Baker, Louisiana

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2019: 13,194 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 6,209  (47.1%)
Females: 6,985  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 70714, 70807, 70811.

Baker Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,534 (it was $35,151 in 2000)
Baker:

$54,534
LA:

$51,073

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,626 (it was $14,920 in 2000)

Baker city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $139,970 (it was $69,800 in 2000)
Baker:

$139,970
LA:

$172,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $266,335; detached houses: $275,519; townhouses or other attached units: $205,108; in 2-unit structures: $114,612; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $203,105; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,258; mobile homes: $55,208

Median gross rent in 2019: $936.

March 2019 cost of living index in Baker: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.9%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.9% for Black residents, 4.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.9% for other race residents)

Compare current foreclosures near Baker, LA:

Check out more offers near Baker, LA.
Powered by Foreclosure.com
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Baker, LA (2019)
    • 11,55586.7%Black alone
    • 1,78113.4%White alone
    • 670.5%Hispanic
    • 550.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 390.3%Asian alone
    • 390.3%Two or more races
    • 170.1%Other race alone
    • 70.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 58 registered sex offenders living in Baker, Louisiana as of January 28, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Baker is 239 to 1.


Crime rates in Baker by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(8.0)
2
(14.7)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.7)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(47.8)
4
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.5)
2
(14.9)
2
(14.3)
1
(7.1)
4
(28.8)
4
(29.0)
4
(29.4)
4
(29.7)
6
(45.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(79.6)
12
(88.2)
2
(14.8)
4
(30.0)
12
(89.2)
11
(78.4)
6
(42.8)
6
(43.2)
4
(29.0)
8
(58.9)
8
(59.3)
8
(60.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
40
(318.5)
33
(242.6)
21
(155.0)
33
(247.8)
9
(66.9)
12
(85.6)
4
(28.5)
20
(144.1)
17
(123.1)
37
(272.4)
31
(229.9)
36
(271.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
146
(1,163)
151
(1,110)
105
(774.9)
113
(848.7)
132
(980.7)
105
(748.8)
81
(577.9)
78
(561.8)
86
(622.7)
51
(375.4)
42
(311.4)
45
(339.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
545
(4,340)
535
(3,934)
379
(2,797)
362
(2,719)
347
(2,578)
343
(2,446)
288
(2,055)
392
(2,823)
270
(1,955)
303
(2,231)
285
(2,113)
271
(2,047)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
59
(469.8)
43
(316.2)
16
(118.1)
20
(150.2)
24
(178.3)
14
(99.8)
5
(35.7)
16
(115.2)
25
(181.0)
12
(88.3)
8
(59.3)
10
(75.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(39.8)
3
(22.1)
4
(29.5)
2
(15.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(29.4)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index434.3388.3225.8271.8238.0224.6149.7240.7192.7247.7213.4235.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Baker, LA

Crime rate in Baker detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 36 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Louisiana average:

2.58
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Baker, LA forum
Recent posts about Baker, Louisiana on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Baker is mentioned 90 times on our forum:
Bringing Business to Baker  (7 replies)
Dirty louisiana  (27 replies)
Where to live if going to Southern U Law Center?????  (2 replies)
Pics of BATON ROUGE  (11 replies)
Zachary or Baker, LA  (3 replies)
Baton Rouge-Fast Forward 30 Years  (73 replies)

Latest news from Baker, LA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (4.2%), French (1.8%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 7.89 square miles.

Population density: 1,671 people per square mile   (low).

Baker, Louisiana map

64 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $637 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $360 (0.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 30.59 N, Longitude: 91.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,986 (-29.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,112 (16.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 225

Distribution of median household income in Baker, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Baker, LA in 2019
Baker satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Baker, LA residents
Average permit cost in Baker, LA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.5%
Louisiana:

8.1%
Historical population in Baker, LA
Historical housing units in Baker, LA
Most common industries in Baker, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Chemicals (6.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Baker, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Baker, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Baker, Louisiana average temperatures Baker, Louisiana average precipitation Baker, Louisiana humidity Baker, Louisiana wind speed Baker, Louisiana snowfall Baker, Louisiana sunshine Baker, Louisiana clear and cloudy days

Baker, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.204. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.572. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.572
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

8.5

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 significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 407.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 211.3 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) earthquake occurred 233.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 240.1 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 (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baker topographic map

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 school in Baker:

  • BETHANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 210, Location: 13855 PLANK RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Baker:

  • BAKER HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 382, Location: 3750 HARDING STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • BAKER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 382, Location: 5903 GROOM ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
  • WHITE HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 316, Location: 5300 BENTLEY DRIVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • BAKERFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 290, Location: 2550 SOUTH STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • PARK RIDGE ACADEMIC MAGNET SCHOOL (Location: 5905 GROOM ROAD, Grades: KG-8)
  • IMPACT CHARTER ELEMENTARY (Location: 4815 LAVEY LANE, Grades: KG-3, Charter school)
  • ADVANTAGE CHARTER ACADEMY (Location: 14740 PLANK ROAD, Grades: KG-5, Charter school)
See full list of schools located in Baker

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

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).

Birthplace of: Hokie Gajan - Football player.

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

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
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

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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Baker:

Marital status in Baker, LA
  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Baker:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Baker
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.7%
Louisiana:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Baker:

17.8%
Louisiana:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Baker:

11.3%
Louisiana:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.7%
Louisiana:

34.5%

General health condition:
Here:

54.1%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Baker:

81.5%
Louisiana:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Baker, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 24$114,848$57,4240$0
Firefighters 20$105,365$63,2190$0
Streets and Highways 15$39,572$31,6580$0
Other and Unallocable 10$24,171$29,0051$1,431
Financial Administration 9$26,943$35,9241$1,141
Judicial and Legal 9$29,996$39,9957$9,269
Police - Other 9$28,152$37,5364$2,203
Parks and Recreation 8$23,093$34,6401$892
Other Government Administration 5$23,735$56,9647$8,718
Gas Supply 5$14,448$34,6750$0
Sewerage 3$12,449$49,7960$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,904$41,4240$0
Water Supply 2$8,242$49,4520$0
Fire - Other 1$4,158$49,8960$0
Totals for Government 122$462,076$45,45021$23,654

Baker government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,066,000 ($80.79)
    Gas Utilities: $992,000 ($75.19)
    Water Utilities: $130,000 ($9.85)
    Sewerage: $120,000 ($9.10)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,257,000 ($246.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,152,000 ($163.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,027,000 ($153.63)
    Gas Utilities: $1,832,000 ($138.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,109,000 ($84.05)
    Central Staff Services: $923,000 ($69.96)
    Water Utilities: $734,000 ($55.63)
    Financial Administration: $611,000 ($46.31)
    General - Other: $590,000 ($44.72)
    Sewerage: $467,000 ($35.39)
    General Public Buildings: $452,000 ($34.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $358,000 ($27.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $126,000 ($9.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000 ($6.59)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($5.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($5.99)

Baker government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,408,000 ($106.72)
    Sewerage: $1,068,000 ($80.95)
    Other: $315,000 ($23.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $273,000 ($20.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000 ($4.24)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($0.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $114,000 ($8.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $43,000 ($3.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,718,000 ($130.21)
    Rents: $1,055,000 ($79.96)
    Interest Earnings: $715,000 ($54.19)
    General Revenue - Other: $447,000 ($33.88)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($0.91)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,692,000 ($204.03)
    Water Utilities: $1,303,000 ($98.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,222,000 ($92.62)
    Water Utilities: $188,000 ($14.25)
    General Local Government Support: $70,000 ($5.31)
    Highways: $12,000 ($0.91)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,910,000 ($372.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $962,000 ($72.91)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $439,000 ($33.27)
    Property: $430,000 ($32.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $142,000 ($10.76)
    Motor Vehicle License: $85,000 ($6.44)
    Other License: $48,000 ($3.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $9,000 ($0.68)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.30)

Baker government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,628,000 ($123.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,539,000 ($116.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000 ($6.75)

Baker government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,710,000 ($1114.90)

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($372 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Livingston Parish, LA  0.53% ($49,489 average AGI)
from Ascension Parish, LA  0.46% ($63,077)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.22% ($61,788)


6.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($877 average AGI)
East Baton Rouge Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Livingston Parish, LA  0.82% ($47,690 average AGI)
to Ascension Parish, LA  0.65% ($72,637)
to Harris County, TX  0.33% ($53,696)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Baker fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 84.2mTotal length
  • $4,219,000Total costs
  • 71,426Total average daily traffic
  • 7,885Total average daily truck traffic
  • 94,938Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Baker, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 52000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Baker, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2014, 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, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2014, 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, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2014, 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: 06/01/2028, Registrant: Hebert, Spencer, Cusimano & Fry, L.L.P., 701 Laurel Street, Baton Bouge, LA 70802, Phone: (225) 344-2601, Fax: (225) 387-1714, Email:
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2014, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CONDOR RAPTOR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582E (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3858H, N3858H, N-3858H, Serial Number: 0467, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/28/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Donald E Biggs, 12106 Lancewood Dr, Baker, LA 70714
  • Aircraft: BEECH G35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4295D, N4295D, N-4295D, Serial Number: D-4514, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 06/07/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Albert Ii Rutherford, 13811 Felicity Dr, Baker, LA 70714
  • Aircraft: BAKER DANIEL E VANS RV9A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-D3G (160 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 484DB, N484DB, N-484DB, Serial Number: 91137, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 10/08/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 08/20/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel E Baker, 14910 Brown Rd, Baker, LA 70714
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 503TC, N503TC, N-503TC, Serial Number: 15069261, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 02/08/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph J Foretich, 12282 Blackwater Rd, Baker, LA 70714
  • Aircraft: BEECH C24R (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 178 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6164C, N6164C, N-6164C, Serial Number: MC-769, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 06/08/2016
    Registrant (LLC): N6164c LLC, 13073 Plank Rd, Baker, LA 70714
  • Aircraft: INNOVATIVE RECREATIONAL TECH ULTRA SPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 125US, N125US, N-125US, Serial Number: US10-001, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Donald E Biggs, 12106 Lancewood Dr, Baker, LA 70714
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/09/1995
  • Aircraft: FLIGHT DESIGN GMBH CTSW (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 329CT, N329CT, N-329CT, Serial Number: 07-01-09, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Donald E Biggs, 12106 Lancewood Dr, Baker, LA 70714
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/04/2018

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 in Baker, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Baker, LA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 66. The highest number of fires - 145 took place in 2011, and the least - 16 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Baker, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.7%), and Outside Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Baker, LA
    • 49649.7%Structure Fires
    • 32332.4%Outside Fires
    • 15915.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 202.0%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Baker, LA
  • 53.2%Electricity
  • 45.4%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Baker, LA
  • 72.9%Electricity
  • 27.1%Utility gas


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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Baker on our top lists:

  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #74 (70811) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #76 (70807) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #82 (70807) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #98 (70807) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
There are 15 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Clarence Theo Nalls, Jr. (1)
  • Mary Earls (1)
  • Larry Freeman (1)
  • Ghani Tjikueni (1)
  • Carlo Paternostro (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2023.