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Dexter is a town in Chaves County, in the Roswell metro area.
The community was named for Dexter, IA
The latitude of Dexter is 33.197N. The longitude is -104.372W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,465 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,216.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dexter demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chaves County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 88230 ZIP code.
6% of Dexter residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dexter ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dexter was $10,239, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Dexter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dexter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $246. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $491.
Chaves County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dexter political report.
The average commute time for Dexter workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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