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People

Total Population 1,517
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 14%
Employed Population 16+ 496
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 49.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $25,357
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,765

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,380
% Above Poverty Level 67.4%
% Below Poverty Level 32.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $506
Median House Value $94,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 7.4%

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

Baxter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles NE of Murfreesboro, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee
County Putnam
Standard Zip Codes 38544
Phone Area Codes 931
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.153
Longitude -85.643

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 COOKEVILLE
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 57.8 inches
Station CARTHAGE
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches
Station LIVINGSTON RADIO WLIV
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 52.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Algood 3,581 $51,340
Cookeville 31,831 $41,104
Gainesboro 962 $28,036
Gordonsville 1,444 $57,083
Smithville 4,611 $35,844
Sparta 5,074 $38,708

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

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931-858-3112
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