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Dexter, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Dexter had a population of 1,149 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Dexter is located at latitude 44.0078 and longitude -76.0444 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dexter encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 282 feet.

The Village of Dexter (GNIS ID: 2391642) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Dexter is located within Town of Brownville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dexter: Fish Island.

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Dexter, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Dexter, NY Housing Affordability Index is 164
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Dexter, NY Wealth Index is 53
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,149 (100%)
Population in Households 1,143 (99.5%)
Population in Families 929 (80.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 1,727
Diversity Index2 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,710
Average Household Income $63,511
Per Capita Income $24,273
Wealth Index4 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 351 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $146,512
Housing Affordability Index3 164
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 469
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 323
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.96% -0.28%
Households 0.82% -0.3%
Families 1.6% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Dexter, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dexter to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 786 34th
Population Density # 477 60th
Diversity Index # 891 26th
Median Household Income # 969 19th
Per Capita Income # 983 18th

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