Cleveland metropolitan area, Tennessee

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Map of Tennessee highlighting the Cleveland metropolitan area.

The Cleveland, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in southeast TennesseeBradley and Polk – anchored by the city of Cleveland. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 115,788.[1] The MSA is also part of the Chattanooga CSA.




As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 104,015 people, 40,729 households, and 29,400 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 93.81% White, 3.40% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.77% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.86% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $32,339, and the median income for a family was $39,075. Males had a median income of $29,179 versus $21,209 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $17,067.

Combined Statistical Area[edit]

The Chattanooga-Cleveland-Athens, TN-GA Combined Statistical Area is made up of six counties in southeast Tennessee and three counties in northwest Georgia. The statistical area includes the Cleveland Metropolitan Statistical Area, Chattanooga Metropolitan Statistical Area, and the Athens Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Interstate 75, U.S. Route 11, U.S. Route 64, U.S. Route 74, and S.R. 60 pass through Cleveland and Bradley County. U.S. 64 and 74 also serve Ocoee, Ducktown, and Copperhill. U.S. 11 also serves Charleston and McDonald. U.S. Route 411 runs north and south through Polk county and serves Benton and Ocoee. S.R. 68 runs through eastern Polk county and serves Copperhill and Ducktown.

Major roadways[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Population and Housing Occupancy Status: 2010 - United States -- Metropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico more information 2010 Census National Summary File of Redistricting Data". 2010 United States Census. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 14, 2011. Retrieved April 14, 2011.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.