Dyer, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 15,941 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.7%
 
Males: 8,082  (50.7%)
Females: 7,859  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

46.2 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46311, 46375.

Dyer Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $82,868 (it was $63,045 in 2000)
Dyer:

$82,868
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,815 (it was $27,390 in 2000)

Dyer town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $215,526 (it was $141,000 in 2000)
Dyer:

$215,526
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $168,018; detached houses: $171,854; townhouses or other attached units: $166,523; in 2-unit structures: $99,996; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,219; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $119,243; mobile homes: $36,983

Median gross rent in 2017: $978.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dyer: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.3%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.2% for Black residents, 1.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.1% for American Indian residents, 0.1% for other race residents, 0.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dyer, IN (2017)
    • 12,95481.0%White alone
    • 1,5909.9%Hispanic
    • 6764.2%Black alone
    • 3212.0%Asian alone
    • 2331.5%Two or more races
    • 410.3%American Indian alone
    • 360.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Dyer, Indiana as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dyer is 2,668 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Dyer by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(26.9)
2
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(53.8)
1
(6.6)
6
(38.2)
6
(37.7)
8
(49.5)
4
(24.7)
2
(12.1)
3
(18.3)
5
(30.5)
6
(36.9)
2
(12.4)
4
(25.0)
3
(18.9)
6
(37.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(13.4)
5
(33.0)
5
(31.8)
2
(12.6)
4
(24.8)
5
(30.9)
7
(42.5)
2
(12.2)
6
(36.7)
10
(61.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.5)
1
(6.3)
3
(18.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(248.7)
33
(217.5)
19
(120.9)
24
(150.7)
29
(179.6)
25
(154.3)
32
(194.2)
24
(146.1)
17
(103.9)
14
(86.2)
19
(117.9)
16
(100.1)
25
(157.5)
11
(69.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
250
(1,681)
363
(2,393)
312
(1,986)
335
(2,104)
266
(1,647)
292
(1,803)
288
(1,748)
249
(1,516)
167
(1,020)
169
(1,040)
160
(993.2)
146
(913.5)
93
(586.0)
111
(699.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(188.2)
22
(145.0)
28
(178.2)
17
(106.8)
34
(210.6)
36
(222.2)
17
(103.2)
18
(109.6)
13
(79.4)
6
(36.9)
5
(31.0)
13
(81.3)
17
(107.1)
11
(69.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)166.9141.7120.0127.1115.1126.6130.6111.970.974.054.260.150.058.5

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City-data.com crime index in Dyer, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Indiana average:

1.42
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Ancestries: Polish (15.3%), German (11.1%), Dutch (8.6%), American (6.2%), Italian (5.6%), Irish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 5.96 square miles.

Population density: 2,675 people per square mile   (average).

Dyer, Indiana map

1,342 residents are foreign born (3.8% Europe, 1.6% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This town:

8.4%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,991 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,291 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.50 N, Longitude: 87.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,831 (-17.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 888 (10.8%)

Area code: 219

Distribution of median household income in Dyer, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dyer, IN in 2017
Dyer satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $356,600
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $251,500
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $282,100
  • 2016: 44 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2017: 75 buildings, average cost: $210,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Dyer, IN residents
Average permit cost in Dyer, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.9%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Dyer, IN
Historical housing units in Dyer, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +3,046 (+28.1%).
Most common industries in Dyer, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.3%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.4%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Dyer, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Top executives (3.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Top executives (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in Dyer, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.1. This is worse than average.

City:

96.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.30. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.30
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.60
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0234. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0234
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Dyer-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 63% 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 slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 211.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 186.4 miles away from the city center
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
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 243.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 209.9 miles away from Dyer center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 296.4 miles away from Dyer center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dyer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dyer:

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

Heliports located in Dyer:

Amtrak station:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dyer:

  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 7 miles; Hammond, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,343)
  • Prairie State College (about 7 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • South Suburban College (about 10 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 10 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • Governors State University (about 12 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 16 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 16 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)

Private high school in Dyer:

  • PROTESTANT REFORMED/HERITAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 223, Location: 10790 CALUMET AVE, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dyer:

Private elementary/middle school in Dyer:

  • PLUM CREEK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 96, Location: 735 213TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Jack Chevigny - Football player and coach, Scott Vandermeer - College basketball player (Bowling Green Falcons).

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dyer that have no violations reported:

  • DYER WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 16,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Dyer:

Marital status in Dyer, IN
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in Dyer:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dyer
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dyer, IN (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic101,09658
Evangelical Protestant98,213266
Mainline Protestant28,94378
Black Protestant25,45974
Orthodox13,99014
Other7,46029
None220,844-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
Here:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

32.3%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.7%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.3%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Dyer:

28.5
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dyer:

20.5%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dyer:

9.7%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dyer:

35.2%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Dyer:

59.0%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Dyer:

79.3%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dyer, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 29$148,736$61,5460$0
Financial Administration 12$44,580$44,5800$0
Water Supply 11$47,800$52,1450$0
Streets and Highways 10$42,904$51,4850$0
Sewerage 9$39,844$53,1250$0
Other Government Administration 5$23,068$55,3637$6,622
Police - Other 4$13,536$40,6086$2,471
Other and Unallocable 3$13,261$53,0442$2,200
Parks and Recreation 3$11,711$46,8443$2,157
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 27$22,489
Totals for Government 86$385,440$53,78245$35,939

Dyer government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $553,000 ($34.69)
    Sewerage: $379,000 ($23.78)
    Water Utilities: $344,000 ($21.58)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,891,000 ($181.36)
    Sewerage: $2,727,000 ($171.07)
    Water Utilities: $1,871,000 ($117.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,087,000 ($68.19)
    Regular Highways: $691,000 ($43.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $589,000 ($36.95)
    General - Other: $586,000 ($36.76)
    General Public Buildings: $465,000 ($29.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $339,000 ($21.27)
    Central Staff Services: $312,000 ($19.57)
    Financial Administration: $100,000 ($6.27)
    Health - Other: $50,000 ($3.14)
    Correctional Institutions: $24,000 ($1.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,329,000 ($83.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $383,000 ($24.03)
    General - Other: $350,000 ($21.96)
    Sewerage: $236,000 ($14.80)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($2.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($2.38)
    General Public Building: $14,000 ($0.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $224,000 ($14.05)

Dyer government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,004,000 ($564.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,038,000 ($65.12)
    Other: $390,000 ($24.47)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($3.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($3.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $169,000 ($10.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $195,000 ($12.23)
    General Revenue - Other: $92,000 ($5.77)
    Rents: $58,000 ($3.64)
    Fines and Forfeits: $55,000 ($3.45)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($1.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,555,000 ($348.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $926,000 ($58.09)
    Highways: $652,000 ($40.90)
    Sewerage: $327,000 ($20.51)
    Water Utilities: $298,000 ($18.69)
    Other: $61,000 ($3.83)
  • Tax - Property: $9,023,000 ($566.02)
    Other License: $169,000 ($10.60)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $114,000 ($7.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($0.31)

Dyer government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,180,000 ($2269.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,180,000 ($2269.62)

Dyer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,481,000 ($218.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,979,000 ($814.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,197,000 ($388.75)

4.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Indiana average:

6.06%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($120 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  1.89% ($44,600 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.61% ($42,248)
from Will County, IL  0.21% ($63,224)


5.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,730 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Indiana average:

6.25%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,596 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.19%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.13% ($38,911 average AGI)
to Porter County, IN  0.91% ($47,223)
to Marion County, IN  0.32% ($25,124)
Businesses in Dyer, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Jewel-Osco1
Baskin-Robbins1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Circle K1Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
FedEx1UPS3
GameStop1Wendy's1
Goodwill3

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
See more detailed statistics of Dyer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 197ft / 59.7mTotal length
  • $1,394,000Total costs
  • 209,205Total average daily traffic
  • 19,228Total average daily truck traffic
  • 247,586Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dyer, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dyer, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Dyer, IN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 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 Health Hammond, 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, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2013, 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:

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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (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 in Dyer, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dyer, IN - Value

2003 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 41. The highest number of reported fires - 65 took place in 2005, and the least - 15 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dyer, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.5%), and Structure Fires (37.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dyer, IN
    • 25841.5%Outside Fires
    • 23337.5%Structure Fires
    • 9615.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 355.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dyer, IN
  • 94.5%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dyer, IN
  • 79.5%Utility gas
  • 16.5%Electricity
  • 4.0%No fuel used


Dyer compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 23 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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