Baxter is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,101 people and just one neighborhood, Baxter is the 247th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Baxter isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Baxter are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Baxter is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Baxter who work in office and administrative support (14.56%), sales jobs (11.65%) and healthcare suport services (8.74%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.56% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Baxter is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.