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Overview
Population:40,075
Pop. Change:0%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area
County: Catawba County
City:Hickory
Zip Code:28601, 28602, ... 2 total
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Hickory's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums

Interesting Facts about Hickory, North Carolina

As of 2014, Hickory's population is 40,075 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.45 percent.

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The median home cost in Hickory is $101,900. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Hickory's cost of living is 14.40% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Hickory public schools spend $8,885 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Hickory.

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The unemployment rate in Hickory is 5.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hickory jobs have Increased by 0.70 percent.


Ranked #28 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #254 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #268 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Hickory

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Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Hickory's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes