Dickson County, Tennessee Population 2021

Dickson County, Tennessee's estimated population is 54,952 with a growth rate of 0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickson County, Tennessee is the 30th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 49,684 and has seen a growth of 10.60% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202154,9525020.92%
202054,4505020.93%
201953,9485020.94%
201853,4466721.27%
201752,7748741.68%
201651,9005661.10%
201551,3348691.72%
201450,4653010.60%
201350,164-50-0.10%
201250,2142320.46%
201149,9822980.60%
201049,68414,62341.71%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.92% (502)
County Website
Founded
Oct. 25, 1803
County Seat
2010 Population
49,684
Growth Since 2010
10.60% (5,268)
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Dickson County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,79292.62%
Black or African American2,2134.20%
Two or More Races9751.85%
Asian2640.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2530.48%
Some Other Race1830.35%
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Dickson County, Tennessee Population by Race

Dickson County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Dickson County, Tennessee Median Age

39.1


Total

38.1


Male

41


Female

Dickson County, Tennessee Adults

There are 40,347 adults, (8,178 of whom are seniors) in Dickson County, Tennessee.

Dickson County, Tennessee Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickson County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

26,682

50.65%

Male

25,998

49.35%

Dickson County, Tennessee Population by Age

Dickson County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dickson County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female52%48%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
All75.1%24.9%
Male82.9%17.1%
Married88%12%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickson County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,1982.7175.1
Married10,2973.388
Non Family6,1681.2760.1
Female2,0083.8252
Male7253.3882.9

3.29

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Dickson County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8855.18%
9th to 12th Grade4,04911.12%
High School Graduate15,22741.83%
Some College6,98119.18%
Associates Degree2,3676.50%
Bachelors Degree3,75810.32%
Graduate Degree2,1325.86%
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Dickson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dickson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White33,30128,1365,394
Black1,5171,165240
Hispanic990655111
2+ Races27825269
Native American19517140
Asian15111453
Other Race8329

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 90.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.10%.

Dickson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,036$41,003$31,486
Less Than 9th Grade$26,319$28,224$22,031
High School Graduate$31,995$37,994$27,464
Some College$36,696$42,410$31,117
Bachelors Degree$50,992$61,200$46,571
Graduate Degree$51,013$75,000$47,585

$36,036

Average Earnings

$41,003

Average Male

$31,486

Average Female

Dickson County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dickson County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Dickson County, Tennessee Language

97.26% of Dickson County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Dickson County, Tennessee Language

Dickson County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,6055,78712.42%
Black2,14256326.28%
Multiple96736637.85%
Hispanic1,87731816.94%
Native2534618.18%
Other1834021.86%

13.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.88%

Male Poverty Rate

15.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickson County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickson County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 37.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickson County, Tennessee is White, with 12.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.60%.

Dickson County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.37%
High School13.80%
Some College7.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%

Dickson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed21.05%
Female Unemployed20.16%
Female Employed6.70%
Male Employed3.85%

Dickson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dickson County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,076$70,198
Families$63,915$78,994
Married Families$75,278-
Non Families$31,205$47,760
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Income by Household Type

Dickson County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickson County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Dickson County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dickson County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Dickson County, Tennessee Marital Status

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2,908

Number of Veterans

2,684

Male Veterans

224

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam991
First Gulf War701
Second Gulf War598
Korea244
World War II80

Dickson County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74716
35 to 54676
75+674
55 to 64630
18 to 34212

Dickson County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7087.17%
Hispanic1018.91%
Black875.18%
Native American4822.75%
Asian3719.89%
2+ Races256.51%
Other Race32.29%

Dickson County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Dickson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dickson County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Dickson County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Dickson County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.66%

Born in Dickson County, Tennessee

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.97% of Dickson County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 68.66% having been born in Tennessee. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dickson County, Tennessee Place of Birth

  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

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