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Dickson is a city in Dickson County, in the Nashville-Davidson metro area.

The community was named for Dr. William Dickson, congressman.

The latitude of Dickson is 36.076N. The longitude is -87.387W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 804 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,688.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$34,549
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dickson demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Sneadville
· Smeadville
· Sneedsville
· Mile Post 42
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 75. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Dickson County Fair - Sept. 3-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dickson web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Dickson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dickson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nashville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37029 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Dickson residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dickson ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dickson was $17,654, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Dickson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Dickson festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Dickson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $406.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $881.


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Libraries

Libraries in Dickson include Dickson County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Dickson include Dickson Herald

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Politics

Dickson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dickson political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Dickson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dickson between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Dickson include Best Value Inn & Suites, Best Western Executive Inn, Days Inn, Holiday Inn, Motel 6 Dickson, Super 8.

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