Dickson County TN Information


Dickson County Subdivisions

Dickson County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,105
Population in Households 51,488
Population in Familes 42,834
Population in Group Qrtrs 617
Population Density1 106
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 19,784
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 13,930
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,858 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,926 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,912 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $148,554
Average Home Value $183,351


Median Household Income $43,905
Average Household Income $57,847
Per Capita Income $22,326
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.79%
Households 0.56% 0.66%
Families 0.39% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Dickson County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dickson County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 68th
Population Density1 # 32 67th
Diversity Index2 # 46 52nd
Median Household Income # 18 82nd
Per Capita Income # 28 72nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.