Dickson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 15,359 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Dickson is the 40th largest community in Tennessee.
Dickson real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Dickson house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dickson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dickson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dickson who work in office and administrative support (15.50%), sales jobs (13.45%), and food service (10.27%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Dickson rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.50% of adults 25 and older in Dickson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Dickson in 2010 was $19,630, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,520 for a family of four. However, Dickson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dickson is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dickson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dickson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dickson include German, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Dickson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.