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Baxter is a township in Lac qui Parle County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Baxter. For links to other places called Baxter, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Baxter is 44.932N. The longitude is -95.913W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,040 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 209.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Baxter demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lac qui Parle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56218 ZIP code.
28% of Baxter residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Baxter ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Baxter was $15,622, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Baxter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Baxter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $475.
Lac qui Parle County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Baxter political report.
The average commute time for Baxter workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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