Dexter, Missouri Population 2022

7,647
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Dexter is a city located in Stoddard County Missouri. Dexter has a 2020 population of 7,647. Dexter is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -3.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,884 in 2010.

The average household income in Dexter is $41,531 with a poverty rate of 25.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $619 per month, and the median house value is $88,000. The median age in Dexter is 40.5 years, 39.5 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Dexter Demographics

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

  • White: 96.91%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Black or African American: 0.97%
  • Other race: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dexter, Missouri is 7,647 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,647.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,884.

Dexter, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,61996.91%
Two or More Races1622.06%
Black or African American760.97%
Some Other Race50.06%
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Dexter Population by Race

Dexter Population Pyramid $2022

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Dexter Median Age

40.5


Total

39.5


Male

41.7


Female

Dexter Adults

There are 5,984 adults, (1,683 of whom are seniors) in Dexter.

Dexter Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dexter Sex Ratio

Female

4,479

56.97%

Male

3,383

43.03%

Dexter Population by Age

Dexter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dexter Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male11.8%88.2%
Female39.1%60.9%
Non Family43.3%56.7%
All53.3%46.7%
Married75.8%24.2%

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dexter Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1932.3953.3
Non Family1,3851.1643.3
Married1,1813.0775.8
Female4913.7739.1
Male1364.0411.8

3.23

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Dexter Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5259.76%
9th to 12th Grade69612.94%
High School Graduate2,05438.18%
Some College1,11320.69%
Associates Degree3466.43%
Bachelors Degree3887.21%
Graduate Degree2584.80%
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Dexter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dexter Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,2834,067646
Hispanic6257
Black2727
2+ Races88
Other Race5

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.23%.

Dexter Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,052$40,180$22,275
Less Than 9th Grade$28,958$38,203$28,333
High School Graduate$25,254$33,375$20,742
Some College$19,333$30,852$16,827
Bachelors Degree$42,578$52,143$35,625
Graduate Degree$55,216$68,906$49,052

$27,052

Average Earnings

$40,180

Average Male

$22,275

Average Female

Dexter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dexter Language by Age

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Dexter Language

98.24% of Dexter residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Dexter Language

Dexter Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2691,72823.77%
Multiple15413587.66%
Black765977.63%
OtherNaN%

25.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.30%

Male Poverty Rate

28.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dexter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dexter is Multiple, with 87.66% 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 8.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.23%.

Dexter Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.34%
Some College20.92%
High School16.76%
Bachelors or Greater10.11%

Dexter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.79%
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Employed20.61%
Male Employed10.24%

Dexter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dexter Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,551$41,531
Families$47,662$53,486
Married Families$54,332-
Non Families$18,750$24,155
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Income by Household Type

Dexter Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.4%

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

Dexter Marital Status by Race

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Dexter Marital Status

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731

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam286
Second Gulf War55
Korea36
First Gulf War26
World War II10

Dexter Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64288
65 to 74202
75+160
18 to 3447
35 to 5434

Dexter Veterans by Age

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Dexter Veterans by Race

Dexter Veterans by Education

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13.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dexter Veterans by Education

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48.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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74.01%

Born in Dexter

99.40%

Native Born

0.60%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.40% of Dexter residents were born in the United States, with 74.01% having been born in Missouri. 0.60% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20227,647-56-0.73%
20217,703-56-0.72%
20207,759-56-0.72%
20197,815-56-0.71%
20187,871230.29%
20177,848-22-0.28%
20167,870-54-0.68%
20157,92430.04%
20147,92170.09%
20137,914370.47%
20127,877180.23%
20117,859-25-0.32%
20107,8845280.70%
20007,356-203-0.27%
19907,5595160.71%
19807,0431,0191.58%
19706,0245050.88%
19605,5198951.79%
19504,6241,5164.05%
19403,1083941.36%
19302,714790.30%
19202,6350.00%

Dexter Population by Year