Hickory Catawba County, North Carolina

Hickory: City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States

About

Hickory is a city located in the county of Catawba in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 40,010 and a population density of 515 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 41,473 inhabitants.

The city was created 152 years ago in 1869.

Hickory Quick Facts

Population : 41,473 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Catawba County
Postal code : 28601–28603
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 77.7 km2
Altitude : 1,188 feet / 362 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1870 (152 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:53:30 (21st May 2022)
Density : 534 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.53% (2010-2020)
Hickory locator map
Location of Hickory on North Carolina map.
US-NC-Hickory Union Square image
US-NC-Hickory Union Square
US-NC-Hickory Union Square image

Geography

Hickory is located at 35°43'59"N 81°20'28"W (35.7331900, -81.3412000).

Hickory map

Demographics

The population of Hickory increased by 3.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 40,010 - census
2011 39,938 -0.18% estimation process
2012 39,947 0.02% estimation process
2013 39,948 0% estimation process
2014 40,035 0.22% estimation process
2015 40,143 0.27% estimation process
2016 40,425 0.7% estimation process
2017 40,776 0.86% estimation process
2018 40,983 0.51% estimation process
2019 41,171 0.46% estimation process
2020 41,473 0.73% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,556
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,047
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,436
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,039
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.8%
People over 65 (%) : 17.2%
Female persons, % : 51.7%
White only, percent : 88.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.7%
Asians alone % : 0.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 30.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 64.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 822
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.5%

Hickory zip code is 28601. County name: Catawba, County fips: 37035

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $116,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,134
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $558
2015-2019 median gross rent : $778
2015-2019 Households : 6,139
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.34
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 43,548
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 346,555
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 504,518
2012 total retail sales per capita : $33,496
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,354
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,115
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,448
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 709
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 359
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 218
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,116
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 113
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,161
2010 population per square mile : 2,419.9
2010 land area in square miles : 6.21

Best Things to Do in Hickory

1 DEFY Hickory

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2 Kiwanis Park

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3 Glenn C. Hilton, Jr. Memorial Park

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4 Lake Hickory Haunts

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5 Geitner Park

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Where ot Eat in Hickory

1 Outback Steakhouse

Rating: 4.2 (2337)

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2 Chuck E. Cheese

Rating: 4.3 (775)

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3 Lake Hickory Adventures

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Where to Stay in Hickory

1 Red Roof Inn Hickory

Rating: 3.2 (826)

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Other Places in Hickory

1 Longview Town Hall

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2 Hickory City Hall

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3 Hickory Finance Department

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People born in Hickory (43)

People born in Hickory, including entrepreneur Chris Hughes, actor Matthew Settle, soccer player Brad Knighton, .

List

  • Cass Ballenger (American politician (1926-2015)) he was born in 06/12/1926
  • Gunner (American professional wrestler) he was born in 06/06/1982
  • Kenneth Lamar Holland (American politician) he was born in 24/11/1934
  • Bob Warlick (basketball player) he was born in 20/03/1941
  • Chris Washburn (American basketball player) he was born in 13/05/1965
  • Rick Barnes (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 17/07/1954
  • Andy Houston (American stock car racing driver) he was born in 07/11/1970
  • Andy Petree (American motorsports commentator, team owner and driver) he was born in 15/08/1958
  • Austin M. Allran (American politician) he was born in 13/12/1951
  • Bobby Lutz (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 04/04/1958
  • Brian Frasure (American paralympic sprinter) he was born in 02/02/1973
  • Carl Murchison (American psychologist) he was born in 03/12/1887
  • Charlie Frye (American baseball player) he was born in 17/07/1914
  • Dick Marlowe (American baseball player) he was born in 27/06/1929
  • Douglas E. Moore (American minister) he was born in 01/01/1928
  • E. Patrick Johnson (American academic) he was born in 01/03/1967
  • Ernie Warlick (American football player (1932-2012)) he was born in 21/07/1932
  • Gary Sain (former NASCAR driver)

Schools in Hickory

College & universities near Hickory, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198835 Lenoir-Rhyne University Hickory (NC) 28601

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hickory, NC

Code Name Address Type
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL

Post offices near Hickory

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hickory Post Office Hickory (NC) 28602

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Hickory , Pennsylvania census-designated place in Mount Pleasant Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 2,373 people.
  • Hickory , Mississippi town in Newton County, Mississippi, United States with a population of 515 people.
  • Hickory , Oklahoma town in Murray County, Oklahoma, United States with a population of 75 people.

Other cities in Catawba County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Catawba County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Newton 13,224 City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States
Saint Stephens 8,759 Town in Alabama, USA
Conover 8,573 City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America
Lake Norman of Catawba 5,075 Township in Catawba County, North Carolina
Longview 4,871 Town in North Carolina, United States
Maiden 3,421 Town in North Carolina, USA
Claremont 1,414 City in North Carolina, United States
Sherrills Ford 1,007 Unincorporated community in Catawba County, North Carolina
Catawba 627 Human settlement in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America
Brookford 381 Human settlement in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Hickory distances to largest North Carolina cities