Dickson County, Tennessee Population 2018

Dickson County, Tennessee's estimated population is 52,853 with a growth rate of 3.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickson County, Tennessee is the 30th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201752,8531,9273.78%
201650,926-996-1.92%
201651,9225951.16%
201551,3278541.69%
201450,4733420.68%
201350,131160.03%
201250,1151910.38%
201149,9242310.46%
201049,69314,63241.73%
199035,0615,02416.73%
198030,0378,06036.67%
197021,9773,13816.66%
196018,839340.18%
195018,805-913-4.63%
194019,7181,2276.64%
193018,491-851-4.40%
192019,342-613-3.07%
191019,9551,3207.08%
190018,6354,99036.57%
189013,6451,1859.51%
188012,4603,12033.40%
18709,340-642-6.43%
18609,9821,57818.78%
18508,4041,33018.80%
18407,074-191-2.63%
18307,2652,07539.98%
18205,19067414.92%
18104,5160.00%

Dickson County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White47,130
Black or African American2,049
Two or More Races1,015
Asian262
Some Other Race257
American Indian and Alaska Native213

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Dickson County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Dickson County, Tennessee Median Age

40


Total

38.7


Male

41.3


Female

Dickson County, Tennessee Adults

There are 38,857 adults, (7,843 of which are seniors) in Dickson County, Tennessee.

Dickson County, Tennessee Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickson County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

25,937

50.93%

Male

24,989

49.07%

Dickson County, Tennessee Households and Families

Dickson County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dickson County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All72.7%27.3%
Male66.5%33.5%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Female47.3%52.7%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickson County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,8762.6672.7
Married10,4913.2484.7
Non Family5,4001.1760.7
Female2,1753.2647.3
Male8103.566.5

3.19

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dickson County, Tennessee Households

Dickson County, Tennessee Education

Dickson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9375.57%
9th to 12th Grade3,75610.79%
High School Graduate15,34044.08%
Some College7,06820.31%
Associates Degree1,7835.12%
Bachelors Degree3,2319.28%
Graduate Degree1,6894.85%

Dickson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,94326,8794,620
Black1,4401,16382
Hispanic84560881
Multiple Races25418358
Native American17414835
Asian17315734
Other Race1617115

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 90.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 22.83%.

Dickson County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,722$39,271$27,019
Less Than High School$24,859$27,344$16,208
High School Grad$30,299$36,025$24,052
Some College$33,743$42,217$26,757
Bachelors Degree$51,885$60,066$50,197
Graduate Degree$51,951$78,684$47,292

$32,722

Average Earnings

$39,271

Average Male

$27,019

Average Female

Dickson County, Tennessee Language

Dickson County, Tennessee Language by Age

Dickson County, Tennessee Language

96.87% of Dickson County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Dickson County, Tennessee Poverty

Dickson County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,3496,83015.06%
Black1,95444222.62%
Hispanic1,60139224.48%
Multiple1,01432431.95%
Other2576324.51%
Native2134219.72%
Asian262155.73%

15.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.59%

Male Poverty Rate

18.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickson County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickson County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 31.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickson County, Tennessee is Asian, with 5.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.86%.

Dickson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.42%
High School13.96%
Some College9.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%

Dickson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.86%
Male Unemployed41.64%
Female Employed6.57%
Male Employed4.77%

Dickson County, Tennessee Income

Dickson County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,137$61,402
Families$56,485$70,913
Married Families$68,290$80,488
Non Families$24,424$35,440

Dickson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Dickson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickson County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Dickson County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Dickson County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Dickson County, Tennessee Veterans

Dickson County, Tennessee Veterans by War

3,431

Number of Veterans

3,233

Male Veterans

198

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,401
First Gulf War683
Second Gulf War516
Korea330
World War II117

Dickson County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,007
35 to 54805
75+722
55 to 64688
18 to 34209

Dickson County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1838.77%
Black1056.11%
Hispanic757.77%
2 or More5818.77%
Indian5629.95%
Asian169.25%
Other137.56%

Dickson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

5.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickson County, Tennessee Employment Status

Dickson County, Tennessee Employment by Age

58%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dickson County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Dickson County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dickson County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dickson14638154928545.83%
White Bluff317134372668.39%
Charlotte14911511201.34%
Burns14421470281.94%
Vanleer359376174.74%
Slayden17818463.37%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990