Dexter Dallas County, Iowa

Dexter: City in Dallas County, Iowa, United States

About

Dexter is a city located in the county of Dallas in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 611 and a population density of 188 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 598 inhabitants.

The city was created 154 years ago in 1867.

Dexter Quick Facts

Population : 598 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Dallas County
Postal code : 50070
Area : 3.24 km2
Altitude : 1,142 feet / 348 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1868 (154 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:24:12 (25th May 2022)
Density : 184 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.17% (2010-2020)
Dexter locator map
Location of Dexter on Iowa map.
DDexter Community House image
DDexter Community House
DDexter Community House image

Geography

Dexter is located at 41°31'6"N 94°13'35"W (41.5183200, -94.2263500).

Dexter map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Dexter decreased by 2.17% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 611 - census
2011 623 1.93% estimation process
2012 625 0.32% estimation process
2013 629 0.64% estimation process
2014 625 -0.64% estimation process
2015 598 -4.52% estimation process
2016 594 -0.67% estimation process
2017 576 -3.13% estimation process
2018 570 -1.05% estimation process
2019 585 2.56% estimation process
2020 598 2.17% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 166,847
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 131,527
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 26.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 172,706
April 1, 2010 Population : 131,533
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.7%
People over 65 (%) : 14.2%
Female persons, % : 50.5%
White only, percent : 85.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.0%
Asians alone % : 2.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 38.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 49.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 17,758
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.2%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 61,312

Dexter zip code is 50070. County name: Adair, County fips: 19001

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 61,312
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 76.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $196,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,593
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $473
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,140
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1,549
2015-2019 Households : 54,110
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.90
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 153,747
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 275,078
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,542,722
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,166,806
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,344
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $74,496
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,842
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 2,222
2019 total employment : 35,064
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 1,597,312
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.0%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 12,239
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 9,841
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,317
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,336
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,251
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,229
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,273
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,024
2010 population per square mile : 184.9
2010 land area in square miles : 711.30

People born in Dexter (1)

Paul Robert Murphy was born in Dexter

Schools in Dexter

College & universities near Dexter, IA

Code Name City ZIP
475015 Aveda Institute-Des Moines West Des Moines (IA) 50266
367024 Purdue University Global-Des Moines Urbandale (IA) 50323-5702
153764 La James International College-Johnston Johnston (IA) 50131
153597 Iowa School of Beauty-Des Moines Des Moines (IA) 50322-3203
154156 Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center Des Moines (IA) 50312

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Dexter, IA

Code Name Address Type
CRN Creston Pine and Adams Avenue RAIL
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL

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Other cities in Dallas County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dallas County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Waukee 26,166 City in Dallas County, Iowa, United States of America
Perry 7,896 City in Dallas County, Iowa, United States
Adel 5,607 City in Iowa
Dallas Center 1,822 City in Dallas County, Iowa, United States of America
Granger 1,631 City in Iowa, United States
Woodward 1,472 City in Iowa, USA
Van Meter 1,342 Township in Dallas County, Iowa
De Soto 1,061 Human settlement in Dallas County, Iowa, United States of America
Redfield 832 City in Dallas County, Iowa
Minburn 357 City in Iowa, United States
Linden 214 Town in Dallas County, Iowa, USA
Dawson 127 Human settlement in Dallas County, Iowa, United States of America
Bouton 125 City in Iowa, United States