For population 25 years and over in Barker:
For population 15 years and over in Barker village:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,310 (2.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amherst, NY (25.4 miles , pop. 116,510).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (32.8 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (289.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Somerset, NY (0.9 miles ), Hartland, NY (2.3 miles ), Newfane, NY (2.8 miles ), Yates, NY (2.8 miles ), Olcott, NY (2.9 miles ), Lyndonville, NY (2.9 miles ), Middleport, NY (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.33 N, Longitude: 78.55 W
Area code: 716
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+1.9%).
Work and jobs in Barker: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Barker, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Barker-area historical tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 47.4 miles away from the Barker village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/7/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Barker-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from Barker center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from Barker center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Niagara County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Chemical Waste: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Barker:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barker:
Public high school in Barker:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Barker:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Barker that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.3%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Barker compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Barker (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Barker (based on Niagara County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.25%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 33
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 27
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Number of full-service restaurants: 172
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Barker government finances in 2002:
3.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,910 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($521 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,257 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($453 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Barker:
Strongest FM radio stations in Barker:
TV broadcast stations around Barker:
Barker fatal accident list:
Aug 29, 2002 02:25 AM, Hartland Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 1999 01:25 PM, Sr-18, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 29, 1998 07:13 PM, Sr-18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 9, 1997 08:57 PM, Coleman, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $706,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,766
Total average daily truck traffic: 105
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 2,208
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Barker)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0241.02
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Barker, NY
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.