For population 25 years and over in Dexter:
For population 15 years and over in Dexter city:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $644 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (78.4 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (116.2 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (369.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Essex, MO (2.4 miles ), Bloomfield, MO (2.6 miles ), Dudley, MO (2.7 miles ), Penermon, MO (2.7 miles) , Bernie, MO (3.0 miles ), Baker, MO (3.4 miles) , Fisk, MO (3.7 miles ), Parma, MO (3.9 miles ).
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Latitude: 36.80 N, Longitude: 89.96 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,522 (+32.2%)
Area code: 573
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Dexter detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -486 (-6.2%).
Work and jobs in Dexter: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dexter, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dexter-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 168% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/24/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Dexter city center injured 16 people and caused $45 million in damages.
On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 28.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dexter-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 17.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 34.8 miles away from Dexter center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 45.2 miles away from Dexter center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Stoddard County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: David Lee (American football coach) - Football coach, George K. Sisler - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Brett Hale - College basketball player (SE Missouri State Indians), Clarence Paul Oliver - Biologist, Max West - Baseball player, Remond Willis - Football player.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Dexter and their reported violations in the past:DEXTER (Population served: 8000, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.0%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.1% for American Indian residents, 39.0% for two or more races residents)
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12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
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Religion statistics for Dexter (based on Stoddard County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.79%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
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Dexter government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,079 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,118 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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See more detailed statistics of Dexter fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dexter, MO
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total costs: $2,901,000
Total average daily traffic: 52,047
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,903
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 79,584
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dexter)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Dexter, MO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dexter)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dexter)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.