Dexter, Wisconsin

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Dexter is a town in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 379 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Dexterville is located in the town.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92.0 km²), of which, 34.2 square miles (88.6 km²) of it is land and 1.3 square miles (3.4 km²) of it (3.69%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 379 people, 144 households, and 110 families residing in the town. The population density was 11.1 people per square mile (4.3/km²). There were 190 housing units at an average density of 5.6/sq mi (2.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.68% White, 0.26% African American, 0.79% Native American, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.26% of the population.

There were 144 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 17.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 115.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,750, and the median income for a family was $50,972. Males had a median income of $34,625 versus $22,321 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,060. About 1.8% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over.


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