Dexter, Iowa Population 2024

621

Dexter is a city located in Dallas County Iowa. Dexter has a 2024 population of 621. Dexter is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -2.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 640 in 2020.

The average household income in Dexter is $81,455 with a poverty rate of 2.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dexter is 39.2 years, 39.9 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Dexter Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dexter was:

  • White: 97.01%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Black or African American: 0.9%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
496.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.97% (-19)
The current population of Dexter, Iowa is 621 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 640.

Dexter, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White65097.01%
Two or more races121.79%
Black or African American60.9%
Native American10.15%
Other race10.15%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dexter Population by Race

Dexter Population Pyramid 2024

Dexter Median Age

39.2

Total

39.9

Male

38.3

Female

Dexter Adults

There are 514 adults, (113 of whom are seniors) in Dexter.

Dexter Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dexter Sex Ratio

Female32448.36%
Male34651.64%

Dexter Population by Age

Dexter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2602.5881.918.1
Married1303.2992.37.7
Non Family1001.447426
Female213.6766.733.3
Male92.3355.644.4
showing: 5 rows

3.16

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dexter Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dexter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dexter Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Dexter Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,096

Average Earnings

$44,393

Average Male

$47,045

Average Female

Dexter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dexter Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dexter Language

99.67% of Dexter residents speak only English, while 0.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Dexter Language

Dexter Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White627152.39%
Native11100%
Other11100%
Hispanic2414.17%
showing: 4 rows

2.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.87%

Male Poverty Rate

4.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dexter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dexter is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dexter is White, with 2.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.04%.

Dexter Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School3.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.08%
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Dexter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.44%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Dexter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dexter Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dexter Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Dexter Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dexter Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dexter Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dexter Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

55

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Dexter Veterans by War

count

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Dexter Veterans by Age

count

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Dexter Veterans by Race

Dexter Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dexter Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Dexter Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dexter Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dexter Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.78%

Born in Dexter

99.85%

Native Born

0.15%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.85% of Dexter residents were born in the United States, with 84.78% having been born in Iowa. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dexter Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029586-7-1.18%
2028593-7-1.17%
2027600-7-1.15%
2026607-7-1.14%
2025614-7-1.13%
2024621-7-1.11%
2023628-7-1.1%
2022635-7-1.09%
202164220.31%
2020640528.84%
2019588183.16%
2018570-7-1.21%
2017577-17-2.86%
2016594-4-0.67%
2015598-27-4.32%
2014625-4-0.64%
201362940.64%
201262520.32%
2011623172.81%
2010606
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Dexter Population by Year