Baxter, Iowa Population 2024

978

Baxter is a city located in Jasper County Iowa. Baxter has a 2024 population of 978. Baxter is currently growing at a rate of 0.2% annually and its population has increased by 1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 967 in 2020.

The average household income in Baxter is $67,387 with a poverty rate of 5.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Baxter is 38.8 years, 36.4 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Baxter Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Baxter was:

  • White: 99.42%
  • Two or more races: 0.39%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,496.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.14% (11)
The current population of Baxter, Iowa is 978 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 967.

Baxter, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,03099.42%
Two or more races40.39%
Asian20.19%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Baxter Population by Race

Baxter Population Pyramid 2024

Baxter Median Age

38.8

Total

36.4

Male

39.4

Female

Baxter Adults

There are 791 adults, (220 of whom are seniors) in Baxter.

Baxter Age Dependency

81.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Baxter Sex Ratio

Female49447.68%
Male54252.32%

Baxter Population by Age

Baxter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4462.2972.427.6
Non Family1861.0672.627.4
Married1643.2379.920.1
Female662.4248.551.5
Male304.4383.316.7
showing: 5 rows

3

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Baxter Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Baxter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baxter Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.78%.

Baxter Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,700

Average Earnings

$43,319

Average Male

$41,125

Average Female

Baxter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baxter Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Baxter Language

98.68% of Baxter residents speak only English, while 1.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Baxter Language

Baxter Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White999555.51%
showing: 1 rows

5.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.44%

Male Poverty Rate

8.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baxter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baxter is White, with 5.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baxter is White, with 5.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 7.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10%.

Baxter Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.97%
Less Than 9th Grade4.11%
Some College2.68%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Baxter Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Baxter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baxter Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Baxter Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Baxter Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Baxter Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Baxter Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Baxter Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Baxter Veterans by War

count

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Baxter Veterans by Age

count

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Baxter Veterans by Race

Baxter Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baxter Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Baxter Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Baxter Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Baxter Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.85%

Born in Baxter

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Baxter residents were born in the United States, with 84.85% having been born in Iowa. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Baxter Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202998820.2%
202898620.2%
202798420.2%
202698220.2%
202598020.2%
202497820.2%
202397620.21%
202297420.21%
202197250.52%
2020967-163-14.42%
20191,13010.09%
20181,129
20171,129262.36%
20161,103-3-0.27%
20151,10610.09%
20141,10560.55%
20131,09930.27%
20121,096-1-0.09%
20111,097-3-0.27%
20101,100
showing: 20 rows

Baxter Population by Year