Baxter, TN 38544 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38544: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baxter, TN 38544

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Putnam County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.156, Longitude -85.64
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 38544 has segments in 2 Counties (DeKalb, Putnam).

  • Businesses Addresses: 141
  • PO Box Addresses: 245
  • Residential Addresses: 2,958
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,958

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Baxter, TN 38544 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,764
Daytime Population: Workers 1,407
Daytime Population: Residents 3,942
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,349
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 6,751
Population in Familes 5,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 86
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $34,690
Average Household Income $47,801
Per Capita Income $19,519


Total Housing Units 3,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,078 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 679 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 537 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $129,130
Average Home Value $178,104


Total Households 2,757
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,897
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.6% 0.62%
Households 0.62% 0.62%
Families 0.48% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Baxter, TN 38544 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38544 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 251 59th
Population Density # 299 52nd
Diversity Index # 539 12th
Median Household Income # 491 20th
Per Capita Income # 461 25th

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