Dexter, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 1,245 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 540  (43.4%)
Females: 705  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 88230.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,357 (it was $30,707 in 2000)
Dexter:

$32,357
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,744 (it was $10,239 in 2000)

Dexter town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,865 (it was $40,700 in 2000)
Dexter:

$90,865
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,460; detached houses: $114,929; mobile homes: $70,069

Median gross rent in 2017: $680.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dexter: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.8%
(27.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Dexter, NM (2010)
    • 96175.9%Hispanic
    • 28122.2%White alone
    • 181.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Dexter, New Mexico as of July 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dexter is 104 to 1.


Crime rates in Dexter by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(157.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(564.1)
6
(481.2)
6
(482.7)
1
(80.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(314.5)
1
(78.5)
2
(157.5)
4
(313.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.2)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(1,289)
9
(721.7)
8
(643.6)
7
(562.2)
2
(156.3)
2
(157.2)
2
(157.0)
3
(236.2)
4
(313.7)
2
(157.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(1,531)
12
(962.3)
7
(563.2)
16
(1,285)
4
(312.5)
4
(314.5)
7
(549.5)
4
(315.0)
9
(705.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(161.2)
1
(80.2)
1
(80.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.1)
2
(157.2)
4
(314.0)
4
(315.0)
4
(313.7)
1
(78.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(161.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(80.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)277.2191.7194.7106.829.7209.173.885.8138.017.315.812.9

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City-data.com crime index in Dexter, NM

Crime rate in Dexter detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.03
New Mexico average:

1.29
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Ancestries: German (4.6%), American (1.5%), Dutch (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3462 feet

Land area: 0.73 square miles.

Population density: 1,695 people per square mile   (low).

Dexter, New Mexico map

296 residents are foreign born (25.8% Latin America).

This town:

25.8%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $450 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $341 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (146.2 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (154.3 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (432.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Hagerman, NM (2.5 miles ),
Midway, NM (2.9 miles ),
Southeast Chaves, NM (3.4 miles ),
Mountain View, NM (3.6 miles),
Lake Arthur, NM (3.7 miles ),
Roswell, NM (4.0 miles ),
Southwest Chaves, NM (4.7 miles ),
Morningside, NM (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.20 N, Longitude: 104.37 W

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Dexter, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dexter, NM in 2017
Dexter satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +332 (+36.8%).
Most common industries in Dexter, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.2%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (26.1%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Food (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Dexter, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (21.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in Dexter, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Dexter, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.99. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.99
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.0263. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0263
U.S.:

1.7894

Tornado activity:

Dexter-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1974, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Dexter town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/12/1962, a category F2 tornado 16.0 miles away from the town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dexter-area historical earthquake activity is below New Mexico state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 209.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from Dexter center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 168.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 44.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chaves County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, 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:

  • NEW MEXICO REHABILITATION CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ROSWELL, NM)
  • ROSWELL HOSPICE HOME CARE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ROSWELL, NM)
  • SUNSET VILLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ROSWELL, NM)
  • CASA MARIA HEALTHCARE CENTER AND PECOS VALLEY REHA (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ROSWELL, NM)
  • SUNSET VILLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ROSWELL, NM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dexter:

  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 13 miles; Roswell, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,212)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 90 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • South Plains College (about 119 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 146 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 147 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Odessa College (about 148 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 150 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)

Public high school in Dexter:

  • DEXTER HIGH (Students: 352, Location: 100 NORTH LINCOLN, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dexter:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dexter: Lake Van Rod Club (A), Dexter Public Library (B), Dexter Fire and Rescue Station 2 (C), Dexter Fire and Rescue Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dexter include: Westside Church of Christ (A), First Methodist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Primera Iglesia Bautista (E), Midway Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Eastside Church of Christ (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Van (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: UFO City (Museums; 64 Yakima Road).

Chaves County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

DEXTER MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-18-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2012)
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

79.2%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.1%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Dexter (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dexter Branch at 113 South Lincoln, branch established on 1955/09/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Valley Bank of Commerce: Valley Bank - Dexter at 201 State Rd #2, branch established on 1998/10/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $140.0 mil, Deposits: $125.8 mil, headquarters in Roswell, NM, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares Of Roswell, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dexter:

Marital status in Dexter, NM
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Dexter:

  • High school or higher: 62.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.1
New Mexico average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dexter
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dexter, NM (based on Chaves County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,02659
Catholic14,0316
Mainline Protestant2,19311
Other1,39910
Black Protestant4483
None30,548-
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
Here:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
This county:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Chaves County:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chaves County:

8.1%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.6%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Chaves County:

10.6%
New Mexico:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dexter:

46.8%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.7%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Dexter:

28.6
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dexter:

24.2%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.1%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
New Mexico:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
New Mexico:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Dexter:

80.1%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dexter, NM 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
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,740$41,2201$930
Financial Administration 2$7,580$45,4800$0
Sewerage 1$2,186$26,2320$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,811$21,7320$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,086$25,0321$266
Water Supply 1$3,767$45,2040$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,253
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$449
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 10$31,170$37,4046$2,898

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $453,000 ($363.86)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $342,000 ($274.70)
    Water Utilities: $175,000 ($140.56)
    Financial Administration: $154,000 ($123.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000 ($110.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($105.22)
    Sewerage: $86,000 ($69.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $77,000 ($61.85)
    Regular Highways: $65,000 ($52.21)
    Health - Other: $55,000 ($44.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($22.49)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($15.26)
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000 ($2.41)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($3.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($26.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $401,000 ($322.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($10.44)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $125,000 ($100.40)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($70.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000 ($55.42)
    Other: $25,000 ($20.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $453,000 ($363.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($9.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $45,000 ($36.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($9.64)
    Rents: $7,000 ($5.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $193,000 ($155.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $232,000 ($186.35)
    General Local Government Support: $96,000 ($77.11)
    Health and Hospitals: $14,000 ($11.24)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $315,000 ($253.01)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000 ($20.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000 ($19.28)
    Property: $12,000 ($9.64)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($1.61)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $238,000 ($191.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000 ($163.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000 ($28.11)

Dexter government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,132,000 ($1712.45)

4.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

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 Eddy County, NM  0.63% ($46,962 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.30% ($30,828)
from Lea County, NM  0.19% ($34,846)


5.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

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 Bernalillo County, NM  0.47% ($38,520 average AGI)
to Eddy County, NM  0.39% ($39,915)
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.23% ($37,292)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dexter:

  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KBIM (910 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCRX (1430 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSENDO CASAREZ, JR.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KPSA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSWELL RADIO, INC.)
  • KRDD (1320 AM; 1 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: TRINNIE B. ESPINOZA)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSVP (990 AM; 1 kW; ARTESIA, NM)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dexter:

  • KEND (106.5 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: BURKBERY COMMUNICATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KBIM-FM (94.9 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSFX (100.5 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSWELL RADIO, INC.)
  • KTZA (92.9 FM; ARTESIA, NM; Owner: PECOS VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBCQ (97.1 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSWELL RADIO, INC.)
  • KWFL (99.5 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSWELL CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KWMW (105.1 FM; MALJAMAR, NM; Owner: M.T.D. INC)
  • KMOU (104.7 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSWELL RADIO, INC.)
  • K250AB (97.9 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dexter:

  • KPLP-LP (Channel 44; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)
  • KOBR (Channel 8; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: STANLEY S. HUBBARD REVOCABLE TRUST)
  • KOCT (Channel 6; CARLSBAD, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRPV (Channel 27; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K15FT (Channel 15; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K17EM (Channel 17; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF NEW MEXICO, LLC)
  • K50FG (Channel 62; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K13RK (Channel 13; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

Dexter fatal accident list:

Jul 9, 2016 05:51 PM, Lupton Rd, Lat: 33.292322, Lon: -104.441553, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 14, 2015 05:01 PM, Sr-2, Tumbleweed Road, Lat: 33.299350, Lon: -104.458531, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 9, 2014 05:34 AM, Sr-2, Cherokee Rd, Lat: 33.197894, Lon: -104.387758, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 19, 2014 00:57 AM, Sr-2, Lat: 33.266428, Lon: -104.422817, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 13, 2007 10:30 PM, Sr-2, Lat: 33.286986, Lon: -104.454686, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 11, 1995 10:59 AM, 4th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.7mTotal length
  • 820Total average daily traffic
  • 1,060Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • City Hall Bldg 115 E 2nd St (Lat: 33.197333 Lon: -104.374972), Call Sign: KYL818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.820 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2000, Expiration Date: 05/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2005, Registrant: Dexter, Town Of, 115 E 2nd St, Dexter, NM 88230, Phone: (505) 734-5404
  • 6870 Wichita Rd (Lat: 33.208167 Lon: -104.336639), Call Sign: KNGV509, Licensee ID: L00723314,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2003, Expiration Date: 08/25/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2013, Registrant: Marvin Bramblett, 6870 Wichita Rd, Dexter, NM 88230, Phone: (505) 734-5808
  • 113 S Monroe (Lat: 33.195944 Lon: -104.368583), Call Sign: WYD281, Licensee ID: L00073547,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2003, Expiration Date: 09/28/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2013, Registrant: Coats Pump & Supply Inc, Dexter, NM 88230, Phone: (505) 734-5480
  • Lat: 33.195917 Lon: -104.374944, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWA367,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.587 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/25/2022, Certifier: Reed Gilstrap, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • 6 Duran Lane (Lat: 33.193056 Lon: -104.378611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQAT757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.755 MHz, 155.640 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2014, Expiration Date: 08/04/2024, Certifier: Patrick Jennings, Registrant: Enterprise Wireless Alliance 2012110101, 17750 Creamery Road, Suite B10, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, Phone: (703) 797-5148, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • DEXTER, 7660 Se Main St (Dexter Site) (Lat: 33.115278 Lon: -104.443222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: WPNL490,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2018, Expiration Date: 05/05/2028, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • Dexter, Lat: 33.193167 Lon: -104.379139, Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQKP506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/03/2009, Expiration Date: 08/03/2019, Certifier: Tom Phelps, Registrant: Plateau Telecommunications, Inc., 7111 North Prince St., Clovis, NM 88101, Phone: (575) 365-4800, Fax: (575) 389-5450, Email:
  • DEXTER, 6 Durand Lane (Lat: 33.193472 Lon: -104.379111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57 m, Call Sign: WQRH617,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2013, Expiration Date: 05/15/2023, Cancellation Date: 10/23/2014, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • NM04077B, 3 West Bargain Road (Lat: 33.112694 Lon: -104.446389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQSV474,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2013, Expiration Date: 11/21/2023, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • DEXTER DT, 6997 Lincoln Avenue (Lat: 33.211167 Lon: -104.367056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.1 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQUS751,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2014, Expiration Date: 09/30/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • SITE 102, 6430 Old Dexter Hwy (Lat: 33.294417 Lon: -104.446667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 41 m, Overall height: 41.2 m, Call Sign: WRBL677,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2018, Expiration Date: 04/21/2028, Certifier: Nathan Babcock, Registrant: Straight Shot Wireless, 804 N Union Ave, Roswell, NM 88201, Phone: (575) 208-7915, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dexter)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2279V , Serial Number: 14510, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Benedict, Po Box 612, Dexter, NM 88230
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3582C , Serial Number: 26626, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 01/07/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/24/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Benedict, Po Box 612, Dexter, NM 88230
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4473B , Serial Number: 26817, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 612, Dexter, NM 88230
  • Aircraft: BENEDICT THOMAS L SF-2A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 484TB , Serial Number: 205, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 07/09/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas L Benedict, Po Box 999, Dexter, NM 88230
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5935F , Serial Number: 28-7790145, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 11/30/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Craig Villalpando, 304 E Ojibwa Rd, Dexter, NM 88230
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A) (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8911U , Serial Number: TC-947, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 12/09/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Wb Baron LLC, Po Box 29, Dexter, NM 88230
  • Aircraft: MURPHY JOHN H KOLB FIRESTAR II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 702V , Serial Number: FS-648, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth C Personal Representative Jenkins, 93 Fisk Rd, Dexter, NM 88230

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 25. The highest number of fires - 41 took place in 2009, and the least - 8 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dexter, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.7%), and Structure Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dexter, NM
    • 18556.7%Outside Fires
    • 9930.4%Structure Fires
    • 3510.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 72.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dexter, NM
Most common first names in Dexter, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1569.7 years
Robert1168.8 years
Henry1078.3 years
Mary1083.4 years
William1078.5 years
James974.3 years
Frank876.1 years
George875.7 years
Charles769.9 years
David663.8 years
Most common last names in Dexter, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez1274.0 years
Sanchez970.4 years
Martinez969.7 years
Stone874.7 years
Chavez868.5 years
Gutierrez875.9 years
Ramirez669.2 years
Whitt656.7 years
Serna583.2 years
Reid574.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dexter, NM
  • 63.2%Electricity
  • 36.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dexter, NM
  • 54.7%Electricity
  • 45.3%Utility gas


Dexter compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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