Dickson County, Tennessee (TN)

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County population in 2012: 50,381 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 43,156 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,180
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,804
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,528
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,123 (it was 3,945 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 490 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 102 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Dickson County: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.9%), Information (14.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Dickson County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years
Males: 24,384  (42.6%)
Females: 25,282  (57.4%)
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Dickson County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Dickson County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,374 ($39,056 in 1999)

This county:

$43374
Tennessee:

$44297

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $579 (lower quartile is $439, upper quartile is $723)
This county:

$579
State:

$589


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,594 (it was $93,900 in 2000)
Dickson:

$139,594
Tennessee:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,771 - $197,366
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,088
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $335

Institutionalized population: 492

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 284 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2001: 309 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2002: 243 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2003: 230 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2004: 273 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2005: 262 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2006: 342 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2007: 301 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2008: 146 buildings, average cost: $190,900
  • 2009: 103 buildings, average cost: $173,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,057 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,029 (0.7%)

Dickson County household income distribution in 2009 Dickson County home values distribution Dickson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 24.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.1% for American Indian residents, 8.1% for other race residents, 37.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.7%
Dickson County:

16.7%
Tennessee:

17.8%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 24.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.9% for American Indian residents, 7.2% for other race residents, 38.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro, TN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dickson County is $579 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $666 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $864 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dickson, Tennessee City, White Bluff, Burns, Charlotte, Vanleer, Slayden.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Dickson County: Pardues Landing (A), Rowerths Landing (B), Whirl Pool Landing (C), Betsystown Landing (D), Broadway Drive-In (E), Mount Sinai (F), Donegan Crossing (G), Sylvia - Yellow Creek Fire Department (H), Tennessee City Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (I), Claylick Volunteer Fire Department (J), Tennessee City Volunteer Fire Department (K), Harpeth Ridge Volunteer Fire Department (L), Cumberland Furnace Volunteer Fire Department (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dickson County include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Soules Chapel (B), Mount Zion Church (C), Mount Olivet Church (D), Mount Olive Church (E), Mount Liberty Church (F), Mount Lebanon Church (G), Mount Hebron Church (H), Millers Chapel Freewill Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Suggs Cemetery (1), Hunter Cemetery (2), Taylor Cemetery (3), Schmittou Cemetery (4), Seals Cemetery (5), Thomas Cemetery (6), Thompson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Indian Pond (A), Twin Lake (B), Stewarts Lake (C), Hava-Lakatu Lakes (D), Lake Woodhaven (E), Craig Lake Number Two (F), Luther Lake Number Three (G), Luther Lake Number Two (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Locust Branch (A), Little Turnbull Creek (B), Leech Branch (C), Beaverdam Creek (D), Worley Furnace Branch (E), Johnson Branch (F), Jenkins Creek (G), Will Hall Creek (H), Jackie Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dickson County include: Gentry Park (1), Pardue Pond Wildlife Refuge (2), Montgomery Bell State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cheatham County , Hickman County , Houston County , Humphreys County , Montgomery County , Williamson County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,006
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 320 (65% naturalized citizens)

Dickson County:

0.7%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 92
  • 1990 to 1994: 44
  • 1985 to 1989: 29
  • 1980 to 1984: 24
  • 1975 to 1979: 28
  • 1970 to 1974: 19
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1965 to 1969: 80

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.8%

Dickson County marital status for males Dickson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Dickson County with a mortgage: 5,292 (573 second mortgage, 425 home equity loan, 32 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,626

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dickson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,81881
Mainline Protestant2,05121
Other8423
Catholic8001
Black Protestant4334
None28,722-
Dickson County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Dickson County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This 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.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 38
This county:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dickson County:

11.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Dickson County:

30.0%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Dickson County:

Average size of farms: 109 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $8,346
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $135.46
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.80%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $11,391
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.85%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.12%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,990
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.21
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.36%
Corn for grain: 732 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 262 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 256 harvested acres
Vegetables: 36 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 71 acres

Tornado activity:

Dickson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 3243688.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/16/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 5 people and caused $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dickson County-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 164.1 miles away from Dickson County 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 131.4 miles away from the county 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 140.9 miles away from the county 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 141.0 miles away from the county 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 148.7 miles away from Dickson County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 189.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent 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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (19%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Costa Rica (9%)
  • France (7%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Korea (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dickson County (%):

  • United States or American (35%)
  • Irish (14%)
  • English (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Dickson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,070 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 3,220 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 49 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 183 (1%)
  • Other means: 140 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 604 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Dickson County, Tennessee in 2000:

  • 260 people in nursing homes
  • 164 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 57 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Dickson County, Tennessee in 2010:

  • 265 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 227 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 116 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,728.

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.
4.51% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($20,298 average AGI)
2.01% relocated from other states ($16,030 average AGI)
Dickson County:

2.01%
Tennessee average:

3.16%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Humphreys County, TN  0.41% ($30,764)
from Montgomery County, TN  0.31% ($29,345)
from Williamson County, TN  0.25% ($30,733)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.21% ($30,132)


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.
4.18% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($19,838 average AGI)
1.78% relocated to other states ($9,507 average AGI)
Dickson County:

1.78%
Tennessee average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Humphreys County, TN  0.32% ($17,232)
to Williamson County, TN  0.32% ($31,786)
to Cheatham County, TN  0.31% ($40,093)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.20% ($25,361)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Dickson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Dickson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Dickson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 6,498 (5,321 aged, 1,177 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.21
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9920.820
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 255.850
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69178.85

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1427.200
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 928.230
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.89

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33.13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69.73

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.54

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 133.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 92.5
  • Other - 41.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,049

Size of family households: 5,901 2-persons, 3,214 3-persons, 2,676 4-persons, 1,110 5-persons, 430 6-persons, 267 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,574 1-person, 776 2-persons, 105 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

7,873 married couples with children.
2,478 single-parent households (581 men, 1,897 women).

97.5% of residents of Dickson County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $209,327,000 ($4617 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,868,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $105,802,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $49,488,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $385,000
Federal grants: $43,201,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,981,000 ($188,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,470,000 ($2,759,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,116,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $32,630,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,664,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,262
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,283
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +48
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,766
Here:

+38 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Dickson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.28 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 394
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,482
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,589
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,421
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,271
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,673
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,156
  • 1940 to 1949: 625
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,282
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dickson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 82
  • 3 rooms: 160
  • 4 rooms: 1,225
  • 5 rooms: 3,530
  • 6 rooms: 3,224
  • 7 rooms: 1,876
  • 8 rooms: 1,235
  • 9+ rooms: 1,178
  • 1 room: 32
  • 2 rooms: 220
  • 3 rooms: 559
  • 4 rooms: 1,297
  • 5 rooms: 936
  • 6 rooms: 481
  • 7 rooms: 272
  • 8 rooms: 94
  • 9+ rooms: 54
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dickson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 201
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,372
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,762
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,768
  • 5+ bedrooms: 407
  • no bedroom: 49
  • 1 bedroom: 720
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,835
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,123
  • 4 bedrooms: 170
  • 5+ bedrooms: 48
Cars and other vehicles available in Dickson County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 435
  • 1 vehicle: 2,956
  • 2 vehicles: 5,520
  • 3 vehicles: 2,540
  • 4 vehicles: 765
  • 5+ vehicles: 312
  • no vehicle: 592
  • 1 vehicle: 1,932
  • 2 vehicles: 993
  • 3 vehicles: 363
  • 4 vehicles: 40
  • 5+ vehicles: 25

56% of Dickson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Tennessee.

Dickson County:

56.4%
State average:

54.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $94,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dickson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (53.1%)
  • Electricity (32.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.9%)
  • Wood (3.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Electricity (52.5%)
  • Utility gas (36.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.1%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 305
Here:

5.8%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 234
Here:

8.9%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 164
Here:

18.6%
Tennessee:

22.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Dickson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $40,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $54,600,000
    Regular Highways: $4,427,000
    Police Protection: $3,886,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,158,000
    Health - Other: $2,661,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,228,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,512,000
    General - Other: $1,466,000
    Central Staff Services: $822,000
    Financial Administration: $536,000
    Libraries: $455,000
    General Public Buildings: $270,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $252,000
    Housing and Community Development: $188,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Corrections - Other: $63,000
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,765,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $4,440,000
    Health - Other: $53,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,301,000
    Regular Highways: $658,000
    Solid Waste Management: $289,000
    Correctional Institutions: $122,000
    Police Protection: $95,000
    Central Staff Services: $41,000
    General - Other: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Libraries: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,182,000

Dickson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,791,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,737,000
    Solid Waste Management: $938,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $592,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $58,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,479,000
    General Local Government Support: $360,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $571,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $425,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $418,000
    Sale of Property: $133,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000
    Rents: $33,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $32,770,000
    All Other: $2,335,000
    Highways: $2,135,000
    Health and Hospitals: $410,000
    General Local Government Support: $204,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,166,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,688,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,554,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,089,000
    Other Selective Sales: $631,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $199,000
    Other License: $175,000
    Public Utility License: $31,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000

Dickson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,626,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $79,189,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,883,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $446,000

Dickson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,360,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,367,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Dickson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Dickson County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full 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 ORIGINATED252$129,504227$113,722880$136,651115$44,6701$1,070,000116$80,73390$67,211
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$112,82416$118,43890$142,7116$39,8330$08$84,0009$90,556
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$121,32450$121,720323$143,49547$55,3400$016$109,87547$85,340
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$133,90922$131,227179$140,08913$60,2310$06$165,16713$77,308
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$145,6003$142,00059$128,7637$122,4290$02$83,0005$87,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$152,28627$168,8521$214,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$181,11111$160,1822$276,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$130,0005$155,8000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$100,0003$127,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$206,0003$194,6670$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Dickson County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James37872.4 years
William34473.5 years
Mary26878.3 years
John25073.4 years
Robert19772.5 years
Charles11871.2 years
George11475.6 years
Thomas9973.8 years
Dorothy7871.5 years
Margaret7775.9 years
Most common last names in Dickson County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown10774.6 years
Williams9475.3 years
Baker8577.4 years
Smith7475.6 years
Jones7174.0 years
Tidwell6973.3 years
Donegan6677.1 years
Hayes6677.4 years
Johnson6476.1 years
Duke6276.9 years
Businesses in Dickson County, TN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Arby's1Motel 61
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway6
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx4Taco Bell1
Ford1The Room Place1
GNC1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul3
Goodwill1UPS8
H&R Block2Verizon Wireless1
Hilton1Waffle House2
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's2
Kroger1