Dexter, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 339 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 166  (49.3%)
Females: 173  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

47.4 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55926.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,271 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Dexter:

$46,271
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,130 (it was $14,199 in 2000)

Dexter city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,715 (it was $53,100 in 2000)
Dexter:

$100,715
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $128,889; detached houses: $141,548; mobile homes: $48,078

Median gross rent in 2017: $407.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dexter: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.3%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.4% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Dexter, MN (2010)
    • 32495.0%White alone
    • 61.8%Hispanic
    • 51.5%Two or more races
    • 30.9%American Indian alone
    • 20.6%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

Races in Dexter detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (37.5%), Norwegian (32.5%), American (10.0%), Danish (5.0%), Irish (2.5%), Dutch (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1878

Elevation: 1420 feet

Land area: 1.45 square miles.

Population density: 234 people per square mile   (very low).

Dexter, Minnesota map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,286 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $885 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (24.2 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (87.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (286.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Elkton, MN (2.0 miles),
Grand Meadow, MN (2.6 miles ),
Sargeant, MN (2.8 miles),
Brownsdale, MN (2.9 miles ),
Rose Creek, MN (3.2 miles ),
Adams, MN (3.2 miles ),
Waltham, MN (3.3 miles),
Taopi, MN (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 43.72 N, Longitude: 92.70 W

Area code: 507

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Dexter, MN residents
Average permit cost in Dexter, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+9.9%).
Most common industries in Dexter, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.3%)
  • Truck transportation (7.6%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.5%)
  • Food (9.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.2%)
  • Truck transportation (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Dexter, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Construction laborers (6.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Carpenters (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (8.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)

Average climate in Dexter, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dexter, Minnesota average temperatures Dexter, Minnesota average precipitation Dexter, Minnesota humidity Dexter, Minnesota wind speed Dexter, Minnesota snowfall Dexter, Minnesota sunshine Dexter, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.752. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.752
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dexter-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Dexter city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dexter-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 212.4 miles away from Dexter center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 222.3 miles away from Dexter center
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 442.3 miles away from Dexter center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 248.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 335.4 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 421.1 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 Mower County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dexter topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dexter:

  • MEADOW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GRAND MEADOW, MN)
  • ADAMS GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ADAMS, MN)
  • ADAMS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ADAMS, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - COMFORCARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; AUSTIN, MN)
  • REM WOODVALE INC CEDAR IV (Hospital, about 13 miles away; AUSTIN, MN)
  • BURR OAK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; AUSTIN, MN)
  • ST MARKS LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; AUSTIN, MN)

Airports located in Dexter:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dexter:

  • Riverland Community College (about 16 miles; Austin, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,321)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 45 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Luther College (about 54 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 56 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 57 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • St Olaf College (about 57 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)

Private high school in Dexter:

  • HAVEN SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 67374 310TH ST, Grades: KG-12)
See full list of schools located in Dexter

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Dexter Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Dexter Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Budgetlnn Motel (JCT I 90 & Highway 16).

Mower 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 (Address: 107 South Main Street , Population served: 340, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Dexter (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank of Elkton: Dexter Facility at 235 South Main Street, branch established on 1978/06/02. Info updated 2010/05/04: Bank assets: $48.9 mil, Deposits: $42.3 mil, headquarters in Elkton, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Elkton Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dexter:

Marital status in Dexter, MN
  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 23.4%

For population 25 years and over in Dexter:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Minnesota average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dexter, MN (based on Mower County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant12,69730
Catholic9,39910
Evangelical Protestant3,57226
Other3162
None13,179-
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: 12
This county:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Mower County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Mower County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mower County:

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Mower County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mower County:

14.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.3%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dexter:

35.4%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Dexter:

28.7
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.5%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dexter:

10.3%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Dexter:

48.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Dexter:

73.9%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dexter, MN 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
Streets and Highways 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Water Supply 1$300$3,6001$150
Sewerage 1$300$3,6001$150
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,150
Totals for Government 3$2,600$10,4003$1,450

Dexter government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,000 ($38.35)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $111,000 ($327.43)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($165.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000 ($159.29)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($70.80)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($41.30)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($32.45)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($17.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($5.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($44.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($8.85)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($2.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,000 ($88.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($14.75)

Dexter government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $15,000 ($44.25)
    Other: $1,000 ($2.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($73.75)
    Special Assessments: $13,000 ($38.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($117.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $80,000 ($235.99)
    Other: $11,000 ($32.45)
  • Tax - Property: $108,000 ($318.58)
    Other License: $5,000 ($14.75)

Dexter government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $433,000 ($1277.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $371,000 ($1094.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,000 ($182.89)

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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 Olmsted County, MN  0.91% ($43,447 average AGI)
from Freeborn County, MN  0.49% ($38,156)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.33% ($31,961)


5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

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 Olmsted County, MN  0.96% ($46,353 average AGI)
to Freeborn County, MN  0.51% ($43,725)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.38% ($36,068)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dexter:

  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAUS (1480 AM; 1 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dexter:

  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K252DM (98.3 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: AUSTIN CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KFIL-FM (103.1 FM; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, INC.)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KMSK (91.3 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KQPR (96.1 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJCY (95.5 FM; ST. ANSGAR, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K277AD (103.3 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Dexter:

  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K57EU (Channel 57; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K43DH (Channel 43; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K45DF (Channel 45; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K49DB (Channel 49; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K51CY (Channel 51; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K53DI (Channel 53; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K55FJ (Channel 55; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K61EU (Channel 61; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.4mTotal length
  • $1,183,999,000Total costs
  • 27,703Total average daily traffic
  • 3,114Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,933Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dexter, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dexter, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 3 Mi Ne Of City (Lat: 43.746083 Lon: -92.667111), Call Sign: KNGC466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Registrant: 28699 600th Avenue, Brownsdale, MN 55918, Phone: (507) 567-2119, Email:
  • Dexter Elevator (Lat: 43.723306 Lon: -92.704639), Call Sign: KXV217, Licensee ID: L00055270,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2004, Expiration Date: 01/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2015, Registrant: Floyd Kaster, Rt 3, Spring Valley, MN 55975, Phone: (507) 346-2434
  • Lat: 43.741889 Lon: -92.705361, Call Sign: WQJZ882,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.812 MHz, 462.137 MHz, 463.287 MHz, 464.587 MHz, 464.687 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2019, Expiration Date: 03/02/2029, Certifier: Jon Salmon, Registrant: Ancom Communications, Inc, 1800 Cliff Rd E Ste 17, Burnsville, MN 55337, Phone: (507) 491-6657, Fax: (952) 808-0034, Email:
  • Lat: 43.746750 Lon: -92.690139, Call Sign: WRCQ237,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.895 MHz, 152.907 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/2018, Expiration Date: 12/03/2028, Certifier: Caleb Howe, Registrant: Ancom Communications, Inc, 1800 Cliff Rd E Ste 17, Burnsville, MN 55337, Phone: (507) 491-6657, Fax: (952) 808-0034, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • DEXTER MN, .2 Mi Ne Of Crossing Of Cr2 & Int Hwy 90, 2.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 43.732778 Lon: -92.675556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WPRR543,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2011, Expiration Date: 12/27/2020, Certifier: Kerry R Groetsch, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 850-7646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA0QMO, Grant Date: 11/15/1988, Expiration Date: 11/15/1998, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2000, Registrant: Michael J Stephenson, Box 148, Dexter, MN 55926
  • Call Sign: KB0JNH, Grant Date: 09/03/1991, Expiration Date: 09/03/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2003, Registrant: Donald M Standy, Box 40, Dexter, MN 55926
  • Call Sign: KE0JXT, Licensee ID: L02042123, Grant Date: 07/28/2016, Expiration Date: 07/28/2026, Certifier: Mike J Vlasaty, Registrant: Mike J Vlasaty, 23379 670th Ave, Dexter, MN 55926

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4836L , Serial Number: 28-4180, Year manufactured: 1967, Certificate Issue Date: 05/19/2003
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Wayne Peterson, 26887 665th Ave, Dexter, MN 55926, Other Owners: Kimberly Peterson
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6601W , Serial Number: 28-20692, Certificate Issue Date: 04/26/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Craig A Shaw, Po Box 44, Dexter, MN 55926
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/27/2018

Most common first names in Dexter, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Harold566.8 years
Henry473.0 years
Harry479.7 years
John482.2 years
William478.0 years
Charles375.6 years
Fred387.0 years
Frances384.7 years
Donald352.4 years
Martha385.7 years
Most common last names in Dexter, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Howe767.1 years
Johnson579.0 years
Miller583.8 years
Walterman582.8 years
Nolte572.2 years
Sorensen439.0 years
Dietrich445.3 years
Kraft481.0 years
Rabine393.7 years
Schleicher375.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dexter, MN
  • 81.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.3%Wood
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 1.8%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dexter, MN
  • 55.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 39.5%Electricity
  • 5.3%Utility gas


Dexter compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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