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Population (year 2000): 12,244. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,873 (+5.1% change)
Males: 5,685 (46.4%), Females: 6,559 (53.6%)

Dickson County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $34,549 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,700 (year 2000)

Dickson, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Dickson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.9%)
  • Black (8.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (19.2%), Irish (9.7%), German (7.7%), English (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Scottish (1.9%).Tennessee

Elevation: 794 feet

Land area: 16.5 square miles

Dickson,

For population 25 years and over in Dickson

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dickson city

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,328 (+12.2%).


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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Nashville-Davidson, (42.5 miles pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (399.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: TN (4.2 miles Burns, TN (7.7 miles Charlotte, Bluff, TN (10.9 miles White TN (12.5 miles Vanleer, Slayden, TN (16.8 miles) , TN (18.0 miles Fairview, TN (18.1 miles McEwen, Springs, TN (18.3 miles Kingston


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 72 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 1998: 68 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2002: 51 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2004: 58 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $106,700

Latitude: 36.07 N, Longitude: 87.37 W

Area code: 615

Dickson, Tennessee business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Manufacturing (17.6%), Retail trade (14.7%), Construction (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,977 (+48.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,066 (54.4%)

Crime in Dickson by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 10 10 7 15
    per 100,000 57.2 81.7 81.7 57.2 122.5
Robberies 6 17 8 17 8
    per 100,000 49.0 138.8 65.3 138.8 65.3
Assaults 49 76 59 51 71
    per 100,000 400.2 620.7 481.9 416.5 579.9
Burglaries 57 76 100 117 90
    per 100,000 465.5 620.7 816.7 955.6 735.1
Thefts 548 640 697 609 545
    per 100,000 4475.7 5227.0 5692.6 4973.9 4451.2
Auto thefts 49 59 56 52 35
    per 100,000 400.2 481.9 457.4 424.7 285.9
361.2 489.5 470.1 447.6 436.9

Average climate in Dickson, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dickson,

Dickson-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Dickson city center injured 5 people and caused $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1970, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Cory Pflieger - College basketball player (Rice Owls).


Hospital/medical center in Dickson:
  • HORIZON MEDICAL CENTER (111 HIGHWAY 70 EAST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dickson:
  • BAPTIST HICKMAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; CENTERVILLE, TN)
  • TRINITY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; ERIN, TN)
  • THREE RIVERS HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; WAVERLY, TN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dickson:
  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 42 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; ID: HOP)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 50 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; ID: BNA)
  • SMYRNA (about 60 miles; SMYRNA, TN; ID: MQY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dickson:
  • DICKSON MUNI (about 5 miles; DICKSON, TN; ID: M02)
  • CENTERVILLE MUNI (about 17 miles; CENTERVILLE, TN; ID: GHM)
  • HUMPHREYS COUNTY (about 25 miles; WAVERLY, TN; ID: 0M5)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 47 $137,799 $35,182 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 9 $20,431 $27,241 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $32,446 $27,810 0 $0
Firefighters 33 $91,923 $33,426 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,637 $31,644 0 $0
Electric Power 61 $201,997 $39,737 1 $1,426
Other and Unallocable 3 $6,974 $27,896 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $10,071 $40,284 0 $0
Welfare 6 $11,165 $22,330 0 $0
Other Government Administration 15 $37,864 $30,291 0 $0
Health 1 $2,342 $28,104 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 10 $24,190 $29,028 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 9 $24,079 $32,105 2 $956
Streets and Highways 23 $51,431 $26,833 0 $0
Totals for Government 235 $655,351 $33,464 3 $2,382
College/University in Dickson:
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT DICKSON (Full-time enrollment: 251; Location: 740 HWY 46; Public; Website: WWW.DICKSON.TEC.TN.US)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dickson:
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 37 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 3,642)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; FT enrollment: 2,784)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,654)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,260)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
Public high school in Dickson:
  • DICKSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,380; Location: 509 HENSLEE DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Dickson:
  • UNITED CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 168; Location: 784 HWY 46; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BILANDY ACADEMY - CAMPUS A (Students: 60; Location: 222 CHURCH ST.; Grades: 2 - 12; Boys only)
Public primary/middle schools in Dickson:
  • DICKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,262; Location: 401 E COLLEGE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OAKMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 634; Location: 630 HWY 46 SOUTH; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 604; Location: 198 UPPER LAKE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DICKSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 120 W BROAD ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • THE DISCOVERY SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 101 HENSLEE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
Library in Dickson:
  • DICKSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $370,429; Location: 305 EAST HUNT STREET; 54,874 books; 1,163 audio materials; 2,818 video materials; 129 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Dickson: Dickson County Industrial Park (A), Dickson Golf and Country Club (B), Dickson Municipal Building (C).

Churches in Dickson include: Church of the Nativity Episcopal (A), Saint James Episcopal Church (B), Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Saint Christopers Catholic Church (D), Dickson Cumberland Presbyterian Church (E), Dickson Missionary Baptist Church (F), Pomona Church of Christ (G), Pomona Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Dugan Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2).

Reservoirs: Luther Lake (A), Luther Lake Number One (B), New City Lake (C), Dickson Lake (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Johnson Branch (A).

Park in Dickson: J Dan Buckner Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Dickson compared to Tennessee state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Dickson:
  • WDKN (1260 AM; 5 kW; DICKSON, TN; Owner: EDMISSON & EUBANK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSE (1030 AM; 1 kW; WHITE BLUFF, TN; Owner: BERNIE BISHOP BROADCASTING AND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WNKX (1570 AM; 5 kW; CENTERVILLE, TN; Owner: HICKMAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WAKM (950 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: FRANKLIN RADIO ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WHEW (1380 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: SG COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
Strongest FM radio stations in Dickson:
  • W201BH (88.1 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WQZQ-FM (102.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNRZ (91.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRY (105.1 FM; WAVERLY, TN; Owner: REACH SATELLITE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WFFI (93.7 FM; KINGSTON SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRVU (91.1 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: VANDERBILT STUDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNKX-FM (96.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, TN; Owner: HICKMAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Dickson:
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

 

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