Baxter is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,531 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Baxter is the 281st largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some towns, 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 town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Baxter who work in sales jobs (14.44%), management occupations (13.17%), and office and administrative support (13.02%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Baxter has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Baxter a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Baxter doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Baxter have a very low rate of college education: just 9.98% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Baxter in 2018 was $22,861, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,444 for a family of four. However, Baxter contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Baxter home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Baxter residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Baxter include Irish, German, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Baxter is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.