Dyersburg, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 17,452. Estimated population in 2021: 17,466 (+0.1% change)
Males: 8,094 (46.4%), Females: 9,358 (53.6%)

Dyer County

Zip codes: 38024.

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $28,232
Median house value: $73,800

Races in Dyersburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.0%)
  • Black (22.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (17.4%), Irish (11.1%), English (8.7%), German (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%), French (1.2%).

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 15.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dyersburg

  • High school or higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dyersburg city

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

2.1% Foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +626 (+3.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Dyersburg:

  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE DYERSBURG HOSPITA (400 TICKLE ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dyersburg:

  • PEMISCOT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; HAYTI, MO)
  • GIBSON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; TRENTON, TN)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-BROWNSVILLE HOSP (about 32 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dyersburg:

  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 46 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 59 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 81 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Abbreviation: MEM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dyersburg:

  • DYERSBURG MUNI (about 5 miles; DYERSBURG, TN; Abbreviation: DYR)
  • ARNOLD FIELD (about 10 miles; HALLS, TN; Abbreviation: M31)
  • CARUTHERSVILLE MEMORIAL (about 22 miles; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Abbreviation: M05)
Amtrak station near Dyersburg:

  • 10 miles: NEWBERN/DYERSBURG (NEWBERN, 108 JEFFERSON ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Dyersburg:

  • DYERSBURG STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,606; Location: 1510 LAKE RD; Public; Website: WWW.DSCC.CC.TN.US)
  • VOLUNTEER BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 36; Location: 1057A VENDELL RD; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dyersburg:

  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 48 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 68 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 71 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 71 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 71 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)

Schools

Public high school in Dyersburg:

  • DYERSBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 924; Location: HIGHWAY 51 BY- PASS WEST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Dyersburg:

  • CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST CHRISTI (Students: 24; Location: AN SCHOOL PO BOX 160; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dyersburg:

  • DYERSBURG INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 918; Location: 725 TIBBS ST; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • DYERSBURG PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 873; Location: 1425 FRANK MAYNARD DR; Grades: KG – 02)
  • DYERSBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 840; Location: 400 FRANK MAYNARD BL; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • THREE OAKS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: 3200 UPPER FINLEY RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FIFTH CONSOLIDATED ELEMENTARY (Students: 308; Location: 2371 MILLSFIELD HW; Grades: KG – 05)
  • POWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 988 HWY 210 SOUTH; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Dyersburg:

  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHRISTIAN S (Students: 191; Location: 1005 HWY 51 BY PASS; Grades: PK – 11)
  • DYERSBURG MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN S (Students: 4; Location: 2355 HENRY ST.; Grades: 4 – 8; Girls only)

Libraries

Library in Dyersburg:

  • MCIVER’S GRANT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $179,004; Location: 204 N. MILL STREET; 42,715 books; 1,063 audio materials; 596 video materials; 117 serial subscriptions)

 

 

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