Dyer, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 259.
Males: 91  (35.3%)
Females: 168  (64.7%)
Median resident age:

65.0 years
Nevada median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 89010.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,199
Dyer:

$43,199
NV:

$58,003

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,026

Dyer CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,367
Dyer:

$92,367
NV:

$258,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $359,391; detached houses: $459,944; mobile homes: $307,067

Median gross rent in 2017: $544.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dyer: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.0%
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  • Races in Dyer, NV (2010)
    • 17969.1%White alone
    • 5420.8%Hispanic
    • 155.8%American Indian alone
    • 103.9%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (23.0%), Northern European (13.8%), Polish (10.5%), English (5.3%), Dutch (3.3%), Romanian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4886 feet

22 residents are foreign born (8.5% Latin America).

This place:

8.5%
Nevada:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $514 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $465 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clovis, CA (106.8 miles , pop. 68,468).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (112.7 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (249.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Chalfant, CA (4.6 miles ),
Benton, CA (4.9 miles ),
Silver Peak, NV (5.0 miles),
Silverpeak, NV (5.0 miles ),
Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA (5.2 miles ),
Bishop, CA (5.3 miles ),
West Bishop, CA (5.4 miles ),
Mesa, CA (5.6 miles )

Latitude: 37.68 N, Longitude: 118.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Distribution of median household income in Dyer, NV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dyer, NV in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Nevada:

3.7%

Earthquake activity:

Dyer-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 823% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 57.5 miles away from Dyer center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 192.2 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 197.7 miles away from Dyer center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 269.4 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 105.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 256.8 miles away from Dyer center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Esmeralda County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Dyer:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dyer:

  • Reedley College (about 107 miles; Reedley, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,144)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 108 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 110 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 110 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 112 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 113 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • Fresno City College (about 114 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)

Public elementary/middle school in Dyer:

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Notable locations in Dyer: Bar Double 9 Ranch (A), Circle L Ranch (B), Fish Lake Valley Community Hall (C), McAfee Ranch (D), Winkonley Ranch (E), Fish Lake Valley Ambulance Service (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: McAfee Creek (A), Perry Aiken Creek (B), Busher Creek (C), Iron Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

BOONIES (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ESMERALDA MARKET (Address: ESMERALDA MARKET , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
DYER BAR AND CAFE (Address: DYER BAR AND CAFE , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2008)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Nevada:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.2%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.2%
Whole state:

8.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Dyer:

Marital status in Dyer, NV
  • Never married: 14.3%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 23.2%

For population 25 years and over in Dyer:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Nevada average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dyer, NV (based on Esmeralda County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant231
Other1-
Mainline Protestant--
None759-
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:

Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.6%
Nevada:

24.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Dyer:

  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dyer:

  • KRHV (93.3 FM; BIG PINE, CA; Owner: DAVID A. AND MARYANN M. DIGERNESS)
  • KIBS (100.7 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: GREAT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWTW (88.5 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: LIVING PROOF, INC.)
  • K208BS (89.5 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CASTERS, INC)
  • KDAY (92.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, CA; Owner: MS. BENETT KESSLER)
  • K205ET (88.9 FM; BIG PINE, ETC., CA; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KMMT (106.5 FM; MAMMOTH LAKES, CA; Owner: MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN FM ASSOCIATES,INC.)
  • KTPH (91.7 FM; TONOPAH, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)

Dyer fatal accident list:

May 21, 2011 10:46 AM, Sr-264, Lat: 37.599169, Lon: -118.008550, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • St Hwy 3a Ctr (Lat: 37.676583 Lon: -118.069278), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNZU953,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.710 MHz, 158.190 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/30/2022, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 37.610556 Lon: -117.988333, Call Sign: WQCA695,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.075 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2005, Expiration Date: 01/19/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2015, Certifier: Grant Wallace, Registrant: Lindsay Manufacturing Co., Lindsay, NE 68644, Phone: (402) 428-7231, Fax: (402) 428-7341
  • Lat: 37.707972 Lon: -118.069000, Call Sign: WQHM939,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.612 MHz, 462.112 MHz, 463.362 MHz, 464.987 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2007, Expiration Date: 09/13/2017, Cancellation Date: 11/18/2017, Certifier: Eric H Collins, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: HAWKINS NATHAN HARMON ROCKET II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 62HR , Serial Number: 260, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 10/28/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Tracy Dale Knight, Po Box 190, Dyer, NV 89010
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7949H , Serial Number: 12-855, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Tracy D Knight, Po Box 190, Dyer, NV 89010
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22897 , Serial Number: 15068598, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Richard E Tremaine, Po Box 248, Dyer, NV 89010
  • Aircraft: TREMAINE RICHARD E RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6523M , Serial Number: 2481, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Richard E Tremaine, Po Box 248, Dyer, NV 89010
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/13/2018

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dyer, NV
  • 38.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.1%Wood
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 7.7%Other fuel
  • 6.4%Solar energy
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dyer, NV
  • 32.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.9%Wood
  • 17.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 10.9%Utility gas


Dyer compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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