Dexter, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Dexter, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Dexter had a population of 617 as of July 1, 2018. Dexter ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dexter is located at latitude 32.4332 and longitude -83.0591 in Laurens County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dexter (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Laurens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 272 feet.

The Town of Dexter (GNIS ID: 2406378) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Dexter is located within Dexter Division of Laurens County.

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Dexter, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 617
Population in Households 617
Population in Familes 527
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 804
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $41,135
Average Household Income $52,587
Per Capita Income $19,971


Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $90,323
Average Home Value $120,115


Total Households 236
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 176
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.86% 0.32%
Households 0.8% 0.25%
Families 1.09% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Dexter, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dexter to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 427 32nd
Population Density # 211 66th
Diversity Index # 553 12th
Median Household Income # 310 51st
Per Capita Income # 394 37th

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