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Demographics

People

Total Population1,966
Male Share of the Population39.4%
Female Share of the Population60.6%
Senior Citizens26.1%
Employed Population 16+735
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married26.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.2%
Median Earnings25+$28,255
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,841

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,000
% Above Poverty Level84.4%
% Below Poverty Level15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.7%
Median Gross Rent$675
Median House Value$96,600

Ancestry

English12.9%
French Except Basque10.4%
Irish9.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.6%
Italian7.2%
German5.4%
Finnish5.3%
Scottish4.8%
Welsh4.6%
Canadian2.8%
Polish2.2%
Swedish2.1%
Portuguese1%
Lithuanian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Belgian0.3%
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Dexter Almanac

CategoryValue
County Penobscot County
Standard Zip Codes4930
Phone Area Codes207
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude45.01
Approximate 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)

StationCORINNA
Distance7.5 miles
Jan Temp1 to 26 F
Apr Temp30 to 52 F
Jul Temp56 to 79 F
Oct Temp33 to 57 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationBANGOR INTL AP
Distance27.9 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp33 to 53 F
Jul Temp59 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 57 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationLONG FALLS DAM
Distance46.4 miles
Jan Temp0 to 23 F
Apr Temp27 to 47 F
Jul Temp53 to 76 F
Oct Temp33 to 53 F
Annual Precip39.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cambridge446$40,469
Corinna1,944$46,979
Garland1,249$52,361
Parkman753$42,222
Ripley468$49,063
St. Albans2,077$53,098

Dexter Public Libraries

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

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Dexter Public Schools

Dexter Regional High School
12 Abbott Hill Road
ZIP: 4930
(207) 924-5536
High
Total Enrollment 332
Ridge View Community School
175 Fern Road - Suite 1
ZIP: 4930
(207) 924-6000
Primary
Total Enrollment 663
Tri-county Technical Center
14 Abbott Hill Road
ZIP: 4930
(207) 924-7670
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