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Demographics

People

Total Population4,056
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens15.2%
Employed Population 16+1,727
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married49.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.7%
Median Earnings25+$27,682
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,443

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,687
% Above Poverty Level85.1%
% Below Poverty Level14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.1%
Median Gross Rent$571
Median House Value$62,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)31.6%
German13.7%
Irish12%
English11.3%
Dutch4.3%
Italian1.6%
Swedish1.4%
French Except Basque1.4%
Scottish0.7%
Portuguese0.3%
Arab0.2%
Polish0.2%
Russian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
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Baxter Springs Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cherokee County
Standard Zip Codes66713
Phone Area Codes620
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.02
Approximate Longitude-94.73

Baxter Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCOLUMBUS 1 SW
Distance11.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip44.4 inches
StationMIAMI
Distance12.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 45 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip43.8 inches
StationANDERSON
Distance30.8 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chetopa1,358$37,679
Columbus3,178$50,694
Galena2,953$45,265
Scammon504$50,278
Weir579$47,955

Baxter Springs Public Libraries

Johnston Public Library
210 W. 10TH ST.
Baxter Springs, Kansas
(620) 856-5591

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Baxter Springs Public Schools

Baxter Springs High
100 N Military
ZIP: 66713
(620) 856-3366
High
Total Enrollment 469
Central Elem
1501 Park Ave
ZIP: 66713
(620) 856-3311
Primary
Total Enrollment 321
Lincoln Elem
801 Lincoln
ZIP: 66713
(620) 856-3322
Primary
Total Enrollment 260
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