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Hickman County, Tennessee (TN)


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County population in 2012: 24,170 (all rural); it was 22,295 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,058
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,866
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,480
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,052 (it was 1,601 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 613 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 40 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hickman County: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Manufacturing (17.3%), Construction (12.4%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hickman County, Tennessee:


Median resident age:  40.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years

Males: 12,954  (47.8%)
Females: 11,736  (52.2%)

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Hickman County,TN real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Hickman County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,589 ($31,012 in 1999)
This county:

$35589
Tennessee:

$41725

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $444 (lower quartile is $318, upper quartile is $564)
This county:

$444
State:

$532


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $102,895 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Hickman County:

$102,895
Tennessee:

$137,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,906 - $157,554

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $174,545
Here:

$174,545
State:

$188,484

Townhouses or other attached units: $114,064
Here:

$114,064
State:

$164,698

Mobile homes: $83,879
Here:

$83,879
State:

$44,109
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,028
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $270

Institutionalized population: 1,480

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):


Hickman County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

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 2009: $575 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $562 (0.6%)


Hickman County household income distribution in 2009 Hickman County home values distribution


Hickman County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 17.8%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.8% for Black residents, 5.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.3% for American Indian residents, 6.8% for other race residents, 22.0% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 40 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

14.3%
Whole state:

13.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.8%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hickman County is $428 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $474 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $691 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lyles-Wrigley, Littlelot, Centerville, Only, Coble, Bon Aqua Junction, Lyles, Wrigley.

Hickman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hickman County: Turney Center for Youthful Offenders (A), Moores Switch (B), The Hairpin (C), Grinders Switch (D), Richmond Roads (E), Nacome Camp (F), Metal Landing (G), Farmers Exchange (H), Brown Switch (I), Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry Hickman Fire Tower (J), Hickman County Rescue Squad Station 3 (K), Pleasantville Volunteer Fire and Rescue (L), Pinewood Volunteer Fire Department (M), Shady Grove Volunteer Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hickman County include: Fairview Church (A), Five Point Church (B), Mount Pleasant Church (C), Center Star Church (D), Five Point Church (E), New Hope Baptist Church (F), Pinewood First Baptist Church (G), Spot Church (H), Spring Creek Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Horner Cemetery (1), Huddleston Cemetery (2), Hudgins Cemetery (3), Humble Cemetery (4), Temple Cemetery (5), Thornton Cemetery (6), Tidwell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Huckaby Lake (A), Cedar Crest Camp Lake (B), Wilder Lake (C), M C West Tailings Pond (D), Kirk Lake (E), Nickells Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lower Pine Branch (A), Lowe Branch (B), Locust Fork (C), Little Spring Creek (D), Leatherwood Creek (E), King Branch (F), Keys Branch (G), Kelley Branch (H), Jones Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hickman County: Patten Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Dickson County , Humphreys County , Lewis County , Maury County , Perry County , Williamson County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 457
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 64.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 176 (30% naturalized citizens)

Hickman County:

0.8%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.4%

Hickman County marital status for males
Hickman County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Hickman County with a mortgage: 2,084 (173 second mortgage, 102 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,395

Here:

59.9% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.18%
Here37.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 8,290
Total congregations: 75

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChurches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God of Prophecy
Adherents3,624 (43.7%)2,936 (35.4%)1,002 (12.1%)297 (3.6%)126 (1.5%)
Congregations38 (50.7%)15 (20.0%)10 (13.3%)1 (1.3%)2 (2.7%)
NameOld Order AmishAssemblies of GodOld Order MennoniteCumberland Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents68 (0.8%)56 (0.7%)52 (0.6%)46 (0.6%)83 (1.0%)
Congregations1 (1.3%)1 (1.3%)1 (1.3%)2 (2.7%)4 (5.3%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Hickman County - Lyles-Wrigley, Littlelot, Centerville, Only, Coble

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
This county:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Hickman County:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
Tennessee:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hickman County:

10.8%
State:

13.5%


Agriculture in Hickman County:

Average size of farms: 170 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,291
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $80.32
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.86%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $12,384
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.21%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.11%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,077
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.74
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.04%
Corn for grain: 2578 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1065 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2395 harvested acres
Vegetables: 49 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 12 acres

Tornado activity:

Hickman County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 1.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 14 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/22/1952, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 10 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hickman County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/1994 at 12:50:38, a magnitude 3.1 (2.7 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Hickman County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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




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





Hickman County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,814 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,645 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 61 (1%)
  • Other means: 47 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 331 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $37,579.

8.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($70,539 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Tennessee average:

7.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.03% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($20,336 average AGI)
1.99% relocated from other states ($50,205 average AGI)
Hickman County:

1.99%
Tennessee average:

3.80%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dickson County, TN  1.95% ($22,585 average AGI)
from Davidson County, TN  1.10% ($33,386)
from Williamson County, TN  0.85% ($25,984)
from Maury County, TN  0.46% ($20,429)
from Cheatham County, TN  0.28% ($32,857)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.21% ($38,000)
from Humphreys County, TN  0.20% ($28,333)


7.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Tennessee average:

6.67%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.41% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($21,911 average AGI)
1.49% relocated to other states ($4,444 average AGI)
Hickman County:

1.49%
Tennessee average:

2.97%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dickson County, TN  1.93% ($23,000 average AGI)
to Davidson County, TN  0.98% ($23,324)
to Williamson County, TN  0.82% ($29,387)
to Maury County, TN  0.80% ($42,217)
to Humphreys County, TN  0.27% ($24,500)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.25% ($26,211)
to Lewis County, TN  0.19% ($13,714)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Hickman County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Hickman County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hickman County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 3,517 (2,741 aged, 776 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.24
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1685.580
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 275.280
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20832.63

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1050.730
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 979.280

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19.46
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 42.03

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.2

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 247.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 185.9
  • Other - 62.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,177

Size of family households: 2,795 2-persons, 1,496 3-persons, 1,145 4-persons, 551 5-persons, 251 6-persons, 143 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,195 1-person, 319 2-persons, 54 3-persons, 19 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

97.5% of residents of Hickman County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $105,602,000 ($4472 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,332,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $52,572,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,036,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $301,000
Federal grants: $22,876,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,098,000 ($318,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,719,000 ($1,274,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $904,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,858,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,448,000

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

Births: 1,477
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,266
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,312
Here:

+55 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hickman County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.29 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Hickman County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 79
  • 3 rooms: 247
  • 4 rooms: 905
  • 5 rooms: 1,776
  • 6 rooms: 1,525
  • 7 rooms: 1,044
  • 8 rooms: 454
  • 9+ rooms: 424
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 84
  • 3 rooms: 230
  • 4 rooms: 471
  • 5 rooms: 465
  • 6 rooms: 224
  • 7 rooms: 87
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9+ rooms: 16
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hickman County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 295
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,542
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,737
  • 4 bedrooms: 677
  • 5+ bedrooms: 203
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 280
  • 2 bedrooms: 739
  • 3 bedrooms: 519
  • 4 bedrooms: 49
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5
Cars and other vehicles available in Hickman County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 320
  • 1 vehicle: 1,722
  • 2 vehicles: 2,683
  • 3 vehicles: 1,266
  • 4 vehicles: 372
  • 5+ vehicles: 117
  • no vehicle: 224
  • 1 vehicle: 767
  • 2 vehicles: 427
  • 3 vehicles: 134
  • 4 vehicles: 37
  • 5+ vehicles: 12

56% of Hickman County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Tennessee.

Hickman County:

55.9%
State average:

54.7%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $68,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hickman County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (47.3%)
  • Utility gas (26.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.6%)
  • Wood (10.5%)
  • Electricity (55.7%)
  • Utility gas (27.4%)
  • Wood (7.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 188
Here:

7.3%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 223
Here:

17.1%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 100
Here:

26.9%
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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Hickman County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Hickman County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Hickman County government finances - Debt in 2002:


Hickman County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Hickman County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hickman County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Hickman County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9672.3 years
William8173.0 years
Mary8179.1 years
John7475.0 years
Robert4870.9 years
Willie3380.6 years
Annie2986.0 years
Mattie2584.0 years
Thomas2573.2 years
Charles2570.8 years
Most common last names in Hickman County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bates5879.0 years
Mayberry4078.9 years
Loveless3279.5 years
Chessor3077.2 years
Horner2975.8 years
Breece2680.2 years
Smith2676.5 years
Jenkins2578.2 years
Wright2381.6 years
Baker2275.1 years
Businesses in Hickman County, TN
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
Hardee's1Subway2
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1UPS1

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