Dexter is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,052 people and just one neighborhood, Dexter is the 720th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Dexter was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dexter is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dexter is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Dexter who work in office and administrative support (14.37%), sales jobs (12.94%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.01%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Dexter. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Setting & Lifestyle
Being a small village, Dexter does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.