Dexter employment information

IndexDexterNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$15,227$23,948$28,555
Median household income$45,671$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,917$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$53,036$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$36,902$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$23,409$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate5.4%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level16.6%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Dexter is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dexter is 15% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dexter is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dexter is 7% higher than the national average.

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Dexter median earnings by income bracket

Dexter employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.3%36.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.9%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%24.1%
Public administration7.6%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%2.2%
Education, health & social services11.7%46.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Arthur, NM424$64,16720%
Roswell, NM48,568$38,91927%
Hagerman, NM1,158$34,47436%
Midway, NM904$26,03451%
Dexter, NM1,510$45,67115%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Vian, OK1,510$23,89755%
Appleton, MN1,510$33,21438%
Chepachet, RI1,510$78,75047%
Bear Creek, AL1,510$35,99033%
Markesan, WI1,510$36,70531%
Dexter, NM1,510$45,67115%
Source: The Dexter, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.