The unemployment rate in Hickory is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hickory jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hickory's cost of living is 10.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Hickory, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Catawba county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Hickory's population is 40,157 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Hickory is $154,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%. Check out the homes in the area
Hickory public schools spend $8,611 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Hickory. More Education