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Dickson County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 53,620 (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: 109 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Dickson County: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.8%), Manufacturing (15.6%), Educational, health and social services (14.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 17%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Dickson County, TN (2019)
    • 47,660110.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,2325.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,0144.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9562.2%Two or more races
    • 2810.7%Asian alone
    • 2450.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1090.3%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 26,441  (49.3%)
Females: 27,179  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Dickson County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,814 ($39,056 in 1999)
This county:

$55,814
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $668 (lower quartile is $505, upper quartile is $782)
This county:

$668
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $189,031 (it was $93,900 in 2000)
Dickson:

$189,031
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $122,825 - $274,168
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,195
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $388

Institutionalized population: 492

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 41
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 116
  • Burglaries: 215
  • Thefts: 360
  • Auto thefts: 63

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 45
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 105
  • Burglaries: 211
  • Thefts: 364
  • Auto thefts: 46
Dickson County, TN map from a distance

Health of residents in Dickson County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
68.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
42.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
47.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
66.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 278 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 1998: 313 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 1999: 323 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 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
  • 2010: 103 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2011: 80 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2012: 98 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2013: 109 buildings, average cost: $211,300
  • 2014: 138 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2015: 204 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2016: 260 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2017: 320 buildings, average cost: $192,800
  • 2018: 356 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2019: 359 buildings, average cost: $188,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Dickson, TN residents
Average permit cost in Dickson, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,132 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,020 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Dickson, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dickson, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dickson, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.3%
Dickson County:

12.3%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.9% for Black residents, 15.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.9% for American Indian residents, 19.2% for other race residents, 37.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.4 years old
(Males: 38.4 years old, Females: 41.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.9 years old, Black residents: 37.1 years old, American Indian residents: 30.0 years old, Asian residents: 43.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.9 years old, Other race residents: 20.5 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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Neighboring counties: Bledsoe County , DeKalb County , Fulton County, Arkansas , Dare County, North Carolina , Durham County, North Carolina , Johnson County, Arkansas , Ochiltree County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Unemployment by year in Dickson, TN
County total employment by year in Dickson, TN
County average yearly wages by year in Dickson, TN

Current college students: 1,006
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,163 (40.9% naturalized citizens)

Dickson County:

2.2%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2362010 or later
  • 3572000 to 2009
  • 4171990 to 1999
  • 531980 to 1989
  • 471970 to 1979
  • 84Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 16,763
  • One, attached: 508
  • Two: 343
  • 3 or 4: 350
  • 5 to 9: 600
  • 10 to 19: 531
  • 20 to 49: 83
  • 50 or more: 114
  • Mobile homes: 2,805
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 44

Housing units in Dickson County with a mortgage: 8,408 (135 second mortgage, 500 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,375

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dickson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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

Earthquake activity:

Dickson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 232% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 164.1 miles away from Dickson County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 164.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) 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 Dickson County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.7 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:

  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: May 3, 2020 - May 4, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4550-TN: July 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4550, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4514, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 19, 2019 - March 30, 2019, FEMA Id: 4427, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 02, 2014 to March 04, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4171: April 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 4171, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: April 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1978: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1978, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1909: May 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 02, 2006 to April 08, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1634: April 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1634, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1464: May 08, 2003, FEMA Id: 1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 23, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1408: April 05, 2002, FEMA Id: 1408, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Dickson County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dickson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,421 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 2,098 (10.6%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 261 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 50 (0.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,014 (5.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (59%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Cameroon (5%)
  • Peru (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dickson County


  • American (47%)
  • English (6%)
  • European (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $54,464.

7.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.08% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($29,425 average AGI)
2.23% relocated from other states ($14,345 average AGI)
Dickson County:

2.23%
Tennessee average:

3.48%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Davidson County, TN  1.36% ($45,935 average AGI)
from Hickman County, TN  0.75% ($30,126)
from Williamson County, TN  0.51% ($60,459)
from Cheatham County, TN  0.49% ($43,245)
from Montgomery County, TN  0.38% ($42,653)
from Humphreys County, TN  0.32% ($33,081)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.18% ($47,971)


6.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.66% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($27,545 average AGI)
1.70% relocated to other states ($11,709 average AGI)
Dickson County:

1.70%
Tennessee average:

2.95%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Davidson County, TN  0.94% ($35,096 average AGI)
to Hickman County, TN  0.75% ($29,845)
to Humphreys County, TN  0.49% ($43,968)
to Montgomery County, TN  0.40% ($29,829)
to Cheatham County, TN  0.38% ($53,083)
to Williamson County, TN  0.35% ($52,000)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.28% ($38,321)

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 2019: 10.2

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 population in Dickson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dickson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Dickson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dickson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dickson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dickson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Dickson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,273 (5,749 aged, 1,524 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,023 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Dickson County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (763)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (695)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (628)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (612)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (447)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (364)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (332)
  • Unspecified dementia (251)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (157)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (88)

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: 9,921
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 256
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69,179

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,427
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 928
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

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: 53,620
  • Male householders: 10,082 (2,222 living alone), Female householders: 9,534 (2,975 living alone)
  • 10,515 spouses (10,515 opposite-sex spouses), 1,431 unmarried partners, (1,396 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 15,450 children (14,171 natural, 323 adopted, 951 stepchildren), 1,610 grandchildren, 450 brothers or sisters, 739 parents, 146 foster children, 1,350 other relatives, 1,619 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 737

Size of family households: 6,075 2-persons, 3,167 3-persons, 2,511 4-persons, 866 5-persons, 307 6-persons, 241 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,197 1-person, 1,082 2-persons, 145 3-persons, 4 5-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

7,541 married couples with children.
2,769 single-parent households (638 men, 2,131 women).

96.8% of residents of Dickson speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $209,327,000 ($4,617 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:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Dickson County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Dickson County, Tennessee
  • 1,2552014 or later
  • 6292010 to 2013
  • 3,4032000 to 2009
  • 4,6571990 to 1999
  • 3,3611980 to 1989
  • 3,5531970 to 1979
  • 1,6881960 to 1969
  • 1,4161950 to 1959
  • 8611940 to 1949
  • 1,4121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dickson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickson County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickson County, Tennessee
  • 231 room
  • 532 rooms
  • 2433 rooms
  • 1,3654 rooms
  • 3,6715 rooms
  • 3,4326 rooms
  • 2,1367 rooms
  • 1,8218 rooms
  • 1,9999+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickson County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickson County, Tennessee
  • 1481 room
  • 1872 rooms
  • 7773 rooms
  • 1,2154 rooms
  • 1,0825 rooms
  • 8376 rooms
  • 3217 rooms
  • 1398 rooms
  • 1589+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dickson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickson County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dickson County, Tennessee
  • 31no bedroom
  • 2311 bedroom
  • 2,2742 bedrooms
  • 8,7883 bedrooms
  • 2,6704 bedrooms
  • 7305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickson County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dickson County, Tennessee
  • 146no bedroom
  • 6201 bedroom
  • 2,0692 bedrooms
  • 1,6853 bedrooms
  • 2794 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Dickson County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dickson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dickson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 316no vehicle
  • 2,8361 vehicle
  • 6,0202 vehicles
  • 3,5613 vehicles
  • 1,5164 vehicles
  • 5715+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dickson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dickson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 567no vehicle
  • 2,2781 vehicle
  • 1,5182 vehicles
  • 3833 vehicles
  • 754 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles

88.0% of Dickson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Tennessee.

Dickson County:

88.0%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 36,370
  • Other state: 15,507
  • Northeast: 1,943
  • Midwest: 5,294
  • South: 6,535
  • West: 1,713
Year householders moved into unit in Dickson County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dickson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.6%Utility gas
  • 43.4%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.0%Electricity
  • 31.3%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 520
Here:

9.7%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 391
Here:

12.5%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 204
Here:

14.7%
Tennessee:

23.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Dickson County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $146,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,762,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,384,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,448,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,332,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,393,000
    Police Protection: $371,000
    Parks and Recreation: $329,000
    General - Other: $199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000
    Health - Other: $38,000
    General Public Buildings: $10,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $71,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,135,000
    Police Protection: $5,864,000
    General - Other: $4,443,000
    Regular Highways: $4,071,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,248,000
    Health - Other: $3,220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,088,000
    Financial Administration: $2,545,000
    Central Staff Services: $974,000
    Libraries: $520,000
    General Public Buildings: $376,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $259,000
    Corrections - Other: $234,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $115,000
    Other: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,510,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,066,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $76,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $115,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $608,000
    General Local Government Support: $394,000
    Highways: $130,000
    Other: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,868,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,080,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,788,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,342,000
    Interest Earnings: $891,000
    General Revenue - Other: $831,000
    Sale of Property: $332,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $256,000
    Rents: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,011,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Libraries: $21,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,600,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,294,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $50,107,000
    Other: $2,446,000
    Highways: $2,190,000
    General Local Government Support: $691,000
    Health and Hospitals: $307,000
    Housing and Community Development: $265,000
    Public Welfare: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,010,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,843,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,614,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $522,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $239,000
    Other License: $76,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,089,000

Dickson County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $146,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,762,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,384,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,448,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,332,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,393,000
    Police Protection: $371,000
    Parks and Recreation: $329,000
    General - Other: $199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000
    Health - Other: $38,000
    General Public Buildings: $10,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $71,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,135,000
    Police Protection: $5,864,000
    General - Other: $4,443,000
    Regular Highways: $4,071,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,248,000
    Health - Other: $3,220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,088,000
    Financial Administration: $2,545,000
    Central Staff Services: $974,000
    Libraries: $520,000
    General Public Buildings: $376,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $259,000
    Corrections - Other: $234,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $115,000
    Other: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,510,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,066,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $76,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $115,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $608,000
    General Local Government Support: $394,000
    Highways: $130,000
    Other: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,868,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,080,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,788,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,342,000
    Interest Earnings: $891,000
    General Revenue - Other: $831,000
    Sale of Property: $332,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $256,000
    Rents: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,011,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Libraries: $21,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,600,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,294,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $50,107,000
    Other: $2,446,000
    Highways: $2,190,000
    General Local Government Support: $691,000
    Health and Hospitals: $307,000
    Housing and Community Development: $265,000
    Public Welfare: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,010,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,843,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,614,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $522,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $239,000
    Other License: $76,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,089,000

Dickson County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $146,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,762,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,384,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,448,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,332,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,393,000
    Police Protection: $371,000
    Parks and Recreation: $329,000
    General - Other: $199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000
    Health - Other: $38,000
    General Public Buildings: $10,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $71,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,135,000
    Police Protection: $5,864,000
    General - Other: $4,443,000
    Regular Highways: $4,071,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,248,000
    Health - Other: $3,220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,088,000
    Financial Administration: $2,545,000
    Central Staff Services: $974,000
    Libraries: $520,000
    General Public Buildings: $376,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $259,000
    Corrections - Other: $234,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $115,000
    Other: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,510,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,066,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $76,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $115,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $608,000
    General Local Government Support: $394,000
    Highways: $130,000
    Other: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,868,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,080,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,788,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,342,000
    Interest Earnings: $891,000
    General Revenue - Other: $831,000
    Sale of Property: $332,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $256,000
    Rents: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,011,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Libraries: $21,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,600,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,294,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $50,107,000
    Other: $2,446,000
    Highways: $2,190,000
    General Local Government Support: $691,000
    Health and Hospitals: $307,000
    Housing and Community Development: $265,000
    Public Welfare: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,010,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,843,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,614,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $522,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $239,000
    Other License: $76,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,089,000

Dickson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $146,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,762,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,384,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,448,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,332,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,393,000
    Police Protection: $371,000
    Parks and Recreation: $329,000
    General - Other: $199,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000
    Health - Other: $38,000
    General Public Buildings: $10,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $71,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,135,000
    Police Protection: $5,864,000
    General - Other: $4,443,000
    Regular Highways: $4,071,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,248,000
    Health - Other: $3,220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,088,000
    Financial Administration: $2,545,000
    Central Staff Services: $974,000
    Libraries: $520,000
    General Public Buildings: $376,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $259,000
    Corrections - Other: $234,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $115,000
    Other: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,510,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,066,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $76,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $115,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $608,000
    General Local Government Support: $394,000
    Highways: $130,000
    Other: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,868,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,080,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,788,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,342,000
    Interest Earnings: $891,000
    General Revenue - Other: $831,000
    Sale of Property: $332,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $256,000
    Rents: $30,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,011,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Libraries: $21,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,600,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,294,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $50,107,000
    Other: $2,446,000
    Highways: $2,190,000
    General Local Government Support: $691,000
    Health and Hospitals: $307,000
    Housing and Community Development: $265,000
    Public Welfare: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,010,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,843,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,614,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $522,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $239,000
    Other License: $76,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,089,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 988
  • Number of aged recipients: 93
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 895
  • Number of recipients under 18: 140
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 645
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 203
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 386
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 433
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 in Dickson, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dickson, TN - 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