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Demographics

People

Total Population1,254
Male Share of the Population43.5%
Female Share of the Population56.5%
Senior Citizens12.1%
Employed Population 16+445
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married55.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,464
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,944

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,194
% Above Poverty Level74.3%
% Below Poverty Level25.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone18.6%
Median Gross Rent$641
Median House Value$83,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)76.7%
German6.9%
Irish6.4%
English2.7%
Scottish1.7%
Czech1.7%
Dutch1.2%
French Except Basque1%
Welsh0.9%
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Dexter Almanac

CategoryValue
County Chaves County
Standard Zip Codes88230
Phone Area Codes575
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude33.19
Approximate Longitude-104.36

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)

StationROSWELL AP
Distance11.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 56 F
Apr Temp43 to 78 F
Jul Temp67 to 95 F
Oct Temp46 to 77 F
Annual Precip13.3 inches
StationMALJAMAR 4 SE
Distance47.1 miles
Jan Temp25 to 56 F
Apr Temp43 to 78 F
Jul Temp64 to 96 F
Oct Temp46 to 77 F
Annual Precip16 inches
StationTATUM
Distance61.3 miles
Jan Temp24 to 54 F
Apr Temp40 to 74 F
Jul Temp63 to 91 F
Oct Temp43 to 75 F
Annual Precip16.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Artesia11,817$62,964
Hagerman999$31,731
Lake Arthur461$56,250
Roswell48,407$50,953

Dexter Public Schools

Dexter Elementary
400 West 1st
ZIP: 88230
(505) 734-5420
Primary
Total Enrollment 461
Dexter High
100 North Lincoln
ZIP: 88230
(505) 734-5420
High
Total Enrollment 269
Dexter Middle
200 North Lincoln
ZIP: 88230
(505) 734-5420
Middle
Total Enrollment 251
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