Dyer, Tennessee Population 2021

2,199
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Dyer is a city located in Gibson County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 2,199, it is the 161st largest city in Tennessee and the 7264th largest city in the United States . Dyer is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -6.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,341 in 2010. Dyer reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Dyer has a population density of 958 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dyer is $54,317 with a poverty rate of 20.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $659 per month, and the median house value is $78,400. The median age in Dyer is 37.6 years, 35.4 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Dyer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dyerwas:

  • White: 79.25%
  • Black or African American: 18.17%
  • Native American: 1.43%
  • Two or more races: 1.15%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Dyer, Tennessee is 2,199 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,207.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,341.

Dyer, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,21279.25%
Black or African American50718.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native401.43%
Two or More Races321.15%
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Dyer Population by Race

Dyer Population Pyramid $2021

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Dyer Median Age

37.6


Total

35.4


Male

40.1


Female

Dyer Adults

There are 1,992 adults, (563 of whom are seniors) in Dyer.

Dyer Age Dependency

95.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dyer Sex Ratio

Female

1,538

55.11%

Male

1,253

44.89%

Dyer Population by Age

Dyer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dyer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female36.1%63.9%
Male40.7%59.3%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
All64.1%35.9%
Married85%15%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dyer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0532.5464.1
Married4793.285
Female2772.6736.1
Non Family2701.258.1
Male272.740.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Dyer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade623.40%
9th to 12th Grade19410.64%
High School Graduate87648.03%
Some College30816.89%
Associates Degree1156.30%
Bachelors Degree1407.68%
Graduate Degree1297.07%
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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
White1,4551,278253
Black34526616
Hispanic2424
Native American88

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 white people with a rate of 17.39%.

Dyer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,821$35,543$26,493
Less Than 9th Grade$24,250$32,813$
High School Graduate$26,907$32,276$24,632
Some College$35,950$45,893$30,556
Bachelors Degree$37,125$$37,313
Graduate Degree$57,188$63,224$

$31,821

Average Earnings

$35,543

Average Male

$26,493

Average Female

Dyer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dyer Language by Age

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Dyer Language

99.65% of Dyer residents speak only English, while 0.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.19% of the population.

Dyer Language

Dyer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,06136317.61%
Black49517635.56%
Multiple321546.88%

20.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.96%

Male Poverty Rate

22.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dyer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dyer is Multiple, with 46.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dyer is White, with 17.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.47%.

Dyer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.18%
Some College21.00%
High School16.83%
Bachelors or Greater0.74%

Dyer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed62.22%
Female Employed9.09%
Male Employed4.63%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dyer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dyer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,733$54,317
Families$44,453$58,934
Married Families$67,708-
Non Families$22,000$39,281
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Income by Household Type

Dyer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dyer Marital Status by Race

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Dyer Marital Status

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161

Number of Veterans

152

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam47
Second Gulf War22
Korea18
First Gulf War13
World War II

Dyer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+52
35 to 5446
65 to 7433
55 to 6430
18 to 34

Dyer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1348.53%
Black194.60%
Hispanic833.33%
Native American8100.00%

Dyer Veterans by Race

Dyer Veterans by Education

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5.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dyer Veterans by Education

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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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83.81%

Born in Dyer

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Dyer residents were born in the United States, with 83.81% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dyer Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,199-4-0.18%
20202,203-4-0.18%
20192,207-4-0.18%
20182,211-5-0.23%
20172,216-5-0.23%
20162,221-12-0.54%
20152,233-14-0.62%
20142,247-13-0.58%
20132,260-25-1.09%
20122,285-23-1.00%
20112,308-8-0.35%
20102,3160.00%

Dyer Population by Year