Dyer, Tennessee Population 2024

2,329

Dyer is a city located in Gibson County Tennessee. Dyer has a 2024 population of 2,329. Dyer is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 0.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,309 in 2020.

The average household income in Dyer is $53,948 with a poverty rate of 23.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dyer is 29.7 years, 29 years for males, and 31.5 years for females.

Dyer Demographics

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

  • White: 68.21%
  • Black or African American: 23.66%
  • Two or more races: 7.37%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
813.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.87% (20)
The current population of Dyer, Tennessee is 2,329 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,309.

Dyer, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,70468.21%
Black or African American59123.66%
Two or more races1847.37%
Other race80.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.28%
Native American40.16%
Asian00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Dyer Population by Race

Dyer Population Pyramid 2024

Dyer Median Age

29.7

Total

29

Male

31.5

Female

Dyer Adults

There are 1,669 adults, (423 of whom are seniors) in Dyer.

Dyer Age Dependency

100.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dyer Sex Ratio

Female1,49059.65%
Male1,00840.35%

Dyer Population by Age

Dyer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9172.6258.741.3
Non Family3361.2673.526.5
Female2832.8431.168.9
Married2423.4681.418.6
Male56610.789.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dyer Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade413.05%
9th to 12th Grade1098.11%
High School Graduate58743.68%
Some College34525.67%
Associates Degree1017.51%
Bachelors Degree765.65%
Graduate Degree856.32%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,054947138
Black25722520
2+ Races1983
Hispanic12123
Other Race880
Native American440
Islander110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 25%.

Dyer Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,023$39,471$30,500
Less Than 9th Grade$33,672$33,906$0
High School Graduate$31,318$33,194$29,432
Some College$37,361$57,526$33,796
Bachelors Degree$37,292$40,500$29,728
Graduate Degree$37,981$38,365$0

$34,023

Average Earnings

$39,471

Average Male

$30,500

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

99.5% of Dyer residents speak only English, while 0.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Dyer Language

Dyer Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black57727046.79%
White1,60426816.71%
Multiple1843418.48%
Hispanic6534.62%

23.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.91%

Male Poverty Rate

25.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dyer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dyer is Black, with 46.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dyer is Hispanic, with 4.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.29%.

Dyer Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50%
High School20.07%
Some College13.6%
Bachelors or Greater7.45%

Dyer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed81.82%
Female Employed8.15%
Male Employed5.41%
Male Unemployed0%

Dyer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dyer Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$41,989$53,948
Families$38,942$50,697
Married Families$73,500$-999,999,999
Non Families-$53,950

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dyer Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

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 45-54.

Dyer Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dyer Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

107

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam42
Korea23
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War8
World War II0

Dyer Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+50
65 to 7429
55 to 6420
35 to 548
18 to 340

Dyer Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White908.1%
Black164.2%
Islander150%

Dyer Veterans by Race

Dyer Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dyer Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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

80.62%

Born in Dyer

99.96%

Native Born

0.04%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.96% of Dyer residents were born in the United States, with 80.62% having been born in Tennessee. 0.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Dyer Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,35450.21%
20282,34950.21%
20272,34450.21%
20262,33950.21%
20252,33450.21%
20242,32950.22%
20232,32450.22%
20222,31980.35%
20212,31120.09%
20202,3091034.67%
20192,206-5-0.23%
20182,211-5-0.23%
20172,216-7-0.31%
20162,223-10-0.45%
20152,233-14-0.62%
20142,247-13-0.58%
20132,260-25-1.09%
20122,285-23-1%
20112,308-8-0.35%
20102,31600%

Dyer Population by Year