Dexter demographics profile

StatisticDexterNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)1,6911791
Median age32.337.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%42%43%
Speak English48%65%79%
Speak Spanish52%28%13%
Dexter, NM has a population of 1,254 and is the 13,763rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,691 per sq mi which is 9766% higher than the New Mexico average and 1767% higher than the national average. The median age in Dexter is 32 which is approximately 13% lower than the New Mexico average of 37. In Dexter, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 48% speak English and 52% speak Spanish. 58% of Dexter residents were born in New Mexico, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 20% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Dexter is 9766% higher than New Mexico.
  • The median age in Dexter is 13% lower than New Mexico.
  • In Dexter 82.78% of the population is White.
  • In Dexter 0.24% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Dexter 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Dexter population breakdown by race

RaceDexterNew MexicoNational
Black or African American0.24%2.01%12.63%
American Indian0.00%9.28%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.32%3.26%3.06%
Other race16.67%10.49%4.75%
In Dexter, 77.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Dexter, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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