Dexter, Georgia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 11% Dexter Well-Paid Single Women
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Dexter Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Dexter Affordability of Property Taxes
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 19% Dexter Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Dexter, Georgia

Comparing Dexter to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 10
Age of the Population 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 9
Racial Diversity 7 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 4
Male Share of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
College Educated Adults 5 6
People Above Poverty 4 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 3 4
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Affordability of Rents 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Dexter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles SE of Macon, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles SE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Laurens
Standard Zip Codes 31019
Phone Area Codes 478
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.432
Longitude -83.061

Dexter Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DUBLIN
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
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Dexter Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 509 100%
Male 230 45.2%
Female 279 54.8%
Under 18 137 26.9%
18+ 372 73.1%
65+ 102 20%
Median Age 40.3
Average Family Size 3.05
White 394 77.4%
African-American 115 22.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Dexter Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 533
Growth 24
Growth % 4.7%

Dexter 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.2%
US/American 31.9%
English 5.6%
Irish 2.9%
Scottish 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Dutch 0.9%
African 0.9%
Nigerian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
German 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dexter 509 $44,107
Cadwell 329 $38,750
Chester 305 $26,667
Dublin 15,857 $36,463
Dudley 447 $48,750
Montrose 154 $56,250
Rentz 304 $41,250
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