- Collegedale, Tennessee
Collegedale, Tennessee — City — Motto: Justice, Safety, Efficency Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee County Hamilton Incorporated 1968 Government – Type City Manager-Commission – City Manager Ted A. Rogers Area – Total 8.3 sq mi (21.6 km2) – Land 8.3 sq mi (21.6 km2) – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2) Elevation 784 ft (239 m) Population (2010) – Total 8,282 – Density 997.8/sq mi (385.3/km2) Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5) – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4) ZIP code 37315 Area code(s) 423 FIPS code 47-16300 GNIS feature ID 1280968 Website collegedaletn.gov
Collegedale is a city in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 8,282 at the 2010 census. Collegedale is a suburb of Chattanooga and is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Collegedale is home to Southern Adventist University.
Collegedale was founded as the site of Southern Adventist University (then Southern Junior College) in 1916. It was incorporated under a city manager government in 1968, the first city manager being J. M. Ackerman.
Collegedale is located at .(35.051578, -85.047004)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.3 square miles (21 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,514 people, 2,049 households, and 1,528 families residing in the city. The population density was 781.6 people per square mile (301.9/km²). There were 2,199 housing units at an average density of 263.9 per square mile (101.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.55% White, 4.37% African American, 0.01% Native American, 0.01% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.87% from other races, and 2.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.74% of the population.
There are 2,049 households out of which 33.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the city the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 25.2% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $42,270, and the median income for a family was $52,337. Males had a median income of $37,819 versus $28,345 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,604. 7.4% of the population and 5.3% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.5% of those under the age of 18 and 4.0% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.
McKee Foods is headquartered in Collegedale. Started in Chattanooga in 1934 the company moved to a facility on Southern Adventist University campus in 1956. McKee Foods is the producer of Little Debbie and Sunbelt snack foods.
Arts and culture
In August 2011 the Collegedale Public Library opened, supported by the city. Residents with a Chattanooga Public Library card are welcome to patronize the library, alongside locals.
Parks and recreation
Six parks are managed by the Parks & Recreation Department of Collegedale:
- East Hamilton County Park has a high school baseball field and three youth fields.
- Wolftever Creek Greenway is a greenway which spans throughout the city and continues to be expanded upon by the city.
- Collegedale Dog Park provides dog-owners with a dog park for unleashed dog socialization.
- Imagination Station & Pavilion is a playground and rental space located behind City Hall with a train theme.
- The Nature Nook is an amphitheatre built by the East Hamilton County Kiwanis Club for the city.
- Veterans Memorial Park is located along the Wolftever Creek Greenway and features plaques, sculptures and flags as a memorial to United States war veterans.
Collegedale was incorporated in 1968. It operates under a City Manager-Commission form of government. Five commissioners are elected by popular vote and they are responsible for choosing a city manager, who then proceeds to implement the commissions policies.
The city is located just off of the I-75 corridor. The Collegedale Municipal Airport is owned by the City of Collegedale and has about 120 stationed aircrafts stationed at it. In 2003 it was awarded the Tennessee Aeronautics Commission's "Airport of the Year" title.
Collegedale has a recycling program which requires the public to bring their recyclables to the city public works department. The city uses recycling to reduce the costs of landfill waste disposal and offsets the cost of recycling by selling the recyclable materials. Comcast provides cable services and CenturyLink supplies landline phone services. Electricity is supplied by EBP and the Chattanooga Gas Company supplies gas needs. The city and/or Hamilton County handles resident sewer needs and Eastside Utility District handles water services.
Health & safety
The city utilizes Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services for emergency medical services and contracts fire & rescue services to the Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department located in Collegedale. The local volunteer fire department, at Station 1, has 100 members and support staff and an ISO Class 4 rating. The Collegedale Police Department provides police services for the city.
- ^ a b c "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- ^ a b "Southern Adventist University". CollegeView. http://www.collegeview.com/schools/southern-adventist-university/. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
- ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- ^ Charles Reagan Wilson; Mark Silk (2005). Religion and public life in the South: in the evangelical mode. Rowman Altamira. pp. 128–. ISBN 978-0-7591-0635-2. http://books.google.com/books?id=tSU1ueVxSNIC&pg=PA128. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
- ^ "History". About us. McKee Foods. 2006. http://www.mckeefoods.com/About_us/Company_History/History1.htm. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
- ^ "About the Library". About Us. Collegedale Public Library. 2011. http://www.collegedalepubliclibrary.org/about.html. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
- ^ "City of Collegedale Parks & Recreation". Departments & Services. City of Collegedale. 2009. http://www.collegedaletn.gov/content/dept_serv/parks_rec. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
- ^ "Cdale Softball". Collegedale Softball. 2011. http://www.cdalesoftball.com/. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
- ^ "Collegedale Local Government". City Government. City of Collegedale. 2009. http://www.collegedaletn.gov/content/city_gov/. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
- ^ "Welcome to the City of Collegedale, TN". City of Collegedale. 2011. http://www.collegedaletn.gov/. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
- ^ "Recycling Information". Departments & Services. City of Collegedale. 2009. http://www.collegedaletn.gov/content/dept_serv/recycling. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
- ^ "Utilities". Area Living. City of Collegedale. 2009. http://www.collegedaletn.gov/content/area_living/util. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
- ^ "Fire, Rescue & EMS Services". Departments & Services. City of Collegedale. 2009. http://www.collegedaletn.gov/content/dept_serv/emer_serv. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
- ^ "Collegedale Police Department". Departments & Services. City of Collegedale. 2009. http://www.collegedaletn.gov/content/dept_serv/police. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
Municipalities and communities of Hamilton County, Tennessee Cities Towns CDPs Unincorporated
‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Collegedale Municipal Airport — Linn Field IATA: none – ICAO: KFGU – FAA LID: FGU Summary Airport type Public Owner City of Co … Wikipedia
Collegedale — Ciudad de los Estados Unidos … Wikipedia Español
Collegedale — Collegedale, TN U.S. city in Tennessee Population (2000): 6514 Housing Units (2000): 2199 Land area (2000): 8.333763 sq. miles (21.584347 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.333763 sq. miles… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Collegedale, TN — U.S. city in Tennessee Population (2000): 6514 Housing Units (2000): 2199 Land area (2000): 8.333763 sq. miles (21.584347 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.333763 sq. miles (21.584347 sq. km)… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Tennessee locations by per capita income — Tennessee is the thirty fifth richest state in the United States of America, with a per capita income of $19,393 (2000). Tennessee places ranked by per capita income # Belle Meade city, Tennessee $104,016 # Forest Hills city, Tennessee $68,228 #… … Wikipedia
Tennessee State Route 317 — Infobox road state=TN type=Dual route=317 alternate name= maint=TDOT length mi= length round= length ref= established= direction a=West starting terminus=jct|state=TN|Secondary|17 at Chattanooga junction=jct|state=TN|US|11|US|64|Secondary|2 near… … Wikipedia
Chattanooga, Tennessee — Chattanooga redirects here. For other uses, see Chattanooga (disambiguation). Chattanooga, Tennessee Chattanooga from Lookout Mountain … Wikipedia
List of high schools in Tennessee — This is a list of high schools in the U.S. state of Tennessee.Anderson County*Anderson County High School, Clinton, Anderson County *Clinton High School, Clinton *Oak Ridge High School, Oak RidgeBedford County*Central High School, Shelbyville,… … Wikipedia
List of museums in Tennessee — This list of museums in Tennessee encompasses museums defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific,… … Wikipedia
Miss Tennessee — For the state pageant affiliated with Miss USA, see Miss Tennessee USA. Stephanie Wittler, Miss Tennessee 2009 … Wikipedia