Alton Park Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located in Chattanooga’s Hamilton County, the neighborhood of Alton Park is a triangular-shaped area that covers approximately four and one-half miles. It is bordered by West 37th Street on the north, Tennessee Avenue on the east, and West 40th Street on the South. It incorporates zip codes: 37407, 37408 and 37410.
Alton Park’s population is 5,566. That high population gives Alton Park a rather high density, with 1,199 people per square mile, compared to Chattanooga as a whole which has 1,150 people per square mile.
This neighborhood also has a much lower income that the city; the median annual income for residents in Alton Park is $11,445. That is less than one-third of the $35,333 average for the city.
That would explain, of course, why rents are cheaper in Alton Park, with the average monthly rent at $212. The average monthly rent for Chattanooga is $525.
Females outnumber males in Alton Park, at 3,085 females to 2,481 males. In fact, the number of single-mother households is almost three times as high; 32 percent of households here are headed by single mothers in Alton Park. In Chattanooga as a whole, the number is only 11,5 percent. Families are larger here; in Alton Park, the average family is made up of 3.4 members, compared to 2.9 for the city. The average home price in this neighborhood is $65,473.
Hamilton County operates 22 elementary schools, 14 middle schools, 12 high schools and a number of specialty and charter schools.