Baxter is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,384 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Baxter is the 281st largest community in Tennessee.
Baxter is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Baxter is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Baxter who work in office and administrative support (13.75%), healthcare suport services (9.36%), and sales jobs (8.96%).
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.
Being a small town, Baxter does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Baxter with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.70% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Baxter in 2010 was $16,736, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,944 for a family of four. Baxter also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.58% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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. Important ancestries of people in Baxter include Irish, German, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Baxter is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.