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Dexter is a village in Washtenaw County, in the Ann Arbor metro area.
The community was named after Judge Samuel W. Dexter, settler
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Dexter. For links to other places called Dexter, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dexter is 42.338N. The longitude is -83.888W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,913.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dexter demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washtenaw County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Ann Arbor area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48130 ZIP code.
23% of Dexter residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $27,974, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Dexter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Dexter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $590. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,294.
Libraries in Dexter include Dexter District Library ... View libraries
Washtenaw County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dexter political report.
The average commute time for Dexter workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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