Dexter, MO

7,934 Population
6.5 square miles 1,217.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,217.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
62.9%
was 63.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.6%
was 0.7%
 
Percent Under 18
22.5%
was 22.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.2%
was 20.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
24.9%
was 20.0%
 
Median Household Income
$31,906
was $32,666
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.6
43.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
162.7
was 253.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,902.9
was 3,844.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,743
was 3,733
 
Median Rent
$569
was $536
 
Total Building Permits
14
was 33
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,377
was 3,430
 
Homeownership Rate
54.1%
was 56.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
9
was 9
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
574.3
was 572.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.1%
was 16.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
5
was 24
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.9
was 9.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.8
was 4.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.4%
was 98.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
82.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
77.7%
was 79.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.6%
was 12.9%
 

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