Dexter is located close to the center of Maine. Dexter is part of Penobscot County. Dexter has 4.73 square miles of land area and 0.59 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Dexter population is 1,904, which has shrunk 13.49% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.21% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Dexter median household income is $36,917 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 55.25% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 31.05% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Dexter median house value is $90,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 59.58% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 75.89% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Dexter is worse than the state average in quality. The Dexter area code is 207.