Demographics

People

Total Population8,087
Male Share of the Population50.6%
Female Share of the Population49.4%
Senior Citizens18.3%
Employed Population 16+3,891
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married57.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.1%
Median Earnings25+$42,871
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,176

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,943
% Above Poverty Level93.1%
% Below Poverty Level6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$975
Median House Value$199,300

Ancestry

German34.9%
Norwegian18.7%
Irish14.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.7%
Swedish7.4%
Polish6.1%
English5.6%
French Except Basque3.5%
Finnish2.9%
Italian2.1%
Dutch1.9%
Danishn1%
Canadian1%
Scottish0.8%
Czech0.4%
Russian0.3%
Haitian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
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Baxter Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCrow 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
Brainerd13,389$43,086
East Gull Lake950$87,500
Lake Shore929$81,667
Nisswa1,937$85,278
Pillager447$47,143
Riverton178$61,250

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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