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People

Total Population 1,904
Male Share of the Population 39.1%
Female Share of the Population 60.9%
Senior Citizens 24.3%
Employed Population 16+ 619
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 38.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $28,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,929
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,768

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,125
% Above Poverty Level 78.8%
% Below Poverty Level 21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 11%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.8%
Median Gross Rent $532
Median House Value $90,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.3%
US/American 0%
English 19.3%
Irish 14.3%

Dexter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 105 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 204 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04930
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.023
Longitude -69.29

Dexter Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CORINNA
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station BANGOR INTL AP
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station LONG FALLS DAM
Distance 46.4 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 27 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 76 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cambridge 493 $42,750
Corinna 1,954 $51,806
Garland 1,227 $42,308
Parkman 742 $34,750
Ripley 422 $61,250
St. Albans 1,960 $51,719

Dexter Public Libraries

Library
Dexter - Abbott Memorial Library
1 CHURCH STREET
Dexter, Maine
(207) 924-7292

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Dexter High Schools

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DEXTER REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
12 ABBOTT HILL ROAD
207-924-5536
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 371 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

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14 ABBOTT HILL ROAD
207-924-7670
A Vocational School

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