Dyer, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 2,206 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 1,014  (46.0%)
Females: 1,192  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 38330.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,663 (it was $28,250 in 2000)
Dyer:

$31,663
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,058 (it was $14,587 in 2000)

Dyer city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,616 (it was $53,600 in 2000)
Dyer:

$78,616
TN:

$167,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $634.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dyer: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.8%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.1% for Black residents, 68.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dyer, TN (2010)
    • 1,80477.1%White alone
    • 46019.6%Black alone
    • 522.2%Two or more races
    • 200.9%Hispanic
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Dyer, Tennessee as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dyer is 267 to 1.


Crime rates in Dyer by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(88.4)
1
(44.9)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.2)
2
(89.9)
1
(45.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(123.2)
4
(163.3)
2
(82.6)
2
(83.4)
5
(207.0)
3
(125.2)
4
(168.6)
23
(1,000)
7
(306.3)
10
(441.1)
5
(221.0)
4
(179.8)
9
(410.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(328.5)
13
(530.8)
6
(247.7)
9
(375.5)
11
(455.5)
10
(417.4)
13
(548.1)
9
(391.3)
10
(437.6)
10
(441.1)
4
(176.8)
2
(89.9)
6
(273.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(1,068)
20
(816.7)
20
(825.8)
15
(625.8)
16
(662.5)
18
(751.3)
28
(1,180)
32
(1,391)
23
(1,007)
21
(926.3)
48
(2,122)
42
(1,888)
35
(1,596)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(41.1)
2
(81.7)
3
(123.9)
1
(41.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(166.9)
2
(84.3)
2
(87.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(221.0)
4
(179.8)
3
(136.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.8)
1
(41.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)93.6109.0159.471.399.897.7126.1324.8219.7156.2243.1195.1189.7

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City-data.com crime index in Dyer, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.19
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (21.9%), African (11.7%), English (9.0%), Irish (5.5%), European (4.9%), German (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 2.26 square miles.

Population density: 976 people per square mile   (low).

Dyer, Tennessee map

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $808 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $707 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 36.07 N, Longitude: 88.99 W

Area code: 731

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Dyer, TN residents
Average permit cost in Dyer, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +77 (+3.3%).
Most common industries in Dyer, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Machinery (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Apparel (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.5%)
  • Machinery (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Machinery (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Apparel (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Dyer, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)

Average climate in Dyer, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dyer, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.2. This is better than average.

City:

60.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dyer-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 98% 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 slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller 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 Dyer 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 the city 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 Dyer center
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) earthquake occurred 175.7 miles away from Dyer 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
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 Gibson County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dyer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dyer:

  • DYER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1124 NORTH MAIN)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dyer:

  • GIBSON GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; TRENTON, TN)

Amtrak station near Dyer:

  • 16 miles: NEWBERN/DYERSBURG (NEWBERN, 108 JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dyer:

  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 21 miles; Martin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,013)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 23 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Bethel University (about 28 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Union University (about 29 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 32 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Murray State University (about 53 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 71 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)

Public high school in Dyer:

Public elementary/middle school in Dyer:

  • DYER ELEMENTARY (Students: 478, Location: 322 EAST COLLEGE ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dyer: Dyer Industrial Park (A), Dyer Volunteer Fire Department (B), Dyer City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dyer include: Dyer Church of Christ (A), First Baptist Church of Dyer (B), First Presbyterian Church of Dyer (C), First Methodist Church of Dyer (D), Dyer Cumberland Presbyterian Church (E), First Cumberland Presbyterian Church (F), Fairview Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bobbitt Cemetery (1), Dyer Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Gibson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

  • DYER WATER DEPT (Population served: 2,523, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.0%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
117 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Dyer (2011 data):

  • The Farmers & Merchants Bank: Foodrite Branch at 705 South Main Street, branch established on 1993/05/20; at 101 South Main Street, branch established on 1895/04/09. Info updated 2010/07/15: Bank assets: $100.1 mil, Deposits: $81.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Dyer F & M Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dyer:

Marital status in Dyer, TN
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Dyer:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Tennessee average:

11.6

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, TN (based on Gibson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,229128
Mainline Protestant4,05730
Black Protestant1,96117
Catholic5402
Other2105
None15,686-
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: 19
Here:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Gibson County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
State:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dyer:

48.5%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dyer:

44.2%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.8%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.1%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dyer:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Dyer:

76.7%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dyer, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 26$2,907$1,3420$0
Other Government Administration 10$5,261$6,3130$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$16,647$33,2943$3,459
Streets and Highways 3$8,946$35,7842$1,541
Judicial and Legal 2$750$4,5000$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$5,925$35,5500$0
Financial Administration 1$2,214$26,5680$0
Hospitals 1$1,667$20,0040$0
Welfare 1$157$1,8840$0
Water Supply 1$3,410$40,9200$0
Totals for Government 53$47,884$10,8425$5,000

Dyer government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $36,000 ($16.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $451,000 ($204.44)
    Water Utilities: $267,000 ($121.03)
    Sewerage: $257,000 ($116.50)
    Regular Highways: $254,000 ($115.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $144,000 ($65.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($58.48)
    Financial Administration: $102,000 ($46.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000 ($21.31)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($15.87)
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000 ($13.15)
    Health - Other: $26,000 ($11.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($4.08)
    Parking Facilities: $7,000 ($3.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($8.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $217,000 ($98.37)
    Water Utilities: $216,000 ($97.91)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($7.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($4.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($1.81)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.45)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $540,000 ($244.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($17.68)

Dyer government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $390,000 ($176.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000 ($67.09)
    Other: $22,000 ($9.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $79,000 ($35.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $229,000 ($103.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $16,000 ($7.25)
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000 ($5.44)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($3.63)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($2.72)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($1.36)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $390,000 ($176.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $286,000 ($129.65)
    General Local Government Support: $222,000 ($100.63)
    Highways: $69,000 ($31.28)
    Other: $4,000 ($1.81)
  • Tax - Property: $472,000 ($213.96)
    Motor Vehicle License: $43,000 ($19.49)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,000 ($8.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($3.17)

Dyer government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,040,000 ($471.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,001,000 ($453.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,000 ($29.92)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($12.24)

Dyer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,315,000 ($596.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $162,000 ($73.44)

6.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, TN  1.78% ($39,048 average AGI)
from Carroll County, TN  0.49% ($32,047)
from Crockett County, TN  0.33% ($30,271)


6.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, TN  1.83% ($40,381 average AGI)
to Carroll County, TN  0.45% ($35,638)
to Crockett County, TN  0.28% ($36,660)

Businesses in Dyer, TN

  • Baskin-Robbins: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dyer:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTNE (1500 AM; 0 kW; TRENTON, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dyer:

  • WTNE-FM (97.7 FM; TRENTON, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLSQ-FM (94.3 FM; DYER, TN; Owner: F. DARRELL BOYD)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WLSZ (105.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: BOYD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTKB-FM (93.7 FM; ATWOOD, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • WWGM (93.1 FM; ALAMO, TN; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WCMT-FM (101.7 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZDQ (102.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • W202BG (88.3 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W256AD (99.1 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Dyer:

  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WUWT-CA (Channel 9; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: JOSEPH H. HARPOLE, SR.)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W02BT (Channel 2; SHARON, TN; Owner: DAYSTAR MINISTRIES)
  • W35AH (Channel 35; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Dyer fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Dyer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.9mTotal length
  • $8,273,000Total costs
  • 62,890Total average daily traffic
  • 3,801Total average daily truck traffic
  • 90,512Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dyer, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 61990-1999
  • 162000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dyer, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dyer)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Se Cor Main & Walnut Sts (Lat: 36.066722 Lon: -88.991722), Call Sign: KNCN245, Licensee ID: L00086841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.1800 MHz, 37.2600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/2002, Expiration Date: 02/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2012, Registrant: City Of Dyer, City Hall, Dyer, TN 38330, Phone: (901) 692-3767
  • 324 S Main St (Lat: 36.063667 Lon: -88.992556), Call Sign: KVX873,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/1995, Expiration Date: 08/20/2000, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2000, Registrant: State Of Tennessee, 287 Plus Park Blvd, Nashville, TN 37247-0701, Phone: (901) 692-3313
  • Jct Hwy 45 And Bells Chapel Rd (Lat: 36.097000 Lon: -89.002278), Call Sign: KIG987, Licensee ID: L00443159,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2002, Expiration Date: 02/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2012, Registrant: Gibson County Farmers Cooperative, Dyer, TN 38330, Phone: (901) 855-1891
  • 4 Mi W 500 Ft N On E Side (Lat: 36.079500 Lon: -89.066722), Call Sign: WSG787,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2014, Expiration Date: 08/23/2024, Registrant: Aerowave Technologies, 129 Mustang Creek Drive, Waxahachie, TX 75029-4123, Phone: (972) 938-2376, Fax: (888) 677-8858, Email:
  • FARM, Lat: 36.085528 Lon: -89.097778, Call Sign: WQSE905,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.915 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2013, Expiration Date: 09/11/2023, Certifier: Steven Agee, Registrant: Aerowave Technologies, 601 Ferris Avenue, Waxahachie, TX 75165, Phone: (972) 938-2376, Fax: (888) 677-8858, Email:
  • Lat: 36.064278 Lon: -88.992111, Call Sign: WRAW656,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.762 MHz, 464.100 MHz, 464.450 MHz, 469.100 MHz, 469.450 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2018, Expiration Date: 03/27/2028, Certifier: Cindy Bradford, Registrant: Radiophone Of NW Ar Inc, 207 E. Monroe, Ste A., Lowell, AR 72745, Phone: (479) 751-3730, Fax: (479) 751-0752, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • JK404 Rutherford, 1023 R-1 (Lat: 36.087833 Lon: -88.999361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94.4 m, Overall height: 99 m, Call Sign: WQOC334,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2011, Expiration Date: 08/09/2021, Certifier: Mike Jaksich, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 207SA , Serial Number: 18280140, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 03/05/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Dyer LLC, 169 Old Dyer Trenton Rd, Dyer, TN 38330
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82394 , Serial Number: 7AC-1027, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Wilson M Fesmire, 174 Currie Rd, Dyer, TN 38330

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fires - 50 took place in 2010, and the least - 15 in 2014. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dyer, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (34.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dyer, TN
    • 22345.2%Outside Fires
    • 17234.9%Structure Fires
    • 5711.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 418.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dyer, TN
Most common first names in Dyer, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6979.5 years
James6873.6 years
Robert4576.2 years
John3473.5 years
William3275.6 years
Willie2881.5 years
Charles2270.3 years
George1979.6 years
Annie1878.8 years
Martha1777.6 years
Most common last names in Dyer, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2978.1 years
Williams2480.7 years
King2481.4 years
Thompson2178.6 years
Davidson2076.6 years
Barron1876.2 years
Hunt1677.4 years
Taylor1575.2 years
Cooper1576.6 years
Robinson1581.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dyer, TN
  • 60.5%Utility gas
  • 37.6%Electricity
  • 2.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dyer, TN
  • 53.8%Utility gas
  • 46.2%Electricity


Dyer compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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