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Demographics

People

Total Population1,081
Male Share of the Population51.6%
Female Share of the Population48.4%
Senior Citizens19.3%
Employed Population 16+517
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married52.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.7%
Median Earnings25+$38,194
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,295
% Above Poverty Level92.1%
% Below Poverty Level7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone29.4%
Median Gross Rent$799
Median House Value$114,900

Ancestry

German39.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.6%
English10.2%
Irish8.5%
Dutch7.6%
Italian4.2%
Norwegian3.5%
Welsh3.1%
Swedish2.5%
Swiss1.4%
Canadian1.2%
Scottish1.1%
Danishn0.9%
Portuguese0.7%
French Except Basque0.6%
Czech0.4%
Polish0.2%
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Baxter Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jasper County
Standard Zip Codes50028
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.82
Approximate Longitude-93.15

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)

StationNEWTON
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches
StationMARSHALLTOWN
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp7 to 27 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches
StationGRINNELL 3 SW
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp34 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip36 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Collins458$71,875
Lambs Grove200$73,750
Melbourne821$61,250
Mingo255$49,167
Newton15,090$59,677
Rhodes257$51,563

Baxter Public Libraries

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

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Baxter Public Schools

Baxter Elementary School
202 E State
ZIP: 50028
(641) 227-3102
Primary
Total Enrollment 233
Baxter High School
202 E State
ZIP: 50028
(641) 227-3103
Other
Total Enrollment 226
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