Dexter Chaves County, New Mexico

Dexter: Town in Chaves County, New Mexico, United States

About

Dexter is a town located in the county of Chaves in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,266 and a population density of 607 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,244 inhabitants.

Dexter Quick Facts

Population : 1,244 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
County : Chaves County
Postal code : 88230
Area : 2.09 km2
Altitude : 3,465 feet / 1056 meters
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 15:23:06 (5th October 2022)
Density : 597 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.77% (2010-2020)
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Location of Dexter on New Mexico map.
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Geography

Dexter is located at 33°11'50"N 104°22'23"W (33.1973300, -104.3730200).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Dexter decreased by 1.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,266 - census
2011 1,267 0.08% estimation process
2012 1,271 0.31% estimation process
2013 1,275 0.31% estimation process
2014 1,271 -0.31% estimation process
2015 1,271 0% estimation process
2016 1,267 -0.32% estimation process
2017 1,251 -1.28% estimation process
2018 1,239 -0.97% estimation process
2019 1,243 0.32% estimation process
2020 1,244 0.08% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,478
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 4,611
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 18.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,621
April 1, 2010 Population : 4,608
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.7%
People over 65 (%) : 9.3%
Female persons, % : 50.3%
White only, percent : 98.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 91.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 310
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.5%

Dexter zip code is 88230. County name: Chaves, County fips: 35005

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $147,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,370
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $526
2015-2019 median gross rent : $890
2015-2019 Households : 2,071
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.48
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,077
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 79,318
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,545
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,708
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,435
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 327
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 201
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 97
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 296
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 32
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 287
2010 population per square mile : 548.1
2010 land area in square miles : 8.41
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 83.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $746,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,608
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,434
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,845
2015-2019 Households : 2,932
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.98
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 96.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 98.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 77.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 2.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,707
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 38,545
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 101,185
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 149,632
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,494
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $192,321
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $82,341
Percentage of people living in poverty : 1.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 895
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 544
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 271
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 49
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 819
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 28
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 829
2010 population per square mile : 3,776.1
2010 land area in square miles : 2.37
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 82.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $237,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,102
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $945
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,456
2015-2019 Households : 5,570
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 74.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,104
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,842
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 35,913
2012 total retail sales per capita : $2,406
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $89,400
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $42,206
Percentage of people living in poverty : 2.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,099
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 654
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 332
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 133
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 959
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 167
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 910
2010 population per square mile : 1,395.5
2010 land area in square miles : 10.85

Schools in Dexter

College & universities near Dexter, NM

Code Name City ZIP
187666 Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus Roswell (NM) 88202-6000

Post offices near Dexter

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dexter Post Office Dexter (NM) 88230

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Other cities in Chaves County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Chaves County , NM.

City Name Population Title
Roswell 47,596 City in Chaves County, New Mexico, United States
Hagerman 1,226 City in Gooding County, Idaho, United States
Lake Arthur 422 Human settlement in Chaves County, New Mexico, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Dexter distances to largest New Mexico cities