|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Baxter is 973. Baxter, Iowa is the 10,319th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Baxter was in 2010, when its population was 1,101. In 2010, Baxter was the 9,905th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,319th largest city in the US. Baxter is currently 11.6% smaller than it was in 2010.
Baxter has shrunk 7.7% since the year 2000. Baxter, Iowa's growth is about average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10315||New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania||975||-6.7%|
|10320||Elbridge, New York||973||-12.8%|
|10322||Mount Crested Butte, Colorado||973||34.2%|
|10323||Carrizozo, New Mexico||972||-6.0%|
The total voting age population of Baxter, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 779. The voting age population is 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.9% of the residents of Baxter are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Baxter are 99.1% White, 0.7% Asian and 0.2% Two or more races.
In Baxter, 8.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.3%. On a per-household basis, 6.1% of families are below the poverty line in Baxter.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.3% of Baxter residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.6% of Baxter residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.8% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Baxter residents aged 5 and older, 1.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Baxter is 2.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Baxter, 23.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Baxter is $59,276.
In Baxter, 73.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.2% of housing units in Baxter.
Of all the housing units in Baxter, 22.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Baxter, 19.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Baxter is $693.
In Baxter, 69.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.