Dyer, Indiana Population 2024

16,239

Dyer is a city located in Lake County Indiana. Dyer has a 2024 population of 16,239. Dyer is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -1.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,500 in 2020.

The average household income in Dyer is $122,749 with a poverty rate of 5.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dyer is 44.1 years, 42.9 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Dyer Demographics

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

  • White: 85.49%
  • Two or more races: 6.21%
  • Black or African American: 4.74%
  • Asian: 2.33%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,600.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.58% (-261)
The current population of Dyer, Indiana is 16,239 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,500.

Dyer, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,02785.49%
Two or more races1,0196.21%
Black or African American7784.74%
Asian3822.33%
Other race1450.88%
Native American560.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dyer Population by Race

Dyer Population Pyramid 2024

Dyer Median Age

44.1

Total

42.9

Male

46.7

Female

Dyer Adults

There are 13,174 adults, (3,830 of whom are seniors) in Dyer.

Dyer Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dyer Sex Ratio

Female8,78753.56%
Male7,62046.44%

Dyer Population by Age

Dyer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,3022.5588.911.1
Married3,5293.0696.73.3
Non Family1,6951.3385.114.9
Female8562.7465.734.3
Male2223.0882.417.6
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2.94

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

88.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dyer Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dyer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dyer Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 54.64%.

Dyer Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$59,450

Average Earnings

$76,622

Average Male

$45,625

Average Female

Dyer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dyer Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dyer Language

90.74% of Dyer residents speak only English, while 9.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.59% of the population.

Dyer Language

Dyer Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,8318756.82%
Multiple1,013121.18%
Hispanic1,822100.55%
Black71120.28%
Other10910.92%
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5.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.23%

Male Poverty Rate

8.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dyer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dyer is White, with 6.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dyer is Black, with 0.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.54%.

Dyer Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College8.27%
Less Than 9th Grade6.61%
High School6.2%
Bachelors or Greater1.22%
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Dyer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.87%
Male Unemployed29.45%
Male Employed0.46%
Female Employed0.31%
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Dyer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dyer Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dyer Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dyer Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dyer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dyer Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dyer Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

801

Number of Veterans

692

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

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Dyer Veterans by War

count

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Dyer Veterans by Age

count

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Dyer Veterans by Race

Dyer Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dyer Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dyer Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dyer Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dyer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.36%

Born in Dyer

93.02%

Native Born

6.98%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

6.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.02% of Dyer residents were born in the United States, with 47.36% having been born in Indiana. 0.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dyer Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,934-61-0.38%
202815,995-61-0.38%
202716,056-61-0.38%
202616,117-61-0.38%
202516,178-61-0.38%
202416,239-61-0.37%
202316,300-61-0.37%
202216,361-61-0.37%
202116,422-78-0.47%
202016,5005023.14%
201915,99850.03%
201815,993840.53%
201715,909-22-0.14%
201615,931-86-0.54%
201516,017-138-0.85%
201416,155-79-0.49%
201316,234-94-0.58%
201216,328-44-0.27%
201116,372-3-0.02%
201016,3752,48017.85%
200013,8952,97227.21%
199010,9231,36814.32%
19809,5554,64994.76%
19704,90691322.87%
19603,993
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Dyer Population by Year