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    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade C
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Walden is a suburb of Chattanooga with a population of 1,948. Walden is in Hamilton County and is one of the best places to live in Tennessee. Living in Walden offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Walden and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Walden are above average.

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About Walden...
Population
1,948

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$412,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,175
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Walden

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$100,750
National
$62,843

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