Baxter is a city located in Jasper County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,134, it is the 248th largest city in Iowa and the 9814th largest city in the United States . Baxter is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 3.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,101 in 2010. Baxter reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Baxter has a population density of 1,735 people per square mile.
The average household income in Baxter is $68,816 with a poverty rate of 7.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $693 per month, and the median house value is $127,800. The median age in Baxter is 43.4 years, 42.4 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.