Dickson, Tennessee

Population 14,629

Dickson is located in Dickson County, TN. The population is 14,629, making Dickson the largest city in Dickson County.

There are 9 public schools in Dickson with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Dickson is high , and there are 88 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Dickson is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Dickson property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Dickson include Burns, Charlotte and White Bluff.

Dickson Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 14.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.5%

Crime Rate

50.06% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 350
  • Violent Crimes: 713
  • Robbery: 25
  • Burglary: 382
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

71.52% Higher than national avg.
  • 88 offenders in Dickson
  • 60.15 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

136 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 14
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 117


Low 4.1%
  • Tennessee unemployment average: 4.9%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

9 Public Schools view public schools

There are 9 K-12 public schools in Dickson, TN and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Dickson's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.
2 Private Schools

Dickson Adventist School

United Christian Academy

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Crime view details

88 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$239,000 compared to February 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

102 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Dickson, TN issued 102 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 102 permits, 38 were issued for single family homes and 64 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Dickson, TN issued 24 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $750
  • 1 Bedroom: $820
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,000
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,310
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,570

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Environmental Hazards

136 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1596/1650)
    Dickson, TN has 96.73% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Dickson, TN is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.4 Average
    Dickson, TN is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 38.67°
  • February 42.18°
  • March 51.43°
  • April 60.68°
  • May 70.14°
  • June 78.26°
  • July 80.62°
  • August 80.53°
  • September 72.57°
  • October 60.18°
  • November 49.75°
  • December 42.93°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Dickson, TN

Dickson, TN has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Dickson, TN has no risk of hurricanes.
Dickson, TN has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Dickson, TN has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Dickson, TN: $40,488


Unemployment in Dickson is 4.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.9% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.53%
White Collar - 57.47%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Haslam
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander
  • Sen. Bob Corker

City Representatives

  • Jim Cooper

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

22 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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