Dexter, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 575 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.5%
Males: 296  (51.6%)
Females: 279  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

33.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50070, 50072.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,857 (it was $39,375 in 2000)
Dexter:

$71,857
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,186 (it was $16,990 in 2000)

Dexter city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $173,621 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Dexter:

$173,621
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $246,900; detached houses: $284,979; townhouses or other attached units: $156,404; in 2-unit structures: $123,257; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,085; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $58,097; mobile homes: $21,004

Median gross rent in 2017: $995.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dexter: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.4%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dexter, IA (2010)
    • 58796.1%White alone
    • 172.8%Hispanic
    • 61.0%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dexter, Iowa as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dexter is 831 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (27.6%), American (17.3%), Irish (11.0%), Norwegian (7.1%), Polish (4.6%), English (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/7/1871

Elevation: 1150 feet

Land area: 1.19 square miles.

Population density: 483 people per square mile   (low).

Dexter, Iowa map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,800 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,071 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (31.8 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (94.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (338.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Diamondhead Lake, IA (1.8 miles ),
Stuart, IA (2.2 miles ),
Redfield, IA (2.3 miles ),
Earlham, IA (2.4 miles ),
Linden, IA (3.0 miles ),
Menlo, IA (3.0 miles ),
De Soto, IA (3.4 miles ),
Adel, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.52 N, Longitude: 94.23 W

Area code: 515

Distribution of median household income in Dexter, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dexter, IA in 2017
Dexter satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $21,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $21,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $21,700
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $220,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Dexter, IA residents
Average permit cost in Dexter, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

1.8%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+8.8%).
Most common industries in Dexter, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Truck transportation (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.1%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Dexter, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Construction laborers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Child care workers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)

Average climate in Dexter, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dexter, Iowa average temperatures Dexter, Iowa average precipitation Dexter, Iowa humidity Dexter, Iowa wind speed Dexter, Iowa snowfall Dexter, Iowa sunshine Dexter, Iowa clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Dexter-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Dexter city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dexter-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 397.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 383.4 miles away from Dexter center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 301.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 254.6 miles away from Dexter center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 322.2 miles away from Dexter center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dallas County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dexter topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dexter:

  • SUNNYBROOK OF ADEL (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ADEL, IA)
  • DALLAS COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ADEL, IA)
  • CRAFT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PANORA, IA)
  • PANORA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PANORA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dexter:

  • Drake University (about 31 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 35 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 47 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 68 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 84 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 88 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Creighton University (about 91 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)

Public elementary/middle school in Dexter:

See full list of schools located in Dexter

Library in Dexter:

  • DEXTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $37,484; Location: 724 MARSHALL; 9,318 books; 258 audio materials; 684 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dexter: Grainco Incorporated Elevator (A), Dexter (B), Dexter Volunteer Fire and Rescue (C), Dexter Library (D), Dexter City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dexter include: Zion Lutheran Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Calvary Assembly of God Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Rex Harvey - Decathlete.

Dallas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dexter and their reported violations in the past:

DEXTER WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 641, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.3%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Dexter (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Dexter Branch at 825 Marshall Street, branch established on 2010/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $98.7 mil, Deposits: $90.4 mil, headquarters in Stuart, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Dexter:

Marital status in Dexter, IA
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Dexter:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dexter, IA (based on Dallas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant19,02034
Evangelical Protestant9,49237
Catholic7,7334
Other7475
None29,143-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Dallas County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
This county:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dallas County:

17.1%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dexter:

44.5%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.4
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

18.9%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

44.4%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

52.6%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Dexter:

77.4%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dexter, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 1$2,480$29,7600$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,504
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,627
Totals for Government 1$2,480$29,7604$4,131

Dexter government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $113,000 ($196.52)
    General - Other: $71,000 ($123.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($86.96)
    Regular Highways: $49,000 ($85.22)
    Libraries: $45,000 ($78.26)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($74.78)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($60.87)
    General Public Buildings: $26,000 ($45.22)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($38.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($27.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($17.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($17.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $9,000 ($15.65)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($8.70)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($6.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($43.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $38,000 ($66.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($19.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $94,000 ($163.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.74)

Dexter government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $92,000 ($160.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($104.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000 ($34.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $142,000 ($246.96)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($5.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $124,000 ($215.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $74,000 ($128.70)
    Other: $27,000 ($46.96)
  • Tax - Property: $265,000 ($460.87)
    Other License: $2,000 ($3.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($1.74)

Dexter government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,241,000 ($2158.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,143,000 ($1987.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $98,000 ($170.43)

Dexter government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $275,000 ($478.26)

13.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($85,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.49%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Polk County, IA  7.13% ($97,901 average AGI)
from Warren County, IA  0.31% ($65,360)
from Johnson County, IA  0.25% ($65,000)


9.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.99%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Polk County, IA  5.35% ($76,251 average AGI)
to Warren County, IA  0.28% ($82,616)
to Guthrie County, IA  0.18% ($60,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dexter:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dexter:

  • KKRF (107.9 FM; STUART, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSOM (96.5 FM; AUDUBON, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS L.C.)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Dexter:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 48.4mTotal length
  • 165,495Total average daily traffic
  • 52,082Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,195Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dexter, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dexter, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dexter)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2.5 Mi S On Exit I80 (Lat: 41.205556 Lon: -94.244667), Call Sign: WZN552,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2014, Expiration Date: 05/25/2024, Registrant: Electronic Engineerinc Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Lat: 41.473333 Lon: -94.203917, Call Sign: WRCG880,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.895 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2018, Expiration Date: 09/27/2028, Certifier: Steve Martens, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Dexter, 1395 Durango Way (Lat: 41.511778 Lon: -94.205056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 105.1 m, Call Sign: WPVA695,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10553.7 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2012, Expiration Date: 06/07/2022, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2016, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0JJL, Licensee ID: L00260335, Grant Date: 11/26/2001, Expiration Date: 02/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2014, Certifier: Gary P Bond, Registrant: Gary P Bond, 508 Marshall, Dexter, IA 50070
  • Call Sign: W0NLF, Licensee ID: L01111394, Grant Date: 01/12/2016, Expiration Date: 03/27/2026, Certifier: Donald E Schemmel, Registrant: Donald E Schemmel, 3574 310th, Dexter, IA 50070
  • Call Sign: KE0TTZ, Licensee ID: L02228916, Grant Date: 11/29/2018, Expiration Date: 11/29/2028, Certifier: Chris E Egger, Registrant: Chris E Egger, 1372 State St, Dexter, IA 50070

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GOLDEN CIRCLE AIR INC T-BIRD II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 618 (75 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 102CK , Serial Number: 96294, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Carroll W Kopaska, 3320 150th St, Dexter, IA 50070

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$215,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0506.00

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2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 26 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dexter, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (59.4%), and Structure Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dexter, IA
    • 8259.4%Outside Fires
    • 3928.3%Structure Fires
    • 139.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.9%Other
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Most common first names in Dexter, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1277.8 years
Robert1175.1 years
William1082.6 years
James973.6 years
Kenneth875.4 years
Charles881.9 years
Mary783.4 years
Ruby686.8 years
George682.5 years
Floyd578.6 years
Most common last names in Dexter, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Neal877.5 years
Carter776.2 years
Wells673.5 years
Davis573.4 years
Clausen582.8 years
Hill583.0 years
Nelson584.0 years
Thompson567.4 years
Weesner574.0 years
Cox479.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dexter, IA
  • 83.8%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dexter, IA
  • 57.3%Utility gas
  • 42.7%Electricity


Dexter compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Susan Ruden (5)
  • James William Shoemaker (2)
  • Oran Struecker (1)
  • Eric W. Gerling (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2020.