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Baker County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2016: 28,240 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 22,259 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,258
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,555
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,723
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,959 (it was 1,320 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 585 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 48 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Baker County: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (36.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (22.8%), Retail trade (16.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Baker County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (81.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (14.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years
Males: 14,762  (52.3%)
Females: 13,478  (47.7%)

Baker County,FL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Baker County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,464 ($40,035 in 1999)

This county:

$55,464
Florida:

$50,860

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $562 (lower quartile is $413, upper quartile is $717)
This county:

$562
State:

$931


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $128,718 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Baker:

$128,718
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,684 - $208,959
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,108
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $288

Institutionalized population: 2,324

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 137
  • Burglaries: 78
  • Thefts: 383
  • Auto thefts: 23

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 92
  • Burglaries: 89
  • Thefts: 293
  • Auto thefts: 32
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Health of residents in Baker County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.1. This is significantly worse than average.
62.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
48.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
51.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 207 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 109 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2001: 112 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2002: 142 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2003: 143 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2004: 184 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2007: 165 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2008: 92 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2014: 41 buildings, average cost: $167,900
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,062 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $680 (0.6%)

Baker County household income distribution in 2013 Baker County home values distribution in 2013 Baker County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.9%
Baker County:

16.9%
Florida:

14.7%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 49.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.1% for American Indian residents, 24.6% for other race residents, 0.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.9 years old
(Males: 35.4 years old, Females: 39.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.5 years old, Black residents: 30.9 years old, American Indian residents: 66.0 years old, Asian residents: 37.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.0 years old, Other race residents: 24.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Baker County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $735 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sanderson, Macclenny, Glen St. Mary.

Baker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
32040Glen Saint Mary501010
32063Macclenny10320320
32087Sanderson10----

2012 air pollution in Baker County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.024 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Baker County: Camp Flowers (A), Beachwalk Center (B), College Station (C), County Line Landing (D), Nobleknob Camp (E), Oakledge Camp (F), McAllaster Landing (G), McAllister Landing (H), West End Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (I), Callaway Fire Department Station 2 (J), Greenhills Fountain Volunteer Fire Department (K), Southport Volunteer Fire District (L), West Bay Woodville Fire Department (M), Sand Hills Volunteer Fire Department (N), Bear Creek Youngstown Fire Department (O), Bayou George Volunteer Fire Department (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Regency Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Baker County include: Bayou George Church (A), Bear Creek Church (B), Sandy Mount Church (C), Bear Creek Assembly of God Church (D), Callaway Assembly of God Church (E), First Baptist Church of Parker (F), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (G), First Baptist Church of Southport (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Porter Cemetery (1), Farmdale Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Danley Lake (A), Bay Gall Ponds (B), Bear Pond (C), Big Island Lake (D), Black Pond (E), Tyson Lake (F), Bream Lake (G), Brit Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clearwater Branch (A), Ward Creek (B), Clear Creek (C), Branning Branch (D), Minge Branch (E), Beefwood Branch (F), Bell Bay Branch (G), Goshum Branch (H), Morrell Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Baker County: Point Washington Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Evangeline Parish, Louisiana , Holmes County , Jackson County, Mississippi , St. Landry Parish, Louisiana , Travis County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 723
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 430 (51.1% naturalized citizens)

Baker County:

1.5%
Whole state:

20.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Baker County population
  • 802010 or later
  • 342000 to 2009
  • 1101990 to 1999
  • 861980 to 1989
  • 241970 to 1979
  • 57Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.3%

Baker County marital status for males Baker County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,014
  • One, attached: 77
  • Two: 113
  • 3 or 4: 22
  • 5 to 9: 112
  • 10 to 19: 41
  • 50 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 4,282
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 33

Housing units in Baker County with a mortgage: 3,970 (115 second mortgage, 244 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,670

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

57.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Baker County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,18628
Other6132
Catholic3831
Black Protestant3444
Mainline Protestant3391
None20,250-
Baker County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Baker County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Baker County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Baker County:

11.9%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Baker County:

29.8%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Baker County:

Average size of farms: 89 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $124,634
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $5159.88
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.53%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 62.58%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $100,119
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,867
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.20%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.56
Corn for grain: 38 harvested acres
Vegetables: 225 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 129 acres

Tornado activity:

Baker County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 1143557.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 138 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/10/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baker County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 386.7 miles away from Baker County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 248.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 218.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 199.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 305.0 miles away from Baker County center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Florida Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 03, 2016 to October 19, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3377: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3377, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Hermine, Incident Period: August 31, 2016 to September 11, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4280: September 28, 2016, FEMA Id: 4280, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Tropical Storm Debby, Incident Period: June 23, 2012 to July 26, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4068: July 03, 2012, FEMA Id: 4068, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: May 17, 2009 to May 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1840: May 27, 2009, FEMA Id: 1840, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1785: August 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1785, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3288: August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Suwannee Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 07, 2007 to December 31, 1969, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 2689, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3220: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Jeanne, Incident Period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1561: September 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1561, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 08, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1545: September 04, 2004, FEMA Id: 1545, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Baker County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 5, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Cuba (15%)
  • Dominican Republic (15%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • Vietnam (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Baker County


  • American (30%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Baker County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,033 (83.1%)
  • Carpooled: 670 (9.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 79 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 71 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 387 (5.3%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Baker County, Florida in 2000:

  • 1,240 people in state prisons
  • 514 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 161 people in nursing homes
  • 116 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 44 people in other group homes
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Baker County, Florida in 2010:

  • 1,376 people in state prisons
  • 449 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 270 people in federal detention centers
  • 229 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 20 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,827.

6.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Florida average:

7.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.62% relocated from other counties in Florida ($23,219 average AGI)
1.43% relocated from other states ($7,295 average AGI)
Baker County:

1.43%
Florida average:

3.71%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Duval County, FL  2.30% ($30,693 average AGI)
from Clay County, FL  0.51% ($34,762)
from Columbia County, FL  0.32% ($26,962)
from Nassau County, FL  0.28% ($35,478)
from Charlton County, GA  0.23% ($22,842)
from Bradford County, FL  0.21% ($26,235)
from St. Johns County, FL  0.15% ($36,250)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Florida average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.32% relocated to other counties in Florida ($23,038 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($7,275 average AGI)
Baker County:

1.59%
Florida average:

2.87%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Duval County, FL  2.30% ($27,440 average AGI)
to Clay County, FL  0.49% ($33,902)
to Columbia County, FL  0.36% ($27,433)
to Union County, FL  0.25% ($31,667)
to Nassau County, FL  0.18% ($26,933)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.17% ($9,857)
to Broward County, FL  0.16% ($25,077)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.4

Births per 1000 population in Baker County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Baker County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Baker County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Baker County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Baker County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Baker County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Baker County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Baker County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Baker County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,349 (2,318 aged, 1,031 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 912 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Baker County, Florida in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (257)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (244)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (200)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (160)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (82)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (68)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (67)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (64)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (57)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (56)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.16
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,371
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 283
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,521

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,624
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 651
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,240
  • In family households: 22,468 (2,869 male householders, 3,422 female householders)
    4,786 spouses, 7,868 children (7,218 natural, 152 adopted, 502 stepchildren), 1,487 grandchildren, 73 brothers or sisters, 314 parents, 716 other relatives, 928 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,132 (1,036 male householders (712 living alone)), 1,156 female householders (997 living alone)), 948 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,562

Size of family households: 2,456 2-persons, 1,460 3-persons, 1,423 4-persons, 647 5-persons, 220 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,710 1-person, 295 2-persons, 158 3-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

3,682 married couples with children.
1,381 single-parent households (260 men, 1,121 women).

95.5% of residents of Baker speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 41% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $103,407,000 ($4,305 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,281,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $56,601,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,852,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $427,000
Federal grants: $19,723,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,155,000 ($4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,651,000 ($153,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $370,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,473,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,551,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,854
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,045
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +32
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,510
Here:

+61 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Baker County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.88 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

Year house built in Baker County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Baker County population
  • 672014 or later
  • 3052010 to 2013
  • 2,3412000 to 2009
  • 2,1521990 to 1999
  • 1,6401980 to 1989
  • 1,9061970 to 1979
  • 5091960 to 1969
  • 3071950 to 1959
  • 3641940 to 1949
  • 1321939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Baker County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baker County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Baker County population
  • 231 room
  • 752 rooms
  • 1283 rooms
  • 7294 rooms
  • 1,3015 rooms
  • 1,9566 rooms
  • 1,1287 rooms
  • 5858 rooms
  • 7479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Baker County population
  • 01 room
  • 282 rooms
  • 1153 rooms
  • 5764 rooms
  • 5375 rooms
  • 3686 rooms
  • 437 rooms
  • 1088 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Baker County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Baker County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Baker County population
  • 35no bedroom
  • 1441 bedroom
  • 6782 bedrooms
  • 4,3523 bedrooms
  • 1,2754 bedrooms
  • 1995+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Baker County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 941 bedroom
  • 7602 bedrooms
  • 7923 bedrooms
  • 1214 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Baker County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Baker County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Baker County population
  • 121no vehicle
  • 1,7141 vehicle
  • 2,7372 vehicles
  • 1,3913 vehicles
  • 5344 vehicles
  • 2525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Baker County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Baker County population
  • 116no vehicle
  • 9641 vehicle
  • 4952 vehicles
  • 2013 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.6% of Baker County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Florida.

Baker County:

85.6%
State average:

84.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20,126
  • Other state: 7,295
  • Northeast: 978
  • Midwest: 1,634
  • South: 4,128
  • West: 560
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Baker County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 91.8%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 93.7%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 262
Here:

8.1%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 101
Here:

6.6%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 199
Here:

21.4%
Florida:

20.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 557
  • Number of aged recipients: 42
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 515
  • Number of recipients under 18: 111
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 362
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 84
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 197
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 238
Baker County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
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Baker County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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Most common first names in Baker County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14966.5 years
John10569.3 years
William8569.3 years
Mary7676.5 years
Robert6166.7 years
George5771.2 years
Charles4568.1 years
Willie3473.8 years
Thomas3169.4 years
Annie3080.5 years
Most common last names in Baker County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rhoden7575.9 years
Crews7473.3 years
Davis6173.9 years
Williams5270.3 years
Smith4673.5 years
Johnson4370.4 years
Raulerson3777.9 years
Starling3473.0 years
Harvey3473.8 years
Hodges3371.5 years
Businesses in Baker County, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
CVS1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
Econo Lodge1Travelodge1
FedEx1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1

Baker County on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"