|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Baxter Springs is 3,852. Baxter Springs, Kansas is the 5,534th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Baxter Springs was in 2000, when its population was 4,582. In 2000, Baxter Springs was the 4,648th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,534th largest city in the US. Baxter Springs is currently 15.9% smaller than it was in 2000.
Baxter Springs has shrunk 15.9% since the year 2000. Baxter Springs, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5529||Pomona, New York||3,861||40.2%|
|5530||Manning, South Carolina||3,859||-3.9%|
|5532||Rocky Ford, Colorado||3,854||-9.7%|
|5534||Baxter Springs, Kansas||3,852||-15.9%|
|5535||Nichols Hills, Oklahoma||3,851||-5.0%|
|5537||Ravenswood, West Virginia||3,847||-4.5%|
|5540||Catskill, New York||3,844||-12.3%|
The total voting age population of Baxter Springs, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,731. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.2% of the residents of Baxter Springs are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Baxter Springs are 87.7% White, 5.9% Two or more races, 3.1% American Indian, 1.9% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 1.0% Other, 0.4% Asian and 0.1% Black. Additionally, 4.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Baxter Springs, 12.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.5%. On a per-household basis, 9.9% of families are below the poverty line in Baxter Springs.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.0% of Baxter Springs residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.9% of Baxter Springs residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Baxter Springs residents aged 5 and older, 4.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Baxter Springs is 2.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Baxter Springs, 13.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Baxter Springs is $36,744.
In Baxter Springs, 62.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.3% of housing units in Baxter Springs.
Of all the housing units in Baxter Springs, 33.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Baxter Springs, 8.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 160 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Baxter Springs is $595.
In Baxter Springs, 66.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.