Baker, Montana

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Population in 2017: 1,935 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.2%
 
Males: 942  (48.7%)
Females: 993  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 59313.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,941 (it was $30,893 in 2000)
Baker:

$49,941
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,960 (it was $17,461 in 2000)

Baker city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,236 (it was $46,900 in 2000)
Baker:

$113,236
MT:

$231,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $149,585; detached houses: $156,054; mobile homes: $88,721

Median gross rent in 2017: $658.

March 2019 cost of living index in Baker: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.9%
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  • Races in Baker, MT (2017)
    • 1,76292.0%White alone
    • 422.2%Black alone
    • 392.0%Hispanic
    • 291.5%Two or more races
    • 211.1%Asian alone
    • 191.0%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Baker, Montana as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Baker is 317 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Baker by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.9)
3
(157.2)
1
(51.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(243.3)
2
(123.5)
1
(62.2)
2
(122.8)
2
(121.4)
4
(227.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(209.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(145.4)
2
(98.6)
1
(51.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(243.3)
5
(308.6)
6
(372.9)
2
(122.8)
3
(182.1)
3
(170.8)
3
(167.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(104.8)
2
(102.3)
1
(48.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(729.9)
10
(617.3)
9
(559.4)
8
(491.1)
16
(971.5)
17
(968.1)
18
(1,004)
7
(377.0)
7
(366.7)
16
(818.4)
10
(484.7)
2
(98.6)
5
(255.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(121.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.7)
3
(170.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.9)
1
(52.4)
1
(51.2)
1
(48.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)104.671.060.952.880.8155.551.962.5193.884.955.723.761.2

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City-data.com crime index in Baker, MT

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Montana average:

1.73
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Ancestries: American (42.2%), German (30.5%), Norwegian (4.9%), Irish (3.9%), Swedish (1.8%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2910 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,254 people per square mile   (low).

Baker, Montana map

36 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Montana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $866 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $746 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 46.36 N, Longitude: 104.28 W

Area code: 406

Distribution of median household income in Baker, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Baker, MT in 2017
Baker satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Montana:

4.2%
Most common industries in Baker, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.6%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (19.1%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.5%)
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Baker, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)

Average climate in Baker, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Baker-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 333.4 miles away from Baker center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 490.0 miles away from Baker center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 334.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 168.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 168.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 281.9 miles away from Baker center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fallon County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baker topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Baker:

  • FALLON MEDICAL COMPLEX N H (202 S 4TH ST W)

Airports located in Baker:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baker:

  • Black Hills State University (about 131 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 167 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Bismarck State College (about 168 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 170 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Sheridan College (about 171 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Minot State University (about 191 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 208 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)

Public high school in Baker:

Public elementary/middle schools in Baker:

  • LINCOLN SCHOOL (Students: 146, Location: 10 W CENTER AVENUE, Grades: PK-2)
  • BAKER 7-8 (Students: 69, Location: 1015 SOUTH 3RD WEST, Grades: 7-8)
  • LONGFELLOW SCHOOL (Location: 115 WEST LINCOLN, Grades: 3-6)
See full list of schools located in Baker

Library in Baker:

  • FALLON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $173,491; Location: 6 WEST FALLON AVE; 19,001 books; 677 audio materials; 702 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 27 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Baker: Baker (A), Equity Co-op Association Elevator (B), Baker Grain Incorporated Elevator (C), Baker Rural Fire District (D), Baker Volunteer Fire Department (E), Fallon County Library (F), Fallon County Courthouse (G), Baker Police Department (H), Fallon County Sheriff's Office (I), O'Fallon Historical Museum (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Lake City Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Baker include: Baker Wesleyan Methodist Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Jehovah's Witnesses (C), Lakeview Baptist Church (D), Baker Community Church (E), Saint Johns Catholic Church (F), Assembly of God Church (G), American Lutheran Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Baker (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Baker include: Walts RV Memorial Park (1), Steve McClain Memorial Park (2), Senior Citizens Centennial Park (3), Iron Horse Park (4), Baker City Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Museum-O'Fallon Historical (723 South Main).

Hotels: Lakefront Bed & Breakfast (302 Lake Street), Montana Motel & Apartments (716 East Montana Avenue), Lakeside Hotel & Apartments (16 South 1st Street East), Roy's Motel & Campground (327 West Montana Avenue), Sagebrush Inn (518 West Montana Avenue).

Birthplace of: Irene Lentz - Costume designer, Delbert W. Halsey - Navy Navy Cross recipient, Jack Westrope - Jockey, Shann Schillinger - College football player (Montana Grizzlies).

Fallon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

BAKER CITY OF (Population served: 1,948, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NORTH BAKER WATER AND OR SEWER DIST (Population served: 112, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-19-2005 to JUN-07-2006)
  • One regular monitoring violation
FALLON COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 85, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2008), St Other (SEP-08-2008), St Civil Case under development (SEP-18-2008), St No addtl Formal Action needed (OCT-16-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.2%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Baker in 2000:

  • 37 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Baker (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Baker: The Bank Of Baker at 116 S Main Street, branch established on 1924/09/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $128.6 mil, Deposits: $117.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancorporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Baker Branch at 24 South Main Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Baker:

Marital status in Baker, MT
  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Baker:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Montana average:

10.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Baker, MT (based on Fallon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9743
Catholic4552
Evangelical Protestant3816
None1,080-
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: 1
Fallon County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Fallon County:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

26.02 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
State:

23.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Baker:

46.4%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Baker:

37.6%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.4%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Baker:

6.6%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Baker:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.2%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Baker:

51.5%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Baker:

72.2%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Baker, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$23,312$55,9490$0
Streets and Highways 3$13,908$55,6320$0
Water Supply 2$10,214$61,2840$0
Financial Administration 2$11,084$66,5041$2,904
Parks and Recreation 2$10,480$62,8808$3,834
Sewerage 1$3,780$45,3600$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,780$45,3600$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,485
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$8,143
Firefighters 0$0 1$250
Totals for Government 16$76,558$57,41919$16,616

Baker government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $557,000 ($287.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000 ($51.16)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $433,000 ($223.77)
    Police Protection: $432,000 ($223.26)
    Water Utilities: $390,000 ($201.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $348,000 ($179.84)
    Sewerage: $311,000 ($160.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000 ($104.39)
    General - Other: $114,000 ($58.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000 ($57.88)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($36.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000 ($16.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($15.50)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $23,000 ($11.89)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($6.72)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($6.20)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.52)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $110,000 ($56.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($6.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($22.22)
    Other - General - Other: $37,000 ($19.12)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($5.17)
    Other - Air Transportation: $5,000 ($2.58)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($1.55)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.55)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($1.03)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $178,000 ($91.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($26.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,168,000 ($603.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($5.68)

Baker government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $285,000 ($147.29)
    Sewerage: $238,000 ($123.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $100,000 ($51.68)
    Other: $33,000 ($17.05)
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000 ($3.10)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,000 ($0.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $500,000 ($258.40)
    General Local Government Support: $500,000 ($258.40)
    Other: $129,000 ($66.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($12.40)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($4.13)
    Royalties: $4,000 ($2.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $435,000 ($224.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $254,000 ($131.27)
    General Local Government Support: $169,000 ($87.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $126,000 ($65.12)
    Highways: $49,000 ($25.32)
  • Tax - Property: $643,000 ($332.30)
    Motor Vehicle License: $88,000 ($45.48)
    Amusements License: $9,000 ($4.65)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.55)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($1.03)

Baker government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,708,000 ($882.69)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,138,000 ($588.11)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $600,000 ($310.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000 ($15.50)

Baker government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $221,000 ($114.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,787,000 ($1440.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000 ($19.12)

2.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,545 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.75%
Montana average:

7.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Businesses in Baker, MT

  • Nike: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Baker:

  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGLE (590 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KPOK (1340 AM; 1 kW; BOWMAN, ND; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baker:

  • KJJM (100.5 FM; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Baker:

  • K04IH (Channel 4; BAKER, MT; Owner: BAKER TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K10JP (Channel 10; BAKER, MT; Owner: BAKER TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K08IP (Channel 8; BAKER, MT; Owner: BAKER TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K13OW (Channel 13; BAKER, MT; Owner: BAKER TV TAX DISTRICT)

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.8mTotal length
  • $311,000Total costs
  • 9,599Total average daily traffic
  • 436Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,154Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Baker)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Baker, MT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (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: 14 (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: 51 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Baker, Montana:

  • Montana Motel, LLC, 716 E Montana Ave, Baker, Montana 59313 , Phone: (406) 778-3315, Fax: (406) 778-3708
  • Red River Inn & Suites LLC, 410 Montana Ave W, Baker, Montana 59313 , Phone: (406) 778-3321, Fax: (406) 778-3438
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Baker, Montana
Most common first names in Baker, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2579.7 years
Mary1478.9 years
William1069.9 years
Anna988.7 years
Ruth983.0 years
Florence883.6 years
George885.0 years
Robert874.1 years
James873.5 years
Edward877.1 years
Most common last names in Baker, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Losing1082.9 years
Rustad882.6 years
Griffith778.0 years
Johnson778.2 years
Huether781.4 years
Fried681.4 years
Wiseman673.4 years
Schell681.2 years
Stark679.7 years
Lund671.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Baker, MT
  • 79.1%Utility gas
  • 14.8%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Baker, MT
  • 60.2%Utility gas
  • 38.7%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Baker compared to Montana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 16 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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