Baker, Missouri

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Population in 2010: 3. Population change since 2000: -40.0%
Males: (66.7%)
Females: (33.3%)
Median resident age:  60.5 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip code: 63846

Estimated median household income in 2016: over $200,000 (it was $177,361 in 2000)
Baker:

over $200,000
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $200,001 (it was $182,000 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $465,659 (it was $275,000 in 2000)
Baker:

$465,659
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $119,106; Detached houses: $127,156; Townhouses or other attached units: $77,426; In 2-unit structures: $85,974; Mobile homes: $59,161
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Baker: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (40.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 292 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Baker:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 100.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baker village:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Baker village:  0.6% ($1,750)
Missouri:  1.0% ($851)

Baker satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (83.5 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (115.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (367.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grayridge, MO (1.9 miles) , Penermon, MO (1.9 miles) , Canalou, MO (2.1 miles ), Essex, MO (2.5 miles ), Morehouse, MO (2.5 miles ), Matthews, MO (3.1 miles ), Dexter, MO (3.4 miles ), Parma, MO (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.77 N, Longitude: 89.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Baker, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Baker-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Baker village center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the village center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baker-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 14.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 30.0 miles away from Baker center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 155.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from Baker center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 34.5 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 Stoddard County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Baker:

  • HERITAGE GARDENS OF SIKESTON (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • SELLS REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MATTHEWS, MO)
  • VINTAGE VILLA (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DEXTER, MO)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-DEXTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DEXTER, MO)
  • SEMO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • DEXTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; DEXTER, MO)
  • HUNTER ACRES CARING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baker:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 38 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 40 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 55 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 59 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 64 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 72 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 77 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)

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Stoddard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This village:  3.0 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  100.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Missouri average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Baker village (based on Stoddard County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,27654
Mainline Protestant1,5689
Catholic6102
Black Protestant1811
Other1363
None20,197-
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: 6
Stoddard County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Stoddard County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Stoddard County:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Stoddard County:

28.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

13.5%

5.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Scott County, MO  0.80% ($23,181 average AGI)
from Butler County, MO  0.72% ($24,333)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.41% ($23,535)


5.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,836 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Butler County, MO  0.77% ($27,225 average AGI)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.65% ($27,088)
to Scott County, MO  0.61% ($25,859)

Strongest AM radio stations in Baker:

  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KSIM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KDEX (1590 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baker:

  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KDEX-FM (102.3 FM; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around Baker:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K62DA (Channel 62; MALDEN, MO; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 136Total average daily traffic
  • 14Total average daily truck traffic
  • 190Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

Baker compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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