C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$94,800
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$506
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%

Baxter Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    356
    0
  • Murder
    0
    0
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    713
    1
  • Theft
    2,994
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    0

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$25,929
National
$53,889
Children
26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    13%
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Baxter Reviews

1 review
Baxter is a small friendly town. It is a poorer area and the schools do not receive as much funding as they should.
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