Baxter Springs, Kansas Population 2021

3,958
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Baxter Springs is a city located in Cherokee County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 3,958, it is the 73rd largest city in Kansas and the 5447th largest city in the United States . Baxter Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually but its population has decreased by -6.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,238 in 2010. Baxter Springs reached it's highest population of 4,921 in 1940. Spanning over 3 miles, Baxter Springs has a population density of 1,257 people per square mile.

The average household income in Baxter Springs is $52,404 with a poverty rate of 11.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $68,800. The median age in Baxter Springs is 36 years, 32.9 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Baxter Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 87.70%
  • Two or more races: 5.90%
  • Native American: 3.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.86%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
The current population of Baxter Springs, Kansas is 3,958 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,943.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,238.

Baxter Springs, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,49387.70%
Two or More Races2355.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native1223.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander741.86%
Some Other Race380.95%
Asian160.40%
Black or African American50.13%
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Baxter Springs Population by Race

Baxter Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Baxter Springs Median Age

36


Total

32.9


Male

37.9


Female

Baxter Springs Adults

There are 2,807 adults, (645 of whom are seniors) in Baxter Springs.

Baxter Springs Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Baxter Springs Sex Ratio

Female

2,101

52.75%

Male

1,882

47.25%

Baxter Springs Population by Age

Baxter Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Baxter Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
Female64.3%35.7%
All62.7%37.3%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Male35.1%64.9%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baxter Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5552.5362.7
Married6723.5675.3
Non Family6181.1452.9
Female1683.3864.3
Male972.7735.1

3.4

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Baxter Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade863.40%
9th to 12th Grade1696.67%
High School Graduate79631.44%
Some College65325.79%
Associates Degree31512.44%
Bachelors Degree34813.74%
Graduate Degree1656.52%
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Baxter Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baxter Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2091,983478
2+ Races11311317
Hispanic1058911
Native American79667
Islander2020
Other Race1710
Asian66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.64%.

Baxter Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,472$27,361$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$16,389$$
High School Graduate$21,746$21,539$30,417
Some College$30,536$36,563$22,188
Bachelors Degree$46,771$58,393$34,464
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,472

Average Earnings

$27,361

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Baxter Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baxter Springs Language by Age

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Baxter Springs Language

95.37% of Baxter Springs residents speak only English, while 4.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Baxter Springs Language

Baxter Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,27334210.45%
Multiple2357029.79%
Native1222419.67%
Hispanic185168.65%
Asian1616100.00%

11.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.71%

Male Poverty Rate

14.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baxter Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baxter Springs is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baxter Springs is Hispanic, with 8.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.67%.

Baxter Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College14.57%
High School14.32%
Less Than 9th Grade8.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.46%

Baxter Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed54.84%
Female Employed5.52%
Male Employed2.21%

Baxter Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baxter Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,744$52,404
Families$51,475$68,826
Married Families$61,944-
Non Families$17,500$26,472
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Income by Household Type

Baxter Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Baxter Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Baxter Springs 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 Springs Marital Status by Race

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Baxter Springs Marital Status

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172

Number of Veterans

172

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam98
Korea36
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War7
World War II

Baxter Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7453
75+46
55 to 6445
35 to 5421
18 to 347

Baxter Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1656.64%
Native American77.87%

Baxter Springs Veterans by Race

Baxter Springs Veterans by Education

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13.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baxter Springs Veterans by Education

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55%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Baxter Springs Employment by Age

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Baxter Springs Employment by Race

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Baxter Springs 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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35.00%

Born in Baxter Springs

97.24%

Native Born

2.76%

Foreign Born

2.76%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.24% of Baxter Springs residents were born in the United States, with 35.00% having been born in Kansas. 2.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Baxter Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,95850.13%
20203,95350.13%
20193,94850.13%
20183,943-23-0.58%
20173,966-29-0.73%
20163,995-56-1.38%
20154,051-44-1.07%
20144,095-30-0.73%
20134,125-63-1.50%
20124,188-36-0.85%
20114,224-33-0.78%
20104,257-345-0.78%
20004,6022510.56%
19904,351-422-0.92%
19804,7732840.62%
19704,489-9-0.02%
19604,498-149-0.33%
19504,647-274-0.57%
19404,9213800.81%
19304,5419332.33%
19203,6080.00%

Baxter Springs Population by Year