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People

Total Population 2,087
Male Share of the Population 40.9%
Female Share of the Population 59.1%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 767
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 35.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,292
% Above Poverty Level 77.6%
% Below Poverty Level 22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.6%
Median Gross Rent $536
Median House Value $91,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.6%
US/American 0%
English 16.6%
Irish 13.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 462 $41,667
Corinna 2,114 $51,648
Garland 1,251 $48,750
Parkman 718 $41,458
Ripley 476 $55,192
St. Albans 2,157 $52,656

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

TRI-COUNTY REGIONAL TECHNICAL CTR
14 ABBOTT HILL ROAD
207-924-7670
A Vocational School

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