Red Bank

Why We Love Red Bank 

Red Bank is a great place for families and young professionals who want to be close to Chattanooga, but still live in an affordable suburb. Located in a long valley, Red Bank has stunning views of the surrounding ridges.

Red Bank History

Red Bank was originally known as “Pleasant Hill” during the mid-1800’s. It was not until 1881, when the community got it’s first federal post office, that they changed the name as there was already a “Pleasant Hill, Tennessee. The story is that the postmaster’s wife chose the name Red Bank after the red soil along Stringer’s branch.

Red Bank Schools 

Red Bank has two public elementary schools and one public high school; Alpine Crest Elementary School, Red Bank Elementary School and Red Bank High School. 

In addition to these schools, Red Bank is also near a several magnet and private schools. Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts (CSAS) is one of the most sought after magnet schools in the area. Near by private schools include The Bright School, Baylor School, McCallie Boys School, and Girls Preparatory School.

Demographic of Red Bank

Red Bank has a population of 12,102 and is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually and its population has increased by 3.87%. Spanning over 7 miles, Red Bank has a population density of 1,845 people per square mile. The average household income in Red Bank is $58,984.

Cost of Living on Red Bank 

Given its proximity to downtown Chattanooga, Red Bank is a great price. Overall, Red Bank is 14% cheaper than the national average, and the median home cost is $165,100