Dyer, Indiana Population 2020

15,957

Dyer is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 15,957, it is the 55th largest city in Indiana and the 2214th largest city in the United States. Dyer is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -2.64% 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 2,556 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dyer is $102,504 with a poverty rate of 3.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,368 per month, and the median house value is $208,400. The median age in Dyer is 45.4 years, 42.9 years for males, and 49.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.8 males.

Dyer Demographics

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

  • White: 82.16%
  • Black or African American: 6.07%
  • Other race: 4.99%
  • Asian: 3.80%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dyer, Indiana is 15,957, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,987.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,390.

Dyer, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,15182.16%
Black or African American9726.07%
Some Other Race7994.99%
Asian6093.80%
Two or More Races3552.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native1200.75%

Dyer Population Pyramid 2020

Dyer Median Age

45.4


Total

42.9


Male

49.1


Female

Dyer Adults

There are 12,804 adults, (3,165 of whom are seniors) in Dyer.

Dyer Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dyer Sex Ratio

Female

7,930

49.54%

Male

8,076

50.46%

Dyer Households and Families

Dyer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dyer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.5%4.5%
Male90.1%9.9%
All89.9%10.1%
Non Family80.6%19.4%
Female78.5%21.5%

89.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0422.5989.9
Married3,6793.1495.5
Non Family1,7141.1980.6
Female4273.278.5
Male2223.1390.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dyer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1551.33%
9th to 12th Grade4453.81%
High School Graduate3,65931.35%
Some College2,45221.01%
Associates Degree1,19610.25%
Bachelors Degree2,45221.01%
Graduate Degree1,31311.25%

Dyer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,4478,9442,822
Hispanic939862224
Black585575276
Other Race518482176
Asian451441242
Native American12012054
Multiple Races838383

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,410$63,335$34,713
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$39,094$63,465$19,364
Some College$50,892$59,940$38,670
Bachelors Degree$51,399$65,417$40,977
Graduate Degree$66,397$98,750$57,500

$51,410

Average Earnings

$63,335

Average Male

$34,713

Average Female

Dyer Language

Dyer Language by Age

Dyer Language

85.40% of Dyer residents speak only English, while 14.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.30% of the population.

Dyer Poverty

Dyer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,1054603.80%
Hispanic1,596332.07%
Other79910.13%

3.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.76%

Male Poverty Rate

3.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dyer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dyer is White, with 3.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dyer is Other, with 0.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School7.88%
High School3.90%
Some College2.53%
Bachelors or Greater1.60%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed6.53%
Female Unemployed5.49%
Female Employed1.58%
Male Employed1.32%

Dyer Income

Dyer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$84,375$102,504
Families$102,829$120,113
Married Families$109,934-
Non Families$49,286$55,007

Dyer Marital Status

Dyer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Dyer Married by Age and Sex

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

Dyer Veterans

1,088

Number of Veterans

961

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam421
First Gulf War188
Second Gulf War180
World War II59
Korea10
Name Veterans % of Total
White9618.94%
Hispanic747.11%
Black699.70%
Asian224.35%
Indian1915.83%
Other173.04%

$Dyer Veterans by Education

2.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dyer Employment Status

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dyer Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

41.68%

Born in Indiana

92.34%

Native Born

7.66%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.34% of Dyer residents were born in the United States, with 41.68% having been born in Indiana. 1.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,957-15-0.09%
201915,972-15-0.09%
201815,987690.43%
201715,918-15-0.09%
201615,933-83-0.52%
201516,016-139-0.86%
201416,155-80-0.49%
201316,235-95-0.58%
201216,330-45-0.27%
201116,375-3-0.02%
201016,3782,4831.66%
200013,8952,9722.44%
199010,9231,3681.35%
19809,5554,6496.89%
19704,9069132.08%
19603,9930.00%