Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas

Baxter Springs: City in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States of America

About

Baxter Springs is a city located in the county of Cherokee in the U.S. state of Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,238 and a population density of 512 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,893 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Baxter Springs

Population : 3,893 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kansas (United States)
County : Cherokee County
Postal code : 66713
Phone Area Codes : 620
Area : 8.28 km2
Altitude : 843 feet / 257 meters
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 05:19:46 (10th August 2022)
Density : 470 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.86% (2010-2020)
Baxter Springs locator map
Location of Baxter Springs on Kansas map.
Baxter Springs Independent Oil and Gas Service Station image
Baxter Springs Independent Oil and Gas Service Station
Baxter Springs Independent Oil and Gas Service Station image

Geography

Baxter Springs is located at 37°1'25"N 94°44'8"W (37.0236800, -94.7355000).

Baxter Springs map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Baxter Springs decreased by 8.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,238 - census
2011 4,224 -0.33% estimation process
2012 4,188 -0.86% estimation process
2013 4,125 -1.53% estimation process
2014 4,095 -0.73% estimation process
2015 4,051 -1.09% estimation process
2016 3,995 -1.4% estimation process
2017 3,966 -0.73% estimation process
2018 3,943 -0.58% estimation process
2019 3,948 0.13% estimation process
2020 3,893 -1.41% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 54,604
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 52,158
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 54,100
April 1, 2010 Population : 52,281
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 15.4%
People over 65 (%) : 8.6%
Female persons, % : 49.3%
White only, percent : 81.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 6.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 76.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,457
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 9.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 39.0%

Baxter Springs zip code is 66713. County name: Cherokee, County fips: 20021

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 39.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $209,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,590
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $613
2015-2019 median gross rent : $910
2015-2019 Households : 20,252
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 67.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 149,972
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 313,422
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 136,986
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,031,912
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,404
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,537
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,640
Percentage of people living in poverty : 26.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,119
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,195
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,231
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 335
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,464
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 420
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,216
2010 population per square mile : 2,786.6
2010 land area in square miles : 18.76
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 91.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $185,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,338
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $405
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,502
2015-2019 Households : 3,100
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,539
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 53,855
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 97,666
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,173
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $75,316
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $37,353
Percentage of people living in poverty : 2.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 699
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 356
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 298
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 147
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 535
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 68
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 614
2010 population per square mile : 645.9
2010 land area in square miles : 10.25

People born in Baxter Springs (8)

People born in Baxter Springs, including businessman Lee Scott, actor Byron Stewart, guitarist Joe Don Rooney, .

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Schools in Baxter Springs

College & universities near Baxter Springs, KS

Code Name City ZIP
490601 Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences-Joplin Joplin (MO) 64804-1598

Post offices near Baxter Springs

Post Office Name City ZIP
Baxter Spring Post Office Baxter Springs (KS) 66713

Other cities in Cherokee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cherokee County , KS.

City Name Population Title
Columbus 3,006 City in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States
Galena 2,824 City in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States
Lowell 639 Census-designated place in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States
Weir 634 City in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States
Scammon 440 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States of America
West Mineral 170 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States of America
Sherman 143 Human settlement in Kansas, United States
Roseland 66 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Baxter Springs distances to largest Kansas cities