Demographics

People

Total Population619
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens15.5%
Employed Population 16+290
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married48.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.2%
Median Earnings25+$43,068
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,125
% Above Poverty Level88.6%
% Below Poverty Level11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.1%
Median Gross Rent$575
Median House Value$131,800

Ancestry

German40.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.8%
Irish12.6%
English10.3%
Polish7.1%
Italian3.2%
Danishn2.6%
Dutch2.4%
Norwegian2.1%
French Except Basque1.9%
Scottish1.6%
Swiss1.3%
Swedish0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
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Dexter Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyDallas 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 Soto980$78,393
Earlham1,489$91,538
Linden165$86,250
Menlo414$63,750
Redfield644$69,792
Stuart1,501$64,444

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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