Dyersburg, Tennessee

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Population in 2019: 16,314 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 
Males: 7,475  (45.8%)
Females: 8,839  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 38024.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,606 (it was $28,232 in 2000)
Dyersburg:

$40,606
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,971 (it was $16,388 in 2000)

Dyersburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $121,430 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Dyersburg:

$121,430
TN:

$191,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $156,473; detached houses: $159,263; mobile homes: $61,412

Median gross rent in 2019: $690.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dyersburg: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.1%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.6% for Black residents, 28.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.6% for American Indian residents, 43.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dyersburg, TN (2019)
    • 11,15666.5%White alone
    • 3,76422.4%Black alone
    • 7204.3%Two or more races
    • 7184.3%Hispanic
    • 2731.6%Asian alone
    • 1190.7%American Indian alone
    • 210.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 60.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 115 registered sex offenders living in Dyersburg, Tennessee as of May 23, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dyersburg is 149 to 1.


Crime rates in Dyersburg by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.7)
5
(28.8)
2
(11.6)
2
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
2
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(90.5)
17
(97.8)
13
(75.5)
16
(93.6)
5
(29.2)
7
(40.6)
9
(52.9)
12
(70.7)
9
(53.7)
6
(35.9)
17
(102.3)
7
(42.7)
7
(42.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
24
(135.7)
28
(161.0)
32
(185.8)
37
(216.5)
26
(152.0)
20
(116.1)
34
(199.8)
19
(112.0)
14
(83.5)
21
(125.7)
24
(144.5)
16
(97.7)
30
(184.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
133
(751.9)
153
(879.8)
109
(632.9)
124
(725.7)
136
(795.1)
157
(911.6)
220
(1,293)
183
(1,078)
230
(1,372)
202
(1,209)
146
(878.9)
181
(1,105)
140
(858.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
332
(1,877)
366
(2,105)
323
(1,876)
370
(2,165)
371
(2,169)
278
(1,614)
265
(1,558)
269
(1,585)
266
(1,587)
263
(1,574)
206
(1,240)
216
(1,319)
235
(1,442)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,052
(5,948)
1,012
(5,819)
946
(5,493)
970
(5,676)
1,071
(6,262)
848
(4,924)
932
(5,478)
1,072
(6,317)
988
(5,893)
828
(4,955)
745
(4,485)
663
(4,047)
618
(3,791)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
69
(390.1)
76
(437.0)
71
(412.3)
62
(362.8)
48
(280.6)
24
(139.3)
31
(182.2)
32
(188.6)
47
(280.3)
37
(221.4)
44
(264.9)
64
(390.7)
52
(319.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(22.6)
6
(34.5)
3
(17.4)
3
(17.6)
3
(17.5)
3
(17.4)
10
(58.8)
5
(29.5)
10
(59.6)
9
(53.9)
3
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(30.7)
City-Data.com crime index675.3775.0649.9716.1652.8570.7715.4708.1711.6658.2588.4569.9576.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Dyersburg, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 65 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.50
Tennessee average:

2.59
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Ancestries: American (12.9%), Irish (7.2%), English (6.9%), German (3.1%), British (2.7%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1850

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 15.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,083 people per square mile   (low).

Dyersburg, Tennessee map

443 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
Tennessee:

5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,049 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,014 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 36.04 N, Longitude: 89.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,655 (+33.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,891 (70.1%)

Area code: 731

Distribution of median household income in Dyersburg, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dyersburg, TN in 2019
Dyersburg satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2018: 20 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2019: 22 buildings, average cost: $133,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Dyersburg, TN residents
Average permit cost in Dyersburg, TN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Historical population in Dyersburg, TN
Historical housing units in Dyersburg, TN

Population change in the 1990s: +626 (+3.7%).
Most common industries in Dyersburg, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.7%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Dyersburg, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)

Average climate in Dyersburg, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dyersburg, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone 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
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.30
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.35. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dyersburg-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 108% 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 389% 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 Dyersburg 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 Dyersburg 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) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from Dyersburg 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 the city 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 Dyer County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dyersburg topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Dyersburg:

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

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: 2,211; Location: 1510 Lake Rd; Public; Website: www.dscc.edu)
  • Volunteer Beauty Academy-Dyersburg (Full-time enrollment: 96; Location: 395 US Highway 51 Bypass N Suite A; Private, for-profit; Website: www.volunteerbeauty.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Dyersburg:

  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 36 miles; Martin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,013)
  • Union University (about 39 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 44 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Bethel University (about 49 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Rhodes College (about 71 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Murray State University (about 72 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • University of Memphis (about 73 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)

Public high school in Dyersburg:

Private high school in Dyersburg:

  • MCDOWELL CENTER FOR CHILDREN (Students: 28, Location: 711 US HIGHWAY 51 BYP S, Grades: 6-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dyersburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Dyersburg:

  • CHRIST CLASSICAL ACADEMY (Students: 171, Location: 1005 US HIGHWAY 51 BYPASS W, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Dyersburg

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Dyersburg: FIRST CITIZENS BANCSHARES INC /TN/ (A). Display/hide its location 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 US Highway 51 Bypass West) (2), Days Inn Dyersburg TN (2600 Lake ROAD/I-155) (3), Colonial Inn (1140 US Highway 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 US Highway 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

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.

Dyer 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 Dyersburg and their reported violations in the past:

DYERSBURG WATER DEPT (Address: 476 MALL BLVD. , Population served: 19,986, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
DYERSBURG SUB CONS U D (Population served: 3,697, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • NORTHWEST DYERSBURG U D (Population served: 4,096, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Dyersburg:

Marital status in Dyersburg, TN
  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Dyersburg:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dyersburg
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dyersburg, TN (based on Dyer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,83078
Mainline Protestant3,17616
Catholic8001
Black Protestant5557
Other2382
None16,736-
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: 9
Dyer County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Dyer County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

6.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dyer County:

11.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.2%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dyersburg:

49.5%
Tennessee:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.6%
Tennessee:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Dyersburg:

29.1
Tennessee:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dyersburg:

20.3%
Tennessee:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dyersburg:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dyersburg:

34.4%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

56.3%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
Tennessee:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dyersburg, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 296$1,217,500$49,35850$59,777
Police Protection - Officers 59$271,971$55,3160$0
Firefighters 56$232,348$49,7892$2,225
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 46$112,793$29,42444$38,537
Streets and Highways 27$84,399$37,5110$0
Water Supply 22$73,558$40,1231$202
Solid Waste Management 20$65,007$39,0040$0
Parks and Recreation 20$64,562$38,73717$14,268
Sewerage 15$52,880$42,3040$0
Financial Administration 14$62,387$53,4750$0
Other and Unallocable 14$58,737$50,3463$4,339
Gas Supply 13$49,332$45,5370$0
Fire - Other 12$45,766$45,7660$0
Police - Other 9$26,431$35,24126$12,620
Judicial and Legal 4$13,316$39,9480$0
Other Government Administration 4$26,721$80,1631$2,142
Totals for Government 631$2,457,708$46,739144$134,110

Dyersburg government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $689,000 ($42.23)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $39,777,000 ($2438.21)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $28,232,000 ($1730.54)
    Police Protection: $6,924,000 ($424.42)
    General - Other: $6,217,000 ($381.08)
    Gas Utilities: $5,454,000 ($334.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,261,000 ($261.19)
    Regular Highways: $2,933,000 ($179.78)
    Water Utilities: $2,805,000 ($171.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,403,000 ($147.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,341,000 ($143.50)
    Sewerage: $1,980,000 ($121.37)
    Central Staff Services: $803,000 ($49.22)
    Financial Administration: $603,000 ($36.96)
    Air Transportation: $472,000 ($28.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $382,000 ($23.42)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $342,000 ($20.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $231,000 ($14.16)
    Public Welfare - Other: $179,000 ($10.97)
    Libraries: $174,000 ($10.67)
    General Public Buildings: $148,000 ($9.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $118,000 ($7.23)
    Health - Other: $101,000 ($6.19)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $190,000 ($11.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($6.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $41,000 ($2.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,133,000 ($192.04)
    Regular Highways: $1,966,000 ($120.51)
    Electric Utilities: $1,171,000 ($71.78)
    Police Protection: $1,095,000 ($67.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $571,000 ($35.00)
    Air Transportation: $489,000 ($29.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $483,000 ($29.61)
    Sewerage: $434,000 ($26.60)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $425,000 ($26.05)
    Water Utilities: $393,000 ($24.09)
    Gas Utilities: $212,000 ($12.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,871,000 ($1034.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $163,000 ($9.99)

Dyersburg government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $5,965,000 ($365.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,871,000 ($175.98)
    Sewerage: $2,461,000 ($150.85)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,489,000 ($91.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $453,000 ($27.77)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $271,000 ($16.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $214,000 ($13.12)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $13,000 ($0.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $820,000 ($50.26)
    Other: $250,000 ($15.32)
    Education: $39,000 ($2.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,524,000 ($522.50)
    Education: $7,209,000 ($441.89)
    Other: $143,000 ($8.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,809,000 ($110.89)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,535,000 ($94.09)
    Interest Earnings: $873,000 ($53.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $603,000 ($36.96)
    Donations From Private Sources: $214,000 ($13.12)
    Sale of Property: $131,000 ($8.03)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $44,075,000 ($2701.67)
    Gas Utilities: $5,925,000 ($363.18)
    Water Utilities: $4,528,000 ($277.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $18,516,000 ($1134.98)
    General Local Government Support: $13,805,000 ($846.21)
    Other: $292,000 ($17.90)
    Highways: $40,000 ($2.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000 ($1.59)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000,000 ($858.16)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,139,000 ($69.82)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $963,000 ($59.03)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $573,000 ($35.12)
    Other Selective Sales: $432,000 ($26.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $222,000 ($13.61)
    Other License: $108,000 ($6.62)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $40,000 ($2.45)

Dyersburg government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,154,000 ($622.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,298,000 ($386.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,856,000 ($236.36)

Dyersburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000 ($0.31)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,673,000 ($3351.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,194,000 ($624.86)

4.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
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 Lauderdale County, TN  0.58% ($29,364 average AGI)
from Obion County, TN  0.39% ($34,769)
from Lake County, TN  0.33% ($33,932)


5.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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 Lauderdale County, TN  0.46% ($27,403 average AGI)
to Gibson County, TN  0.42% ($31,643)
to Shelby County, TN  0.39% ($36,827)
Businesses in Dyersburg, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Nike6
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx5Sleep Inn1
Ford1Subway1
GNC1T-Mobile2
Goodwill4Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hilton1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS5
JCPenney1Vans1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Dyersburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 130Number of bridges
  • 2,858ft / 871mTotal length
  • $185,535,000Total costs
  • 776,719Total average daily traffic
  • 94,810Total average daily truck traffic
  • 876,654Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dyersburg, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 331970-1979
  • 371980-1989
  • 181990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 42010-2018
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: 143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dyersburg, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (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: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dyersburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dyersburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 fire incidents per year is 189. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 262 took place in 2007, and the least - 79 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dyersburg, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.0%), and Structure Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dyersburg, TN
    • 1,27342.0%Outside Fires
    • 1,04534.5%Structure Fires
    • 44914.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2668.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dyersburg, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dyersburg, Tennessee:

  • Comfort Inn, 815 Reelfoot Dr, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024 , Phone: (731) 285-6951, Fax: (731) 285-6956
  • Hampton Inn, 2750 Mall Loop Rd, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024 , Phone: (731) 285-4778, Fax: (731) 285-5065
  • Best Western Dyersburg Inn, 770 Hwy 51 Bypass W, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024 , Phone: (731) 285-8601, Fax: (731) 286-0494
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 822 Reelfoot Dr, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024 , Phone: (731) 286-1021, Fax: (731) 286-1012
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 824 Reelfoot Dr, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024 , Phone: (731) 287-0248, Fax: (731) 287-0249
  • Executive Inn & Suites, 2331 Lake Rd, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024 , Phone: (731) 287-0044
  • Executive Inn & Suites, 2331 Lake Rd, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024 , Phone: (731) 287-0044
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dyersburg, Tennessee
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dyersburg, TN
  • 62.0%Utility gas
  • 37.2%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dyersburg, TN
  • 54.1%Electricity
  • 45.9%Utility gas


Dyersburg compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Dyersburg on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
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