For population 25 years and over in Baxter:
For population 15 years and over in Baxter town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $771 (0.9%)
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.16 N, Longitude: 85.64 W
Area code: 931
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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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: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -159 (-11.1%).
Work and jobs in Baxter: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Baxter, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Baxter-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 124% 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 below Tennessee state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from Baxter center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 29.6 miles away from Baxter center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Mark Herron - Film actor.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Baxter and their reported violations in the past:BAXTER WATER DEPT (Population served: 4282, Purch_surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.5%
(26.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Baxter (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Baxter town (based on Putnam County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.70%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
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8.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,584 average adjusted gross income)
0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,858 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Baxter fatal accident list:
Nov 12, 2011 12:50 AM, Mcbroom Branch Road, Lat: 36.18683333, Lon: -85.67826944, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 3, 2007 11:22 PM, I-40 Ramp, Lat: 36.137042, Lon: -85.632475, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Feb 24, 1993 06:00 PM, 1staneno, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 11, 1978 08:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $508,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,280
Total average daily truck traffic: 443
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Baxter)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Baxter)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Baxter, TN
Total of 17 patent applications in 2008-2014.