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Median resident age:  39.0 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89301

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,346 (it was $37,167 in 2000)
Baker:

$43,346
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,551

Baker CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $211,628 (it was $157,300 in 2000)
Baker:

$211,628
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $335,897; Detached houses: $372,673; Mobile homes: $93,789

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  • White alone - 347 (90.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (4.2%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Baker: 196.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 5310 feet




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

Baker CCD:  0.1% ($199)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
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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

Baker household income distribution Baker home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Nevada:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Work and jobs in Baker: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Baker, Nevada

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Earthquake activity:

Baker-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Nevada state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1997 at 01:23:19, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/8/2004 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, Depth: 0.4 mi) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from Baker center
On 7/21/1992 at 20:58:05, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/1990 at 23:59:38, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/10/1998 at 20:07:16, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from Baker center
On 8/11/1999 at 14:14:08, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in White Pine County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: Calvin Quate - Inventor.

Political contributions by individuals in Baker, NV

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baker:

  • Southern Utah University (about 139 miles; Cedar City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 5,635)
  • Snow College (about 142 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 2,666)
  • Utah Valley University (about 145 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 15,072)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 148 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 11,080)
  • Brigham Young University (about 148 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 30,109)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 149 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Western Governors University (about 151 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 15,870)

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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).

 
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 (Address: BAKER GID , Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2000 and JUN-06-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
WHEELER PEAK CAMPGROUND NPS (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major 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 monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Baker that have no violations reported:

  • LEHMAN CREEK CAMPGROUND NPS (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAKER CREEK CAMPGROUND NPS (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAVE SPRINGS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

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%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Baker, NV

Baker compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (70%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.54%
Here55.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents47.7%40.3%5.0%2.4%4.6%
Congregations11.1%33.3%5.6%11.1%38.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

11.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.34%
Nevada average:

9.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clark County, NV  2.59% ($86,494 average AGI)
from Elko County, NV  0.59% ($37,211)
from Nye County, NV  0.47% ($68,333)


7.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
Nevada average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clark County, NV  1.27% ($33,410 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.68% ($37,048)
to Elko County, NV  0.52% ($40,688)

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 Antenna Towers:

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  • 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: 7024024215, Radio_admin@nvenergy.Com, 7155 LINDELL RD., B93TC

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 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: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 08/29/2014
    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:

6
  • BORDER RADIO, 5 Mi Ne (Lat: 39.057917 Lon: -114.049083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10.5 m, Call Sign: WMN695
    Assigned Frequencies: 18945.0 MHz, 2168.40 MHz, 11153.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: At&t Nevada, 2700 Watt Avenue, Room 3082, Sacramento, CA 95851-1038, Phone: (916) 972-2608, Fax: (916) 489-6305, Email:
  • BAKER, Sw Cor Of Baker & Carson Sts (Lat: 39.011833 Lon: -114.127583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5.9 m, Call Sign: WMN696
    Assigned Frequencies: 18605.0 MHz, 11643.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: At&t Nevada, 2700 Watt Avenue, Room 3082, Sacramento, CA 95851-1038, Phone: (916) 972-2608, Fax: (916) 489-6305, Email:
  • WILLARD CREEK, Fr Ely,Nv 27 Mi Us-6s,4 Mi Us-93s,5.5 Mi E On Shoshone Rd/Cr-39, 3.15 Mi To Site (Lat: 39.019611 Lon: -114.403889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 50.6 m, Call Sign: WQOD249
    Assigned Frequencies: 11215.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/17/2021, Certifier: Bruce B Blais Pe
    Registrant: Black & Veatch, 10950 Grandview, Bldg #34, T4, Overland Park, KS 66210, Phone: (913) 458-4352, Email:
  • SACRMNTO PS, 14.0 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 39.104389 Lon: -114.363333), Overall height: 25.6 m, Call Sign: KPW27
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz... (+17 more)
    Grant Date: 03/20/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/28/1998
    Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309
  • WILLARD CREEK, 14.7 Miles West Of (Lat: 39.021833 Lon: -114.398722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WBA876
    Assigned Frequencies: 19280.0 MHz, 18585.0 MHz, 6375.14 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: At&t Nevada, 2700 Watt Avenue, Room 3082, Sacramento, CA 95851-1038, Phone: (916) 972-2608, Fax: (916) 489-6305, Email:
  • STATION, Sacramento Pass 14 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 39.104667 Lon: -114.363333), Overall height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WHH906, Licensee ID: L00002936
    Assigned Frequencies: 6565.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2007, Expiration Date: 12/24/2017
    Registrant: City Of Los Angeles-Dept Of Water & Power

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC7FTL, Licensee ID: L00912801
    Grant Date: 09/02/2004, Expiration Date: 09/16/2014
    Registrant: Leslie A Schuh, Box 160, Baker, NV 89311-0160
  • 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

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
    Registrant (Individual): Philipp Heckethorn, Po Box 11, 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
    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
    Registrant (Corporation): Baker Ranches Inc, Po Box 29, 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
    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
    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
    Registrant (Corporation): Baker Ranches Inc, Po Box 29, Baker, NV 89311



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