Last Names DEXTER

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • DEXTER is ranked as the 3342nd most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 12,008.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 3.77 people named DEXTER for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is commonly used as either a first or last name. More specifically, it is used as a last name 35% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named DEXTER is 11,405, the rank is 3,390 and the proportion per 100k Americans named DEXTER is 3.58.

Last Names DEXTER
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 12,008 +/-3.2%
  • National Rank 3,342
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 3.8

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 11,405
  • National Rank 3,390
  • Proportion/100k 3.58

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name DEXTER is 85.6% White, 1.2% Hispanic origin, 10.7% Black, 0.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.4% Two or More Races, and 0.7% American Indian or Alaskan Native. These figures should be considered only as a rough estimate. The purpose of this graph is to compare the name's specific race and Hispanic origin distribution to the distribution in the general population of the US.

The vertical blue bars represent the race distribution of people that have the name. The yellow horizontal lines represent the race distribution of the general population. The amount by which the blue bars extend past the yellow horizontal lines determines how likely a person with the name will be part of a given race or Hispanic origin group.

On this basis, the people with the name DEXTER have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name DEXTER is included in the following name catgories:
  • Not Categorized

Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name DEXTER

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 85.6% 63.9% 21.7%
Hispanic origin 1.2% 16.3% -15.1%
Black 10.7% 12.3% -1.7%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.5% 4.9% -4.4%
Two or more races 1.4% 1.8% -0.4%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.7% 0.7% -0.0%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named DEXTER is California where 1,200 people have this name.
  • New Hampshire is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named DEXTER, as 15.49 in every 100,000 New Hampshirites have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Michigan.
  • New Hampshire is the state with the biggest positive difference between the actual state population and the projected state population based on the national average. (where the blue bar extends past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 1 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is West Virginia (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 7 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names DEXTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 439 3.41 98.2% Indiana 302 4.58 96.9% Iowa 95 3.04 92.5% Kansas 260 8.96 97.0% Michigan 735 7.42 99.2% Minnesota 285 5.21 98.0% Missouri 160 5.33 92.5% Nebraska 145 7.68 95.5% North Dakota 8 1.09 8.7% Ohio 302 2.6 96.8% South Dakota 80 9.33 91.1% Wisconsin 279 4.85 97.8%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name DEXTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 439 3.41 98.2%
Indiana 302 4.58 96.9%
Iowa 95 3.04 92.5%
Kansas 260 8.96 97.0%
Michigan 735 7.42 99.2%
Minnesota 285 5.21 98.0%
Missouri 160 5.33 92.5%
Nebraska 145 7.68 95.5%
North Dakota 8 1.09 8.7%
Ohio 302 2.6 96.8%
South Dakota 80 9.33 91.1%
Wisconsin 279 4.85 97.8%
West State Statistics Last-Names DEXTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 16 2.16 13.7% Arizona 254 3.77 97.3% California 1,200 3.09 99.0% Colorado 263 4.92 97.7% Hawaii 36 2.54 85.7% Idaho 156 9.55 96.0% Montana 55 5.36 89.9% Nevada 110 3.88 95.1% New Mexico 79 3.78 91.2% Oregon 256 6.44 97.5% Utah 75 2.53 87.7% Washington 456 6.46 98.7% Wyoming 47 7.98 87.6%

West States
State stats for the first name DEXTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 16 2.16 13.7%
Arizona 254 3.77 97.3%
California 1,200 3.09 99.0%
Colorado 263 4.92 97.7%
Hawaii 36 2.54 85.7%
Idaho 156 9.55 96.0%
Montana 55 5.36 89.9%
Nevada 110 3.88 95.1%
New Mexico 79 3.78 91.2%
Oregon 256 6.44 97.5%
Utah 75 2.53 87.7%
Washington 456 6.46 98.7%
Wyoming 47 7.98 87.6%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names DEXTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 328 9.12 98.4% Maine 132 9.96 93.2% Massachusetts 487 7.21 98.0% New Hampshire 206 15.49 97.1% New Jersey 208 2.33 96.4% New York 746 3.78 98.8% Pennsylvania 256 2 96.7% Rhode Island 118 11.23 95.1% Vermont 63 10.01 94.0%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name DEXTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 328 9.12 98.4%
Maine 132 9.96 93.2%
Massachusetts 487 7.21 98.0%
New Hampshire 206 15.49 97.1%
New Jersey 208 2.33 96.4%
New York 746 3.78 98.8%
Pennsylvania 256 2 96.7%
Rhode Island 118 11.23 95.1%
Vermont 63 10.01 94.0%
South State Statistics Last-Names DEXTER State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 167 3.44 93.2% Arkansas 70 2.38 88.0% Delaware 14 1.52 78.5% Dist. of Columbia 0 0 0.0% Florida 783 3.93 99.1% Georgia 266 2.63 96.5% Kentucky 169 3.82 93.2% Louisiana 147 3.17 92.2% Maryland 172 2.87 96.4% Mississippi 160 5.33 92.5% North Carolina 258 2.6 96.9% Oklahoma 107 2.76 90.9% South Carolina 130 2.68 94.1% Tennessee 253 3.86 96.0% Texas 460 1.71 97.4% Virginia 223 2.67 96.5% West Virginia 18 0.98 53.7%

South States
State stats for the first name DEXTER

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 167 3.44 93.2%
Arkansas 70 2.38 88.0%
Delaware 14 1.52 78.5%
Dist. of Columbia 0 0 0.0%
Florida 783 3.93 99.1%
Georgia 266 2.63 96.5%
Kentucky 169 3.82 93.2%
Louisiana 147 3.17 92.2%
Maryland 172 2.87 96.4%
Mississippi 160 5.33 92.5%
North Carolina 258 2.6 96.9%
Oklahoma 107 2.76 90.9%
South Carolina 130 2.68 94.1%
Tennessee 253 3.86 96.0%
Texas 460 1.71 97.4%
Virginia 223 2.67 96.5%
West Virginia 18 0.98 53.7%
 

Full Names with DEXTER as a Last Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have DEXTER as a last name. The length of the bars represents an estimate of the the number of people with the name expressed as a percentage of all the people named DEXTER.

The most popular full name is Robert DEXTER. 2.05% of all the people named DEXTER have this given name.

There are 871 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name DEXTER

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 Robert DEXTER 2.05%
2 James DEXTER 1.97%
3 David DEXTER 1.93%
4 John DEXTER 1.47%
5 Mary DEXTER 1.47%
6 Richard DEXTER 1.24%
7 Daniel DEXTER 1.12%
8 Michael DEXTER 1.12%
9 William DEXTER 1.01%
10 Barbara DEXTER 0.97%
11 Donald DEXTER 0.93%
12 Thomas DEXTER 0.93%
13 Brian DEXTER 0.77%
14 Charles DEXTER 0.77%
15 Susan DEXTER 0.77%
16 Karen DEXTER 0.73%
17 Linda DEXTER 0.66%
18 Patricia DEXTER 0.66%
19 Dennis DEXTER 0.62%
20 Kenneth DEXTER 0.62%

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