Hickory

Overview for Hickory, NC

42,831 people live in Hickory, where the median age is 38.3 and the average individual income is $32,745. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

42,831

Total Population

38.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$32,745

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Hickory, NC

Hickory has 17,363 households, with an average household size of 2.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hickory do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 42,831 people call Hickory home. The population density is 1,392.18 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

42,831

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.3

Median Age

48.22 / 51.78%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
17,363

Total Households

2.38

Average Household Size

$32,745

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Hickory, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Hickory. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Saint Stephens Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Challenger Early College High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Hickory Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Oakwood Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
University Christian High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Longview Elementary
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Viewmont Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Cornerstone Christian Academy
PRIVATE
4th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
W M Jenkins Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Hickory Career Arts Magnet High School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
St Stephen Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Tabernacle Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

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