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People

Total Population 929
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 450
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 50.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,294
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.3%
Median Gross Rent $865
Median House Value $111,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 6.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Baxter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SE of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 149 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Jasper
Standard Zip Codes 50028
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.826
Longitude -93.151

Baxter Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEWTON
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station MARSHALLTOWN
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station GRINNELL 3 SW
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Collins 462 $64,688
Lambs Grove 196 $73,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Baxter Public Libraries

Library
Baxter Public Library
202 EAST STATE
Baxter, Iowa
(641) 227-3934

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Baxter High Schools

BAXTER HIGH SCHOOL
202 E STATE
641-227-3103
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 181 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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