Dickson

Initially just a stop on the railroad line between Nashville and the Tennessee River.

Welcome to Dickson

Initially just a stop on the railroad line between Nashville and the Tennessee River, Dickson has become a desirable rural getaway only 40 miles from the heart of Nashville. Due to its lush landscape, affordability, and proximity to the Nashville Metropolitan Area, Dickson is quickly becoming the next area of expansion for home buyers looking for small-town living within commuting distance of the city.

Overview for Dickson, TN

15,855 people live in Dickson, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $27,809. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,855

Total Population

35 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$27,809

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Dickson, TN

Dickson has 5,775 households, with an average household size of 2.69. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dickson do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,855 people call Dickson home. The population density is 783.46 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,855

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35

Median Age

49.19 / 50.81%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,775

Total Households

2.69

Average Household Size

$27,809

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Dickson, TN

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Dickson. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Dickson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Sullivan Central Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Dickson Adventist School
PRIVATE
3rd - 8th
No rating available
The Discovery School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Dickson Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Dickson County Adult High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
United Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
Dickson County High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Oakmont Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Centennial Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 10th
No rating available

Property Listings

LISTINGS & SALES

For Sale
Sold
Pending
Under Contract
Active Under Contract
Coming Soon
Pocket Listing

Around Dickson, TN

There's plenty to do around Dickson, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

16
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
17
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Boardable 615, Be Good Juice, and Deep South Pies.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.54 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.26 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.78 miles 32 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 3.12 miles 13 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1.46 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars

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