Baxter Springs, Kansas Population 2020

3,890

Baxter Springs is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 3,890, it is the 73rd largest city in Kansas and the 5478th largest city in the United States. Baxter Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -8.21% 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 1,236 people per square mile.

The average household income in Baxter Springs is $50,908 with a poverty rate of 10.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $589 per month, and the median house value is $70,200. The median age in Baxter Springs is 38.4 years, 34.5 years for males, and 39 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.9 males.

Baxter Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 85.89%
  • Two or more races: 7.19%
  • Native American: 4.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.80%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
The current population of Baxter Springs, Kansas is 3,890, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,944.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,238.

Baxter Springs, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,43985.89%
Two or More Races2887.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1634.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander721.80%
Some Other Race300.75%
Asian120.30%

Baxter Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Baxter Springs Median Age

38.4


Total

34.5


Male

39


Female

Baxter Springs Adults

There are 2,933 adults, (694 of whom are seniors) in Baxter Springs.

Baxter Springs Age Dependency

78.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Baxter Springs Sex Ratio

Female

2,120

52.95%

Male

1,884

47.05%

Baxter Springs Households and Families

Baxter Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Baxter Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All64.7%35.3%
Female56.3%43.7%
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Male36.2%63.8%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6082.4664.7
Married7733.2379
Non Family5581.1552.5
Female1833.156.3
Male942.6836.2

3.12

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Baxter Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade983.67%
9th to 12th Grade1826.82%
High School Graduate92534.66%
Some College65224.43%
Associates Degree31111.65%
Bachelors Degree35913.45%
Graduate Degree1425.32%

Baxter Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3552,103459
Multiple Races13113126
Native American998316
Hispanic5745
Islander2222
Other Race105
Asian55

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 multiple races people with a rate of 19.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,053$35,058$21,731
Less Than High School$20,450$$
High School Grad$22,065$22,109$19,722
Some College$30,335$35,946$20,556
Bachelors Degree$46,974$56,250$42,841
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,053

Average Earnings

$35,058

Average Male

$21,731

Average Female

Baxter Springs Language

Baxter Springs Language by Age

Baxter Springs Language

96.80% of Baxter Springs residents speak only English, while 3.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.90% of the population.

Baxter Springs Poverty

Baxter Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,2753269.95%
Multiple2887124.65%
Native1632012.27%
Asian1212100.00%

10.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.86%

Male Poverty Rate

12.72%

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 White, with 9.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.43%.

Name Poverty
Some College14.33%
High School11.78%
Less Than High School9.64%
Bachelors or Greater5.39%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed2.04%
Male Employed0.49%

Baxter Springs Income

Baxter Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,635$50,908
Families$46,944$64,178
Married Families$58,850-
Non Families$16,510$24,819

Baxter Springs Marital Status

Baxter Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Baxter Springs Married by Age and Sex

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

Baxter Springs Veterans

165

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam94
World War II10
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War6
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7485
55 to 6446
75+21
18 to 347
35 to 546
Name Veterans % of Total
White1586.11%
Indian76.19%

$Baxter Springs Veterans by Education

13.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

76.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baxter Springs Employment Status

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Baxter Springs Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

35.64%

Born in Kansas

97.43%

Native Born

2.57%

Foreign Born

2.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.43% of Baxter Springs residents were born in the United States, with 35.64% having been born in Kansas. 2.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,890-27-0.69%
20193,917-27-0.68%
20183,944-24-0.60%
20173,968-27-0.68%
20163,995-59-1.46%
20154,054-45-1.10%
20144,099-29-0.70%
20134,128-61-1.46%
20124,189-35-0.83%
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%