Dyer County TN Information


Dyer County Subdivisions

Dyer County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 38,699
Population in Households 38,183
Population in Familes 31,438
Population in Group Qrtrs 516
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 15,277
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 10,488
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,256 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,021 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,694 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $98,811
Average Home Value $137,794


Median Household Income $40,101
Average Household Income $53,299
Per Capita Income $21,294
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.05%
Households 0.1% 0.02%
Families -0.09% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Dyer County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dyer County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 41 58th
Population Density1 # 44 55th
Diversity Index2 # 18 82nd
Median Household Income # 38 61st
Per Capita Income # 41 58th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.