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Population in 2012: 40,093 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.7%
 

Males: 18,599  (46.4%)
Females: 21,494  (53.6%)

Median resident age:  37.7 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28601.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,764 (it was $37,236 in 2000)
Hickory:

$36,764
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,299

Hickory city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $152,500 (it was $116,600 in 2000)
Hickory:

$152,500
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $191,899; Detached houses: $209,717; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,438; In 2-unit structures: $209,096; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,378; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,876; Mobile homes: $21,707

Median gross rent in 2012: $645.

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  • White alone - 28,073 (70.1%)
  • Black alone - 5,094 (12.7%)
  • Hispanic - 4,895 (12.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1,062 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 624 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 194 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 133 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hickory: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.4%), English (10.1%), Irish (9.6%), United States (9.2%), Scottish (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1870

Land area: 28.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,428 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hickory:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hickory city:

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

3,891 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This city:  9.7%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 97 registered sex offenders living in Hickory, North Carolina as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hickory to the number of sex offenders is 413 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,626 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,261 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (34.4 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (46.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (447.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Brookford, NC (1.6 miles ), Long View, NC (1.8 miles ), Northlakes, NC (1.8 miles ), St. Stephens, NC (1.9 miles ), Mountain View, NC (2.1 miles ), Hildebran, NC (2.3 miles ), Bethlehem, NC (2.3 miles ), Rhodhiss, NC (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 251 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 1998: 242 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 1999: 231 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2000: 309 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2001: 236 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2002: 177 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2003: 69 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2005: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.74 N, Longitude: 81.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +25,655 (+64.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,248 (61.4%)

Area code: 828

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Crime rates in Hickory by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 3631421535153
per 100,000 8.515.87.82.510.04.92.412.27.212.02.412.37.4
Rapes 1792015232826212214221122
per 100,000 48.423.852.037.857.368.763.451.253.133.652.527.154.5
Robberies 96917192101112115116116118767581
per 100,000 273.5240.4184.5231.6251.8274.7280.2282.9280.1282.9181.4185.1200.7
Assaults 11310613368167226178226190201118147159
per 100,000 321.9280.0345.7171.2416.4554.2433.8551.1458.8481.8281.7362.8393.9
Burglaries 611571482623758773736783615670616536475
per 100,000 1740.41508.41252.81568.41890.01895.61793.61909.41485.01606.01470.41322.91176.9
Thefts 2,1282,2822,2752,3892,2152,3812,0822,3382,3612,0201,8361,8502,003
per 100,000 6061.66028.35913.16014.35523.05838.85073.75701.35701.04842.04382.74566.04962.7
Auto thefts 166228159176113281245277204143121114162
per 100,000 472.9602.3413.3443.1281.8689.1597.1675.5492.6342.8288.8281.4401.4
Arson 82118167151026N/A2113913
per 100,000 22.855.546.840.317.536.824.463.4N/A50.331.022.232.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 552.3524.3492.5479.5548.7620.8550.7617.9552.1516.8419.3431.5466.5

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Crime rate in Hickory detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 142 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Hickory, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.9%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,650 (+25.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hickory-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Hickory city center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hickory-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from Hickory center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from Hickory center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Catawba County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Gunner (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Bobby Lutz (basketball) - Basketball player-coach, Rick Barnes - Basketball player-coach, Andy Petree - Motorsports commentator, Cass Ballenger - Politician, Chris Hughes - Entrepreneur, Chris Washburn - Basketball player, Dale Jarrett - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Nov 26, 1956), Jason Jarrett - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Oct 14, 1975), Matthew Settle - Actor.

Main business address for: COMMSCOPE INC (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), INTEGRITY FINANCIAL CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Hickory:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF HICKORY (Dialysis Facility, 1899 TATE BLVD STE 1103)
  • CATAWBA COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 3070 11TH AVENUE DR. SE)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 1144 LENOIR RHYNE BLVD SE)
  • GUARDIAN HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, 1771 TATE BOULEVARD SE, SUITE 101)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF THE TRIA (Home Health Center, 858 SECOND ST. NE)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 810 FAIRGROVE CHURCH RD)
  • FRYE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 420 N CENTER ST)
  • HICKORY MEMORIAL HOSP (Hospital, 219 N CENTER ST)
  • BRIAN CENTER HEALTH AND REHAB HICKORY VIEWMONT (Nursing Home, 220 13TH AVE PLACE NW)
  • BRIAN CENTER OF HICKORY (Nursing Home, 220 13TH AVENUE PLACE NW)
  • BRIAN CENTER OF NURSING CARE CATAWBA (Nursing Home, ROUTE 3 BOX 518)
  • BRIAN CTR HEALTH AND REHABI HICK (Nursing Home, 3031 TATE BLVD SE)
  • LUTHERAN HOME - HICKORY (Nursing Home, 1265 21 ST NE)
  • LUTHERAN HOME - HICKORY WEST (Nursing Home, 1125 10 ST BLVD NW)
  • PELLCARE (Nursing Home, 1125 10TH ST BLVD NW)

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Local government website: www.ci.hickory.nc.us

Colleges/Universities in Hickory:

  • Catawba Valley Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,135; Location: 2550 Hwy 70 SE; Public; Website: www.cvcc.edu)
  • Lenoir-Rhyne University (FT enrollment: 1,423; Location: 625 7th Avenue NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lr.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hickory:

  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 13 miles; Hudson, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,172)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 29 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Gaston College (about 32 miles; Dallas, NC; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Appalachian State University (about 39 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 40 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 2,457)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 45 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,428)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 46 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 18,379)

Private high schools in Hickory:

  • HICKORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 323; Location: 3260 6TH ST DR NW; Grades: PK - 12)
  • TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 1225 29TH AVE DR NE; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Hickory:

  • ST STEPHEN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 2304 SPRINGS RD NE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MT OLIVE LUTHERAN CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 78; Location: 2780 N CENTER ST; Grades: PK - TK)
  • HICKORY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 2535 21ST AVE NE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • JOHNSTON WM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 127 23RD ST NW; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Hickory

Library in Hickory:

  • HICKORY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,972,444; Location: 375 3RD STREET, NE; 113,275 books; 5,550 e-books; 8,965 audio materials; 13,445 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 351 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hickory: Northgate Plaza (A), The Colonnade (B), Lake Hickory Country Club (C), Hickory Speedway (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Valley Hills Mall (1), North Pointe Shopping Center (2), Midland Shopping Center (3), Catawba Mall (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hickory include: Temple Church (A), Augustana Church (B), Mount Olive Church (C), Corinth Church (D), Good Shepherd Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Old Robinson Cemetery (2), Fairview Cemetery (3), Ridgeview Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Martin-Marietta Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cripple Creek (A), Miller Branch (B), Longview Creek (C), Frye Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hickory: Weavers Avenue Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Catawba Science Center (Museums; 243 3rd Avenue Northeast) (1), Maple Grove (Museums; 542 2nd Street Northeast) (2), Hickory Landmarks Society (Museums; 542 2nd Street Northeast) (3), Hickory City - Libraries- Neighborhood Coordinator (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 76 North Center Street) (4), Catawba County - Libraries- Southwest Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2940 South Nc 127 Highway) (5), Hickory Museum Of Art (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 243 3rd Ave Ne) (6), B & B Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 225 2nd Avenue Southwest) (7), Chamber of Commerce-Hickory (1055 Southgate Parkway Southwest) (8), Jackpot Distributors (221 2nd Avenue Southwest) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn (1520 13th Avenue Drive Southeast) (1), Gateway Best Hotel & Conference Center (909 USHighway 70 Southwest) (2), Fran Mar Motel (2710 USHighway 70 Southwest) (3), Comfort Suites (1125 13th Avenue Drive Southeast) (4), Four Seasons Sunrooms Design & Remodeling Center (341 Northwest Road) (5), Hampton Inn Hickory (1520 13th Avenue Drive Southeast) (6), Comfort Suites Hickory (1125 13th Avenue Drive Southeast) (7), Budget Inn Express (484 USHighway 70 Southwest) (8), Claude & Mariette Gagne- Realtors (336 LR Boulevard SE) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: N C State - District Court Judge (111 Main Avenue Northeast) (1), Carrington Court Direct (1026 Main Avenue Southeast) (2), N C State - Clerk Of Court (111 Main Avenue Northeast) (3), N C State - District Attorney- District Court Building (111 Main Avenue Northeast) (4), Federal Bureau of Investigation (231 Government Avenue Southwest) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Catawba 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
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.6. This is about average.
City:

33.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.62
U.S.:

3.63

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

ALEXANDER CO WTR DIST (Address: HICKORY PUBLIC SERVICES , Population served: 9967, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-1994 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-1995), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-17-1995)
LIBERTY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HARVEST BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NEW COVENANT CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PLATEAU UNITED METH CHURCH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-07-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
KING`S WAY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-09-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-07-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
KILLIAN`S SERVICE CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-07-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
PROPST SUPERETTE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hickory that have no violations reported:

  • COOL PARK MHP (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.0%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Black residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.4% for American Indian residents, 54.4% for other race residents, 38.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hickory, NC

People in group quarters in Hickory in 2010:

  • 723 people in college/university student housing
  • 312 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 169 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 125 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Hickory in 2000:

  • 632 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 400 people in nursing homes
  • 111 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

Hickory compared to North Carolina state average:

Hickory, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Hickory (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Mountain View Branch, Springs Road Branch, Viewmont Branch, Valley Hills Branch, Hickory Main Branch, Longview Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of Granite: Mountain View Office, Viewmont Office, Springs Road Office, Hickory Office. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $753.5 mil, Deposits: $688.5 mil, headquarters in Granite Falls, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Catawba Valley Bank Branch, Second Street Branch, Spring Road Branch, Messenger Service. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hickory Main Branch, Longview Branch, Viewmont Branch, Highland Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Peoples Bank: Springs Road, Catawba Valley Blvd Branch, Hickory Viewmont Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,064.6 mil, Deposits: $842.9 mil, headquarters in Newton, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Of North Carolina, Inc.
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Hickory-Viewmont Branch, Valley Hills Mall Branch, Hickory Main Branch. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Viewmont Branch at 1858 North Center Street, branch established on 1982/06/28; Hickory Main Branch at 205 Second Street, N.W., branch established on 1969/07/14. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Hickory Viewmont Branch at 1625 North Center Street, branch established on 2004/08/16. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Taylorsville Savings Bank, SSB: Bethlehem Branch at 9645 Hwy 127 N, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2008/12/16: Bank assets: $89.9 mil, Deposits: $80.2 mil, headquarters in Taylorsville, NC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hickory, North Carolina:

  • Red Roof Inn, 1184 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd, Hickory, NC 28602 , Phone: (828) 323-1500, Fax: (828) 323-1509
  • Howard Johnson Inn, 483 Hwy 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28601 , Phone: (828) 322-1600
  • Hampton Inn, 1520 13TH Ave Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28601 , Phone: (828) 323-1150, Fax: (828) 324-8979
  • Holiday Inn Select, 1385 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd, Hickory, NC 28602 , Phone: (828) 323-1000, Fax: (828) 322-4275
  • Quality Suites, 1125 13TH Ave Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602 , Phone: (828) 323-1211, Fax: (828) 322-4395
  • Sleep Inn, 1179 13th Ave Dr SE, Hickory, NC 28602 , Phone: (828) 323-1140, Fax: (828) 324-6203
  • Park Inn Gateway Conference Center, 909 Hwy 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602 , Phone: (828) 328-5101, Fax: (828) 328-8943
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1725 13TH Ave Dr NW, Hickory, NC 28601 , Phone: (828) 431-2100, Fax: (828) 431-2109
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hickory, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hickory travel time to work - commute


Hickory mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hickory city (based on Catawba County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.51%
Here60.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents36.1%16.8%13.4%9.7%5.1%
Congregations30.0%16.9%12.1%5.8%1.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents3.5%2.9%1.7%1.5%9.4%
Congregations4.8%2.9%1.4%1.0%24.2%
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: 33
Catawba County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Catawba County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 82
Catawba County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 124
Here:

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Catawba County:

26.4%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.0%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 20$61,102$36,6611$1,088
Other Government Administration 39$173,922$53,5148$6,034
Judicial and Legal 1$6,278$75,3360$0
Police Protection - Officers 102$336,082$39,5390$0
Police - Other 26$62,316$28,76113$14,094
Firefighters 118$404,144$41,0990$0
Fire - Other 7$22,300$38,2293$2,354
Streets and Highways 51$136,224$32,0530$0
Airports 4$12,418$37,2540$0
Welfare 5$12,398$29,7551$708
Solid Waste Management 32$78,852$29,5700$0
Sewerage 39$113,596$34,9530$0
Parks and Recreation 44$120,652$32,90514$9,250
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,010$42,0600$0
Water Supply 49$133,832$32,7752$2,268
Transit 17$43,234$30,5187$10,064
Local Libraries 21$67,090$38,33715$15,310
Other and Unallocable 51$162,194$38,1632$2,272
Totals for Government 628$1,953,644$37,33166$63,442

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,766,000 ($68.99)
    Water Utilities: $1,185,000 ($29.56)
    Air Transportation: $765,000 ($19.08)
    Regular Highways: $244,000 ($6.09)
    General - Other: $153,000 ($3.82)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,498,000 ($187.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,375,000 ($183.95)
    Sewerage: $6,453,000 ($160.95)
    General - Other: $5,047,000 ($125.88)
    Regular Highways: $3,945,000 ($98.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,851,000 ($96.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,028,000 ($75.52)
    Water Utilities: $2,766,000 ($68.99)
    Central Staff Services: $2,270,000 ($56.62)
    Transit Utilities: $1,709,000 ($42.63)
    Financial Administration: $1,032,000 ($25.74)
    Libraries: $983,000 ($24.52)
    Air Transportation: $711,000 ($17.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $519,000 ($12.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $493,000 ($12.30)
    General Public Buildings: $400,000 ($9.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $353,000 ($8.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $263,000 ($6.56)
    Health - Other: $70,000 ($1.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $599,000 ($14.94)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,309,000 ($32.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $1,623,000 ($40.48)
    Police Protection: $614,000 ($15.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $295,000 ($7.36)
    Sewerage: $270,000 ($6.73)
    General - Other: $250,000 ($6.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $236,000 ($5.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000 ($5.26)
    General Public Building: $120,000 ($2.99)
    Water Utilities: $116,000 ($2.89)
    Libraries: $104,000 ($2.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $104,000 ($2.59)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($2.29)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($0.42)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($0.35)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($0.15)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,200,000 ($603.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,088,000 ($27.14)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,825,000 ($294.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,362,000 ($58.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $445,000 ($11.10)
    Air Transportation: $336,000 ($8.38)
    All Other: $306,000 ($7.63)
    Parking Facilities: $125,000 ($3.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $50,000 ($1.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $2,986,000 ($74.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $468,000 ($11.67)
    Highways: $306,000 ($7.63)
    All Other: $42,000 ($1.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,922,000 ($197.59)
    All Other: $1,771,000 ($44.17)
    Transit Utilities: $669,000 ($16.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,046,000 ($26.09)
    Interest Earnings: $945,000 ($23.57)
    Rents: $842,000 ($21.00)
    General Revenue, NEC: $811,000 ($20.23)
    Sale of Property: $146,000 ($3.64)
    Special Assessments: $17,000 ($0.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,068,000 ($126.41)
    Transit Utilities: $140,000 ($3.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,098,000 ($77.27)
    Highways: $1,981,000 ($49.41)
    All Other: $604,000 ($15.06)
    Transit Utilities: $233,000 ($5.81)
  • Tax - Property: $21,649,000 ($539.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,279,000 ($31.90)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,064,000 ($26.54)
    NEC: $423,000 ($10.55)
    Motor Vehicle License: $149,000 ($3.72)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $81,000 ($2.02)
    Other License: $4,000 ($0.10)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,130,000 ($1200.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,131,000 ($1075.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,999,000 ($124.69)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,788,000 ($693.09)

6.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($146 average AGI)
Catawba County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Burke County, NC  0.72% ($31,433 average AGI)
from Caldwell County, NC  0.57% ($28,517)
from Lincoln County, NC  0.55% ($35,239)


6.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($494 average AGI)
Catawba County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Burke County, NC  0.63% ($27,954 average AGI)
to Caldwell County, NC  0.54% ($29,689)
to Lincoln County, NC  0.50% ($33,464)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hickory:

  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WAIZ (630 AM; 1 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: NEWTON-CONOVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, NC; Owner: NEWTON-CONOVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYCV (900 AM; 1 kW; GRANITE FALLS, NC; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKGX (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCIS (760 AM; daytime; 4 kW; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: W.F.M. INCORPORATED)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hickory:

  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKVS (103.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WPIR (88.1 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hickory:

  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Hickory fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 34
Total length: 185 meters (607ft)
Total average daily traffic: 702,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 89,829

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 8
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 13
  • 1980-1989: 5
  • 1990-1999: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hickory, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hickory)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 298 (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 Hickory, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 262 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hickory)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hickory)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 87 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 18 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED97$117,418145$157,573500$164,63128$85,6174$2,324,31358$94,1114$86,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$95,4307$161,03136$161,6622$55,7600$08$53,8400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$102,16515$198,289148$145,63822$31,3191$31,31011$74,6173$64,797
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$91,09015$96,89080$145,6275$48,9200$07$72,6490$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$180,6802$353,12523$181,4292$75,5200$02$89,3951$32,990

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Hickory, NC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 17 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$181,92013$205,4470$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$182,6023$223,1870$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$135,0954$176,2400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$171,2402$144,1850$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$93,8072$258,9901$68,470

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 447
  • Hazardous Condition: 362
  • Service Call: 36
  • Good Intent Call: 21

Incident types - Hickory


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hickory, NC

Most common first names in Hickory, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James41671.5 years
John39072.6 years
Mary38377.4 years
William37473.6 years
Robert28170.8 years
Charles22368.0 years
George19374.8 years
Ruth16379.3 years
Margaret14376.4 years
Paul14070.0 years
Most common last names in Hickory, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22971.8 years
Huffman19076.7 years
Sigmon16275.2 years
Miller16176.8 years
Bowman14276.1 years
Johnson13771.9 years
Bolick13275.6 years
Wilson12574.0 years
Lail12375.0 years
Hefner12376.1 years
Businesses in Hickory, NC
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Little Caesars Pizza2
AT&T2Lowe's2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Marriott2
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets4
Aeropostale1Maurices1
American Eagle Outfitters2McDonald's5
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity1
Arby's2New Balance2
Ashley Furniture1New York & Co1
AutoZone2Nike13
Avenue1Office Depot1
BMW1OfficeMax1
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Olive Garden1
Best Western1Outback1
Blockbuster3Outback Steakhouse1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pac Sun1
Burger King1Panda Express1
CVS4Panera Bread1
CarMax1Papa John's Pizza1
Catherines1Penske1
Charlotte Russe1PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A2Pier 1 Imports1
Chico's1Pizza Hut2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quality2
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack2
Curves1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen3Red Roof Inn1
Decora Cabinetry4Rite Aid4
Discount Tire1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza3Rue211
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts6Sam's Club1
FedEx14Sears2
Finish Line1Shoe Carnival1
GNC2Sleep Inn1
GameStop3Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Sprint Nextel4
Gymboree1Starbucks2
H&R Block3Subway8
Hardee's2T-Mobile4
Haworth1T.J.Maxx1
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn2Talbots1
Hollister Co.1Target1
Home Depot1Tire Kingdom1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
IHOP1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul8
Jack In The Box2UPS21
JoS. A. Bank1Vans2
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
KFC2Waffle House1
Kincaid1Walgreens3
Kohl's1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's3
Lane Bryant1Wet Seal1
Lane Furniture1YMCA3
LensCrafters1
Browse common businesses in Hickory, NC

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