Dickson, TN


Highest Appreciating Dickson Neighborhoods Since 2000

Dickson, TN Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Dickson Housing Market Information

With a population of 15,359, 5,671 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $188,810, Dickson real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Dickson home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Dickson, accounting for 62.68% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Dickson include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 22.75%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.18%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.24%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Dickson are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 54.66% owning and 45.34% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Dickson built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Dickson built between 1940-1969 ( 18.26%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 17.58%). There's also some housing in Dickson built before 1939 ( 4.73%).

Dickson Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Dickson have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 12.71%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Dickson house appreciation rate of 1.20%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Dickson that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Dickson real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Dickson appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.56%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 89.18% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Dickson. Dickson appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.76%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.51%.

Importantly, this makes Dickson one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Tennessee, our data show that Dickson's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Tennessee.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Dickson differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Dickson - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Dickson real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,194,000 0.1
$895,001 - $1,194,000 0.5
$597,001 - $895,000 0.6
$478,001 - $597,000 0.8
$358,001 - $478,000 5.6
$239,001 - $358,000 17.3
$119,001 - $239,000 49.3
$60,001 - $119,000 19.7
$0 - $60,000 6.2

Very High for TN
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
35.2074299777335 13.9030612244898

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Dickson Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
35.93% 1.80% 5 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$977 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 54.66
Renters 45.34
Vacant 8.22

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 17.6
1970 - 1999 59.4
1940 - 1969 18.3
1939 or Older 4.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 62.7
Townhomes 3.2
Small Apt. Buildings 9.2
Apt. Complexes 22.8
Mobile Homes 2.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.63
1 Bedroom 6.36
2 Bedrooms 37.47
3 Bedrooms 44.99
4 Bedrooms 9.60
5 or more bedrooms 0.95