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Population in 2012: 17,043 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 

Males: 8,009  (47.0%)
Females: 9,034  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  37.6 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 38024.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,328 (it was $28,232 in 2000)
Dyersburg:

$31,328
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,706

Dyersburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,509 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Dyersburg:

$90,509
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $116,917; Detached houses: $120,858; Townhouses or other attached units: $111,149; In 2-unit structures: $67,997; Mobile homes: $23,859; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,538

Median gross rent in 2012: $596.

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  • White alone - 11,313 (66.0%)
  • Black alone - 4,723 (27.6%)
  • Hispanic - 634 (3.7%)
  • Two or more races - 384 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 74 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dyersburg: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (14.5%), Irish (12.5%), German (8.7%), English (6.3%), Subsaharan African (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1850

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 15.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,132 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dyersburg:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dyersburg city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

276 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Dyersburg, Tennessee as of August 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dyersburg to the number of sex offenders is 230 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,050 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $793 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (42.2 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (71.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (411.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ro Ellen, TN (2.6 miles) , Fowlkes, TN (2.7 miles) , Newbern, TN (2.9 miles ), Mississippi-Obion, TN (2.9 miles) , Halls, TN (3.3 miles ), Friendship, TN (3.5 miles ), Elbridge-Cloverdale, TN (3.6 miles) , Gates, TN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 1998: 90 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $64,400
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2006: 35 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $295,000
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $212,900
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $195,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.04 N, Longitude: 89.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,919 (+34.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,351 (79.1%)

Area code: 731

Dyersburg household income distribution Dyersburg home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Dyersburg by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 10110152200
per 100,000 5.70.05.85.70.05.728.811.611.70.00.0
Rapes 12151413121617131657
per 100,000 68.284.480.674.468.290.597.875.593.629.240.6
Robberies 1328182420242832372620
per 100,000 73.8157.5103.7137.3113.7135.7161.0185.8216.5152.0116.1
Assaults 96192133147125133153109124136157
per 100,000 545.21079.7766.1841.2710.7751.9879.8632.9725.7795.1911.6
Burglaries 228207205201294332366323370371278
per 100,000 1294.91164.01180.91150.11671.51877.02104.51875.52165.32169.11614.1
Thefts 9319509199319541,0521,0129469701,071848
per 100,000 5287.45342.25293.85327.35423.85947.55819.15493.05676.56261.74923.6
Auto thefts 665859166113697671624824
per 100,000 374.8326.2339.9949.9642.4390.1437.0412.3362.8280.6139.3
Arson 64728463333
per 100,000 34.122.540.311.445.522.634.517.417.617.517.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.4) 507.3625.0557.9623.1590.7647.4743.0623.1686.5625.8547.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 65 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Dyersburg, Tennessee accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.2%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +626 (+3.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Dyersburg-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 209% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Dyersburg city center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 10.3 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:

Dyersburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 93% 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 43.8 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 59.8 miles away from Dyersburg 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 78.4 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 21.7 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 59.8 miles away from Dyersburg center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 68.3 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 Dyer County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dyersburg topographic map

Birthplace of: George "Two Ton" Harris - Professional wrestler, James A. Gardner - Army Medal of Honor recipient, John Calvin Fiser - Confederate Army general, William Howard Arnold - General, Michael Swift (American football) - Football player, Phil King (American football) - Football player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Dyersburg: James A. Gardner.

Main business address for: FIRST CITIZENS BANCSHARES INC /TN/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Dyersburg:

  • DYERSBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1575 PARR AVENUE)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPIC SVCE (Home Health Center, 210 N MILL AVE)
  • REGIONAL HOME CARE DYERSBURG (Home Health Center, 1937 COOK STREET)
  • DYERSBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 400 TICKLE ST)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE HLTH SRV (Hospital, 420 WILKINSON DRIVE)
  • DYERSBURG MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1900 PARR AVENUE)
  • HIGHLANDS OF DYERSBURG HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 350 EAST TICKLE STREET)
  • OAKWOOD COMMUNITY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1636 WOODLAWN)
  • OAKWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, 1635 WOODLAWN EXTENDED)

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Airports and heliports located in Dyersburg:


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Amtrak station near Dyersburg:

  • 9 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 in Dyersburg:

  • Dyersburg State Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,813; Location: 1510 Lake Rd; Public; Website: www.dscc.edu)
  • Volunteer Beauty School (FT enrollment: 75; Location: 2440 Lake Road; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dyersburg:

  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 36 miles; Martin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Union University (about 39 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Lane College (about 44 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 44 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)
  • Bethel University (about 49 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 2,516)
  • University of Memphis (about 71 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Murray State University (about 72 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)

Public high school in Dyersburg:

Private high school in Dyersburg:

  • MCDOWELL CENTER FOR CHILDREN (Students: 27; Location: 711 US HIGHWAY 51 BYP S; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dyersburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Dyersburg:

  • CHRIST CLASSICAL ACADEMY (Students: 100; Location: 1005 US HIGHWAY 51 BYPASS W; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Dyersburg, map of school districts: DYERSBURG CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, DYER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Dyersburg:

  • MCIVER'S GRANT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $223,251; Location: 204 N. MILL STREET; 47,646 books; 3,280 audio materials; 1,904 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Dyersburg: Dyer County Fairgrounds (A), Dyersburg Industrial Park (B), E H Lannom Jr Gymnasium (C), City of Dyersburg Fire Department Station 3 (D), Dyer County Health Department (E), E B Eller Administration Building (F), City of Dyersburg Fire Department Station 2 (G), City of Dyersburg Fire Department Station 1 (H), McIvers Grant Public Library (I), Dyersburg City Hall (J), Dyer County Courthouse (K), Dyersburg Regional EMS (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dyersburg include: Fairview Church (A), Hillcrest Baptist Church (B), Hawthorne Baptist Church (C), Dyersburg Second Baptist Church (D), Dyersburg First Baptist Church (E), Calvary Hill Baptist Church (F), Womack Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (G), The Church of Jesus Christ (H), Tabernacle Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Clark Cemetery (1), Memorial Park Cemetery (2), Shaw Cemetery (3), Fairview Cemetery (4), Dyer County Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Pioneer Lake Number One (A), Pioneer Lake Number Two (B), Pioneer Lake Number Three (C), Pioneer Lake Number Five (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Dyersburg: Okeena Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Executive Inn & Suites (2331 Lake Road) (1), Best Western Dyersburg (770 USHighway 51 Bypass West) (2), Days Inn Dyersburg TN (2600 Lake ROAD/I-155) (3), Colonial Inn (1140 USHighway 51 Bypass South) (4), Hampton Inn Dyersburg (2750 Mall Loop Road) (5), Hampton Inn (2750 Mall Loop Road) (6), Comfort Inn Dyersburg (815 Reelfoot Drive) (7), Economy Inn (1004 USHighway 51 Bypass West) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Dyer County - Courts- Law & Equity Court (101 West Court Street) (1), Dyer County - Courts- Chancery Court Clerk (101 West Court Street) (2), Dyer County - Courts- Circuit Court Clerk (101 West Court Street) (3), Dyer County - Courts- General Session Court Clerk (101 West Court Street) (4), Dyersburg City - City Court (435 West Market Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Dyer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.7. This is about average.
City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.70
U.S.:

9.59

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

  • DYERSBURG WATER DEPT (Population served: 20000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DYERSBURG SUB CONS U D (Population served: 3939, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHWEST DYERSBURG U D (Population served: 3934, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.7%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.8% for Black residents, 59.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.2% for other race residents, 47.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dyersburg, TN

People in group quarters in Dyersburg in 2010:

  • 259 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 189 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 27 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Dyersburg in 2000:

  • 331 people in nursing homes
  • 139 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Dyersburg compared to Tennessee state average:

Dyersburg, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Dyersburg (2011 data):

  • First Citizens National Bank: First Green Village Branch, Industrial Park Branch, Drive-In Branch, at One First Citizens Place. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,053.2 mil, Deposits: $856.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Security Bank: West Side Branch, Mall Boulevard Branch, Industrial Park Branch, 1701 Hwy 51 Bypass S Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $166.6 mil, Deposits: $137.1 mil, headquarters in Newbern, TN, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bancorp Of Tennessee, Inc.
  • First South Bank: Green Village Branch at 602 Highway 51 By-Pass, branch established on 1968/09/30; Dyersburg Branch at 205 North Main Street, branch established on 1981/04/06. Info updated 2007/01/10: Bank assets: $437.6 mil, Deposits: $357.5 mil, headquarters in Jackson, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Hardeman County Investment Company, Inc.
  • First State Bank: Dyersburg Branch at 213 Church Street, branch established on 2008/12/19; Dyersburg Branch at 2310 Parr Avenue, branch established on 1998/07/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,646.2 mil, Deposits: $1,393.0 mil, headquarters in Union City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Dyersburg Bypass Branch at 580 Highway 51 Bypass, branch established on 1974/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dyersburg, Tennessee:

  • Volunteer Inn, 1004 Hwy 51 Byp, Dyersburg, TN 38024 , Phone: (731) 285-9730, Fax: (731) 286-0463
  • Comfort Inn, 815 Reelfoot Dr, Dyersburg, TN 38024 , Phone: (731) 285-6951, Fax: (731) 285-6956
  • Budget Motel, 800 US Hwy 51 Byp South, Dyersburg, TN 38024 , Phone: (731) 285-8610
  • Hampton Inn, 2750 Mall Loop Rd, Dyersburg, TN 38024 , Phone: (731) 285-4778, Fax: (731) 285-5065
  • Best Western Dyersburg Inn, 770 Hwy 51 Bypass W, Dyersburg, TN 38024 , Phone: (731) 285-8601, Fax: (731) 286-0494
  • Days Inn, 2600 LK Rd, Dyersburg, TN 38024 , Phone: (731) 287-0888, Fax: (731) 287-0891
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 822 Reelfoot Dr, Dyersburg, TN 38024 , Phone: (731) 286-1021, Fax: (731) 286-1012
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 824 Reelfoot Dr, Dyersburg, TN 38024 , Phone: (731) 287-0248, Fax: (731) 287-0249
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dyersburg, Tennessee

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dyersburg travel time to work - commute


Dyersburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dyersburg city (based on Dyer County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.33%
Here57.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents56.4%16.1%10.1%4.9%3.0%
Congregations34.8%16.9%21.3%7.9%1.1%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.2%2.0%1.4%0.8%3.2%
Congregations1.1%4.5%1.1%1.1%10.1%
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: 9
Dyer County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Dyer County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Dyer County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

6.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Dyer County:

33.2%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

13.5%

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 9$26,745$35,6600$0
Other Government Administration 4$10,088$30,2640$0
Police Protection - Officers 58$166,736$34,4970$0
Firefighters 47$121,656$31,0610$0
Streets and Highways 30$59,287$23,7150$0
Welfare 8$13,548$20,3222$958
Solid Waste Management 2$3,968$23,8080$0
Parks and Recreation 9$19,718$26,2910$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$4,002$24,0120$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 293$1,076,464$44,08757$14,218
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 83$121,401$17,55253$7,740
Local Libraries 6$11,055$22,1104$2,052
Other and Unallocable 2$3,168$19,0080$0
Totals for Government 553$1,637,836$35,541116$24,968


5.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

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:
from Lauderdale County, TN  0.60% ($22,296 average AGI)
from Obion County, TN  0.60% ($28,568)
from Lake County, TN  0.39% ($19,385)


5.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

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:
to Lauderdale County, TN  0.57% ($24,571 average AGI)
to Obion County, TN  0.54% ($30,082)
to Gibson County, TN  0.42% ($34,526)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dyersburg:

  • WTRO (1450 AM; 1 kW; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dyersburg:

  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • W202BG (88.3 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, 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)
  • WLSQ-FM (94.3 FM; DYER, TN; Owner: F. DARRELL BOYD)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKVZ (94.9 FM; RIPLEY, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WAPO (90.5 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAUV (89.7 FM; RIPLEY, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KCRV-FM (105.1 FM; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WWGM (93.1 FM; ALAMO, TN; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • W218AM (91.5 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Dyersburg:

  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 29
Total length: 193 meters (633ft)
Total costs: $50,749,000
Total average daily traffic: 263,010
Total average daily truck traffic: 24,768

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 7
  • 1990-1999: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dyersburg, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dyersburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dyersburg, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dyersburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dyersburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 203
  • Hazardous Condition: 23
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Dyersburg


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dyersburg, TN

Most common first names in Dyersburg, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James31171.7 years
Mary25977.1 years
William22373.5 years
John20675.2 years
Robert16273.0 years
Willie11475.3 years
George9674.6 years
Charles9270.3 years
Thomas8770.2 years
Annie7281.2 years
Most common last names in Dyersburg, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13376.0 years
Jones11674.7 years
Johnson9472.7 years
Davis8874.1 years
Williams8275.9 years
Moore7877.1 years
Taylor7573.5 years
Anderson6475.1 years
White6477.3 years
Brown6378.2 years
Businesses in Dyersburg, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Nike6
Bath & Body Works1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx5Sleep Inn1
GNC1Subway1
Goodwill4T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS5
KFC1Vans1
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Long John Silver's1
Browse common businesses in Dyersburg, TN


Dyersburg on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • Kirby Joe Teeter (1)
  • Darrell Morales (1)
  • Joseph Daniel Goade (1)
  • David Allan Davolt, Jr. (1)
  • Kevin Evans (1)
  • Terry R. Colbert (1)
  • Mark Petitgoue (1)
  • Adam J. Shutts (1)
  • Larry Nelson (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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