Dyer, Indiana Population 2021

15,968
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Dyer is a city located in Lake County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 15,968, it is the 58th largest city in Indiana and the 2229th largest city in the United States . Dyer is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually and its population has decreased by -2.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,390 in 2010. Dyer reached it's highest population of 16,378 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Dyer has a population density of 2,557 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dyer is $106,667 with a poverty rate of 3.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,311 per month, and the median house value is $212,400. The median age in Dyer is 46 years, 43.3 years for males, and 50.2 years for females.

Dyer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dyer was:

  • White: 84.91%
  • Black or African American: 4.80%
  • Asian: 3.86%
  • Other race: 3.38%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Native American: 0.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dyer, Indiana is 15,968 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,980.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,390.

Dyer, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,54684.91%
Black or African American7654.80%
Asian6153.86%
Some Other Race5393.38%
Two or More Races3722.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native1160.73%
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Dyer Population by Race

Dyer Population Pyramid $2021

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Dyer Median Age

46


Total

43.3


Male

50.2


Female

Dyer Adults

There are 12,800 adults, (3,298 of whom are seniors) in Dyer.

Dyer Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dyer Sex Ratio

Female

7,992

50.10%

Male

7,961

49.90%

Dyer Population by Age

Dyer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dyer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.2%3.8%
All91.5%8.5%
Non Family86.2%13.8%
Male85.6%14.4%
Female78.5%21.5%

91.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dyer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1622.5391.5
Married3,6943.1496.2
Non Family1,7681.1686.2
Female5202.9578.5
Male1802.4485.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Dyer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1821.55%
9th to 12th Grade4023.41%
High School Graduate3,75531.90%
Some College2,56421.78%
Associates Degree1,1689.92%
Bachelors Degree2,42920.63%
Graduate Degree1,27310.81%
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Dyer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dyer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,6069,1692,887
Hispanic991864226
Black497487177
Asian464454263
Other Race407377156
Native American11611647
2+ Races656534

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.68%.

Dyer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,739$64,281$36,768
Less Than 9th Grade$$77,237$16,667
High School Graduate$37,650$62,580$21,524
Some College$50,879$54,864$40,142
Bachelors Degree$52,607$73,533$42,672
Graduate Degree$71,658$74,236$70,486

$51,739

Average Earnings

$64,281

Average Male

$36,768

Average Female

Dyer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dyer Language by Age

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Dyer Language

87.25% of Dyer residents speak only English, while 12.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.14% of the population.

Dyer Language

Dyer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,3564583.71%
Multiple372143.76%
Hispanic1,527110.72%
Black66810.15%
Other52810.19%

3.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.80%

Male Poverty Rate

3.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dyer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dyer is Multiple, with 3.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dyer is Black, with 0.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.45%.

Dyer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.88%
High School3.71%
Some College2.00%
Bachelors or Greater1.54%

Dyer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed14.14%
Female Unemployed10.16%
Male Employed1.57%
Female Employed1.44%

Dyer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dyer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,202$106,667
Families$101,826$125,866
Married Families$111,289-
Non Families$50,873$55,135
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Income by Household Type

Dyer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dyer Married by Age and Sex

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Dyer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dyer Marital Status by Race

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Dyer Marital Status

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1,056

Number of Veterans

929

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam368
Second Gulf War227
First Gulf War160
World War II35
Korea18

Dyer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74287
75+265
35 to 54200
18 to 34153
55 to 64151

Dyer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9058.26%
Black10918.96%
Hispanic665.80%
Asian214.00%
Native American1613.79%
Other Race51.13%

Dyer Veterans by Race

Dyer Veterans by Education

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2.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dyer Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Dyer Employment by Age

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Dyer Employment by Race

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Dyer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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42.00%

Born in Dyer

93.06%

Native Born

6.94%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

5.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.06% of Dyer residents were born in the United States, with 42.00% having been born in Indiana. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dyer Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,968-4-0.03%
202015,972-4-0.03%
201915,976-4-0.03%
201815,980760.48%
201715,904-21-0.13%
201615,925-86-0.54%
201516,011-140-0.87%
201416,151-81-0.50%
201316,232-96-0.59%
201216,328-46-0.28%
201116,374-4-0.02%
201016,3782,4831.66%
200013,8952,9722.44%
199010,9231,3681.35%
19809,5554,6496.89%
19704,9069132.08%
19603,9930.00%

Dyer Population by Year