Baxter, Tennessee

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Population in 2022: 1,836 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +43.5%
 
Males: 921  (50.2%)
Females: 915  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Tennessee median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 38501, 38544.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $57,831 (it was $25,078 in 2000)
Baxter:

$57,831
TN:

$65,254

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $30,801 (it was $12,708 in 2000)

Baxter town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $241,326 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Baxter:

$241,326
TN:

$284,800

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $523,785; detached houses: $591,097; mobile homes: $67,907

Median gross rent in 2022: $824.

March 2022 cost of living index in Baxter: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 21.9%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 88.2% for Black residents, 68.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Baxter, TN (2022)
    • 1,36891.0%White alone
    • 785.2%Two or more races
    • 332.2%Black alone
    • 302.0%Hispanic
    • 10.07%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Baxter, Tennessee as of April 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Baxter is 100 to 1.


Crime rates in Baxter by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.3)
1
(72.6)
2
(144.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(132.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(421.9)
8
(586.1)
6
(435.7)
7
(504.3)
3
(216.0)
7
(501.1)
5
(356.4)
6
(432.3)
5
(353.9)
1
(68.8)
2
(132.1)
2
(128.9)
6
(383.9)
1
(59.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(1,266)
15
(1,099)
20
(1,452)
16
(1,153)
12
(863.9)
9
(644.2)
10
(712.8)
6
(432.3)
4
(283.1)
5
(344.1)
8
(528.4)
4
(257.9)
4
(255.9)
4
(238.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(1,828)
35
(2,564)
55
(3,994)
39
(2,810)
41
(2,952)
40
(2,863)
42
(2,994)
69
(4,971)
38
(2,689)
21
(1,445)
28
(1,849)
21
(1,354)
36
(2,303)
17
(1,014)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(281.3)
4
(293.0)
3
(217.9)
4
(288.2)
1
(72.0)
6
(429.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(216.1)
2
(141.5)
3
(206.5)
4
(264.2)
5
(322.4)
8
(511.8)
4
(238.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index268.6342.1387.8417.9227.5294.2240.9354.5209.5112.2198.2123.8227.888.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Baxter, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 7 (7 officers - 7 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.48
Tennessee average:

2.57
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Ancestries: American (53.7%), English (10.2%), German (8.6%), Irish (4.6%), Scottish (4.6%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1915

Elevation: 1031 feet

Land area: 1.85 square miles.

Population density: 991 people per square mile   (low).

Baxter, Tennessee map

24 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Tennessee:

5.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,819 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $817 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (47.2 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (62.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (408.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Buffalo Valley, TN (2.1 miles ),
Cookeville, TN (2.7 miles ),
Granville, TN (3.2 miles ),
Algood, TN (3.3 miles ),
Macedonia, TN (3.4 miles ),
Dodson Branch, TN (3.5 miles ),
Forks of the River, TN (3.7 miles ),
Gainesboro, TN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 36.16 N, Longitude: 85.64 W

Area code: 931

Distribution of median household income in Baxter, TN in 2022
Distribution of house value in Baxter, TN in 2022
Baxter satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 45 buildings, average cost: $233,400
  • 2021: 96 buildings, average cost: $213,700
  • 2020: 18 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2019: 12 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2018: 14 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2017: 26 buildings, average cost: $230,700
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $227,900
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $198,900
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $157,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Baxter, TN residents
Average permit cost in Baxter, TN
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.1%
Tennessee:

3.0%
Most common industries in Baxter, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.9%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Baxter, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Baxter, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Baxter, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 69.0. This is about average.

City:

69.0
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.13
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.72
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.46. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.46
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Baxter-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Baxter town center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baxter-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.4 miles away from Baxter center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 169.7 miles away from Baxter center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Baxter center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 201.4 miles away from Baxter center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 173.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baxter topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Baxter:

  • COOKEVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • COOKEVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, COOKEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • HIGHLAND RIM HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • BETHESDA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-MASTERS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ALGOOD, TN)
  • MABRY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GAINESBORO, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baxter:

  • Tennessee Technological University (about 8 miles; Cookeville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,761)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 46 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 51 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Roane State Community College (about 60 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 63 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Belmont University (about 65 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Lipscomb University (about 66 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)

Public high school in Baxter:

Public elementary/middle schools in Baxter:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of - Emily Christian,College Basketball Player Tennessee Tech Golden Eaglettes

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Baxter: Baxter Public Library (A), Baxter City Hall (B), Baxter Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Baxter: Baxter First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Maxwell Cemetery (1), Odd Fellows Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Mark Herron - Film actor.

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Baxter and their reported violations in the past:

BAXTER WATER DEPT (Population served: 4,840, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.1%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Baxter (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Baxter Branch at 322 Main Street, branch established on 1960/08/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Bank of Putnam County: Baxter Branch at 143 Main Street, branch established on 1988/08/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $371.3 mil, Deposits: $339.3 mil, headquarters in Cookeville, TN, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: B.P.c. Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Baxter:

Marital status in Baxter, TN
  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Baxter:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Tennessee average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Baxter
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Baxter, TN (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,222124
Mainline Protestant4,45620
Catholic3,5001
Other1,2136
Black Protestant1801
None32,750-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
This county:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
This county:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
This county:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Putnam County:

12.7%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.3%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Putnam County:

18.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.3%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.7%
Tennessee:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
Tennessee:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.3%
Tennessee:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Baxter:

8.0%
Tennessee:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Baxter:

7.1
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Baxter:

32.0%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

62.1%
Tennessee:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Tennessee:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Baxter, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$21,518$43,0360$0
Water Supply 6$20,273$40,5460$0
Streets and Highways 3$4,801$19,2040$0
Solid Waste Management 3$4,801$19,2040$0
Fire - Other 1$5,350$64,2000$0
Sewerage 1$4,884$58,6080$0
Police - Other 1$4,770$57,2401$277
Financial Administration 1$4,650$55,8000$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,842$46,1045$2,944
Firefighters 0$0 11$5,120
Totals for Government 23$74,888$39,07217$8,341

Baxter government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $355,000 ($193.36)
    Sewerage: $331,000 ($180.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $318,000 ($173.20)
    Police Protection: $294,000 ($160.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $134,000 ($72.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000 ($66.45)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($10.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($2.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($1.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000 ($56.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $509,000 ($277.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $167,000 ($90.96)

Baxter government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $464,000 ($252.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $134,000 ($72.98)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($10.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $391,000 ($212.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $66,000 ($35.95)
    General Revenue - Other: $52,000 ($28.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000 ($27.23)
    Rents: $14,000 ($7.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,378,000 ($750.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $117,000 ($63.73)
    Highways: $38,000 ($20.70)
  • Tax - Property: $309,000 ($168.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $112,000 ($61.00)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $37,000 ($20.15)
    Other License: $16,000 ($8.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($3.81)

Baxter government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,574,000 ($1401.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,535,000 ($1380.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000 ($21.24)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $251,000 ($136.71)

Baxter government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,990,000 ($1083.88)

Businesses in Baxter, TN

  • McDonald's: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Baxter:

  • WPTN (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATX (1590 AM; 2 kW; ALGOOD, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHUB (1400 AM; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSMT (1050 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTZX (860 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baxter:

  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGIC (98.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • W206AJ (89.1 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHRS (91.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRKK-FM (105.5 FM; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUCZ (104.1 FM; CARTHAGE, TN; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W265BC (100.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WZYZ (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CHURCH FAITH TRINITY ASSEMBLIES)
  • W211AS (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJLE-FM (101.7 FM; SMITHVILLE, TN; Owner: LEON B. STRIBLING AND W.E. VANETTA)
  • WTTU (88.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Baxter:

  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • W57CZ (Channel 57; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Baxter, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents26
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count14369
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21906
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4183
  • Fatalities15766
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents33812
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1428
See more detailed statistics of Baxter fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.6mTotal length
  • $834,000Total costs
  • 338,196Total average daily traffic
  • 92,386Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Baxter, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 151960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Baxter, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Baxter)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 36.160333 Lon: -85.634972, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPUF251,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.652 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2021, Expiration Date: 02/20/2032, Certifier: Jeff Wilhite, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 5TH STREET, 435 Elm Street (Lat: 36.157500 Lon: -85.637778), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 55.5 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WQQX738,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2023, Expiration Date: 03/21/2033, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

  • TN MOTOR SPEEDWAY, 8402 Ditty Road (Lat: 36.137889 Lon: -85.615833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WQRH364,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2023, Expiration Date: 05/14/2033, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

  • NA33XC126, 3073 Lowetown Road (Lat: 36.132083 Lon: -85.677917), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQRP465,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2013, Expiration Date: 07/01/2023, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2023, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Email:

  • 9NV0725A, 8395 Dirty Road (Lat: 36.137889 Lon: -85.615833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WQXB253,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 01/19/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Baxter)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • PEGASUS INC, 3776 River Rd, Baxter, TN 38544
    Certificate: D001561 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 03/02/2009, Expiration Date: 03/01/2010

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 319GR, N319GR, N-319GR, Serial Number: M-2080, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 05/17/2012
    Registrant (Individual): John F Guinn, 6940 Ashburn Rd, Baxter, TN 38544
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5200L, N5200L, N-5200L, Serial Number: 28-4490, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Decker, Po Box 425, Baxter, TN 38544
  • Aircraft: MICHAEL DECKER KITFOX S7 SUPER SPOR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 525UT, N525UT, N-525UT, Serial Number: KA15149318, Certificate Issue Date: 08/27/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Decker, Po Box 425, Baxter, TN 38544
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5897L, N5897L, N-5897L, Serial Number: AA5-0097, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Myracle, 564 Sunny Point Rd, Baxter, TN 38544
  • Aircraft: DJI INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 6104G, N6104G, N-6104G, Serial Number: W13DCE11030073, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Gerry L Holland, 4804 Catherine Ct, Baxter, TN 38544
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/21/2010, Exported to: Brazil

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 39. The highest number of fires - 88 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Baxter, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.3%), and Outside Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Baxter, TN
    • 29246.3%Structure Fires
    • 22635.8%Outside Fires
    • 10817.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 50.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Baxter, TN
Most common first names in Baxter, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6870.8 years
William4777.3 years
John3576.0 years
Mary3378.4 years
Robert3165.6 years
George2075.8 years
Ruby1977.6 years
Willie1974.0 years
Charlie1777.2 years
Thomas1773.4 years
Most common last names in Baxter, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown5777.8 years
Maxwell5079.0 years
Lafever3876.1 years
Nash2878.1 years
Maynard2776.6 years
Allison2674.2 years
Dunn2675.5 years
Dyer2574.8 years
Herron2372.4 years
Burgess1972.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Baxter, TN
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 36.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Baxter, TN
  • 76.7%Electricity
  • 20.9%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Baxter compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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  • Keith Thorpe (1)
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