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 office and administrative support (11.55%), management occupations (11.33%), and healthcare (10.62%).

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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Dyer a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Dyer has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Dyer’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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 30.33 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Dyer is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.44% of adults in Dyer have a college degree.

The per capita income in Dyer in 2018 was $42,206, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,824 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. 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.