Baxter, Minnesota Population 2021

8,480
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Baxter is a city located in Crow Wing County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 8,480, it is the 112th largest city in Minnesota and the 3467th largest city in the United States . Baxter is currently growing at a rate of 0.69% annually and its population has increased by 11.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,610 in 2010. Baxter reached it's highest population of 8,480 in 2021. Spanning over 21 miles, Baxter has a population density of 450 people per square mile.

The average household income in Baxter is $80,556 with a poverty rate of 6.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $998 per month, and the median house value is $208,500. The median age in Baxter is 40.4 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Baxter Demographics

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

  • White: 93.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Native American: 1.63%
  • Asian: 1.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Baxter, Minnesota is 8,480 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,306.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,610.

Baxter, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,65893.37%
Two or More Races2282.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native1341.63%
Asian971.18%
Black or African American550.67%
Some Other Race300.37%
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Baxter Population by Race

Baxter Population Pyramid $2021

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Baxter Median Age

40.4


Total

38.8


Male

41.3


Female

Baxter Adults

There are 6,023 adults, (1,566 of whom are seniors) in Baxter.

Baxter Age Dependency

84

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Baxter Sex Ratio

Female

4,075

49.68%

Male

4,127

50.32%

Baxter Population by Age

Baxter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Baxter Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
Male76.6%23.4%
All68.3%31.7%
Female53.5%46.5%
Non Family41.4%58.6%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baxter Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2152.5368.3
Married1,7893.0384.3
Non Family9731.2641.4
Female2693.2753.5
Male1843.4176.6

2.97

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Baxter Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade651.18%
9th to 12th Grade1392.53%
High School Graduate1,17421.36%
Some College1,33824.35%
Associates Degree95217.32%
Bachelors Degree87215.87%
Graduate Degree95517.38%
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Baxter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baxter Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,2385,0341,772
Native American86869
Asian777713
2+ Races484824
Hispanic39399
Other Race3030
Black77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Baxter Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,309$58,056$38,617
Less Than 9th Grade$$16,429$
High School Graduate$30,577$50,542$20,517
Some College$45,938$49,649$38,765
Bachelors Degree$54,306$73,169$38,026
Graduate Degree$67,537$73,935$57,647

$47,309

Average Earnings

$58,056

Average Male

$38,617

Average Female

Baxter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baxter Language by Age

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Baxter Language

98.29% of Baxter residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Baxter Language

Baxter Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5414756.30%
Native1342014.93%

6.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.44%

Male Poverty Rate

7.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baxter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baxter is Native, with 14.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baxter is White, with 6.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.48%.

Baxter Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.86%
High School12.69%
Some College5.50%
Bachelors or Greater1.31%

Baxter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed5.86%
Male Employed2.20%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Baxter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baxter Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,220$80,556
Families$83,254$90,619
Married Families$89,205-
Non Families$37,730$48,371
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Income by Household Type

Baxter Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Baxter Married by Age and Sex

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Baxter Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Baxter Marital Status by Race

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Baxter Marital Status

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578

Number of Veterans

571

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam258
First Gulf War153
Korea88
Second Gulf War66
World War II19

Baxter Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+197
65 to 74165
35 to 54117
55 to 6479
18 to 3420

Baxter Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5489.49%
Hispanic3076.92%
Other Race30100.00%

Baxter Veterans by Race

Baxter Veterans by Education

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13.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baxter Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Baxter Employment by Age

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Baxter Employment by Race

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Baxter Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.64%

Born in Baxter

97.84%

Native Born

2.16%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

2.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.84% of Baxter residents were born in the United States, with 72.64% having been born in Minnesota. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Baxter Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,480580.69%
20208,422580.69%
20198,364580.70%
20188,306450.54%
20178,261851.04%
20168,1762753.48%
20157,9011011.29%
20147,800570.74%
20137,743510.66%
20127,692360.47%
20117,65620.03%
20107,6542,0993.26%
20005,5551,8604.16%
19903,6951,0703.48%
19802,6250.00%

Baxter Population by Year