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Several neighborhoods and communities are located within the city.).

The racial makeup of the city was 89.00% White, 7.01% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.97% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.29% from other races, and 1.46% from two or more races.

The railroad bridge over the Hiwassee River to the north was among those destroyed by the East Tennessee bridge-burning conspiracy in November 1861.

Cleveland was occupied by the Confederate Army from 1861 to 1863.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.87% of the population.

There were 15,037 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families.

By 1838, Cleveland already had a population of 400, and was home to two churches (one Presbyterian, the other Methodist), and a school, the Oak Grove Academy.

The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.90. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.

East and South Cleveland are census-designated places within the city limits.