Dexter, Missouri Population 2020

7,814

Dexter is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 7,814, it is the 101st largest city in Missouri and the 3683rd largest city in the United States. Dexter is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -0.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,864 in 2010. Dexter reached it's highest population of 7,930 in 2015. Spanning over 7 miles, Dexter has a population density of 1,085 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dexter is $44,918 with a poverty rate of 19.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $89,700. The median age in Dexter is 41.4 years, 39.1 years for males, and 44.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.0 males.

Dexter Demographics

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

  • White: 96.96%
  • Two or more races: 2.95%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dexter, Missouri is 7,814, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,864.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,864.

Dexter, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,64596.96%
Two or More Races2332.95%
Some Other Race60.08%
Black or African American10.01%

Dexter Population Pyramid 2020

Dexter Median Age

41.4


Total

39.1


Male

44.4


Female

Dexter Adults

There are 6,176 adults, (1,690 of whom are seniors) in Dexter.

Dexter Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dexter Sex Ratio

Female

4,286

54.36%

Male

3,599

45.64%

Dexter Households and Families

Dexter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dexter Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.2%26.8%
All53.1%46.9%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
Female40.8%59.2%
Male13.9%86.1%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2672.3453.1
Non Family1,4421.1342.1
Married1,2743.1273.2
Female4363.8340.8
Male1153.213.9

3.16

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dexter Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade57310.44%
9th to 12th Grade74113.50%
High School Graduate1,93535.25%
Some College1,13920.75%
Associates Degree4347.91%
Bachelors Degree4337.89%
Graduate Degree2344.26%

Dexter Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3734,118667
Multiple Races607
Hispanic5549
Other Race6
Black11

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 12.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,074$38,597$22,764
Less Than High School$27,660$28,264$24,605
High School Grad$22,273$33,269$16,833
Some College$26,675$39,044$23,101
Bachelors Degree$42,039$59,762$35,846
Graduate Degree$53,250$66,313$48,818

$30,074

Average Earnings

$38,597

Average Male

$22,764

Average Female

Dexter Language

Dexter Language by Age

Dexter Language

97.65% of Dexter residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Dexter Poverty

Dexter Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2971,41719.42%
Multiple22610948.23%

19.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.21%

Male Poverty Rate

23.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dexter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dexter is Multiple, with 48.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dexter is White, with 19.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.01%
High School13.46%
Some College12.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.37%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.41%
Female Unemployed48.09%
Female Employed12.32%
Male Employed8.59%

Dexter Income

Dexter Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,084$44,918
Families$48,927$56,590
Married Families$60,000-
Non Families$24,366$27,999

Dexter Marital Status

Dexter Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dexter Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Dexter Marital Status by Race

Dexter Veterans

685

Number of Veterans

636

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam236
Second Gulf War89
Korea42
World War II21
First Gulf War20

$Dexter Veterans by Education

6.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dexter Employment Status

52.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Dexter Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.62%

Born in Missouri

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.78% of Dexter residents were born in the United States, with 72.62% having been born in Missouri. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,814-25-0.32%
20197,839-25-0.32%
20187,864140.18%
20177,850-25-0.32%
20167,875-55-0.69%
20157,93010.01%
20147,92960.08%
20137,923390.49%
20127,884190.24%
20117,865-26-0.33%
20107,8915350.70%
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%