Baxter County AR Information


Baxter County Subdivisions

Baxter County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,010
Daytime Population: Workers 17,156
Daytime Population: Residents 25,685
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,841
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 41,415
Population in Familes 32,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 595
Population Density2 76
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $34,839
Average Household Income $51,659
Per Capita Income $23,373


Total Housing Units 22,861 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,124 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,722 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,015 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $140,395
Average Home Value $171,906


Total Households 18,846
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 12,255
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.2%
Households 0.07% 0.14%
Families -0.12% 0.02%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.86%


Baxter County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baxter County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 77th
Population Density # 16 80th
Diversity Index # 73 4th
Median Household Income # 56 25th
Per Capita Income # 14 83rd

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