Dexter is located in southeast Missouri. Dexter is part of Stoddard County. Dexter has 6.52 square miles of land area and 0.13 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Dexter population is 7,902, which has grown 7.42% since 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 7.74% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Dexter median household income is $33,760 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 46.05% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.91% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Dexter median house value is $82,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 43.30% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 52.06% and is lower 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 better than the state average in quality. The Dexter area code is 573.