Dickson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)74815391
Median age36.438.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%57%55%
Speak English95%93%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Dickson, TN has a population of 15,098 and is the 2,817th largest city in the United States. The population density is 748 per sq mi which is 388% higher than the Tennessee average and 725% higher than the national average. The median age in Dickson is 36 which is approximately 5% lower than the Tennessee average of 39. In Dickson, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 70% of Dickson residents were born in Tennessee, 26% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Dickson is 388% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Dickson is 5% lower than Tennessee.
  • In Dickson 87.05% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Dickson 6.89% of the population is African American.
  • In Dickson 1.21% of the population is Asian.

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Dickson population breakdown by race

African American6.89%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.28%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race3.25%2.03%3.06%
Other race1.31%1.38%4.75%
In Dickson, 5.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Dickson, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).