Dexter strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Low Rate of Poverty
Comparing Dexter to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||32 miles W of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||90 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Metro Area||Des Moines|
|Standard Zip Codes||50070|
|Phone Area Codes||515|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||WINTERSET 2 NNW|
|Jan Temp||9 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||34.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||12 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||34.9 inches|
|Jan Temp||8 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||31.9 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.07|
|American Indian & Alaskan||2||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||8||1.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||803|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||7.6%|
|French (except Basque)||6.6%|
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