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Demographics

People

Total Population824
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens9.7%
Employed Population 16+375
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23%
Median Earnings25+$37,169
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,956

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,375
% Above Poverty Level87.6%
% Below Poverty Level12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone20.7%
Median Gross Rent$921
Median House Value$121,900

Ancestry

German34.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.8%
Irish13.1%
English10.2%
Polish7.5%
Norwegian2.7%
Italian2.4%
Dutch2.3%
French Except Basque2.1%
Scottish1.6%
Swedish0.8%
Danishn0.7%
Swiss0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Dexter Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dallas County
Standard Zip Codes50070
Phone Area Codes515
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.51
Approximate Longitude-94.22

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)

StationWINTERSET 2 NNW
Distance14.5 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip34.3 inches
StationGREENFIELD
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip34.9 inches
StationPERRY
Distance22.5 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
De Soto1,065$66,000
Earlham1,523$78,846
Linden186$70,000
Menlo410$61,563
Redfield680$60,875
Stuart1,528$58,864

Dexter Public Libraries

Dexter Public Library
724 MARSHALL
Dexter, Iowa
(515) 789-4490

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Dexter Public Schools

Dexter Elementary School
803 Washington Street, 803 Washington St
ZIP: 50070
(515) 789-4480
Primary
Total Enrollment 175
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