Dexter, ME Profile: Facts & Data

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Dexter, Maine - Basic Facts

The Dexter Census Designated Place had a population of 2,066 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Dexter is located at latitude 45.0162 and longitude -69.2947 in Penobscot County. The formal boundaries for the Dexter Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.59 sq. miles. Penobscot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 417 feet.

The Dexter Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377902) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Dexter Census Designated Place is located within Town of Dexter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Penobscot County.


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Dexter, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,066
Population in Households 2,028
Population in Familes 1,537
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 438
Diversity Index3 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,216
Average Household Income $48,581
Per Capita Income $20,858

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 617 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 280 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $118,462
Average Home Value $137,338
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 897
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 556
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.53% -0.28%
Households -0.62% -0.34%
Families -0.22% -0.51%
Median Household Income   4.48%
Per Capita Income   3.76%

Dexter, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dexter to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 65 51st
Population Density # 75 43rd
Diversity Index # 90 31st
Median Household Income # 110 16th
Per Capita Income # 114 13th

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