Baxter County Information

Baxter in Arkansas occupies 587 square miles and has a 2006 population of 41,307, a change from a 2000 population of 38,386 and 31,186 in 1990. 10.9% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 9.9% percent is 25-35, and 11.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 55 acts of violent crime reported in Baxter in 2004, a change from 72 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 947 people: 5.4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.1%.

Read more about Baxter, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyBaxter 
StateArkansas 
Land Area587 sq. milesRanked 1,789 of 3,140
Population 200641,307Ranked 1,122 of 3,140
Population 200540,394 
Population 200038,386Ranked 1,154 of 3,140
Population 199031,186Ranked 1,239 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion98% 
African American.3% 
Asian American.4% 
Native American.5% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 54.3% 
Population 5 to 1410.1% 
Population 15 to 2410.9% 
Population 25 to 349.9% 
Population 35 to 4411.6% 
Population 45 to 5413% 
Population 55 to 6413.7% 
Population 65 to 7413.7% 
Population 75 and up12.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes5572
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes13 
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults41 
Total Property Crimes979613
Burglaries126 
Larceny Thefts810 
Motor Vehicle Thefts43 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population17,52516,290
Unemployed Population947670
Unemployment Rate5.4%4.1%

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