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Population in 2012: 16,379 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.9%
 

Males: 8,110  (49.5%)
Females: 8,269  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  42.9 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46311, 46375.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $76,970 (it was $63,045 in 2000)
Dyer:

$76,970
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,723

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $197,787 (it was $141,000 in 2000)
Dyer:

$197,787
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $255,151; Detached houses: $263,057; Townhouses or other attached units: $193,654; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,374; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,545

Median gross rent in 2012: $931.

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  • White alone - 13,563 (83.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1,523 (9.4%)
  • Black alone - 594 (3.6%)
  • Asian alone - 422 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 76 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 50 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 55 (0.3%)

Races in Dyer detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dyer: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.7%), Irish (12.1%), Polish (11.8%), English (8.4%), Italian (6.7%), Dutch (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 5.96 square miles.

Population density: 2,748 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dyer:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dyer town:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

1,005 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This town:  6.2%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Dyer, Indiana as of August 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dyer to the number of sex offenders is 2,047 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,490 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,375 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (7.7 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (25.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lynwood, IL (1.6 miles ), Sauk Village, IL (1.7 miles ), Munster, IN (1.9 miles ), Schererville, IN (1.9 miles ), Ford Heights, IL (2.0 miles ), St. John, IN (2.0 miles ), Highland, IN (2.1 miles ), Lansing, IL (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 102 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1998: 162 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 1999: 197 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2000: 128 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2001: 131 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2002: 125 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2003: 95 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2004: 134 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2005: 217 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2006: 159 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2007: 110 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $196,600
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $284,500

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.50 N, Longitude: 87.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,282 (-20.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 931 (11.6%)

Area code: 219

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Crime rates in Dyer by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000020000112
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.013.40.00.00.00.06.26.112.2
Rapes 0322242020030
per 100,000 0.021.514.213.713.526.913.20.012.60.00.018.20.0
Robberies 7825581668423
per 100,000 50.057.314.234.433.953.86.638.237.749.524.712.118.3
Assaults 14394725524572
per 100,000 100.021.563.927.547.413.433.031.812.624.830.942.512.2
Burglaries 28503832363733192429253224
per 100,000 199.9357.8270.0220.0243.8248.7217.5120.9150.7179.6154.3194.2146.1
Thefts 255235238212197250363312335266292288249
per 100,000 1820.91681.81690.91457.31333.91680.72392.71985.62103.71647.31802.71748.21515.8
Auto thefts 23332726222822281734361718
per 100,000 164.2236.2191.8178.7149.0188.2145.0178.2106.8210.6222.2103.2109.6
Arson 1201101110000
per 100,000 7.114.30.06.96.80.06.66.46.30.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 145.2161.3140.2123.5121.4179.6152.4129.1136.8123.9136.2140.6120.4

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Crime rate in Dyer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Indiana average:

1.96

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Dyer, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.1%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,046 (+28.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Dyer-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 142% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Dyer town center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the town center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dyer-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jack Chevigny - Football player and coach, Scott Vandermeer - College basketball player (Bowling Green Falcons).


Hospitals/medical centers in Dyer:

  • FMC - DYER (Dialysis Facility, 2150 GETTLER STREET, SUITE 105)
  • AMERICAN HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 1160 JOLIET ST STE 104)
  • AMORE HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 211 MATTESON ST STE A)
  • INCARE HOME HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, 425 JOLIET ST STE 312)
  • FRANCISCAN ST MARGARET HEALTH - DYER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 24 JOLIET ST)
  • IN-PACT, INC (Hospital, 132 BERENS STREET)
  • DYER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 601 SHEFFIELD AVE)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-DYER (Nursing Home, 2300 GREAT LAKES DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Dyer, IN

Heliports located in Dyer:

Amtrak station:

DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Local government website: WWW.DYERONLINE.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dyer:

  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 7 miles; Hammond, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,151)
  • Prairie State College (about 7 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,252)
  • South Suburban College (about 10 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 10 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,251)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest (about 11 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 16 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Chicago State University (about 17 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,206)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dyer:

Private elementary/middle school in Dyer:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 430 JOLIET ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Dyer: Briar Ridge Country Club (A), Dyer Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B), Dyer Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dyer include: Saint Joseph Church (A), Maria Goretti Catholic Church (B), Dyer Baptist Church (C), Dyer Presbyterian Church (D), Dyer United Methodist Church (E), First Christian Church of Dyer (F), Rivers of Living Water Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Plum Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Dyer include: Northgate Community Park (1), Pheasant Hills Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express (1019 Joliet Street).

 
Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.5. This is about average.
City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.642. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.642
U.S.:

0.572
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.80. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.80
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.1
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dyer and their reported violations in the past:

DYER WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 14500, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2000 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-01-2000 to APR-01-2004)
  • One minor monitoring violation
NEW HOPE COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PIER 74 (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.0%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dyer, IN

People in group quarters in Dyer in 2010:

  • 312 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Dyer in 2000:

  • 294 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 37 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other group homes

Dyer compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Dyer (2011 data):

  • Providence Bank, LLC: Dyer Office at 14785 West 101st Avenue, branch established on 2005/08/17. Info updated 2011/02/16: Bank assets: $382.9 mil, Deposits: $337.5 mil, headquarters in South Holland, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Dyer Branch at 801 Joliet Street, branch established on 2003/11/17. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • American Savings, FSB: Dyer Branch at 1001 Main Street, branch established on 1991/03/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $179.1 mil, Deposits: $155.9 mil, headquarters in Munster, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Peoples Bank SB: 1300 Sheffield Ave Branch at 1300 Sheffield Avenue, branch established on 1976/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $652.4 mil, Deposits: $528.1 mil, headquarters in Munster, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Indiana Bancorp
  • First Savings Bank of Hegewisch: Dyer Branch at 734 Main Street, branch established on 2006/04/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $549.7 mil, Deposits: $487.5 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • First Midwest Bank: Lincoln Highway-Dyer Branch at 820 Joliet Street, branch established on 1978/09/12. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Dyer Branch at 799 Joliet Street, branch established on 1949/02/21. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • TCF National Bank: Jewel-Dyer #2354 at 805 Joliet Street, branch established on 2004/02/05. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Financial Bank: Dyer Branch at 1100 East Joliet Street, branch established on 2004/08/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,149.8 mil, Deposits: $986.7 mil, headquarters in Munster, IN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dyer travel time to work - commute


Dyer mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Dyer town (based on Lake County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.80%
Here44.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents59.2%5.0%4.3%3.6%2.9%
Congregations17.1%8.7%6.1%6.4%5.5%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.0%2.0%1.9%1.8%17.4%
Congregations0.9%3.5%3.8%2.6%45.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
This county:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Lake County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Lake County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 175
This county:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Lake County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.3%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake County:

11.7%
State:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$35,594$42,7130$0
Other Government Administration 8$31,651$47,4777$6,333
Police Protection - Officers 25$117,393$56,3490$0
Police - Other 8$22,895$34,3439$7,049
Firefighters 0$0 32$10,361
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,579
Streets and Highways 11$45,181$49,2880$0
Sewerage 9$38,924$51,8990$0
Parks and Recreation 3$11,827$47,3085$2,263
Water Supply 13$48,918$45,1555$1,650
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,000
Totals for Government 87$352,383$48,60561$31,235

Dyer government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $92,000 ($5.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.55)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $5,420,000 ($330.91)
    Sewerage: $3,586,000 ($218.94)
    General - Other: $2,725,000 ($166.37)
    Police Protection: $2,278,000 ($139.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,239,000 ($75.65)
    Regular Highways: $734,000 ($44.81)
    Central Staff Services: $602,000 ($36.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $583,000 ($35.59)
    General Public Buildings: $552,000 ($33.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $505,000 ($30.83)
    Health - Other: $89,000 ($5.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $423,000 ($25.83)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Water Utilities: $461,000 ($28.15)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $297,000 ($18.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.12)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.06)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,518,000 ($214.79)

Dyer government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,946,000 ($485.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $618,000 ($37.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($4.58)
    All Other: $70,000 ($4.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $165,000 ($10.07)
    General Local Government Support: $125,000 ($7.63)
    All Other: $124,000 ($7.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,265,000 ($138.29)
    Interest Earnings: $364,000 ($22.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000 ($2.38)
    Rents: $36,000 ($2.20)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($0.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,020,000 ($367.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,231,000 ($75.16)
    Public Welfare: $439,000 ($26.80)
    All Other: $63,000 ($3.85)
    Highways: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Tax - Property: $4,075,000 ($248.79)
    Other License: $638,000 ($38.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $109,000 ($6.65)

Dyer government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,992,000 ($732.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,822,000 ($660.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,170,000 ($71.43)

Dyer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,050,000 ($430.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,060,000 ($125.77)

5.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Indiana average:

6.54%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  2.28% ($39,640 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.62% ($34,915)
from Will County, IL  0.19% ($56,174)


5.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Indiana average:

6.56%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($174 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  1.06% ($33,307 average AGI)
to Porter County, IN  1.03% ($43,404)
to Marion County, IN  0.30% ($20,343)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dyer:

  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dyer:

  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WZVN (107.1 FM; LOWELL, IN; Owner: M & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Dyer:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Dyer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total costs: $1,371,000
Total average daily traffic: 146,226
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,549
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 212,381

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dyer)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Us 30 Highway (Lat: 41.491694 Lon: -87.524472), Type: Building, Structure height: 32 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WPLV485
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.062 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/1998, Expiration Date: 03/10/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2003, Certifier: Mark Girman
    Registrant: 102 Granby Drive, Suite 105, Indianapolis, IN 46229-3273, Fax: (317) 891-8764
  • 24 Joliet Street (Lat: 41.492917 Lon: -87.524306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WPYV862
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.062 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/12/2003, Expiration Date: 11/12/2013, Certifier: Mark A Girman
    Registrant: Franciscan Saint Margaret Health, 5454 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320, Phone: (219) 932-2300, Fax: (219) 933-2123, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • One Town Sq (Lat: 41.492806 Lon: -87.520861), Call Sign: KBJ846
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 02/25/2022
    Registrant: Miner Electronics, 500 45th Ave, Munster, IN 46321, Phone: (219) 924-1765, Fax: (219) 924-1768, Email:
  • Us Hwy 30 (Lat: 41.491694 Lon: -87.524472), Structure height: 23 m, Call Sign: KTU209
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2012, Expiration Date: 10/07/2022
    Registrant: Franciscan Saint Margaret Health, 5454 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320, Phone: (219) 932-2300, Fax: (219) 933-2123, Email:
  • Us 30 & Sheffield Ave (Lat: 41.493083 Lon: -87.524750), Type: Building, Structure height: 28 m, Overall height: 33 m, Call Sign: WPLF786
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.6800 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/1997, Expiration Date: 03/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002, Certifier: Mark Girman
    Registrant: Saint Margaret Mercy Healthcare Centers, 5454 Hohman Ave, Hammond, IN 46320, Phone: (219) 933-2044, Fax: (219) 933-2123
  • Lat: 41.493056 Lon: -87.524278, Call Sign: WQFH211
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, 72.1800 MHz, 72.2200 MHz, 72.2600 MHz, 72.3400 MHz, 72.4000 MHz, 72.1400 MHz, 72.3000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/13/2006, Expiration Date: 07/13/2016, Certifier: Mark Girman
    Registrant: Franciscan Saint Margaret Health, 5454 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320, Phone: (219) 932-2300, Fax: (219) 933-2123, Email:
  • Lat: 41.493056 Lon: -87.511944, Call Sign: WQOS489
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.637 MHz, 456.762 MHz, 457.137 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2012, Expiration Date: 01/17/2022, Certifier: Walter Cotton
    Registrant: Miner Electronics Corporation, 500 45th Ave., Munster, IN 46321, Phone: (219) 924-1765, Fax: (219) 924-1768, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • DYER, Us Hwy 30 (Lat: 41.493083 Lon: -87.524750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 23.8 m, Call Sign: WNTR959
    Assigned Frequencies: 11205.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/2011, Expiration Date: 04/09/2021
    Registrant: Franciscan Saint Margaret Health, 5454 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320, Phone: (219) 932-2300, Fax: (219) 933-2123, Email:
  • CHI0516, 1335 Calumet Ave (Lat: 41.506944 Lon: -87.507500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.9 m, Overall height: 41.5 m, Call Sign: WQFK730, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 19680.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2006, Expiration Date: 08/07/2016, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • 27J, 641 Joliet St (Lat: 41.497500 Lon: -87.511833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WQQL415
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11685.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2013, Expiration Date: 01/18/2023, Certifier: Carl M Petrovsky
    Registrant: Newgig Networks, LLC, Southlake, TX 76092-0113, Phone: (917) 542-0136, Fax: (917) 368-8717, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Our Lady Of Mercy Hospital, On Us-30 (Lat: 41.492528 Lon: -87.524472), Call Sign: KSA262
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.030 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dyer)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dyer)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED92$180,00785$180,849587$168,98929$82,7065$149,5001$128,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$223,6707$200,61446$161,5510$01$163,5401$212,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$185,18015$151,453124$191,5378$40,2651$207,4200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$237,3339$184,15092$187,8482$75,7952$282,7050$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$215,0630$023$180,0104$157,7781$82,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0428.01 , 0428.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$181,30627$186,391
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$237,5409$179,730
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$206,8755$189,546
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$149,5801$143,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0428.01 , 0428.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 50
  • Hazardous Condition: 70

Incident types - Dyer


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dyer, IN

Most common first names in Dyer, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8383.3 years
John7575.7 years
Helen6280.8 years
William5475.0 years
Joseph5476.0 years
Robert4772.0 years
James4469.2 years
Dorothy3578.4 years
Anna3085.6 years
Charles2872.3 years
Most common last names in Dyer, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1873.4 years
Keilman1277.6 years
Miller1271.2 years
Johnson1272.9 years
Hoffman972.9 years
Anderson975.4 years
Thomas875.6 years
Williams783.4 years
Thompson777.8 years
Jones680.7 years
Businesses in Dyer, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Jewel-Osco1
Baskin-Robbins1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
GameStop1UPS3
Goodwill3Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Dyer, IN


Dyer on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill"
  • #27 (46375) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Serbian first ancestries"
  • #63 (46375) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Croatian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #66 (46375) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Macedonian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #96 (46311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Katharina Probst (5)
  • Zbigniew Pietrzkowski (5)
  • David Kurth (3)
  • William Carter (3)
  • Sree Harsha Lalam (2)
  • Bob Jordan (2)
  • Pradeep Sanghvi (2)
  • Harry S. Kurek (2)
  • Tim J. Skertich, Jr. (1)
  • Raymond V. Menghi (1)

Total of 43 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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