2011 Dickson County Demographic Information
QUICK FACTS
County Seat: Charlotte Year Incorporated: 1873
Area in Square Miles (County): 490
Elevation: 794’ Latitude: N36º 04.63’ Longitude: W87º 23.27’
Market Region: Nashville
Distance from Nashville: 30 Miles

POPULATION

2000 Census Data

2010 Census Data
Percent Population Change
2000 – 2010


CLIMATE
Annual Average Temperature: 57.5º
Average High Temperature: 68.3º
Average Low Temperature: 46.7º
Annual Average Precipitation: 61.14”
Annual Average Snowfall: 2.0”
Prevailing Winds: Southerly
Mean Length of Freeze-Free Period (days): 180-220

COMMUNICATIONS
Post Office Class: First
Dickson Herald - Bi-Weekly Newspaper
The Tennessean -  Daily Newspaper
Telecommunications: Comcast, AT&T, Hiscall
Radio Stations: WDKN, WFGZ, WVRY, WDYB
Television Networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS
Cable Companies: Comcast, U-verse
Channels: 150

TAX STRUCTURE: LOCAL

Property Taxes:
- Rate per $100 Value
Ratio of Assessment:
-Residential and Farm
-Commercial/Industrial
Personal (Equipment)
(Inventory Tax) Raw Materials Only:
Bonded Debt
Assessed Valuation 
School Tax
Sales Tax
Hotel/Motel Tax

TAX STRUCTURE: STATE
Sales Tax 5.5% tax on food and food ingredients; 7% on all other tangible personal property unless specifically exempted

Income Tax
Personal 6% on Interest & Dividends
Corporate Excise Tax – 6.5% on Tennessee taxable income
Franchise Tax: .25% of the greater of net worth or real and tangible property in Tennessee. The minimum tax is $100.
Unemployment Tax New Employees 2.7% of first $9,000

GOVERNMENT

City:
Mayor and City Council
Meets: 1st Monday
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Municipal Building

County: Mayor and County Commissioners
Meets: 1st Tuesday Work Session
3rd Monday Regular Session
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Courtroom – Annex

Fire Department:
Full-time fire fighters in city: 33
City volunteers: 8
Full-time fire fighters in county: 0
County volunteers: 107
Fire Stations in city: 2 City fire trucks: 7
Fire Stations in County: 11 County fire trucks: 39

Law Enforcement:
Full-time officers in city: 44
Full-time officers in county inc. sheriff: 53
City patrol cars: 14 County patrol cars: 53

Insurance Rating:
Zoning Regulations:
Planning Commission:
Industrial Development Corp:

TRANSPORTATION

AIR SERVICE:
Nearest General Aviation: Dickson County Municipal Airport
Location Identifier: M02
Distance from City: 4 miles NE
Runway Length: 5,002 feet
Surface: Asphalt
Lighting: MIRL/VASI
Fuel: 100LL/Jet A
Repair: Major
Ground Transportation: Taxi, Rental and Courtesy Car
Nearest Commercial Service: Nashville International Airport
Location Identifier: BNA
Served by 12 air carriers, 2 cargo carriers, and 2 fixed-base operators; operating 380 average daily flights to 70 markets and 50 non-stop markets (as of December 2011).

HIGHWAYS:
State Highways: 70, 46, 48, 47 and 96
Nearest Interstate: Interstate 40

COMMON CARRIERS:
Air Freight Companies: None
Motor Freight Companies: 12
Terminal Facilities: 1
Bus Service to Nashville: No
No intercity bus service

RAILROADS SERVED BY:
CSX Transportation and South Central TN RR

NAVIGABLE WATERWAYS:
River: Cumberland
Channel Depth: 9 feet
Nearest Port Facility: Nashville
Miles: 40

NATURAL RESOURCES
Minerals: Limestone
Timber: Red & White Oak, Walnut

INDUSTRIAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Tool & Die Local
Heat Treating Local
Foundry Nashville
Heavy Hardware Nashville
Sheet Metal Local
Lubricants Local
Welding Supplies Local
Abrasives Local

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Name of Bank
Bank of Dickson
First Bank
First Farmers & Merchants
First Federal Bank
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Regions Bank
Traditions First Bank
Tri-Star Bank
US Bank
Commercial Banks: 8
Savings Institutions: 1
Credit Unions: 1
Total # of Institutions: 10
Total #of Branches: 23
Combined Deposits: $730,596,000 (as of 6/30/11)

SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS
2009 Annual Average
Labor Force:
-Civilian Labor Force 
-Employment
-Unemployment
-Unemployment Rate 
-HS Graduates (2009-10) 

Estimated County Available Labor
December 2011
County Labor Market Area*
Total: 
Male:
Female: 

Manufacturing in Area (Annual Averages 2010)
Number of Units: 60
Annual Avg. Employment: 2,492

Per Capita Personal Income
Year: 2009 Amount: $29,377

Retail Sales:

Year: 2010 Amount: $685,805,975

County 10-Year Growth Report
Years: 2002-2011
Number Projects:
Job Opportunities:
Total Investments:







City
12,244

14,538

18.7%























City
$.90

25%
40%
30%

$ 7,776,595
$416,256,360
0%
2.75%
.025%






































City

4
Yes
Yes
No






















































Branches
4
1
1
7
1
1
1
4
1










County

23,650
21,310
2,340
9.9%
580



County
2,420
1,100
1,320












New Facilities

3
265
$24,000,000







County

43,156

49,666

15.1%























County
$2.85

25%
40%
30%

$ 74,802,000
$954,988,963
0%
2.75%
5%






































County

N/A
Yes
Yes
Yes






















































Deposits

$165,133,000
$34,060,000
$21,424,000
$240,021,000
$32,291,000
$28,591,000
$29,706,000
$132,156,000
$47,214,000










Labor Market Area*

230,080
210,350
19,730
9.7%
6,004



Labor Market Area*
18,990
  8,860
10,130












Expansions
58
1,042
$128,103,579
 
Upcoming Events
59.5
Humitity: 92%
Wind: NE at 4.2 mph
Tue
69°-49°
Wed
76°-60°
Thu
72°-55°