hickory Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,406 6.5 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 6,628 30.8 % 32.6 %
Some College 4,933 23.0 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 5,393 25.1 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 3,130 14.6 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 18,116 84.3 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 6,855 31.9 % 31.9 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 40,172 - -
19 years old and under 10,395 25.9 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 13,499 33.6 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 9,852 24.5 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 6,426 16.0 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 32,605 89.0 % 84.6 %
Spanish 4,004 10.9 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 14 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,818 36.8 % 33.5 %
Married 7,509 47.5 % 50.5 %
Separated 499 3.2 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,986 12.6 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 18,694 - -
Occupied Housing Units 15,899 85.0 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 2,795 15.0 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 9,873 52.8 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 910 4.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 868 4.6 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,218 6.5 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 2,753 14.7 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,354 7.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 952 5.1 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 766 4.1 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 3,789 20.3 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 3,336 17.8 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 3,008 16.1 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,865 10.0 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,996 16.0 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,223 6.5 % 13.0 %
Electric 9,277 49.6 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 404 2.2 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 5,880 31.5 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 222 1.2 % 4.1 %
Coal 11 0.1 % 0.1 %
Wood 55 0.3 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 12 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 38 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 29,707 75.4 % 75.5 %
African-American 5,528 14.0 % 13.1 %
Native American 100 0.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 1,486 3.8 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 2,580 6.5 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 43,338 55,775
Median Family Income 55,128 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 26,851 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 58.06 %
  • Temperature 78.3 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.18 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 1.64
    [CDD] 4.43
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.07 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com