Baxter, TN Profile: Facts & Data

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Baxter, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Baxter had a population of 1,409 as of July 1, 2018. Baxter ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Baxter is located at latitude 36.1534 and longitude -85.6353 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Baxter (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,027 feet.

The Town of Baxter (GNIS ID: 2405216) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Baxter is located within Commissioner District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Putnam County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Baxter: Ai, Lowlands, Mine Lick.

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Baxter, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,409
Population in Households 1,409
Population in Familes 1,139
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 466
Diversity Index3 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,195
Average Household Income $40,277
Per Capita Income $16,520

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 386 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $120,050
Average Home Value $159,690
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 594
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 383
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.39% 0.55%
Households 0.42% 0.57%
Families 1.06% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Baxter, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baxter to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 243 43rd
Population Density # 234 45th
Diversity Index # 380 11th
Median Household Income # 411 4th
Per Capita Income # 414 3rd

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