Dyersburg, Tennessee

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Dyersburg is a city in and the county seat of Dyer County, Tennessee, United States, 77 miles north-northeast of Memphis on the Forked Deer River. The population was 17,452 at the 2000 census.





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A Taste of Dyersburg, Tennessee

The median income for a household in the city was $28,232, and the median income for a family was $34,754. Males had a median income of $30,898 versus $21,337 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,388. About 17.4% of families and 20.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.5% of those under age 18 and 19.0% of those age 65 or over.

Radio Stations
WWGM 93.1 FM Alamo, TN Gospel Music
WTGP 97.7 FM Trenton, TN Gospel Music
WGCQ 98.7 FM Hayti, MO Christian Contemporary
W204CG (WAYW) 99.3 FM Dyersburg, TN Christian Contemporary
KMIS 1050 AM Portageville, MO Sports
WIRJ 740 AM Humboldt, TN News/Talk

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Demographics of Dyersburg, Tennessee

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

75.68%

22.02%

0.21%

0.54%

1.36%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.




Famous Blacks from Dyersburg, Tennessee

     






Black Businesses in Dyersburg, Tennessee


DINING - CATERING

  1. BadBob's BBQ -  Category: BBQ -   1400 Shelby Dr. Dyersburg, TN 38024 (731) 285-4400

  2. Catfish Galley -  Category: BBQ -   2315 Lake Rd. Dyersburg, TN 38024 (731) 287-1000

  3. Howard's BBQ -  Category: BBQ -   180 Us Highway 51 Byp N Dyersburg, TN 38024 (731) 285-4940

  4. Neil's Barbeque & Grill -  Category: Barbecue, Steakhouse and Southern/Soul -   470 Mall Blvd Ste A Dyersburg, TN 38024 (731) 285-2628   - (visit website)




VIDEO CONNECTION


Dyersburg and Dyer County were both declared a State of Emergency by local officials as rising waters flooded many residences and businesses in the Southtown and Evansville communities and the extreme southern part of the Cotton Villa neighborhood.












CHURCHES

  1. Macedonia Church of God in Christ -  806 Bruce Ave, Dyersburg, TN 38024 (731) 286-0676

  2. Salter's Chapel AME Church -  1016 Scott Street, Dyersburg, TN 38024-4416 (731) 286-4149






ANNUAL EVENTS

  1. Juneteenth Celebration
    (June)  

    Contact (731) 286-0894 for more info.


  2. Martin L. King, Jr. Luncheon
    (January)   Location: DSCC Campus Dyersburg, TN

    Contact (731) 286-3300 for more info.





 

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