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People

Total Population 1,359
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 553
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 46.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,438
% Above Poverty Level 81.6%
% Below Poverty Level 18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.6%
Median Gross Rent $607
Median House Value $123,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.7%
US/American 0%
English 13.7%
Irish 35.8%

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

Dexter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles N of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 13634
P.O. Box Zip Codes 13657
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.007
Longitude -76.044

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 WATERTOWN AP
Distance 1.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station GOUVERNEUR 3 NW
Distance 35.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station STILLWATER RESERVOIR
Distance 51.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 55 to 74 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dexter, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Adams Cove (13634)

Guffin Bay (13634)

Limerick (13657)

Muskalounge (13634)

Perch River (13634)

Pillar Point (13634)

Sherwin Bay (13634)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chaumont 796 $75,000
Depauville 961 $41,618
Glen Park 577 $56,719

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

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120 EAST KIRBY STREET
Dexter, New York
(315) 639-6785
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GENERAL BROWN JSHS
17643 CEMETERY RD
315-639-6234
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 751 students.

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