Baxter, IA has a population of 1,081 and is the 14,653rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,654 per sq mi which is 2928% higher than the Iowa average and 1726% higher than the national average. The median age in Baxter is 42 which is approximately 11% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Baxter, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 84% of Baxter residents were born in Iowa, 15% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.