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Encyclopedia > Dyer, Indiana
Town of Dyer, Indiana
Location of Town of Dyer, Indiana

Location in the state of Indiana
County Lake
Area
  –Land
  –Water
15.4 km²
15.4 km²
0.0 km²
Population
  –Total (2000)
  –Density

13,895
900.1/km²
Time zone
  –Summer (DST)
CST (UTC-6)
CDT (UTC-5)
Latitude
Longitude
41°30'1" N
87°30'44" W
Official website: http://www.townofdyer.com/

Dyer is a town located in Lake County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 13,895. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (512x800, 33 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Dyer, Indiana ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 38th 94,321 km² 225 km 435 km 1. ... List of Indiana counties: Adams County Allen County Bartholomew County Benton County Blackford County Boone County Brown County Carroll County Cass County Clark County Clay County Clinton County Crawford County Daviess County Dearborn County Decatur County DeKalb County Delaware County Dubois County Elkhart County Fayette County Floyd County Fountain County... Location in the state of Indiana Formed Seat Crown Point Area  - Total  - Water 1,622 km² (626 mi²) 335 km² (129 mi²) 20. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare sizes of different geographic regions, we list here areas between 10 km² (1000 hectares) and 100 km² (10,000 hectares). ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Daylight saving time (DST), often referred to as daylight savings time, is a widely used system of adjusting the official local time forward, usually one hour, from its official winter standard time for the duration of the spring and summer months. ... The Central Standard Time Zone (CST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting six hours from Coordinated Universal Time UTC. In the United States, the time zone includes the entire area of the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas except for El... Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time or Z, is an atomic realization of Universal Time (UT) or Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the astronomical basis for civil time. ... The Central Standard Time Zone (CST) is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting six hours from UTC (UTC-6). ... Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time or Z, is an atomic realization of Universal Time (UT) or Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the astronomical basis for civil time. ... Latitude, usually denoted symbolically by the Greek letter φ, gives the location of a place on Earth north or south of the Equator. ... Longitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter λ, describes the location of a place on Earth east or west of a north-south line called the Prime Meridian. ... Location in the state of Indiana Formed Seat Crown Point Area  - Total  - Water 1,622 km² (626 mi²) 335 km² (129 mi²) 20. ...


Geography

Dyer is located at 41°30'1" North, 87°30'44" West (41.500218, -87.512161)GR1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.4 km² (6.0 mi²). 15.4 km² (6.0 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 13,895 people, 4,805 households, and 3,863 families residing in the town. The population density was 900.1/km² (2,331.3/mi²). There were 4,900 housing units at an average density of 317.4/km² (822.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.42% White, 0.65% African American, 0.14% Native American, 1.60% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.26% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 5.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 4,805 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.6% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.19. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $63,045, and the median income for a family was $68,716. Males had a median income of $51,604 versus $32,427 for females. The per capita income for the town was $27,390. 3.4% of the population and 2.5% of families were below the poverty line. 3.9% of those under the age of 18 and 3.0% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

Coordinates: 41.500218° N -87.512161° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...

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Dyer, Indiana (220 words)
Dyer was the maiden name of Martha Hart, wife of Aaron Norton Hart, a publisher who invested in the area which later became Dyer.
Approximately 1830, the region of Northwest Indiana was inhabited by Pottawatomie Indians and was becoming a new settlement for a new group of people.
In the early 1920s, Dyer was selected for the portion the "Ideal Section of the Lincoln Highway," an experimental model for the standards of U.S. highway construction.
Dyer Indiana Real Estate - Relocate-America.com (351 words)
Recognized as one of the fastest growing towns in the state, Dyer prides itself on being in step with the future, yet cognizant of its past, and invites you to partner in its vision.
A majority of Dyer's residents are employed in the Calumet region.
Located in northern Lake County, Dyer is generally included as a part of the Chicago Metropolitan area, which is heavily industrialized and provides a vast range of employment for our residents.
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