Baxter is located close to the center of Tennessee. Baxter is between the Putnam, Dekalb county. Baxter has 3.03 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Baxter population is 1,533, which has grown 19.86% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 13.40% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Baxter median household income is $24,516 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 2.24% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 22.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Baxter median house value is $96,000 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -44.58% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 50.43% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Baxter is much better than the state average in quality. The Baxter area code is 931.