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Population in 2012: 7,700 (77% urban, 23% rural). Population change since 2000: +38.6%
Males: 3,652  (47.4%)
Females: 4,048  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  38.7 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56401, 56425.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,955 (it was $52,289 in 2000)
Baxter:

$57,955
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,037

Baxter city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $160,312 (it was $120,800 in 2000)
Baxter:

$160,312
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $249,490; Detached houses: $259,525; Townhouses or other attached units: $174,532

Median gross rent in 2012: $870.

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  • White alone - 7,240 (95.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 170 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 75 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 79 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (0.1%)

Races in Baxter detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Baxter: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.6%), Norwegian (13.6%), Swedish (8.1%), Irish (8.0%), English (5.9%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/25/1939

Elevation: 1208 feet

Land area: 17.3 square miles.

Population density: 445 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Baxter:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baxter city:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

127 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,635 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,860 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (54.9 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (107.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (451.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brainerd, MN (1.9 miles ), East Gull Lake, MN (2.4 miles ), Merrifield, MN (3.0 miles) , Pillager, MN (3.2 miles ), Nisswa, MN (3.3 miles ), Lake Shore, MN (3.4 miles ), Fort Ripley, MN (3.6 miles) , Riverton, MN (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 62 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 1999: 74 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2000: 108 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2001: 97 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2002: 86 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2003: 85 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2004: 120 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2005: 88 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2006: 75 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $212,200
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $213,100
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $215,400
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $133,100

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.35 N, Longitude: 94.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,514 (+33.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,278 (35.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 218

Baxter household income distribution Baxter home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Baxter by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2011 2012
Murders 000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.012.10.00.0
Rapes 07421N/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 0.0123.563.729.514.1N/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 221011010
per 100,000 35.635.315.90.014.113.40.013.00.0
Assaults 795338838
per 100,000 124.7158.879.744.242.2107.497.139.1104.0
Burglaries 202441202720748
per 100,000 356.2423.4653.3294.6379.7268.584.952.2104.0
Thefts 330430423332336293274378493
per 100,000 5877.17586.56740.04891.04725.13933.43324.04928.96410.1
Auto thefts 141011161411423
per 100,000 249.3176.4175.3235.7196.9147.748.526.139.0
Arson 051201001
per 100,000 0.088.215.929.50.013.40.00.013.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 322.3498.8409.6273.2260.7N/AN/AN/AN/A

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Crime rate in Baxter detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Minnesota average:

1.66

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Baxter, Minnesota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,920 (+52.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Baxter-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Baxter city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/5/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the city center injured 3 people.

Earthquake activity:

Baxter-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from Baxter center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crow Wing County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Baxter:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - WOODLAND (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • ESSENTIA HEALTH ST JOSEPH'S MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, about 4 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - BETHANY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in Baxter, MN

Local government website: www.ci.baxter.mn.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baxter:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 3 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,341)
  • Saint Cloud Technical College (about 54 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 55 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 56 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,908)
  • Rasmussen College-St Cloud (about 56 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,762)
  • Bemidji State University (about 84 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 88 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)

Public high school in Baxter:

Private high school in Baxter:

  • LAKE REGION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 7398 FAIRVIEW RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Baxter:

Private elementary/middle school in Baxter:

  • FAMILY OF CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 6785 WOIDA RD; Grades: PK - 7)
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Notable locations in Baxter: Pine Meadows Golf Club (A), Rapids River Lodge and Waterpark (B), Paul Bunyan Amusement Center (C), Baxter (D), Baxter City Hall (E), Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Baxter include: Lake Area Christian Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), United Pentecostal Church (C), Christ Lutheran Church (D), Heartland Alliance Church (E), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (F), Lakewood Evangelical Church (G), Lord of Life Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Baxter Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Bass Lake (A), White Sand Lake (B), Upper Whipple Lake (C), Rush Lake (D), Perch Lake (E), Lower Whipple Lake (F), Island Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Baxter include: Northland Arboretum (1), Oscar Kristofferson Park (2), Loren Thompson Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Brainerd Amusement Company (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2411 Foley Road) (1), Comfort Suites (Amusement & Theme Parks; Highway 371) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Super 8 Baxter Brainerd Area (14341 Edgewood Drive) (1), Brainerd Lodging Association (7757 College Road) (2), Hawthorn Inn & Suites (7208 Fairview Road # 210) (3), Country Inn-Suites Baxter (15058 Dellwood Drive) (4), Holiday Inn Express (15739 Audubon Way) (5), Comfort Suites (7376 Woida Road) (6), Americinn - Baxter- Mn (600 Dellwood Dr N) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Crow Wing County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Baxter and their reported violations in the past:

LIVING WORD NORTH (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (APR-12-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (APR-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2006), St Boil Water Order (APR-12-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-23-2004), St Boil Water Order (FEB-23-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2004), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-23-2004), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-23-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2004)
MILLE LACS LAKE-GARRISON REST STOP DNR (Address: 1601 Minnesota Drive , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2000), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-26-2000), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-26-2000), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-26-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-26-2000), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2000), St Boil Water Order (AUG-18-2000)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Baxter that have no violations reported:

  • BRAINERD (Population served: 13780, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAXTER (Population served: 5555, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRIANGLE 1-STOP (Address: P.O. Box 2777, Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PERCH LAKE TRAILER COURT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.7%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Baxter, MN

35 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

People in group quarters in Baxter in 2000:

  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Baxter compared to Minnesota state average:

Baxter, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Baxter (2011 data):

  • Bremer Bank, National Association: Baxter Cub Foods at 14133 Edgewood Drive North, branch established on 1997/07/02; Baxter Branch at 7558 Design Road, branch established on 1981/05/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $340.8 mil, Deposits: $282.8 mil, headquarters in Brainerd, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation
  • BlackRidgeBANK: Super One Branch at 1550 Fairview Road North, branch established on 1998/02/09; Lakewood Branch at 14084 Baxter Drive, Ste 16, branch established on 1963/12/06. Info updated 2011/11/29: Bank assets: $348.3 mil, Deposits: $299.3 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Blackridge Financial, Inc.
  • RiverWood Bank: Baxter Branch at 14633 Edgewood Drive, branch established on 2007/10/17; Riverwood Bank at 14091 Baxter Drive, Ste. 117, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $162.3 mil, Deposits: $128.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • American National Bank of Minnesota: American National Bank Of Minnesota at 2000 Woida Road North, branch established on 1983/05/01. Info updated 2006/05/05: Bank assets: $278.8 mil, Deposits: $227.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: American Bancorporation Of Minnesota, Inc.
  • Brainerd Savings and Loan Association, A Federal Association: Baxter Branch at 14244 Dellwood Drive N, branch established on 1992/08/04. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $65.1 mil, Deposits: $45.9 mil, headquarters in Brainerd, MN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Frandsen Bank & Trust: Baxter Branch at 7429 Excelsior Rd, branch established on 2000/11/06. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,439.6 mil, Deposits: $1,194.5 mil, headquarters in Lonsdale, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Frandsen Financial Corporation
  • The First National Bank of Deerwood: Baxter Branch at 14986 Lynwood Dr, branch established on 1997/06/01. Info updated 2009/09/02: Bank assets: $230.1 mil, Deposits: $194.5 mil, headquarters in Deerwood, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Deerwood Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Baxter Branch at 15146 Dellwood Dr, branch established on 1976/08/17. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Baxter, Minnesota:

  • Americinn Lodge & Suites Of Baxter, 14466 Dellwood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425 , Phone: (218) 829-3080, Fax: (218) 829-9715
  • Comfort Suites/Rapid River Lodge, 7376 Woida Rd, Baxter, MN 56425 , Phone: (218) 825-7234, Fax: (218) 829-3738
  • Holiday Inn Express, Brainerd Lakes Area, 15739 Audubon Way, Baxter, MN 56425 , Phone: (218) 824-3232, Fax: (218) 825-8600
  • Arrowwood Lodge At Brainerd Lakes, 6967 Lk Forest Rd, Baxter, MN 56425 , Phone: (218) 822-5634, Fax: (218) 822-4044
  • Super 8 Motel, 14341 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425 , Phone: (218) 828-4288
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 7208 Fairview Rd, Baxter, MN 56425 , Phone: (218) 822-1133
  • Super 8, 501 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425 , Phone: (800) 800-8000, Fax: (218) 825-0857
  • Country Inn & Suites, 15058 Dellwood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425 , Phone: (218) 828-2161, Fax: (218) 825-8419
  • Hawthorn Inn & Suites, 2300 Fairview Rd, Baxter, MN 56425 , Phone: (218) 822-1133
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Baxter, Minnesota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Baxter travel time to work - commute


Baxter mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Baxter city (based on Crow Wing County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.62%
Here68.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Free Church of America
Adherents43.4%29.6%7.0%3.1%2.9%
Congregations17.4%17.4%10.1%5.8%4.3%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.1%1.7%1.5%1.2%7.4%
Congregations5.8%4.3%2.9%2.9%29.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Here:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Crow Wing County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
This county:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Crow Wing County:

11.54 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Crow Wing County:

6.7%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.2%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.0%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$18,347$55,0410$0
Other Government Administration 5$24,527$58,86534$2,971
Police Protection - Officers 14$61,458$52,6782$1,213
Police - Other 1$2,980$35,7600$0
Streets and Highways 6$26,829$53,6580$0
Sewerage 2$7,685$46,1100$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,073$36,2190$0
Water Supply 2$6,367$38,2020$0
Other and Unallocable 4$15,104$45,3120$0
Totals for Government 42$175,370$50,10636$4,184

Baxter government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,911,000 ($767.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $106,000 ($13.77)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,349,000 ($175.19)
    Sewerage: $1,101,000 ($142.99)
    Water Utilities: $978,000 ($127.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $432,000 ($56.10)
    Regular Highways: $423,000 ($54.94)
    Central Staff Services: $369,000 ($47.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $350,000 ($45.45)
    General Public Buildings: $319,000 ($41.43)
    Financial Administration: $289,000 ($37.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $220,000 ($28.57)
    General - Other: $67,000 ($8.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($3.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($1.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $905,000 ($117.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $949,000 ($123.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($7.92)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($6.49)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($6.36)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($2.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $970,000 ($125.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($12.34)

Baxter government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,541,000 ($200.13)
    All Other: $431,000 ($55.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000 ($4.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,364,000 ($566.75)
    Interest Earnings: $293,000 ($38.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $219,000 ($28.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000 ($11.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,849,000 ($240.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $149,000 ($19.35)
  • Tax - Property: $3,588,000 ($465.97)
    Other License: $431,000 ($55.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $79,000 ($10.26)

Baxter government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,691,000 ($4375.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,312,000 ($3417.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,966,000 ($1294.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,587,000 ($335.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $900,000 ($116.88)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $450,000 ($58.44)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $450,000 ($58.44)

Baxter government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $235,000 ($30.52)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,633,000 ($731.56)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $450,000 ($58.44)

7.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($102 average AGI)
Crow Wing County:

0.05%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cass County, MN  0.99% ($33,629 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.87% ($62,261)
from Anoka County, MN  0.37% ($81,376)


6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cass County, MN  0.91% ($39,462 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.65% ($31,773)
to Stearns County, MN  0.25% ($25,070)

Strongest AM radio stations in Baxter:

  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • KVBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baxter:

  • K216FS (91.1 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KLIZ-FM (107.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFGI (103.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJJY-FM (106.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KBKK (95.9 FM; PILLAGER, MN; Owner: DJ BROADCASTING C0RPORATION)
  • K204ES (88.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTIG (102.7 FM; PEQUOT LAKES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC.)
  • KLKS (104.3 FM; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KBLB (93.3 FM; NISSWA, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUAL-FM (101.5 FM; CROSBY, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K208BQ (89.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Baxter:

  • K16BQ (Channel 16; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K28DF (Channel 28; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K57BJ (Channel 57; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • K54AT (Channel 54; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K25GD (Channel 25; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K33ET (Channel 33; AITKIN, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • KLKS-LP (Channel 46; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • K27EV (Channel 27; AITKIN, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K39GG (Channel 39; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K74CM (Channel 74; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: BLUE GRASS TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Baxter, Minnesota:
  • Fatal accident count: 36
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 64
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 11
  • Fatalities: 38
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 105
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Minnesota average:
  • Fatal accident count: 74
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 115
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 80
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 189
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

See more detailed statistics of Baxter fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 28,744
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,428
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 30,400


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Baxter


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Baxter, MN

Most common first names in Baxter, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1082.1 years
Donald1076.3 years
Dorothy783.7 years
Helen786.6 years
George680.5 years
Raymond577.2 years
William572.4 years
Mary579.0 years
Marie584.4 years
Charles477.2 years
Most common last names in Baxter, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1376.4 years
Anderson883.0 years
Jensen582.8 years
Larson381.0 years
Nelson391.3 years
Swanson380.0 years
Wiggins380.0 years
Jennison280.5 years
Aune282.5 years
Hall262.5 years
Businesses in Baxter, MN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AmericInn1Menards1
Applebee's1New Balance2
Arby's1Nike4
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pizza Hut1
Caribou Coffee1RadioShack1
Carson Pirie Scott1Rodeway Inn1
Cold Stone Creamery1Sears1
Comfort Suites1Slumberland1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx3Starbucks1
Foot Locker1Subway1
Holiday Inn1Super 81
Home Depot1T-Mobile2
JCPenney1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1Target1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kohl's1UPS4
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Furniture2Verizon Wireless2
MasterBrand Cabinets3Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Baxter, MN


Baxter on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #12 (56425) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scandinavian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #38 (56425) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #80 (56425) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Finnish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #81 (56401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • Ronald D. Matich (5)
  • Kevin P. Kronbeck (2)
  • James Hilmer Glende (2)
  • Jay C. Lueck (1)
  • Peter Nelsen (1)
  • Daniel R. Pehrson (1)
  • James Glende (1)
  • Daniel Pehrson (1)
  • Brian Smith (1)
  • Kent A. Feltz (1)

Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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