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"Farm Toy Capital of the World"

Dyersville is a city in Dubuque County, in the Dubuque metro area. (The community straddles Dubuque and Delaware counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for the family of James Dyer, settlers.

The latitude of Dyersville is 42.484N. The longitude is -91.122W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 951 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,096.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$38,469
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dyersville demographic reports
Dyersville is on the North Fork of the Maquoketa River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1989 movie, "Field of Dreams"
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Festival - Nov. 2-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dyersville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Dyersville attractions: "Field of Dreams" movie site
Historic sites and museums: Dyer-Botsford Victorian House & Doll Museum, National Farm Toy Museum, Basilica of St. Francis Xavier
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Dyersville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dubuque County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dubuque area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52040 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

64% of Dyersville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dyersville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dyersville was $17,195, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Dyersville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Dyersville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $292.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $801.


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Libraries in Dyersville include Matthias M. Hoffman Public Library ... View libraries

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Dubuque County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dyersville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Dyersville workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Dyersville include Colonial Inn Dyersville, Comfort Inn Dyersville, Super 8.

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