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Dexter City, Ohio
Village
Methodist church
Methodist church
Location of Dexter City, Ohio
Location of Dexter City, Ohio
Location of Dexter City in Noble County
Location of Dexter City in Noble County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Noble
Area
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.45 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
712 ft (217 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 129
 • Estimate 
(2019)
122
 • Density 730.54/sq mi (282.65/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45727
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-21910
GNIS feature ID 1064537

Dexter City is a village in Noble County, Ohio, United States, along the West Fork of Duck Creek. The population was 129 at the 2010 census.

Dexter City was laid out in 1870, and named after Dexter W. Sullivan, an early settler.

Geography

Dexter City is located at 39°39′32″N 81°28′22″W / 39.65889°N 81.47278°W / 39.65889; -81.47278 (39.658992, -81.472823).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 255
1890 217 −14.9%
1900 278 28.1%
1910 235 −15.5%
1920 212 −9.8%
1930 209 −1.4%
1940 191 −8.6%
1950 170 −11.0%
1960 197 15.9%
1970 178 −9.6%
1980 173 −2.8%
1990 161 −6.9%
2000 166 3.1%
2010 129 −22.3%
2019 (est.) 122 −5.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 129 people, 51 households, and 36 families living in the village. The population density was 758.8 inhabitants per square mile (293.0/km2). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 329.4 per square mile (127.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.3% White, 0.8% African American, and 3.9% from two or more races.

There were 51 households, of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.4% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the village was 38.5 years. 27.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.9% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 10.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

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