Dexter is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 7,992 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dexter is the 100th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities, Dexter isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dexter are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dexter is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dexter who work in office and administrative support (14.77%), sales jobs (12.79%), and management occupations (8.33%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Dexter is worth considering.
The rate of college-level education in Dexter is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.95% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dexter in 2010 was $20,236, which is middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,944 for a family of four.
The people who call Dexter home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dexter residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Dexter include Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Dexter is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hebrew.