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Demographics

People

Total Population7,858
Male Share of the Population51.5%
Female Share of the Population48.5%
Senior Citizens17.5%
Employed Population 16+3,796
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married56.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.9%
Median Earnings25+$39,759
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,349

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,555
% Above Poverty Level92%
% Below Poverty Level8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone27.2%
Median Gross Rent$941
Median House Value$190,900

Ancestry

German41.5%
Norwegian19%
Irish16%
Swedish8.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.2%
English7.4%
Polish4.6%
French Except Basque4.1%
Italian2.3%
Finnish2.1%
Dutch1.7%
Canadian1.2%
Danishn0.8%
Czech0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Swiss0.4%
African0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Baxter Almanac

CategoryValue
County Crow Wing County
Standard Zip Codes56425
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.34
Approximate Longitude-94.28

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)

StationBRAINERD
Distance4.4 miles
Jan Temp-8 to 19 F
Apr Temp29 to 54 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp31 to 56 F
Annual Precip27.7 inches
StationLITTLE FALLS 1 N
Distance23.9 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 20 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip26.2 inches
StationAITKIN 2 E
Distance30.9 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 18 F
Apr Temp29 to 53 F
Jul Temp54 to 79 F
Oct Temp33 to 55 F
Annual Precip29.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brainerd13,440$40,591
East Gull Lake1,012$88,500
Lake Shore960$78,906
Nisswa2,135$69,450
Pillager482$38,750
Riverton149$54,375

Baxter Public Schools

Baxter Elementary
5546 Fairview Rd
ZIP: 56425
(218) 454-6400
Primary
Total Enrollment 514
Forestview Middle
12149 Knollwood Dr
ZIP: 56425
(218) 454-6000
Middle
Total Enrollment 1956

Baxter Private Schools

Lake Region Christian School
7398 Fairview Rd
ZIP: 56425
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 172
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