TN

National Population : 333,590,059
Tennessee State Population : 7,172,444

About Baxter, TN

Baxter, TN is located in Putnam County in the state of Tennessee.

The total City Population for Baxter is about 1,531 with about 188 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 7,685.

The Average Home Value is $144,200.00, which is roughly 3% higher than the Average Home Value of $139,641.00 for the state of Tennessee, and roughly 24% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $38,256.00, which is roughly 19% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $47,415.00 for the state of Tennessee, and roughly 33% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Baxter is about 7.2%.

Tennessee is ranked #44 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 23.34 out of 100.

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Voting

Putnam County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 61.35% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 70.73%
Democratic: 27.34%
Other: 1.93%


Nearby Locations

Buffalo Vly, TN (6.71 mi.)
Silver Point, TN (7.13 mi.)
Algood, TN (7.20 mi.)
Cookeville, TN (7.20 mi.)
Granville, TN (10.40 mi.)
Chestnut Mnd, TN (11.49 mi.)
Chestnut Mound, TN (11.49 mi.)
Lancaster, TN (12.23 mi.)
Blmngton Spgs, TN (12.98 mi.)
Gainesboro, TN (13.92 mi.)
Elmwood, TN (14.78 mi.)
Hickman, TN (15.33 mi.)
Gordonsville, TN (16.27 mi.)
Smithville, TN (17.09 mi.)
Rickman, TN (17.24 mi.)
Walling, TN (18.13 mi.)
Ravenscroft, TN (18.19 mi.)
Sparta, TN (18.19 mi.)
Dowelltown, TN (19.72 mi.)
Pleasant Shde, TN (19.98 mi.)
Pleasant Shade, TN (19.98 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 38544
Latitude : 36.117598
Longitude : -85.663365
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 744 ft.
Area Code(s) : 931

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.46
Male Population Estimate : 42.11%
Female Population Estimate : 43.03%
Median Age : 41.4
Male Median Age : 40.3
Female Median Age : 42.5

White Population Estimate : 83.70%
Black Population Estimate : 0.42%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.38%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.40%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.01%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.57%
Other Population Estimate : 0.78%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Baxter specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Putnam County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Putnam County: About 397 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Putnam County is about 34% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 27% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.