Baxter, Minnesota Population 2024

9,303

Baxter is a city located in Cass County and Crow Wing County Minnesota. Baxter has a 2024 population of 9,303. Baxter is currently growing at a rate of 1.82% annually and its population has increased by 7.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,639 in 2020.

The average household income in Baxter is $82,905 with a poverty rate of 11.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Baxter is 43.5 years, 43.1 years for males, and 44 years for females.

Baxter Demographics

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

  • White: 96.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.01%
  • Black or African American: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
18.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
493.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.69% (664)
The current population of Baxter, Minnesota is 9,303 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,639.

Baxter, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,35796.41%
Two or more races1742.01%
Black or African American700.81%
Native American510.59%
Asian160.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Baxter Population by Race

Baxter Population Pyramid 2024

Baxter Median Age

43.5

Total

43.1

Male

44

Female

Baxter Adults

There are 6,777 adults, (2,033 of whom are seniors) in Baxter.

Baxter Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Baxter Sex Ratio

Female4,52152.16%
Male4,14747.84%

Baxter Population by Age

Baxter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,6382.3565.134.9
Married1,6593.0385.614.4
Non Family1,4531.2345.454.6
Female3033.2349.250.8
Male2233.3462.337.7

3

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Baxter Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade220.37%
9th to 12th Grade1282.14%
High School Graduate1,23920.69%
Some College1,56926.21%
Associates Degree87714.65%
Bachelors Degree1,15419.28%
Graduate Degree99816.67%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,7755,6252,113
2+ Races898923
Hispanic848423
Black67670
Native American40400
Asian161616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Baxter Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$51,965$55,141$47,188
Less Than 9th Grade$55,221$55,221$0
High School Graduate$39,659$42,988$31,023
Some College$51,522$54,072$44,819
Bachelors Degree$55,156$77,925$36,227
Graduate Degree$74,833$85,039$68,229

$51,965

Average Earnings

$55,141

Average Male

$47,188

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

98.09% of Baxter residents speak only English, while 1.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Baxter Language

Baxter Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,18095611.69%
Native512752.94%

11.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.68%

Male Poverty Rate

13.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baxter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baxter is Native, with 52.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baxter is White, with 11.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.47%.

Baxter Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.94%
Some College11.98%
High School8.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%

Baxter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed69.29%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed3.05%
Female Unemployed0%

Baxter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baxter Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$67,064$82,905
Families$84,675$98,005
Married Families$101,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,392$57,024

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Baxter Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

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 35-44.

Baxter Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Baxter Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

477

Number of Veterans

444

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam189
Second Gulf War101
Korea73
First Gulf War52
World War II34

Baxter Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+188
65 to 74146
18 to 3466
55 to 6444
35 to 5433

Baxter Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4777.28%

Baxter Veterans by Race

Baxter Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baxter Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

3%

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

71.37%

Born in Baxter

98.19%

Native Born

1.81%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.19% of Baxter residents were born in the United States, with 71.37% having been born in Minnesota. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Baxter Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,1331661.67%
20289,9671661.69%
20279,8011661.72%
20269,6351661.75%
20259,4691661.78%
20249,3031661.82%
20239,1371661.85%
20228,9711361.54%
20218,8351962.27%
20208,6392603.1%
20198,379560.67%
20188,323580.7%
20178,265871.06%
20168,1782763.49%
20157,9021001.28%
20147,802600.77%
20137,742500.65%
20127,692360.47%
20117,65630.04%
20107,6532,09837.77%
20005,5551,86050.34%
19903,6951,07040.76%
19802,62500%

Baxter Population by Year