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Baxter is a neighborhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a population of 4,186. Baxter is in Kent County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Baxter offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Baxter there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Baxter and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Baxter...
Population
4,186

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$118,072
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,064
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$50,900
National
$62,843
Families with Children
26%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  12%

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