Dyer, Arkansas

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High Points

Dyer strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Dyer Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Dyer Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Dyer, Arkansas

Comparing Dyer to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 6 8
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Racial Diversity 3 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 1 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
College Educated Adults 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 5
Working at Home 3 5
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Housing Recently Built 8 7
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Dyer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NE of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Crawford
Metro Area Fort Smith
P.O. Box Zip Codes 72935
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.492
Longitude -94.137

Dyer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 76 F
Jul Temp 66 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 77 F
Annual Precip 50.6 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
Station OZARK
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
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Dyer Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 585 100%
Male 282 48.2%
Female 303 51.8%
Under 18 149 25.5%
18+ 436 74.5%
65+ 93 15.9%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 3.06
White 563 96.2%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 5 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Dyer Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 609
Growth 24
Growth % 4.1%

Dyer Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 36%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.9%
Irish 14.4%
Scottish 6.4%
Polish 5.3%
German 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.8%
English 1.5%
Norwegian 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dyer 585 $28,500
Alma 4,160 $34,068
Central City 531 $43,958
Lavaca 1,825 $43,542
Mountainburg 682 $33,295
Mulberry 1,627 $32,321
Van Buren 18,986 $37,198
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