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Dyer County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2016: 38,568 (57% urban, 43% rural); it was 37,279 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,129
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,527
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,676
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,527 (it was 5,075 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

32%

Land area: 510 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 76 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dyer County: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (29.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Dyer County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (80.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (13.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Tennessee median age:  38.6 years
Males: 18,645  (48.3%)
Females: 19,923  (51.7%)
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Dyer County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Dyer County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,647 ($32,788 in 1999)

This county:

$44,647
Tennessee:

$48,547

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $456 (lower quartile is $350, upper quartile is $584)
This county:

$456
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $111,686 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Dyer:

$111,686
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,163 - $176,083

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $150,330
Here:

$150,330
State:

$216,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $236,965
Here:

$236,965
State:

$202,370

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $295,167
Here:

$295,167
State:

$159,626

Mobile homes: $122,549
Here:

$122,549
State:

$72,294
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,043
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $346

Institutionalized population: 475

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 131
  • Thefts: 194
  • Auto thefts: 27

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 102
  • Thefts: 164
  • Auto thefts: 35
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 89 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 2008: 68 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2010: 58 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2011: 48 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2013: 54 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2014: 56 buildings, average cost: $120,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $959 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $779 (0.8%)

Dyer County household income distribution in 2009 Dyer County home values distribution Dyer County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.1%
Dyer County:

17.1%
Tennessee:

15.8%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.1% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.7% for American Indian residents, 5.4% for other race residents, 18.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.4 years old
(Males: 38.6 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.8 years old, Black residents: 31.7 years old, American Indian residents: 48.5 years old, Asian residents: 31.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.1 years old, Other race residents: 27.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dyer County is $365 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $478 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $637 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dyersburg, Newbern, Fowlkes, Ro Ellen, Trimble, Mississippi-Obion.

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

2012 air pollution in Dyer County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: San Miguel County, New Mexico , Greene County, Arkansas , Jackson County , Hertford County, North Carolina , Mitchell County, North Carolina , Van Buren County , White County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,232
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 852 (41.8% naturalized citizens)

Dyer County:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 137
  • 2000 to 2009: 325
  • 1990 to 1999: 144
  • 1980 to 1989: 47
  • 1970 to 1979: 55
  • Before 1970: 51
Note: State values scaled to Dyer County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.7%

Dyer County marital status for males Dyer County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,804
  • One, attached: 236
  • Two: 688
  • 3 or 4: 687
  • 5 to 9: 572
  • 10 to 19: 270
  • 20 to 49: 149
  • 50 or more: 121
  • Mobile homes: 1,456
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Dyer County with a mortgage: 5,353 (87 second mortgage, 150 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,160

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dyer County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,83078
Mainline Protestant3,17616
Catholic8001
Black Protestant5557
Other2382
None16,736-
Dyer County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Dyer County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This 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.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This 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:
Dyer County:

33.2%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Dyer County:

Average size of farms: 398 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $84,434
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $239.52
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.84%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,092
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.64%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,917
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.39%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.71
Corn for grain: 24387 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 28199 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 19994 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 105526 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Dyer County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 72% 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 43.4 miles away from Dyer County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from the county 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 77.2 miles away from the county 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 23.2 miles away from the county 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 184.2 miles away from Dyer County center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Flooding, Incident Period: April 26, 2011 to June 07, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3321: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 3321, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 07, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1979: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1979, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1909: May 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to January 31, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1821: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1821, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 02, 2006 to April 08, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1634: April 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1634, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1464: May 08, 2003, FEMA Id: 1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 1998 to May 18, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1215: April 20, 1998, FEMA Id: 1215, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1167: March 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1167, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Ice Storm, Severe Winter Storm, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 11, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1010: February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: 1010, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Flash Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Dyer County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (53%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Peru (6%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • Belarus (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dyer County (%):

  • American (23%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Dyer County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,050 (90.4%)
  • Carpooled: 846 (5.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 152 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 183 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 403 (2.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Dyer County, Tennessee 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
  • 24 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

People in group quarters in Dyer County, Tennessee 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
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,783.

5.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.24% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($16,525 average AGI)
2.05% relocated from other states ($14,437 average AGI)
Dyer County:

2.05%
Tennessee average:

3.16%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lauderdale County, TN  0.60% ($24,123 average AGI)
from Obion County, TN  0.50% ($28,343)
from Gibson County, TN  0.33% ($25,600)
from Madison County, TN  0.26% ($23,829)
from Crockett County, TN  0.26% ($25,029)
from Shelby County, TN  0.25% ($29,848)
from Lake County, TN  0.24% ($19,781)


6.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,446 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.57% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($18,052 average AGI)
2.50% relocated to other states ($14,394 average AGI)
Dyer County:

2.50%
Tennessee average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lauderdale County, TN  0.56% ($22,842 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.43% ($30,207)
to Obion County, TN  0.42% ($26,579)
to Gibson County, TN  0.35% ($26,277)
to Lake County, TN  0.25% ($27,088)
to Madison County, TN  0.24% ($76,788)
to Crockett County, TN  0.20% ($28,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Dyer County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Dyer County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Dyer County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dyer County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dyer County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,897 (5,098 aged, 1,799 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 881 (9%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Dyer County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (731)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (627)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (465)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (272)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (222)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (203)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (190)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (157)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (97)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (96)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.66
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,844
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 279
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,249

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,340
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 983
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 90

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 160.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 114.9
  • Other - 45.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,568
  • In family households: 32,155 (5,178 male householders, 5,458 female householders)
    7,845 spouses, 10,839 children (9,926 natural, 325 adopted, 589 stepchildren), 1,095 grandchildren, 237 brothers or sisters, 321 parents, 383 other relatives, 779 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,843 (1,866 male householders (1,500 living alone)), 2,712 female householders (2,186 living alone)), 1,258 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 552

Size of family households: 5,264 2-persons, 2,375 3-persons, 1,726 4-persons, 871 5-persons, 268 6-persons, 120 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,691 1-person, 657 2-persons, 127 3-persons, 51 4-persons, 57 5-persons.

5,262 married couples with children.
2,607 single-parent households (688 men, 1,919 women).

96.5% of residents of Dyer speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $246,819,000 ($6,561 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,912,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $95,958,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $57,542,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,262,000
Federal grants: $73,503,000
Federal procurement contracts: $354,000 ($-970,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,201,000 ($3,983,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $943,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,319,000
Federal Government insurance: $35,826,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,631
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,268
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +204
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +24
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Dyer County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.21 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 93
  • 2010 to 2013: 259
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,032
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,695
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,359
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,175
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,169
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,569
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,298
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,148
Note: State values scaled to Dyer population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dyer County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Dyer County population
  • 1 room: 72
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 149
  • 4 rooms: 638
  • 5 rooms: 2,135
  • 6 rooms: 2,511
  • 7 rooms: 1,527
  • 8 rooms: 933
  • 9+ rooms: 1,530
  • 1 room: 165
  • 2 rooms: 300
  • 3 rooms: 283
  • 4 rooms: 1,737
  • 5 rooms: 1,644
  • 6 rooms: 845
  • 7 rooms: 380
  • 8 rooms: 147
  • 9+ rooms: 283
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dyer County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Dyer County population
  • no bedroom: 70
  • 1 bedroom: 108
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,426
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,021
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,551
  • 5+ bedrooms: 315
  • no bedroom: 173
  • 1 bedroom: 623
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,241
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,270
  • 4 bedrooms: 298
  • 5+ bedrooms: 143
Cars and other vehicles available in Dyer County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Dyer County population
  • no vehicle: 136
  • 1 vehicle: 2,291
  • 2 vehicles: 3,943
  • 3 vehicles: 2,337
  • 4 vehicles: 619
  • 5+ vehicles: 183
  • no vehicle: 827
  • 1 vehicle: 3,233
  • 2 vehicles: 1,055
  • 3 vehicles: 364
  • 4 vehicles: 188
  • 5+ vehicles: 60

85% of Dyer County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Tennessee.

Dyer County:

84.6%
State average:

85.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 28,065
  • Other state: 9,516
  • Northeast: 670
  • Midwest: 4,216
  • South: 3,837
  • West: 749

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dyer County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.8%)
  • Utility gas (45.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.4%)
  • Wood (0.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Electricity (58.7%)
  • Utility gas (37.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 105
Here:

2.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 114
Here:

4.9%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 105
Here:

9.4%
Tennessee:

22.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Dyer County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $393,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $198,000
    Health - Other: $97,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $24,338,000
    Regular Highways: $2,919,000
    Police Protection: $1,834,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,461,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,114,000
    General - Other: $1,054,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,027,000
    Financial Administration: $767,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Health - Other: $257,000
    Parks and Recreation: $219,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $194,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $143,000
    Local Fire Protection: $123,000
    Libraries: $115,000
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,756,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,010,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $88,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,538,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $845,000
    General Public Building: $269,000
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000
    General - Other: $83,000
    Police Protection: $62,000
    Correctional Institutions: $36,000
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000
    Financial Administration: $16,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,327,000

Dyer County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,010,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $694,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $5,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $0
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $52,000
    All Other: $6,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $142,000
    Education: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,295,000
    Sale of Property: $1,167,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,090,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $148,000
    Rents: $53,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $15,579,000
    Highways: $2,352,000
    All Other: $1,891,000
    General Local Government Support: $209,000
    Housing and Community Development: $112,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,877,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,493,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,584,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $299,000
    Other Selective Sales: $275,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $116,000
    Other License: $66,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000

Dyer County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,602,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,574,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,395,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $367,000

Dyer County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,666,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,407,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,410
  • Number of aged recipients: 113
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,297
  • Number of recipients under 18: 234
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 916
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 260
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 574
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 626
Dyer County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Dyer County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Dyer County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James40071.8 years
Mary32277.1 years
William29873.1 years
John27475.3 years
Robert21372.6 years
Willie14075.8 years
Charles12471.4 years
George12274.4 years
Thomas11170.0 years
Joe9972.0 years
Most common last names in Dyer County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16276.4 years
Jones13975.0 years
Johnson12573.9 years
Williams11175.4 years
Davis10972.9 years
Moore10876.4 years
Taylor9073.5 years
Anderson8374.7 years
Harris7775.4 years
White7476.2 years
Businesses in Dyer County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins2McDonald's3
Bath & Body Works1Nike5
Best Western1Nissan1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Curves1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In3
FedEx5Sears1
Ford1Sleep Inn1
GNC1Subway2
Goodwill4T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS5
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1