Dickson County

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Dickson County, Tennessee

PO Box 267
Charlotte, TN 37036
Phone: (615) 789-7003
Fax: (615) 789-6075
www.dicksoncounty.net

In west-central TN, west of Nashville; organized Oct 25, 1803 from Montgomery and Robertson counties. Name Origin: For William Dickson (1770-1816), physician, TN legislator, and U.S. representative (1801-07)

Area (sq mi):: 491.28 (land 489.87; water 1.42) Population per square mile: 93.70
Population 2005: 45,894 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 6.30%; 1990-2000 23.10% Population 2000: 43,156 (White 92.70%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,043; median household $39,056; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,531-$23,877
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 30.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dickson (12,760)

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