For population 25 years and over in Baker:
For population 15 years and over in Baker city:
43 residents are foreign born (0.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $813 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (166.3 miles , pop. 59,607).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (450.3 miles , pop. 259,628).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (879.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Plevna, MT (3.5 miles) , Marmarth, ND (4.2 miles) , Ismay, MT (5.1 miles) , Pine Hills-St. Phillips, MT (5.4 miles ), Golva, ND (5.4 miles) , Rhame, ND (5.6 miles) , Ekalaka, MT (6.0 miles ), Beach, ND (6.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.36 N, Longitude: 104.28 W
Area code: 406
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Baker detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -110 (-6.1%).
Work and jobs in Baker: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Baker, Montana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Baker-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/18/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Baker city center .
On 6/20/1999, a category F2 tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Baker-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/3/1999 at 13:28:52, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fallon County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Irene Lentz - Costume designer, Delbert W. Halsey - Navy Navy Cross recipient, Jack Westrope - Jockey, Shann Schillinger - College football player (Montana Grizzlies).
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Public high school in Baker:
See full list of schools located in Baker, School District: BAKER K-12 SCHOOLS
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Baker and their reported violations in the past:BAKER CITY OF (Population served: 1948, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:FALLON COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 85, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.5%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Baker in 2000:
Baker compared to Montana state average:
Banks with branches in Baker (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Baker, Montana:
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Religion statistics for Baker (based on Fallon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 86.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Baker government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,905 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
6.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,100 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Baker fatal accident list:
Aug 7, 1993 10:40 PM, 6th St. W., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 29, 1982 06:24 PM, P027, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 20, 1980 07:54 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $3,105,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,460
Total average daily truck traffic: 188
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 10,406
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Baker)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Baker, MT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Baker)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Baker)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 52 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Baker, MT