Baker, Nevada

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Population in July 2007: 385.
Males: 200  (52.1%)
Females: 185  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Nevada median age:

35.0 years

Zip code: 89301

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,357 (it was $37,167 in 2000)
Baker:

$48,357
NV:

$58,003

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,096 (it was $32,143 in 2000)

Baker CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $306,527 (it was $157,300 in 2000)
Baker:

$306,527
NV:

$258,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Baker: 101.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Baker, NV (2000)
    • 34790.8%White alone
    • 164.2%American Indian alone
    • 123.1%Hispanic
    • 61.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Baker, Nevada as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Baker is 385 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 5310 feet

Land area: 3303.9 square miles.

Population density: 0.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Baker, Nevada map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Baker CCD:

0.1% ($199)
Nevada:

0.9% ($1,187)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Jordan, UT (143.3 miles , pop. 68,336).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (232.3 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (427.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

McGill, NV (5.4 miles ),
Ely, NV (6.1 miles ),
Garrison-Sevier Lake, UT (6.5 miles),
Ruth, NV (6.6 miles ),
Preston, NV (7.6 miles),
Lund, NV (7.9 miles ),
West Juab, UT (7.9 miles ),
Cherry Creek, NV (8.0 miles)

Latitude: 39.46 N, Longitude: 114.23 W

Area code: 775

Distribution of median household income in Baker, NV in 2017
Baker satellite photo by USGS

Baker tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Nevada:

3.7%

Average climate in Baker, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Baker-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nevada state average. It is 568% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 187.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 217.3 miles away from Baker center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 202.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 320.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 217.3 miles away from Baker center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 405.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in White Pine County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baker:

  • Southern Utah University (about 139 miles; Cedar City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,522)
  • Snow College (about 142 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Utah Valley University (about 145 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 148 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 148 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 149 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 151 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)

Public elementary/middle school in Baker:

See full list of schools located in Baker

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Notable locations in Baker: Great Basin National Park Fire Station (A), White Pine County Emergency Medical Services - Baker (B), Snake Valley Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Great Basin National Park Lehman Caves Visitor Center (Recreation Areas; Highway 488).

Hotels: Border Inn (Highway 6 & 50), Silverjack Motel (1 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Calvin Quate - Inventor.

White Pine 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 WATER AND SEWER GID (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
HIDDEN CANYON RANCH (Address: HIDDEN CANYON RANCH , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
BORDER INN (Address: BORDER INN , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-04-2009 to AUG-27-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Nevada:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.8%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

8.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.5%
Whole state:

10.5%

For population 15 years and over in Baker:

Marital status in Baker, NV
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 70.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Baker:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Nevada average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Baker, NV (based on White Pine County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,0692
Other2,6916
Evangelical Protestant1965
Mainline Protestant1763
Orthodox--
None3,898-
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: 4
White Pine County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
White Pine County:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
White Pine County:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

9.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
White Pine County:

32.9%
Nevada:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.2%
State:

13.2%

6.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Nevada average:

6.29%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clark County, NV  1.41% ($45,087 average AGI)


9.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,642 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.25%
Nevada average:

5.08%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clark County, NV  1.80% ($40,000 average AGI)
to Elko County, NV  0.59% ($54,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Baker:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KELY (1230 AM; 1 kW; ELY, NV; Owner: MICHAEL AND GINA DAVIS D/B/A VIRTUAL CONCEPTS)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baker:

  • KWPR (88.7 FM; LUND, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • K203CA (88.5 FM; MILFORD, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K220DT (91.9 FM; ELY, ETC., NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KDSS (92.7 FM; ELY, NV; Owner: COATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCLS (101.7 FM; ELY, NV; Owner: MICHAEL AND GINA DAVIS D/B/A VIRTUAL CONCEPTS)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1.28 Miles Northeast Of The Intersection Of Hwy 487 And Hwy 488, Baker, Nv (Lat: 39.021306 Lon: -114.102583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQSF209
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2013, Expiration Date: 09/11/2023, Certifier: Mark HansenRegistrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 955-5516, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Thomas Northup, 3.6 Mi S-Se White Pine County Rd 39 (Lat: 39.019611 Lon: -114.403889), Type: 50.6, Structure height: 32033 m, Overall height: 50.6 m, Registrant: Nevada Power Company Dba Nv Energy, Radio_admin@nvenergy.Com, , Las V-egas, Phone: (702) 402-4215

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Spring Creek Station 6 Mi S (Lat: 38.915222 Lon: -114.101389), Call Sign: KGP729,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.475 MHz, 151.475 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/26/2021, Registrant: Fcca, 1104 1st Street, Steilacoom, WA 98388, Phone: (253) 831-3017, Fax: (815) 642-4831
  • Spring Creek Station 6 Mi S (Lat: 38.915222 Lon: -114.101389), Call Sign: KHJ23,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.160 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/26/2021, Registrant: Fcca, 1104 1st Street, Steilacoom, WA 98388, Phone: (253) 831-3017, Fax: (815) 642-4831
  • Sacramento Pass (Lat: 39.104667 Lon: -114.363333), Call Sign: KNFC216, Licensee ID: L00002936,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.3600 MHz, 48.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2014, Expiration Date: 08/29/2024, Registrant: City Of Los Angeles - Dept Of Water & Power, 1216 W. First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026, Phone: (213) 367-3176, Fax: (213) 367-5787, Email:
  • 2.4 Km Sw (Lat: 38.994944 Lon: -114.135278), Type: Tank, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPHN914,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2000, Expiration Date: 06/19/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2005, Certifier: Perry P Steadman, Registrant: Sierra Control Systems Inc, 1066 Mallory Way, Carson City, NV 89701, Fax: (702) 883-5552
  • 2014e Us50 Snake Valley (Lat: 39.058556 Lon: -114.052750), Type: Building, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 8.4 m, Call Sign: WQKM670,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.725 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 07/16/2019, Certifier: Jimmy Liebsack, Registrant: Mt. Wheeler Power, 1600 Great Basin Blvd, Ely, NV 89315, Phone: (775) 289-8981, Fax: (775) 289-8987, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC7FTL, Licensee ID: L00912801, Grant Date: 08/06/2014, Expiration Date: 09/16/2024, Registrant: Leslie A Schuh, Box 160, Baker, NV 89311-0160
  • Call Sign: W4KKG, Previous Call Sign: KG4ZGP, Licensee ID: L00661954, Grant Date: 09/16/2005, Expiration Date: 09/16/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2017, Certifier: Kelly P Carroll, Registrant: Kelly P Carroll, Baker, NV 89311
  • Call Sign: KF7YNI, Licensee ID: L01733791, Grant Date: 09/12/2012, Expiration Date: 09/12/2022, Certifier: Craig F Baker, Registrant: Craig F Baker, Baker, NV 89311
  • Call Sign: KF7YNJ, Licensee ID: L00162262, Grant Date: 09/12/2012, Expiration Date: 09/12/2022, Certifier: Gretchen M Baker, Registrant: Gretchen M Baker, Baker, NV 89311
  • Call Sign: KG7TXO, Licensee ID: L01946950, Grant Date: 05/27/2015, Expiration Date: 05/27/2025, Certifier: Benjamin M Roberts, Registrant: Benjamin M Roberts, Baker, NV 89311

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3182Y , Serial Number: 18254182, Year manufactured: 1962, Certificate Issue Date: 09/18/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Philipp Heckethorn, Po Box 11, Baker, NV 89311
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3685L , Serial Number: 17253854, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 09/28/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Richard S Barber, Po Box 161, Baker, NV 89311
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3742Z , Serial Number: 6495, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 02/14/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Baker Ranches Inc, Po Box 170, Baker, NV 89311
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4284U , Serial Number: 15060284, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Baker Ranches Inc, Po Box 170, Baker, NV 89311
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4484Y , Serial Number: 25-4144, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 02/18/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Baker Ranches Inc, Po Box 170, Baker, NV 89311
  • Aircraft: BARBER DICK RV-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 56RV , Serial Number: 20005, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 06/27/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Richard S Barber, Po Box 161, Baker, NV 89311
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 58601 , Serial Number: 18262169, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 02/18/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Baker Ranches Inc, Po Box 29, Baker, NV 89311

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Baker, NV
  • 80.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 6.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Baker, NV
  • 47.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 23.8%Wood


Baker compared to Nevada state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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 above state average.

Baker on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the lowest real estate taxes percentage (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #41 (89301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
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