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Dyer, IN
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Dyer profile


Living in Dyer



Dyer is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 16,361 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Dyer is the 58th 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.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.37% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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.

The population of Dyer is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.96% of adults in Dyer have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dyer in 2018 was $44,813, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $179,252 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 11.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dyer include German, Polish, Irish, English, and Dutch.

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