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Population (year 2000): 7,356. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,596 (+3.3% change)
Males: 3,318 (45.1%), Females: 4,038 (54.9%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $23,116 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Dexter:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (19.2%), German (13.9%), Irish (13.0%), English (7.1%), French (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).Missouri

Elevation: 368 feet

Land area: 6.1 square miles

Dexter,

For population 25 years and over in Dexter

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dexter city

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -486 (-6.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AR Jonesboro, (83.7 miles pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Memphis, (116.1 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (382.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MO Bloomfield, (6.7 miles MO (7.0 miles Essex, MO (8.7 miles Bernie, MO (8.9 miles Dudley, Penermon, MO (9.3 miles) , Baker, MO (13.9 miles) , MO (15.5 miles Malden, MO (16.1 miles Parma,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 16 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $111,300

Latitude: 36.80 N, Longitude: 89.96 W

Area code: 573


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.3%), Educational,health and social services (22.5%), Retail trade (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,353 (+32.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,840 (59.7%)


 

Crime in Dexter by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 13.6 0.0
Rapes 0 3 2 3
    per 100,000 0.0 40.8 27.2 40.8
Robberies 0 2 1 4
    per 100,000 0.0 27.2 13.6 54.4
Assaults 46 56 41 27
    per 100,000 625.3 761.3 557.4 367.0
Burglaries 30 50 39 49
    per 100,000 407.8 679.7 530.2 666.1
Thefts 135 190 188 212
    per 100,000 1835.2 2582.9 2555.7 2882.0
Auto thefts 10 10 15 5
    per 100,000 135.9 135.9 203.9 68.0
237.9 338.5 295.7 273.4

Average climate in Dexter, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dexter,

Dexter-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.2 miles away from the Dexter city center injured 16 people and caused $45 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category 4 tornado 34.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Brett Hale - College basketball player (SE Missouri State Indians).


Hospital/medical center in Dexter:
  • MISSOURI SOUTHERN HEALTHCARE (1200 NORTH ONE MILE ROAD BOX 279)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Dexter:
  • MISSOURI DELTA MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; SIKESTON, MO)
  • THREE RIVERS HEALTHCARE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 32 miles; POPLAR BLUFF, MO)
  • PIGGOTT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; PIGGOTT, AR)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dexter:
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 40 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; ID: CGI)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 83 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; ID: MDH)
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 85 miles; PADUCAH, KY; ID: PAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dexter:
  • DEXTER MUNI (about 3 miles; DEXTER, MO; ID: DXE)
  • MALDEN MUNI (about 14 miles; MALDEN, MO; ID: MAW)
  • CAMPBELL MUNI (about 22 miles; CAMPBELL, MO; ID: 34M)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 2 $6,308 $37,848 24 $2,601
Health 0 $0   1 $981
Financial Administration 1 $2,072 $24,864 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 6 $10,001 $20,002 0 $0
Sewerage 2 $5,143 $30,858 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $11,511 $27,626 1 $883
Water Supply 10 $24,863 $29,835 1 $390
Local Libraries 1 $1,709 $20,508 4 $4,395
Other Government Administration 3 $11,125 $44,500 2 $2,728
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   2 $2,768
Police Protection - Officers 16 $38,681 $29,010 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $9,722 $19,444 0 $0
Streets and Highways 10 $22,335 $26,802 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $387
Totals for Government 62 $143,469 $27,768 36 $15,133
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dexter:
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 83 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; FT enrollment: 8,696)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 83 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; FT enrollment: 19,742)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 91 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 4,255)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 92 miles; MARTIN, TN; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • JEFFERSON COLLEGE (about 109 miles; HILLSBORO, MO; FT enrollment: 2,568)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 110 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 15,831)
Public high school in Dexter:
  • DEXTER HIGH (Students: 632; Location: 1101 W GRANT ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dexter:
  • T. S. HILL MIDDLE (Students: 513; Location: 1107 BROWN PILOT LN; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTHWEST ELEM. (Students: 482; Location: 915 W GRANT ST; Grades: KG - 02)
  • CENTRAL ELEM. (Students: 435; Location: 1213 CENTRAL DR; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • CROWLEY RIDGE STATE SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 916 SMITH AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
Library in Dexter:
  • KELLER PUBLIC LIBRARY OF DEXTER (Operating income: $158,679; Location: 402 W. GRANT; 35,375 books; 293 audio materials; 750 video materials; 39 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Dexter Junction (A).

Cemeteries: Miller Cemetery (1), Dexter Cemetery (2).

Creek: Dexter Creek (A).

Park in Dexter: East Park (1).


Dexter compared to Missouri state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Dexter:
  • KDEX (1590 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMAL (1470 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Dexter:
  • KDEX-FM (102.3 FM; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • KLUE (103.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KJEZ (95.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Dexter:
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K62DA (Channel 62; MALDEN, MO; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

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