Dickson is a desirable location for people looking to live within an hour's drive of Nashville, yet prefer a more laid-back, small-town setting. The area's rich agriculture industry is vital to its economy and includes several family farms that double as tourism destinations and special event venues. Dickson's small downtown district has undergone extensive redevelopment in recent years, attracting investment by local boutiques and other independent retailers. Many outdoor recreation options await at the 3,700-acre Montgomery Bell State Park, which has 12 miles of hiking trails and three lakes. Meanwhile, residents benefit from quality schools and health care provided by Horizon Medical Center, Dickson Medical Associates and several specialists.
Freed-Hardeman University now operates Dickson's Renaissance Center, keeping its many cultural programs alive while also bringing four-year programs to the city for the first time.
Independent local restaurants serve up Dickson's dining style.
Dickson, TN City Profile
Dickson, TN Demographics
Population By Gender
|Age 18 Over||74.4|
|Age 21 Over||69.7|
|Age 62 Over||18.4|
|Age 65 Over||15.7|
|Median Household Income||37045|
|Median Home Price||134300|
|Median Property Rent||708|
When you have people who have a job in Nashville and want to live the country life and raise their kids in a better environment, they end up in Dickson County.
|Worked at Home||1.5|