Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,761 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Mean prices in 2013:All housing units: $131,306; Detached houses: $134,152; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,148; In 2-unit structures: $149,903; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,699; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $261,694; Mobile homes: $20,037
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Ancestries: German (21.9%), Irish (12.4%), Polish (8.6%), English (8.2%), United States (7.7%), Italian (3.6%).
Current Local Time: EST time zone
Incorporated in 1908
Elevation: 331 feet
Land area: 0.42 square miles.
Population density: 1,242 people per square mile (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Barker:
High school or higher: 89.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Barker village:
Never married: 20.4%
Now married: 62.7%
41 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America, 0.8% North America).
According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Barker, New York as of August 27, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Barker to the number of sex offenders is 1,324 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,502 (2.8%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,244 (2.5%)
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).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Barker-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 158.1 miles away from the city center On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 215.2 miles away from Barker center On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 178.7 miles away from the city center On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 253.9 miles away from the city center On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from Barker center 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 Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
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: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Chemical Waste: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers near Barker:
NEWFANE REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER CORP. (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NEWFANE, NY)
EASTERN NIAGARA HOSPITAL ESRD (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; NEWFANE, NY)
INTER-COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AT NEWFANE, INC. (Hospital, about 9 miles away; NEWFANE, NY)
ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB GASPORT L L C (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GASPORT, NY)
MEDINA MEMORIAL HLTH CARE SYS LTHHCP (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MEDINA, NY)
MEDINA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MEDINA, NY)
ODD FELLOW AND REBEKAH REHAB AND HLTH CARE CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LOCKPORT, NY)
Niagara County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Drinking water stations with addresses in Barker that have no violations reported:
BARKER VILLAGE (Population served: 577,Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.2%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Median house value significantly below state average.
Unemployed percentage below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
Number of rooms per house above state average.
Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Banks with branches in Barker (2011 data):
HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Barker Branch at 8683 Main Street, branch established on 1950/02/01. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
Religion statistics for Barker village (based on Niagara County data)
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: 33
1.54 / 10,000 pop.
4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
0.05 / 10,000 pop.
0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 27
1.26 / 10,000 pop.
0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
2.99 / 10,000 pop.
1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 172
8.02 / 10,000 pop.
8.82 / 10,000 pop.
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Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
1660 Quaker Rd (Lat: 43.330611 Lon: -78.555306), Call Sign: KWI912 Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz Grant Date: 02/10/2004, Expiration Date: 04/26/2014 Registrant: Fire Coordinator/Niagara County, 5526 Niagara Street Extension, Lockport, NY 14095-0496, Phone: (716) 438-3171, Fax: (716) 438-3173, Email:
Somerset Hwy Dept 8684 Haight Rd (Lat: 43.337278 Lon: -78.552528), Call Sign: KAS410 Assigned Frequencies: 151.115 MHz Grant Date: 07/19/2011, Expiration Date: 09/12/2021 Registrant: Fire Coordinator/Niagara County, 5526 Niagara Street Extension, Lockport, NY 14095-0496, Phone: (716) 438-3171, Fax: (716) 438-3173, Email:
Highway Dept (Lat: 43.331167 Lon: -78.545861), Call Sign: WRL698 Assigned Frequencies: 151.115 MHz Grant Date: 06/19/2004, Expiration Date: 09/14/2014 Registrant: Village Of Barker, 8708 Main St, Barker, NY 14012, Phone: (716) 795-3777, Fax: (716) 795-3478, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: KE2LX Grant Date: 05/13/1999, Expiration Date: 05/13/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2011 Registrant: Richard W Price, Box 115 1380 Quaker Rd, Barker, NY 14012
Call Sign: N2XKN, Licensee ID: L00745527 Grant Date: 09/22/2003, Expiration Date: 12/21/2013 Registrant: John Mc Cormick, 1694 Quaker Rd, Barker, NY 14012
Call Sign: WA2YOE, Licensee ID: L00963537 Grant Date: 01/10/2005, Expiration Date: 02/10/2015, Certifier: Marilyn C Kenyon Registrant: Marilyn C Kenyon, 2049 County Line Rd, Barker, NY 14012
Call Sign: WB2UXF, Licensee ID: L00984537 Grant Date: 03/02/2005, Expiration Date: 03/15/2015 Registrant: Eugene F Naish, 9097 Lakeshore Dr., Barker, NY 14012
Call Sign: WB2YOJ, Licensee ID: L00963536 Grant Date: 01/10/2005, Expiration Date: 02/10/2015, Certifier: Roger L Kenyon Registrant: Roger L Kenyon, 2049 County Line Rd, Barker, NY 14012
Call Sign: KC2ZWX, Licensee ID: L01625850 Grant Date: 03/21/2011, Expiration Date: 03/21/2021, Certifier: Cris A Zanow Registrant: Cris A Zanow, 1852 Johnson Creek Rd, Barker, NY 14012
FAA Registered Aircraft:
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 108CT , Serial Number: 17267671, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/1976 Registrant (Individual): Harold P Hawley, 1707 East Ave, Barker, NY 14012
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (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: 2911S , Serial Number: 15066811, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1967 Registrant (Individual): Harold P Hawley, 1707 East Ave, Barker, NY 14012
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005 (Based on 1 partial tract)
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Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003 (Based on 1 partial tract)
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