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Encyclopedia > Dickson County, Tennessee

Dickson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 43,156. Its county seat is Charlotte6.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,272 km≤ (491 mi≤). 1,269 km≤ (490 mi≤) of it is land and 4 km≤ (1 mi≤) of it is water. The total area is 0.29% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 43,156 people, 16,473 households, and 12,173 families residing in the county. The population density is 34/km≤ (88/mi≤). There are 17,614 housing units at an average density of 14/km≤ (36/mi≤). The racial makeup of the county is 93.25% White, 4.58% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. 1.12% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 16,473 households out of which 35.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.30% are married couples living together, 11.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.10% are non-families. 22.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.59 and the average family size is 3.02.


In the county, the population is spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 30.70% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 96.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $39,056, and the median income for a family is $45,575. Males have a median income of $32,252 versus $23,686 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,043. 10.20% of the population and 8.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.90% of those under the age of 18 and 11.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


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Nashville metropolitan area | Memphis metropolitan area
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Counties
Anderson | Bedford | Benton | Bledsoe | Blount | Bradley | Campbell | Cannon | Carroll | Carter | Cheatham | Chester | Clairborne | Clay | Cocke | Coffee | Crockett | Cumberland | Davidson | Decatur | DeKalb | Dickson | Dyer | Fayette | Fentress | Franklin | Gibson | Giles | Grainger | Greene | Grundy | Hamblen | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardeman | Hardin | Hawkins | Haywood | Henderson | Henry | Hickman | Houston | Humphreys | Jackson | Jefferson | Johnson | Knox | Lake | Lauderdale | Lawrence | Lewis | Lincoln | Loudon | Macon | Madison | Marion | Marshall | Maury | McMinn | McNairy | Meigs | Monroe | Montgomery | Moore | Morgan | Obion | Overton | Perry | Pickett | Polk | Putnam | Rhea | Roane | Robertson | Rutherford | Scott | Sequatchie | Sevier | Shelby | Smith | Stewart | Sullivan | Sumner | Tipton | Trousdale | Unicoi | Union | Van Buren | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Weakley | White | Williamson | Wilson

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Dickson County, Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (381 words)
Dickson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee.
The county is drained by the Harpeth River.
In the county, the population is spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 30.70% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older.
Dickson County Chamber of Commerce: Community Information (387 words)
Dickson County was created by an act of the Tennessee General Assembly, meeting in Knoxville, on November 3, 1803, from portions of Robertson and Montgomery counties.
Dickson County was organized as the 25th of the of Tennessee's 95 counties.
The county’s 2000 population was 43,156; its six incorporated communities include Burns (1,366), Charlotte (1,153), Dickson (12,244), Slayden (138) and Vanleer (288) and White Bluff (2,142).
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