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Dyersburg, Tennessee (TN) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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25.1% of Dyersburg, TN residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 44.8% greater than the poverty level of 13.9% across the entire state of Tennessee. Taking into account residents not living in families, 19.7% of high school graduates and 46.0% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 23.4% among disabled males and 25.5% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 76.0%. For comparison, it was 40.1% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Dyersburg, TN

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Dyersburg:

25.1%
Whole state:

13.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Dyersburg:

12.4%
Whole state:

5.8%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Dyersburg:

23.4%
Tennessee:

16.9%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 24.6% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Dyersburg:

37.3%
Tennessee:

33.3%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Dyersburg:

25.5%
Tennessee:

22.7%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 27.0% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Dyersburg:

33.6%
Tennessee:

34.5%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

76.0%
Residents above poverty level:

40.1%

Poverty by age in Dyersburg, TN

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Dyersburg
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Dyersburg,TN (percentage below poverty level)
  • 20.1%Under 5 years
  • 35.4%5 years
  • 31.2%6 to 11 years
  • 28.7%12 to 14 years
  • 48.8%15 years
  • 18.9%16 and 17 years
  • 9.8%18 to 24 years
  • 26.0%25 to 34 years
  • 21.7%35 to 44 years
  • 17.9%45 to 54 years
  • 25.5%55 to 64 years
  • 14.2%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Dyersburg
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Dyersburg,TN (percentage below poverty level)
  • 34.8%Under 5 years
  • 23.6%5 years
  • 20.3%6 to 11 years
  • 36.7%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 36.1%16 and 17 years
  • 26.5%18 to 24 years
  • 31.8%25 to 34 years
  • 32.9%35 to 44 years
  • 22.8%45 to 54 years
  • 30.0%55 to 64 years
  • 6.6%65 to 74 years
  • 22.8%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Dyersburg, TN
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Dyersburg,TN (% below half of poverty level)
  • 17.2%Under 5 years
  • 15.1%5 years
  • 15.6%6 to 11 years
  • 11.0%12 to 14 years
  • 25.7%15 years
  • 4.3%16 and 17 years
  • 9.0%18 to 24 years
  • 8.5%25 to 34 years
  • 8.4%35 to 44 years
  • 4.0%45 to 54 years
  • 3.3%55 to 64 years
  • 4.9%65 to 74 years
  • 7.4%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Dyersburg, TN

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Dyersburg, TN
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Dyersburg, TN (%)
  • 17.2%White
  • 38.3%Black
  • 34.3%American Indian
  • 5.3%Asian
  • 0.0%Native Hawaiian
  • 0.0%Other race
  • 43.7%2+ races
  • 25.4%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Dyersburg, TN
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Dyersburg, TN (absolute numbers)
  • 1,832White
  • 1,373Black
  • 47American Indian
  • 15Asian
  • 0Native Hawaiian
  • 0Other race
  • 3362+ races
  • 179Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 23.6%Below poverty level
  • 76.4%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 5.8%Below poverty level
  • 94.2%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Dyersburg, TN

Children below poverty level:
Dyersburg, Tennessee:

25.7%
State:

19.3%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Dyersburg:

19.7%
Tennessee:

18.6%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Dyersburg:

46.0%
Tennessee:

45.0%
Poor families by family type
  • 21.9%Married-couple family
  • 14.9%Male, no wife present
  • 63.2%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Dyersburg not in families by work experience
  • 2.7%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 26.3%Worked part-time
  • 71.0%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 3.2%One full-time, other part-time
  • 9.6%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 6.8%Both worked part-time
  • 33.9%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 46.6%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 2.7%1990 to 1994
  • 10.9%1980 to 1989
  • 17.8%1970 to 1979
  • 24.3%1960 to 1969
  • 12.4%1950 to 1959
  • 20.7%1940 to 1949
  • 11.2%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 1.6%1999 to 2000
  • 7.7%1995 to 1998
  • 9.4%1990 to 1994
  • 11.7%1980 to 1989
  • 16.7%1970 to 1979
  • 16.5%1960 to 1969
  • 13.9%1950 to 1959
  • 9.5%1940 to 1949
  • 13.1%1939 or earlier
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