Dickson, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 12,244. Estimated population in 2021: 12,873 (+5.1% change)
Males: 5,685 (46.4%), Females: 6,559 (53.6%)

Dickson County

Zip codes: 37055.

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

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%).

Elevation: 794 feet

Land area: 16.5 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Dickson:

  • HORIZON MEDICAL CENTER (111 HIGHWAY 70 EAST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dickson:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dickson:

  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 42 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: HOP)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 50 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: BNA)
  • SMYRNA (about 60 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dickson:

  • DICKSON MUNI (about 5 miles; DICKSON, TN; Abbreviation: M02)
  • CENTERVILLE MUNI (about 17 miles; CENTERVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: GHM)
  • HUMPHREYS COUNTY (about 25 miles; WAVERLY, TN; Abbreviation: 0M5)

Colleges and Universities

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 and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 37 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,642)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,654)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,260)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)

 

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