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Baxter County
  • County in Arkansas

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade C+
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  11. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Baxter County is located in Arkansas with a population of 41,427. In Baxter County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Baxter County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$133,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$703
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    84.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    84.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    12
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    432.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,564.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    132.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    31%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

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