Baxter, Tennessee Population 2021

1,619
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Baxter is a city located in Putnam County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 1,619, it is the 191st largest city in Tennessee and the 8423rd largest city in the United States . Baxter is currently growing at a rate of 2.79% annually and its population has increased by 18.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,365 in 2010. Baxter reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Baxter has a population density of 515 people per square mile.

The average household income in Baxter is $59,913 with a poverty rate of 25.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $592 per month, and the median house value is $120,200. The median age in Baxter is 34 years, 32.3 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Baxter Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Baxterwas:

  • White: 97.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Baxter, Tennessee is 1,619 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,531.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,365.

Baxter, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,50697.41%
Two or More Races281.81%
Black or African American120.78%
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Baxter Population by Race

Baxter Population Pyramid $2021

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Baxter Median Age

34


Total

32.3


Male

35.6


Female

Baxter Adults

There are 1,114 adults, (248 of whom are seniors) in Baxter.

Baxter Age Dependency

78.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Baxter Sex Ratio

Female

772

49.94%

Male

774

50.06%

Baxter Population by Age

Baxter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Baxter Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family46.7%53.3%
All66.8%33.2%
Female75.9%24.1%
Married78.1%21.9%
Male100%0%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baxter Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5842.6566.8
Married2783.5778.1
Non Family2121.3346.7
Female832.8475.9
Male113.18100

3.29

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Baxter Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade605.93%
9th to 12th Grade13413.24%
High School Graduate41440.91%
Some College26626.28%
Associates Degree373.66%
Bachelors Degree676.62%
Graduate Degree343.36%
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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
White98879993
Hispanic20158
Black44

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 hispanic people with a rate of 40.00%.

Baxter Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,767$36,875$22,143
Less Than 9th Grade$23,839$24,643$
High School Graduate$21,923$31,389$13,056
Some College$33,523$37,500$29,688
Bachelors Degree$35,000$46,071$32,188
Graduate Degree$72,917$74,583$64,500

$30,767

Average Earnings

$36,875

Average Male

$22,143

Average Female

Baxter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baxter Language by Age

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Baxter Language

96.25% of Baxter residents speak only English, while 3.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Baxter Language

Baxter Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,37430221.98%
Hispanic1326448.48%
Multiple1616100.00%
Black1212100.00%

25.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.07%

Male Poverty Rate

26.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baxter

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baxter is White, with 21.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.89%.

Baxter Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.66%
High School21.50%
Some College11.88%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Baxter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed68.42%
Male Unemployed23.81%
Female Employed4.82%
Male Employed3.36%

Baxter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baxter Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,985$59,913
Families$45,972$59,643
Married Families$61,250-
Non Families$24,688$53,275
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Income by Household Type

Baxter Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Baxter Marital Status by Race

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Baxter Marital Status

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72

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam45
World War II6
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War4
Korea

Baxter Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+28
65 to 7427
55 to 647
35 to 546
18 to 344

Baxter Veterans by Age

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Baxter Veterans by Race

Baxter Veterans by Education

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25.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baxter Veterans by Education

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58.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

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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71.86%

Born in Baxter

97.54%

Native Born

2.46%

Foreign Born

2.07%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.54% of Baxter residents were born in the United States, with 71.86% having been born in Tennessee. 2.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Baxter Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,619442.79%
20201,575442.87%
20191,531442.96%
20181,487584.06%
20171,429292.07%
20161,400141.01%
20151,386-13-0.93%
20141,39960.43%
20131,393141.02%
20121,37950.36%
20111,374141.03%
20101,3600.00%

Baxter Population by Year