Baker, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 13,830 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 6,120  (44.3%)
Females: 7,710  (55.7%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 70714, 70807, 70811.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,573 (it was $35,151 in 2000)
Baker:

$41,573
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,215 (it was $14,920 in 2000)

Baker city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $121,727 (it was $69,800 in 2000)
Baker:

$121,727
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $203,922; Detached houses: $212,386; Townhouses or other attached units: $233,093; In 2-unit structures: $120,258; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,053; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $161,948; Mobile homes: $31,066; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,654

Median gross rent in 2013: $768.

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  • Races in Baker, LA (2010)

    Baker races chart
    • 10,71277.1%Black alone
    • 2,78120.0%White alone
    • 1711.2%Hispanic
    • 1461.1%Two or more races
    • 440.3%American Indian alone
    • 240.2%Asian alone
    • 170.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Baker: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (9.1%), French (3.5%), Irish (3.1%), German (2.4%), English (1.9%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 7.89 square miles.

Population density: 1,752 people per square mile   (low).

Baker,LA real estate house value index trend

Baker, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Baker:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baker city:

  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

429 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.7% Africa).

This city:

3.1%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Baker, Louisiana as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Baker to the number of sex offenders is 244 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $411 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $214 (0.2%)

Baker satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (8.9 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (259.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Brownfields, LA (1.8 miles ), Zachary, LA (2.2 miles ), Merrydale, LA (2.5 miles ), Belmont, LA (2.8 miles ), Baton Rouge, LA (3.0 miles ), Slaughter, LA (3.0 miles ), Monticello, LA (3.0 miles ), Port Allen, LA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $69,100
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2006: 44 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2007: 36 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $442,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.59 N, Longitude: 91.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,305 (-16.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 819 (14.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 225

Baker household income distribution Baker home values distribution

Crime rates in Baker by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 110312110101
per 100,000 7.27.30.022.48.014.77.47.50.07.10.07.2
Rapes 533364032214
per 100,000 36.121.922.022.447.829.40.022.514.914.37.128.8
Robberies 11121710101224121166
per 100,000 79.587.7124.974.679.688.214.830.089.278.442.843.2
Assaults 3141373540332133912420
per 100,000 224.1299.5271.8261.0318.5242.6155.0247.866.985.628.5144.1
Burglaries 1161131541491461511051131321058178
per 100,000 838.5825.41,131.41,111.21,162.51,110.3774.9848.7980.7748.8577.9561.8
Thefts 536508468559545535379362347343288392
per 100,000 3,874.23,710.73,438.44,168.84,339.53,933.82,797.02,718.72,578.02,446.22,054.62,823.4
Auto thefts 29413961594316202414516
per 100,000 209.6299.5286.5454.9469.8316.2118.1150.2178.399.835.7115.2
Arson 4230534210N/A1
per 100,000 28.914.622.00.039.822.129.515.07.40.0N/A7.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 366.3372.7373.4447.2464.4415.3241.4290.7254.6240.2160.1257.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Baker detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 37 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Louisiana average:

3.98
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-0.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Baker: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Baker, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Baker-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/14/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the Baker city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1971, a category F3 tornado 5.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baker-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 199.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 407.1 miles away from Baker center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 233.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 300.7 miles away from Baker center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 194.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in East Baton Rouge Parish (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baker topographic map

Birthplace of: Hokie Gajan - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Baker:

  • HIGHLAND HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF LA (5280 GROOM ROAD STE A)
  • DESTINY HOME HEALTH (1225 ALABAMA STREET)
  • RAPHAEL HOME HEALTH (2944 RAY WEILAND DR)
  • COMMUNITY CARE CTR OF BAKER (3612 BAKER RD)
  • NORTHRIDGE CARE CENTER (3612 BAKER BLVD)

Amtrak station near Baker:

  • 10 miles: BATON ROUGE (1253 FLORIDA ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Baker:

  • 20 miles: River Bend in St. Francisville, LA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baker:

  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 4 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; Full-time enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 5 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 10 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 42 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 58 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Nicholls State University (about 59 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 60 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)

Public high school in Baker:

Private high schools in Baker:

  • CENTRAL PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 12801 CENTERRA CT; Grades: KG - 12)
  • BETHANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 13855 PLANK RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Baker:

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Notable locations in Baker: Community Care Center of Baker (A), Baker Heritage Museum and Cultural Center (B), East Baton Rouge Parish Library Baker Branch (C), Baker Police Department (D), Baker Fire Department Substation (E), Baker Fire Department Main Station (F), Heritage Museum (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Baker Plaza Shopping Center (1), Furrs Shopping Center (2), Baker Regional Shopping Center (3), La Petite Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Baker include: New Beginnings Church of God (A), Sweet Home Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (C), Freedom Land Missionary Baptist Church (D), Grace United Pentecostal Church (E), First Baptist Church of Baker (F), Harding Street Baptist Church (G), Faith Healing and Deliverance Church (H), Circle Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Baker include: Baker Park (1), Myrtle Park (2), Tristian Park (3), Harding Park (4), Chamberland Park (5), Jefferson Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Heritage Museum & Cultural Center (1606 Main Street).

Court: Baker City - Clerk of Court (1320 Alabama Street).

East Baton Rouge Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 118. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

118
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.221. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.221
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.798. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.798
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

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

CITY OF BAKER WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 15,891, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-16-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-16-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-29-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.3%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Black residents, 43.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Baker in 2010:

  • 172 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
82 people in nursing homes in 2000
16 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Baker, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Baker compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Baker (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Baker Branch at 1702 Main Street, branch established on 1960/05/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Woodforest National Bank: La Baker Branch at 14507 Plank Road, branch established on 2009/08/22. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Whitney Bank: Ray Weiland Branch at 3033 Ray Weiland, branch established on 1960/07/05. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Capital One, National Association: Baker Branch at 2082 Main Street, branch established on 1977/02/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Louisiana average:

12.2

Baker travel time to work - commute Baker mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Baker city (based on East Baton Rouge Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant120,949258
Catholic97,90424
Black Protestant35,27264
Mainline Protestant32,76550
Other9,60436
Orthodox4574
None143,220-
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: 111
East Baton Rouge Parish:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 69
East Baton Rouge Parish:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
East Baton Rouge Parish:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 273
Here:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
East Baton Rouge Parish:

27.7%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$5,842$23,3681$1,696
Other Government Administration 20$46,451$27,87113$24,522
Judicial and Legal 11$30,660$33,4474$3,418
Police Protection - Officers 48$124,762$31,19112$10,574
Firefighters 25$57,679$27,6860$0
Streets and Highways 28$66,427$28,4690$0
Sewerage 7$14,856$25,4670$0
Parks and Recreation 13$32,364$29,8743$1,880
Water Supply 6$14,661$29,3220$0
Gas Supply 10$17,627$21,1520$0
Other and Unallocable 17$33,613$23,7271$1,289
Totals for Government 188$444,942$28,40134$43,379

Baker government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $364,000 ($26.32)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($0.22)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,050,000 ($148.23)
    Gas Utilities: $1,830,000 ($132.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,375,000 ($99.42)
    Sewerage: $910,000 ($65.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $905,000 ($65.44)
    Water Utilities: $897,000 ($64.86)
    Regular Highways: $861,000 ($62.26)
    General - Other: $572,000 ($41.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $489,000 ($35.36)
    Central Staff Services: $321,000 ($23.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $242,000 ($17.50)
    Financial Administration: $225,000 ($16.27)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $168,000 ($12.15)
    General Public Buildings: $110,000 ($7.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $99,000 ($7.16)
    Health - Other: $29,000 ($2.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($3.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Gas Utilities: $181,000 ($13.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $150,000 ($10.85)
    Police Protection: $138,000 ($9.98)
    Water Utilities: $89,000 ($6.44)
    Sewerage: $85,000 ($6.15)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($3.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($2.89)
    General Public Building: $31,000 ($2.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $16,000 ($1.16)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,419,000 ($319.52)

Baker government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $766,000 ($55.39)
    Sewerage: $548,000 ($39.62)
    All Other: $189,000 ($13.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $162,000 ($11.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($2.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $714,000 ($51.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $58,000 ($4.19)
    Highways: $46,000 ($3.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $650,000 ($47.00)
    Interest Earnings: $241,000 ($17.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $240,000 ($17.35)
    Rents: $52,000 ($3.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($1.45)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,531,000 ($183.01)
    Water Utilities: $998,000 ($72.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $236,000 ($17.06)
    General Local Government Support: $94,000 ($6.80)
    Highways: $41,000 ($2.96)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,959,000 ($358.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $698,000 ($50.47)
    Other License: $247,000 ($17.86)
    Property: $241,000 ($17.43)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $171,000 ($12.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $57,000 ($4.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $11,000 ($0.80)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.22)

Baker government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,190,000 ($86.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $913,000 ($66.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $277,000 ($20.03)

Baker government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,350,000 ($820.68)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $388,000 ($28.05)

5.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($578 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.53% ($37,659 average AGI)
from Ascension Parish, LA  0.42% ($44,275)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.22% ($31,509)


6.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.75% ($38,734 average AGI)
to Ascension Parish, LA  0.66% ($58,948)
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.49% ($32,962)

Strongest AM radio stations in Baker:

  • WNDC (910 AM; 1 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CHURCH POINT MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGLH (960 AM; 1 kW; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baker:

  • KQXL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNH (107.3 FM; BAKER, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING CO. OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WNXX (104.5 FM; JACKSON, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KRVE (96.1 FM; BRUSLY, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRH (90.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WBBE (103.3 FM; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQCK (92.7 FM; CLINTON, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WJFM (88.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KLSU (91.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPAE (91.5 FM; ERWINVILLE, LA; Owner: PORT ALLEN EDUC B/C FOUNDATION)
  • K220EU (91.9 FM; NEW ROADS, LA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Baker:

  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WBXH-CA (Channel 46; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KZUP-CA (Channel 19; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBRL-CA (Channel 21; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • KBTR-CA (Channel 65; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K07WE (Channel 7; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPBN-LP (Channel 11; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PELICAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K13VE (Channel 13; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • WLFT-CA (Channel 52; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Baker fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 54m177ftTotal length
  • $1,484,000Total costs
  • 9,839Total average daily traffic
  • 13,968Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 72000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Baker, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Baker)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • City Hall On Groom St (Lat: 30.588250 Lon: -91.164833), Call Sign: KCT249
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.040 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/1998, Expiration Date: 06/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003
    Registrant: City Of Baker, City Hall, Baker, LA 70714
  • Int Groom Rd & Hazeloak Dr (Lat: 30.590472 Lon: -91.144556), Call Sign: KWL212, Licensee ID: L00738982
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.150 MHz, 453.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2003, Expiration Date: 11/21/2013
    Registrant: City Of Baker, Baker, LA 70714
  • 3325 Groom Rd (Lat: 30.588250 Lon: -91.164833), Call Sign: WDQ896, Licensee ID: L00738982
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2003, Expiration Date: 11/21/2013
    Registrant: City Of Baker, Baker, LA 70714
  • City Hall 3200 Groom Rd (Lat: 30.588250 Lon: -91.164833), Call Sign: KBY248, Licensee ID: L00002984
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/1996, Expiration Date: 02/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Mutual Aid System Of Baton Rouge La, Baton Rouge, LA 70821, Phone: (504) 389-5200
  • 3207 Jefferson St (Lat: 30.591861 Lon: -91.166778), Call Sign: KJZ237, Licensee ID: L00036483
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.9200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/20/1998, Expiration Date: 02/24/2003, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2002
    Registrant: Buffalo Electric Inc, 3207 Jefferson St, Baker, LA 70714
  • Old Baker Rd Dixie Pipeline Pump Sta 1 Mi N (Lat: 30.611583 Lon: -91.167056), Call Sign: KEN744
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7600 MHz, 49.4400 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2012, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Pettit Rd 1/2 Mile N Of Comite Dr (Lat: 30.577139 Lon: -91.114833), Call Sign: WFT205, Licensee ID: L00810348
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/2004, Expiration Date: 04/27/2014
    Registrant: C F Morgan Contractors Inc, 9345 Pettit Rd, Baker, LA 70714, Phone: (504) 775-6343

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 5280 Groom Rd. (Lat: 30.586278 Lon: -91.142306), Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WME422, Licensee ID: L00279107
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/1992, Expiration Date: 06/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2008
    Registrant: Educational Media Foundation, 5700 West Oaks Boulevard, Rocklin, CA 95765
  • 5100 Groom Rd (Lat: 30.586556 Lon: -91.145361), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WMU781
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1994, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020
    Registrant: Guaranty Broadcasting Company Of Baton Rouge, LLC, 929 Government St Ste B, Baton Rouge, LA 70802-6034
  • SOUTH BAKER, 14315 Plank Road (Lat: 30.577000 Lon: -91.129833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQIC720
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2008, Expiration Date: 01/03/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Baker)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Baker)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED47$118,37716$117,76164$108,28314$23,25912$89,3421$41,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$98,9203$107,48020$119,9511$18,1100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$120,5847$106,781115$111,87320$45,6292$46,8351$26,040
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$113,9275$83,00434$120,6393$19,4331$59,1600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$85,7551$132,00015$111,1363$91,8001$36,8200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0042.01 , 0042.03, 0042.04, 0042.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$159,0533$101,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$99,8854$127,385
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$147,6750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0042.01 , 0042.03, 0042.04, 0042.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Service Call: 5

Incident types - Baker

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Baker, LA
Most common first names in Baker, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8774.7 years
James8469.8 years
John8070.3 years
William6172.3 years
Joseph5370.1 years
Robert5066.5 years
Charles4369.7 years
George3675.2 years
Henry3274.0 years
Willie3271.4 years
Most common last names in Baker, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams6276.1 years
Smith4972.4 years
Brown4370.7 years
Johnson4270.6 years
Jackson4270.8 years
Davis2975.0 years
Jones2772.2 years
Martin2575.2 years
Thomas2169.8 years
Allen2073.7 years
Businesses in Baker, LA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Ashley Furniture1Payless1
AutoZone1Penske1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes2
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken1Subway2
Circle K1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2The Athlete's Foot1
GameStop1UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's1
KFC1

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  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #84 (70807) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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