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The economy of Dyer, IN employs 8,233 people. The economy of Dyer, IN is specialized in Manufacturing; Utilities; and Construction, which employ respectively 1.71; 1.45; and 1.35 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Dyer, IN are Manufacturing (1,368), Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,176), and Retail trade (832), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate, Rental & Leasing ($85,282), Utilities ($76,755), and Finance & Insurance ($66,525).

Median household income in Dyer, IN is $79,708. Males in Dyer, IN have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,126. The income inequality of Dyer, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Dyer, IN. In Lake County, IN the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 60 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,709. Lake County, IN has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Indiana.


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Dyer, IN is home to a population of 16,257 people, from which 97.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Dyer, IN is composed of 13,042 White residents (80.2%), 1,634 Hispanic residents (10.1%), 841 Black residents (5.17%), 347 Asian residents (2.13%), and 192 Two+ residents (1.18%). The most common foreign languages in Dyer, IN are Spanish (560 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (275 speakers), and Polish (177 speakers), but compared to other places, Dyer, IN has a relative high number of Serbo-Croatian (275 speakers), Polish (177 speakers), and Other West Germanic (41 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area awarded 153,195 degrees. The student population of Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area is skewed towards females, with 63,222 male students and 89,973 female students. Most students in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area are White (77,048 and 50.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (21,948 and 14.3%), Black or African American (21,442 and 14%), and Asian (10,108 and 6.6%). The largest universities in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area by number of graduates are Northwestern University (9,543 and 6.23%), University of Illinois at Chicago (7,070 and 4.62%), and DePaul University (6,531 and 4.26%). The most popular majors in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area are Registered Nursing (8,001 and 5.22%), General Business Administration & Management (3,250 and 2.12%), and General Psychology (2,963 and 1.93%). The median tuition costs in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area are $34,200 for private four year colleges, and $8,160 and $17,786 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Dyer, IN is $190,600, which is 0.98 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $190,100 to $190,600, a 0.26% increase. The homeownership rate of Dyer, IN is 91.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dyer, IN have an average commute time of 30.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Dyer, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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