place in Hamilton County, Tennessee
Ridgeside 446 Human settlement in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Signal Mountain distances to largest Tennessee cities