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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Housing
    B
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    C+
  5. Diversity
    C
  6. Jobs
    B-
  7. Weather
    B-
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    B-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C
  11. Commute
    B
Baxter County is located in Arkansas with a population of 41,219. In Baxter County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Baxter County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Baxter County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$128,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$678
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Baxter County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    31%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Baxter County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,481
National
$55,322

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