Hickory SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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Hickory, North Carolina Info Snack

Hickory is a city located primarily in Catawba County, North Carolina, with parts in adjoining Burke and Caldwell counties. The city's population at the 2010 census was 40,010, with an estimated population in 2015 of 40,374. Hickory is the principal city in the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton MSA, in which the population at the 2010 census was 365,497 and is included as part of the Charlotte–Concord Combined Statistical Area.
Population
40,402
Unemployment
8.4%
Poverty
16.3%
Median Home
$167,900
Median Income
$46,390
Median Rent
$715

Rankings for Hickory in North Carolina

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Map Of Hickory, NC

Population over time in Hickory

Year Population % Change
2017 40,402 0.3%
2016 40,274 0.3%
2015 40,172 0.2%
2014 40,108 -0.2%
2013 40,178 0.3%
2012 40,075 0.2%
2011 39,990 0.1%
2010 39,932 -
Crime/100k Hickory NC USA
Violent Crime 393.1 377.6 368.9
Murder 7.4 6.0 5.0
Robbery 95.8 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 289.9 265.1 246.8
Property Crime 4628.9 2494.1 2199.5
Burglary 737.1 599.9 376.0
Larceny 3415.1 1724.4 1594.6
Car Theft 476.6 169.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Hickory

White
67.6% (27,322)
African American
11.4% (4,599)
American Indian
0.1% (50)
Asian
5.4% (2,174)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (133)
Two Or More
2.3% (938)
Hispanic
12.8% (5,186)
Race Hickory NC USA
White 67.6% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 11.4% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 5.4% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 12.8% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Hickory, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
8.0% (323,038)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (254,940)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.5% (586,092)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (407,609)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (559,295)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (715,897)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (465,628)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.8% (356,965)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.3% (173,565)
$200,000 or more
4.9% (197,166)
Income Hickory NC USA
Less than $10,000 8.0% 680.1% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 542.3% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.5% 1065.5% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 1072.6% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 1422.6% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 1807.0% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 1204.5% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.8% 1246.3% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.3% 469.2% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 4.9% 489.8% 697.9%

Gender in Hickory

Female
52.3% (21,140)
Male
47.7% (19,262)
Gender Hickory NC USA
Female 52.3% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hickory for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,616)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (3,636)
High School / GED
25.0% (10,100)
Some College
20.0% (8,080)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (4,040)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (8,080)
Master's Degree
8.0% (3,232)
Professional Degree
3.0% (1,212)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (404)
Education Hickory NC USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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