Dickson, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 14,952 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.1%
 
Males: 7,023  (47.0%)
Females: 7,929  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37055.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,430 (it was $34,549 in 2000)
Dickson:

$32,430
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,107 (it was $17,654 in 2000)

Dickson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $129,256 (it was $94,200 in 2000)
Dickson:

$129,256
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $142,144; Detached houses: $146,962; Townhouses or other attached units: $112,257; In 2-unit structures: $161,910; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,840; Mobile homes: $51,923

Median gross rent in 2012: $684.

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  • White alone - 12,063 (81.1%)
  • Black alone - 1,617 (10.9%)
  • Hispanic - 612 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 398 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 146 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.1%)

Races in Dickson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dickson: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.6%), English (14.5%), Irish (14.4%), German (10.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 794 feet

Land area: 16.5 square miles.

Population density: 908 people per square mile   (low).

Dickson,TN real estate house value index trend

Dickson, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Dickson:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dickson city:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

439 residents are foreign born (0.3% Asia, 0.3% North America).

This city:  3.0%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Dickson, Tennessee as of March 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Dickson to the number of sex offenders is 252 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,014 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,150 (0.8%)

Dickson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (33.8 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (34.5 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (399.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Burns, TN (1.9 miles ), Tennessee City, TN (2.6 miles ), Charlotte, TN (2.8 miles ), White Bluff, TN (3.0 miles ), Lyles-Wrigley, TN (3.1 miles ), Bon Aqua Junction, TN (3.2 miles ), Lyles, TN (3.3 miles ), Wrigley, TN (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 1998: 68 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2002: 51 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2004: 58 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2006: 92 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2007: 81 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $176,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.07 N, Longitude: 87.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,761 (+38.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,838 (61.2%)

Area code: 615

Dickson household income distribution Dickson home values distribution

Crime rates in Dickson by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000011100141
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.07.87.77.60.00.07.127.36.8
Rapes 7101071519129491187
per 100,000 53.781.080.256.4117.0147.492.068.328.963.978.054.547.4
Robberies 6178178121919111511101
per 100,000 46.0137.664.1136.962.493.1145.7144.379.4106.478.068.26.8
Assaults 49765951719382888166747650
per 100,000 375.9615.2472.9410.6554.0721.3629.0668.1584.4468.3524.8518.1338.3
Burglaries 57761001179012110414685968697100
per 100,000 437.3615.2801.5942.0702.2938.4797.71108.5613.2681.1609.9661.3676.6
Thefts 548640697609545620596554704675663678636
per 100,000 4204.15180.95586.74903.44252.24808.44571.64206.25079.04788.94702.14622.04303.1
Auto thefts 49595652357074914259272520
per 100,000 375.9477.6448.9418.7273.1542.9567.6690.9303.0418.6191.5170.4135.3
Arson 4622055226001
per 100,000 30.748.616.016.10.038.838.415.214.442.60.00.06.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 351.5504.3480.8451.9452.3591.4528.7533.8422.9437.8439.5455.0342.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Dickson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Tennessee average:

2.54
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,328 (+12.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Dickson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dickson, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dickson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/24/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Dickson city center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 tornado 29.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dickson-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from Dickson center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 141.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.0 miles away from Dickson center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 168.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dickson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dickson topographic map

Birthplace of: Douglas S. Jackson - Politician, Frank G. Clement - Soilder, John Mitchell (baseball) - Baseball player, Charlie Mitchell - Baseball player, Conner Rayburn - Television actor, Cory Pflieger - College basketball player (Rice Owls).

Hospitals and medical centers in Dickson:

  • COLUMBIA HOME CARE HOSPICE (446 HWY 46 SOUTH)
  • TRINITY HOSPICE OF TENNESSEE (719 EAST COLLEGE STREET, SUITE 401)
  • TRISTAR HORIZON MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 111 HIGHWAY 70 EAST)
  • DCI DICKSON (100 ACADEMY ST.)
  • HARPETH DIALYSIS CLINIC (254 BEASLEY DRIVE)
  • DICKSON HEALTH AND REHAB (901 N CHARLOTTE)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, DICKSON (812 CHARLOTTE ST)

Airports and heliports located in Dickson:

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College/University in Dickson:

  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson (Full-time enrollment: 544; Location: 740 Hwy 46; Public; Website: www.tcatdickson.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dickson:

  • Nashville State Community College (about 30 miles; Nashville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,436)
  • Tennessee State University (about 32 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 32 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 33 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Lipscomb University (about 33 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)
  • Belmont University (about 33 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Columbia State Community College (about 35 miles; Columbia, TN; FT enrollment: 3,383)

Public high school in Dickson:

Private high school in Dickson:

  • UNITED CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 212; Location: 784 HWY 46 S; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dickson:

Private elementary/middle school in Dickson:

  • DICKSON ADVENTIST ELEMENTARY (Students: 10; Location: 746 HWY 46 S; Grades: 1 - 7)
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Library in Dickson:

  • DICKSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $516,110; Location: 206 HENSLEE DRIVE; 79,908 books; 2,496 audio materials; 8,919 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Dickson: Dickson County Industrial Park (A), Dickson Golf and Country Club (B), City of Dickson Fire Department Station 2 (C), Dickson County Rescue Squad (D), City of Dickson Fire Department Station 1 (E), Dickson Municipal Building (F), First Call Ambulance Service Dickson (G), Dickson County Ambulance Service (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dickson include: New Hope Church (A), Assembly of Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church (B), Bowmans Chapel United Methodist Church (C), Church of the Nativity Episcopal (D), Dickson Cumberland Presbyterian Church (E), Dickson Missionary Baptist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), Hillview Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), Dugan Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Dickson Lake (A), Luther Lake (B), Luther Lake Number One (C), New City Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Johnson Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Dickson: J Dan Buckner Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Hogin Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 977 Pomona Road) (1), Southland Vending (201 Hyndman Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (2325 Sr 46 S.) (1), Budget Inn (604 East College Street) (2), Days Inn (2415 Highway 46 South) (3), Baymont Inn (1085 East Christi Drive) (4), East Hills Bed & Breakfast Inn (100 East Hills Terrace) (5), Econo Lodge (2338 Sr 46) (6), Dickson-Days Inn (2415 Highway 46 South I-40 & Highway 46 Exit 172) (7), Highland Motel (1414 Highway 70 East) (8), Best Western Executive Inn (2338 Highway 46 South) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Dickson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.5. This is about average.

City:

79.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 38.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.4
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dickson and their reported violations in the past:

WATER AUTH. OF DICKSON COUNTY (Population served: 51,735, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
Past monitoring violations:
  • Record Keeping - In SEP-17-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2008. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2008)
  • Record Keeping - In MAY-26-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2011)
SYLVIA-TENN CITY-POND U. D. (Population served: 4,713, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
BLUEBIRD HILLS SMALL COMMUNITY WATER DIS (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
EAGLE BAY MARINA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2013), St Civil Case under development (APR-01-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2013), St BCA signed (NOV-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St Civil Case under development (APR-01-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St BCA signed (NOV-06-2013), St Civil Case under development (APR-01-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2011), St Civil Case under development (APR-01-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
CUBA LANDING MARINA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-14-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2005. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.6%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 51.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 41.3% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.2%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Dickson in 2010:

  • 265 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Dickson in 2000:

  • 260 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Dickson, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Dickson compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with most branches in Dickson (2011 data):

  • Bank of Dickson: Main Street Branch, Bank Of Dickson, Pomona Office, Henslee Drive Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $202.4 mil, Deposits: $167.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Dickson Financial Corporation
  • TriStar Bank: Pomona Branch, Kroger Branch, Tristar Bank. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $168.3 mil, Deposits: $138.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Tristar Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Federal Bank: 200 Henslee Drive Branch, Highway 46 South Branch, at 611 East College St. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $446.5 mil, Deposits: $373.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 12 total offices
  • Traditions First Bank: Dickson Branch at 500 Henslee Drive, branch established on 2007/06/04; at 404 East College Street, Suite K, branch established on 2007/03/15. Info updated 2007/09/06: Bank assets: $109.8 mil, Deposits: $93.9 mil, headquarters in Erin, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Dickson Branch at 116 Mathis Drive, branch established on 1937/05/18. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Pinnacle National Bank: Dickson Branch at 501 Hwy 46 South, branch established on 2003/05/22. Info updated 2010/01/06: Bank assets: $4,846.7 mil, Deposits: $3,690.4 mil, headquarters in Nashville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc.
  • First Bank: Highway 46 South Branch at Highway 46 South, branch established on 1999/03/17. Info updated 2012/02/21: Bank assets: $2,074.4 mil, Deposits: $1,734.5 mil, headquarters in Lexington, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: First South Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Farmers and Merchants Bank: Dickson County Office Branch at 106 Hwy 70 East, Suite3, branch established on 2007/01/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,013.4 mil, Deposits: $856.9 mil, headquarters in Columbia, TN, positive income, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers And Merchants Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Dickson Branch at 723 East College Street, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dickson, Tennessee:

  • Comfort Inn Of Dickson, 2325 Hwy 465, Dickson, TN 37056 , Phone: (615) 446-2423
  • Quality Inn, 1085 E Christi Dr, Dickson, TN 37055 , Phone: (615) 740-1000, Fax: (615) 326-0418
  • Hampton Inn, 1080 E Christi Dr, Dickson, TN 37055 , Phone: (615) 446-1088, Fax: (615) 446-4388
  • Ramada Inn, 2420 Hwy 46 S, Dickson, TN 37055 , Phone: (615) 446-9081, Fax: (615) 446-9081
  • Comfort Inn Dickson, 1025 E Christi Dr, Dickson, TN 37055 , Phone: (615) 441-5252, Fax: (615) 441-5295
  • Quality Inn, 1055 E Christi Dr, Dickson, TN 37055 , Phone: (615) 740-0074, Fax: (615) 740-0420
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 100 Barzani Blvd, Dickson, TN 37055 , Phone: (615) 446-2781, Fax: (615) 446-4077
  • Best Western Executive Inn, 2338 Hwy 46 S, Dickson, TN 37055 , Phone: (615) 446-0541, Fax: (615) 446-9950
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dickson, Tennessee

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Dickson travel time to work - commute Dickson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Dickson city (based on Dickson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.40%
Here: 43.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents38.7%22.6%14.3%6.2%3.9%
Congregations15.3%30.6%20.4%1.0%6.1%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God of ProphecyCumberland Presbyterian ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.7%2.4%2.3%2.2%4.7%
Congregations1.0%7.1%3.1%2.0%13.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Dickson County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Dickson County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Dickson County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Dickson County:

30.0%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$13,188$39,5640$0
Other Government Administration 15$29,488$23,5900$0
Judicial and Legal 10$18,576$22,2911$886
Police Protection - Officers 45$170,513$45,4700$0
Police - Other 3$8,507$34,0280$0
Firefighters 34$127,990$45,1730$0
Fire - Other 1$3,264$39,1680$0
Streets and Highways 14$37,413$32,0680$0
Welfare 4$26,540$79,62021$14,756
Solid Waste Management 5$14,393$34,5430$0
Parks and Recreation 8$25,052$37,57811$4,612
Electric Power 65$368,662$68,0610$0
Gas Supply 60$267,870$53,5741$266
Other and Unallocable 25$68,618$32,9370$0
Totals for Government 293$1,180,074$48,33134$20,520

Dickson government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Gas Utilities: $3,052,000 ($204.12)
    Electric Utilities: $1,589,000 ($106.27)
    Regular Highways: $144,000 ($9.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($3.68)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $56,101,000 ($3752.07)
    Gas Utilities: $43,740,000 ($2925.36)
    Police Protection: $3,699,000 ($247.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,404,000 ($160.78)
    Regular Highways: $1,547,000 ($103.46)
    Central Staff Services: $1,244,000 ($83.20)
    Financial Administration: $891,000 ($59.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $781,000 ($52.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $754,000 ($50.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $550,000 ($36.78)
    General - Other: $490,000 ($32.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $177,000 ($11.84)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,024,000 ($68.49)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $841,000 ($56.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000 ($14.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Gas Utilities: $145,000 ($9.70)
    Police Protection: $76,000 ($5.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000 ($1.81)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($1.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($1.34)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($1.07)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,699,000 ($849.32)

Dickson government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $90,000 ($6.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($2.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($0.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $575,000 ($38.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,096,000 ($73.30)
    Interest Earnings: $491,000 ($32.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $466,000 ($31.17)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $64,520,000 ($4315.14)
    Gas Utilities: $45,642,000 ($3052.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,012,000 ($67.68)
    Highways: $373,000 ($24.95)
    All Other: $183,000 ($12.24)
  • Tax - Property: $3,722,000 ($248.93)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,527,000 ($235.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $996,000 ($66.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $895,000 ($59.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $793,000 ($53.04)
    Other License: $153,000 ($10.23)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000 ($1.54)

Dickson government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,145,000 ($3019.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,943,000 ($2805.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,202,000 ($214.15)

Dickson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $509,000 ($34.04)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,169,000 ($1081.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,604,000 ($174.16)

6.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Davidson County, TN  0.99% ($32,273 average AGI)
from Hickman County, TN  0.83% ($23,755)
from Cheatham County, TN  0.42% ($29,176)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Davidson County, TN  1.03% ($29,729 average AGI)
to Hickman County, TN  0.58% ($23,583)
to Montgomery County, TN  0.37% ($22,415)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dickson:

  • WDKN (1260 AM; 5 kW; DICKSON, TN; Owner: EDMISSON & EUBANK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSE (1030 AM; 1 kW; WHITE BLUFF, TN; Owner: BERNIE BISHOP BROADCASTING AND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WNKX (1570 AM; 5 kW; CENTERVILLE, TN; Owner: HICKMAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAKM (950 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: FRANKLIN RADIO ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WHEW (1380 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: SG COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WCOR (900 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, TN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dickson:

  • W201BH (88.1 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WQZQ-FM (102.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNRZ (91.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WVRY (105.1 FM; WAVERLY, TN; Owner: REACH SATELLITE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFFI (93.7 FM; KINGSTON SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRVU (91.1 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: VANDERBILT STUDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WFGZ (94.5 FM; LOBELVILLE, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WNPL (106.7 FM; BELLE MEADE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Dickson:

  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNPX-LP (Channel 20; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W36AK (Channel 36; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Dickson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 28 meters (92ft)
Total costs: $1,431,000
Total average daily traffic: 122,670
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,198

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dickson, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dickson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dickson, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dickson)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dickson)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$118,02717$107,44355$133,0129$53,99210$76,1493$69,427
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$128,6601$123,8404$145,1180$01$63,6600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$121,9252$140,14520$142,7013$27,0631$77,8601$77,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$134,5802$141,4559$142,4771$44,6101$125,8101$46,730
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$87,9900$03$128,0630$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0605.00 , 0606.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$224,5502$166,765
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$135,7001$128,230
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$86,370
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0605.00 , 0606.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 199
  • Hazardous Condition: 61
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Dickson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dickson, TN
Most common first names in Dickson, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20372.7 years
William19973.5 years
Mary15978.8 years
John15172.1 years
Robert11173.4 years
Charles7572.0 years
George7276.3 years
Thomas6474.3 years
Willie4979.0 years
Dorothy4771.1 years
Most common last names in Dickson, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown6174.2 years
Donegan6177.4 years
Baker5576.1 years
Tidwell4370.0 years
Moore4377.5 years
Harris4378.2 years
Smith4275.8 years
Williams4074.9 years
Edwards3979.8 years
Petty3977.7 years
Businesses in Dickson, TN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike1
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King1Office Depot1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Cricket Wireless1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx4Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1The Room Place1
GameStop1U-Haul3
Goodwill1UPS8
H&R Block2Verizon Wireless1
Hilton1Waffle House2
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's2
Kroger1
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