For population 25 years and over in Dyer:
For population 15 years and over in Dyer city:
19 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $525 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (31.6 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (85.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (405.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Rutherford, TN (2.0 miles ), China Grove, TN (2.6 miles ), Trenton, TN (2.7 miles ), Yorkville, TN (2.7 miles ), Kenton, TN (3.0 miles ), Bradford, TN (3.1 miles ), Brazil-Gibson Wells, TN (3.2 miles ), Kenton-Mason Hall, TN (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.07 N, Longitude: 88.99 W
Area code: 731
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
(click on a table row to update graph)
Crime in Dyer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +77 (+3.3%).
Work and jobs in Dyer: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dyer, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dyer-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 195% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Dyer city center caused $100,000 in damages.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dyer-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from Dyer center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from Dyer center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Gibson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Dyer:
Amtrak station near Dyer:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dyer:
Public high school in Dyer:
See full list of schools located in Dyer
Public elementary/middle school in Dyer:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dyer and their reported violations in the past:DYER WATER DEPT (Population served: 2892, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 20.0%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.8% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
117 people in nursing homes
Dyer compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Dyer (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Dyer (based on Gibson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,939 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,620 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Dyer:
Strongest FM radio stations in Dyer:
TV broadcast stations around Dyer:
Dyer fatal accident list:
Dec 31, 2001 03:15 PM, Us-Sr5, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 15, 1995 06:05 AM, Sr77, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1987 05:34 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 25, 1984 03:10 PM, S005010196, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 17, 1984 02:27 AM, S005010212, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 14, 1982 08:45 PM, M000000131, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 1978 01:03 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $3,126,000
Total average daily traffic: 29,370
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,749
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dyer)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dyer)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dyer, TN
Businesses in Dyer, TN
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.