Dexter 64 Good
Dexter Livability #554 ranked city in Iowa#12,671 ranked city in the USARanks better than 56% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Dexter

  • Cost Of Living

    The cost of living in this region is notably lower than the national average, encompassing everyday goods, housing, utilities, transportation and health care expenses.

  • Housing

    High scores in the housing category are attributed to this area, possibly pointing to a favorable home affordability ratio, robust appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    A large portion of amenities are not ideally situated within walking distance, potentially requiring residents to utilize a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Access to public transportation in this particular area may be limited, which can result in longer-than-average commute times to reach workplaces.

  • Health & Safety

    A low health and safety score may be attributed to factors such as subpar air quality and the unavailability of certain health-related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies.

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      Dexter transportation information

      Statistic Dexter Iowa National
      Average one way commute33min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.0%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.6%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.9%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home5.5%4.5%4.6%
      Source: The Dexter, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).