Dexter, Maine Population 2022

2,081
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Dexter is a city located in Penobscot County Maine. With a 2020 population of 2,081, it is the 63rd largest city in Maine and the 10732nd largest city in the United States. Dexter is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,093 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Dexter has a population density of 441 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dexter is $44,997 with a poverty rate of 15.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $788 per month, and the median house value is $105,000. The median age in Dexter is 52.2 years, 47.1 years for males, and 52.9 years for females.

Dexter Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dexterwas:

  • White: 96.57%
  • Other race: 1.97%
  • Two or more races: 1.01%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dexter, Maine is 2,081 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,093.

Dexter, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Dexter Population by Race

Dexter Population Pyramid 2022

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Dexter Median Age

51.9


Total

55


Male

51.5


Female

Dexter Adults

There are 1,678 adults, (582 of whom are seniors) in Dexter.

Dexter Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dexter Sex Ratio

Female

1,104

55.73%

Male

877

44.27%

Dexter Population by Age

Dexter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dexter Household Types

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dexter Households and Families

2.5

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Dexter Households by Type

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Dexter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dexter Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.92%.

Dexter Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,421

Average Earnings

$41,671

Average Male

$30,931

Average Female

Dexter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dexter Language by Age

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Dexter Language

96.57% of Dexter residents speak only English, while 3.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

Dexter Language

Dexter Poverty by Race

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15.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.75%

Male Poverty Rate

12.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dexter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dexter is White, with 16.65% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.27%.

Dexter Poverty

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Dexter Poverty Rate by Education

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Dexter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dexter Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Dexter Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Dexter Married by Age and Sex

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Dexter Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dexter Marital Status by Race

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Dexter Marital Status

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126

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Dexter Veterans by War

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Dexter Veterans by Age

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Dexter Veterans by Race

Dexter Veterans by Education

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6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dexter Veterans by Education

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55%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dexter Employment by Age

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Dexter Employment by Race

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Dexter Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.52%

Born in Dexter

86.77%

Native Born

13.23%

Foreign Born

12.77%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.77% of Dexter residents were born in the United States, with 65.52% having been born in Maine. 12.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Dexter Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Dexter Population by Year