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The City of Dyer had a population of 2,292 as of July 1, 2016. Dyer ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dyer is located at latitude 36.0711 and longitude -88.9924 in Gibson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dyer (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gibson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 367 feet.

The City of Dyer (GNIS ID: 2403524) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Dyer is located within Commissioner District 19, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gibson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dyer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dyer: Dyer Station.

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


Total Population 2,292
Population in Households 2,209
Population in Familes 1,859
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 1,006
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 872
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 609
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 604 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $91,100
Average Home Value $115,008


Median Household Income $38,447
Average Household Income $46,898
Per Capita Income $18,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.18%
Households -0.54% -0.3%
Families -0.1% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dyer to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 182 58th
Population Density1 # 70 84th
Diversity Index2 # 115 73rd
Median Household Income # 205 52nd
Per Capita Income # 311 27th

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