Dyer, IN

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Living in Dyer

Dyer is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 15,976 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dyer is the 53rd largest community in Indiana.

Dyer real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Dyer house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns, Dyer isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dyer are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dyer is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dyer who work in management occupations (11.50%), office and administrative support (11.26%), and healthcare (10.38%).

Also of interest is that Dyer has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Dyer is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Dyer really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Dyer perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Dyer is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Dyer, the average commute to work is 30.21 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Dyer citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.26% of adults in Dyer have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Dyer in 2018 was $39,964, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,856 for a family of four.

Dyer is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dyer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dyer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Dyer also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.03% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dyer include German, Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Dyer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.