Baker, California

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Population in 2010: 735.
Males: 366  (49.8%)
Females: 369  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

30.7 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 92309.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,420
Baker:

$60,420
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,666

Baker CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $326,600
Baker:

$326,600
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $352,001; detached houses: $373,576; townhouses or other attached units: $338,422; in 2-unit structures: $256,230; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $246,237; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $285,622; mobile homes: $71,759; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $4,265

Median gross rent in 2017: $774.

March 2019 cost of living index in Baker: 72.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.7%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Baker, CA (2010)
    • 50268.3%Hispanic
    • 19526.5%White alone
    • 141.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 101.4%Asian alone
    • 60.8%Two or more races
    • 40.5%Other race alone
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

Races in Baker detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Baker, California as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Baker is 722 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: European (8.7%), Norwegian (2.6%), English (1.5%), Hungarian (1.3%), Italian (1.3%), Polish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

244 residents are foreign born (32.5% Latin America).

This place:

38.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,789 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $305 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Kern, CA (19.5 miles , pop. 69,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Upper San Gabriel Valley, CA (67.7 miles , pop. 320,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (77.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Boron, CA (1.4 miles ),
North Edwards, CA (2.8 miles ),
California City, CA (3.8 miles ),
Edwards AFB, CA (4.2 miles ),
East Kern, CA (4.4 miles ),
Randsburg, CA (4.7 miles),
Johannesburg, CA (4.8 miles),
Silver Lakes, CA (5.2 miles )

Latitude: 35.04 N, Longitude: 117.67 W

Area code: 760

Distribution of median household income in Baker, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Baker, CA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
California:

4.6%

Earthquake activity:

Baker-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 746% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from Baker center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from Baker center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 190.9 miles away from Baker center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 71.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 169.0 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Bernardino County (44) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 23, Floods: 18, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Baker:

Amtrak station near Baker:

  • 3 miles: BORON (26545 20 MULE TEAM RD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baker:

  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 37 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,420)
  • Barstow Community College (about 39 miles; Barstow, CA; FT enrollment: 2,120)
  • Antelope Valley College (about 39 miles; Lancaster, CA; FT enrollment: 9,206)
  • Victor Valley College (about 46 miles; Victorville, CA; FT enrollment: 7,630)
  • Chaffey College (about 63 miles; Rancho Cucamonga, CA; FT enrollment: 10,496)
  • California State University-San Bernardino (about 63 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 15,748)
  • Citrus College (about 64 miles; Glendora, CA; FT enrollment: 8,456)

Public high schools in Baker:

Public elementary/middle schools in Baker:

  • BAKER JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 24, Location: 72100 SCH HOUSE LN., Grades: 7-8)
  • BAKER ELEMENTARY (Location: 72100 SCH HOUSE LN., Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Baker

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Baker: Baker Emergency Medical Services (A), San Bernardino County Fire Department Station 53 Baker (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Baker: Chet Hoffman Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Arne's Royal Hawaiian Motel (200 West Baker Boulevard).

San Bernardino County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Baker and their reported violations in the past:

BAKER COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
Average household size:
This place:

3.4 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

14.0%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Baker:

Marital status in Baker, CA
  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

For population 25 years and over in Baker:

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Baker
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Baker, CA (based on San Bernardino County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic445,33455
Evangelical Protestant243,524832
Other80,047205
Mainline Protestant26,062135
Black Protestant14,96937
Orthodox3,86810
None1,221,406-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 301
Here:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
San Bernardino County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 114
Here:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 320
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 940
San Bernardino County:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
San Bernardino County:

7.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Bernardino County:

27.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

17.9%

6.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
California average:

5.03%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.06%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  2.36% ($47,062 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  1.21% ($44,347)
from Orange County, CA  0.45% ($54,634)


6.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Riverside County, CA  1.44% ($51,234 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.41% ($44,592)
to Orange County, CA  0.44% ($65,610)
Businesses in Baker, CA
NameCountNameCount
Carl\s Jr.1Jack In The Box1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Dennys1Subway2

Strongest AM radio stations in Baker:

  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVL (610 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baker:

  • KCEL (106.9 FM; CALIFORNIA CITY, CA; Owner: KCEL RADIO, LLC)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOA-FM (104.9 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: ADELMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRAJ (100.9 FM; JOHANNESBURG, CA; Owner: ADELMAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGBM (89.7 FM; RANDSBURG, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRXV (98.1 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KJAT (105.3 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKZQ (100.1 FM; TEHACHAPI, CA; Owner: HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING LLC)
  • K212EK (90.3 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K210DL (89.9 FM; APPLE VALLEY, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVFG (103.1 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KATJ-FM (100.7 FM; GEORGE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Baker:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)

Baker fatal accident list:

Jun 7, 2010 02:25 AM, Sr-127, Lat: 35.265494, Lon: -116.075025, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 61.7mTotal length
  • $8,500,000Total costs
  • 640,300Total average daily traffic
  • 129,380Total average daily truck traffic
  • 568,697Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Baker, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 161960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Baker, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Baker)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Baker, CA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N6WL, Licensee ID: L00424331, Grant Date: 05/29/2015, Expiration Date: 08/25/2025, Certifier: William R Locke, Registrant: William R Locke, Baker, CA 92309

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 44 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Baker, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (71.5%), and Outside Fires (21.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Baker, CA
    • 11871.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3621.8%Outside Fires
    • 84.8%Structure Fires
    • 31.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Baker, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Baker, CA
  • 74.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.4%Electricity
  • 10.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Baker, CA
  • 54.5%Electricity
  • 26.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.2%Utility gas
  • 3.0%No fuel used


Baker compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Baker on our top lists:

  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Korea (population 500+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Mexico (population 500+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Central America (population 500+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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