Dexter, Michigan Population 2024

4,566

Dexter is a city located in Washtenaw County Michigan. Dexter has a 2024 population of 4,566. Dexter is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,492 in 2020.

The average household income in Dexter is $128,470 with a poverty rate of 2.01%. 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, 37.2 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Dexter Demographics

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

  • White: 95.07%
  • Two or more races: 3.06%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,349.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.65% (74)
The current population of Dexter, Michigan is 4,566 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,492.

Dexter, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,28395.07%
Two or more races1383.06%
Asian360.8%
Other race320.71%
Black or African American160.36%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dexter Population by Race

Dexter Population Pyramid 2024

Dexter Median Age

39.2

Total

37.2

Male

42.8

Female

Dexter Adults

There are 3,155 adults, (785 of whom are seniors) in Dexter.

Dexter Age Dependency

90.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57

Child Dependency Ratio

Dexter Sex Ratio

Female2,33151.74%
Male2,17448.26%

Dexter Population by Age

Dexter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7582.5672.227.8
Married9083.3586.513.5
Non Family5151.0955.344.7
Female2542.8546.553.5
Male812.171000

3.08

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dexter Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade461.71%
9th to 12th Grade381.41%
High School Graduate1324.9%
Some College51118.95%
Associates Degree1555.75%
Bachelors Degree1,04938.91%
Graduate Degree76528.38%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5252,4411,659
Hispanic969690
2+ Races313115
Asian242424
Black161616
Other Race101010

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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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$54,709$75,500$49,390
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$27,361$0$26,528
Some College$42,623$50,882$21,950
Bachelors Degree$61,759$94,515$50,028
Graduate Degree$78,090$95,208$74,375

$54,709

Average Earnings

$75,500

Average Male

$49,390

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

97.1% of Dexter residents speak only English, while 2.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Dexter Language

Dexter Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,016531.32%
Multiple1382115.22%
Hispanic276165.8%

2.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.39%

Male Poverty Rate

1.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dexter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dexter is Multiple, with 15.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dexter is White, with 1.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.11%.

Dexter Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.58%
Some College2.1%
Bachelors or Greater1.27%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Dexter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed2.19%
Male Employed1.37%
Female Unemployed0%

Dexter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dexter Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$89,671$128,470
Families$111,419$154,487
Married Families$139,722$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,295$58,706

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dexter Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dexter Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dexter Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

170

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War103
Second Gulf War39
Vietnam39
Korea0
World War II0

Dexter Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5494
55 to 6428
75+28
65 to 7420
18 to 340

Dexter Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1705.67%
Hispanic3935.45%

Dexter Veterans by Race

Dexter Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dexter Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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

71.63%

Born in Dexter

97.54%

Native Born

2.46%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.54% of Dexter residents were born in the United States, with 71.63% having been born in Michigan. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dexter Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,658180.39%
20284,640190.41%
20274,621180.39%
20264,603190.41%
20254,584180.39%
20244,566190.42%
20234,547180.4%
20224,529561.25%
20214,473-19-0.42%
20204,492-228-4.83%
20194,720-4-0.08%
20184,724430.92%
20174,681761.65%
20164,605531.16%
20154,552992.22%
20144,453972.23%
20134,3561122.64%
20124,244421%
20114,2021243.04%
20104,07800%

Dexter Population by Year