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Baker County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2016: 28,750 (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: 49 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Baker County: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (37.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (22.6%), Retail trade (14.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Baker County, FL (2017)
    • 22,840102.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,96917.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7073.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2191.0%Two or more races
    • 2010.9%Asian alone
    • 1000.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Males: 15,031  (52.3%)
Females: 13,719  (47.7%)
Average household size:
Baker County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,355 ($40,035 in 1999)
This county:

$57,355
Florida:

$52,594

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $589 (lower quartile is $427, upper quartile is $754)
This county:

$589
State:

$975


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $150,397 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Baker:

$150,397
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,799 - $251,866
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,118
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $290

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:

  • 1997: 81 buildings, average cost: $54,900
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $55,100
  • 1999: 95 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 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
  • 2005: 279 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2006: 226 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 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
  • 2015: 37 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2016: 68 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2017: 121 buildings, average cost: $166,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Baker, FL residents
Average permit cost in Baker, FL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,114 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $701 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Baker, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Baker, FL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Baker, FL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.2%
Baker County:

16.2%
Florida:

14.0%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Black residents, 46.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.4% for American Indian residents, 20.6% for other race residents, 0.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.9 years old
(Males: 35.5 years old, Females: 39.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.7 years old, Black residents: 30.8 years old, American Indian residents: 64.6 years old, Asian residents: 37.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.3 years old, Other race residents: 25.3 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----

2018 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:

3.2%
Florida:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Baker, FL
County total employment by year in Baker, FL
County average yearly wages by year in Baker, FL

Current college students: 723
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 444 (51.2% naturalized citizens)

Baker County:

1.5%
Whole state:

20.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 942010 or later
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 1091990 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: 5,095
  • One, attached: 78
  • Two: 106
  • 3 or 4: 22
  • 5 to 9: 111
  • 10 to 19: 41
  • 50 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 4,342
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 47

Housing units in Baker County with a mortgage: 4,079 (110 second mortgage, 225 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,769

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

56.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Baker County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Baker

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,205 (83.4%)
  • Carpooled: 677 (9.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 91 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 68 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 406 (5.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • 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 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • 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 occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


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

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • 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 (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Dominican Republic (16%)
  • Cuba (15%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • Liberia (7%)
  • Vietnam (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Baker County


  • American (29%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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 $53,125.

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Florida average:

7.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.18% relocated from other counties in Florida ($32,838 average AGI)
1.03% relocated from other states ($8,230 average AGI)
Baker County:

1.03%
Florida average:

3.87%

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  2.62% ($39,455 average AGI)
from Clay County, FL  0.66% ($44,196)
from Columbia County, FL  0.28% ($30,083)
from Nassau County, FL  0.25% ($49,238)


5.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Florida average:

6.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.52% relocated to other counties in Florida ($33,157 average AGI)
1.15% relocated to other states ($11,506 average AGI)
Baker County:

1.15%
Florida average:

2.71%

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  2.19% ($40,663 average AGI)
to Clay County, FL  0.59% ($43,700)
to Columbia County, FL  0.36% ($28,300)

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: 28,750
  • In family households: 22,960 (2,941 male householders, 3,445 female householders)
    4,889 spouses, 8,052 children (7,417 natural, 146 adopted, 488 stepchildren), 1,489 grandchildren, 74 brothers or sisters, 339 parents, 731 other relatives, 972 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,144 (1,055 male householders (729 living alone)), 1,168 female householders (1,006 living alone)), 924 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,529

Size of family households: 2,506 2-persons, 1,451 3-persons, 1,439 4-persons, 669 5-persons, 232 6-persons, 61 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,736 1-person, 300 2-persons, 158 3-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

3,792 married couples with children.
1,353 single-parent households (275 men, 1,078 women).

94.0% of residents of Baker speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.1% 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, 17% speak English well, 41% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% 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
  • Year house built in Baker County, Florida
  • 1232014 or later
  • 3212010 to 2013
  • 2,3122000 to 2009
  • 2,1471990 to 1999
  • 1,6631980 to 1989
  • 1,8881970 to 1979
  • 5071960 to 1969
  • 3131950 to 1959
  • 3441940 to 1949
  • 1371939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Baker County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baker County, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baker County, Florida
  • 221 room
  • 752 rooms
  • 1383 rooms
  • 7464 rooms
  • 1,3365 rooms
  • 2,0046 rooms
  • 1,1697 rooms
  • 5948 rooms
  • 7969+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker County, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker County, Florida
  • 01 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 1123 rooms
  • 5584 rooms
  • 5305 rooms
  • 3646 rooms
  • 447 rooms
  • 1198 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Baker County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Baker County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Baker County, Florida
  • 35no bedroom
  • 1501 bedroom
  • 6912 bedrooms
  • 4,4463 bedrooms
  • 1,3604 bedrooms
  • 2095+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker County, Florida
  • 0no bedroom
  • 941 bedroom
  • 7372 bedrooms
  • 7903 bedrooms
  • 1264 bedrooms
  • 175+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Baker County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 122no vehicle
  • 1,7371 vehicle
  • 2,8532 vehicles
  • 1,4543 vehicles
  • 5614 vehicles
  • 2565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Baker County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Baker County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 112no vehicle
  • 9461 vehicle
  • 4832 vehicles
  • 2203 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.9% 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, 86% lived in Florida.

Baker County:

85.9%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 20,558
  • Other state: 7,342
  • Northeast: 982
  • Midwest: 1,637
  • South: 4,141
  • West: 589
Year householders moved into unit in Baker County, FL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Baker County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 91.6%Electricity
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 93.8%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 282
Here:

8.5%
Florida:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 105
Here:

6.8%
Florida:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 197
Here:

21.4%
Florida:

20.0%

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

Baker County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $20,523,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $9,581,000
    Police Protection: $9,204,000
    General - Other: $6,079,000
    Regular Highways: $3,500,000
    Financial Administration: $1,899,000
    Health - Other: $1,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $708,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $703,000
    Solid Waste Management: $650,000
    Housing and Community Development: $637,000
    General Public Buildings: $408,000
    Libraries: $243,000
    Local Fire Protection: $207,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
    Parks and Recreation: $155,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $915,000
    General Local Government Support: $386,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,500,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $775,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $613,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $393,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $219,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $565,000
    General Revenue - Other: $551,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $235,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,308,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000
    General - Other: $85,000
    Police Protection: $54,000
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,965,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,477,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,340,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,980,000
    Other: $1,820,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
    Public Welfare: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,216,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,589,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $592,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $423,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $160,000
    Other License: $69,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,000

Baker County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $20,523,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $9,581,000
    Police Protection: $9,204,000
    General - Other: $6,079,000
    Regular Highways: $3,500,000
    Financial Administration: $1,899,000
    Health - Other: $1,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $708,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $703,000
    Solid Waste Management: $650,000
    Housing and Community Development: $637,000
    General Public Buildings: $408,000
    Libraries: $243,000
    Local Fire Protection: $207,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
    Parks and Recreation: $155,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $915,000
    General Local Government Support: $386,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,500,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $775,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $613,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $393,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $219,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $565,000
    General Revenue - Other: $551,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $235,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,308,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000
    General - Other: $85,000
    Police Protection: $54,000
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,965,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,477,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,340,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,980,000
    Other: $1,820,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
    Public Welfare: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,216,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,589,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $592,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $423,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $160,000
    Other License: $69,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,000

Baker County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $20,523,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $9,581,000
    Police Protection: $9,204,000
    General - Other: $6,079,000
    Regular Highways: $3,500,000
    Financial Administration: $1,899,000
    Health - Other: $1,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $708,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $703,000
    Solid Waste Management: $650,000
    Housing and Community Development: $637,000
    General Public Buildings: $408,000
    Libraries: $243,000
    Local Fire Protection: $207,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
    Parks and Recreation: $155,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $915,000
    General Local Government Support: $386,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,500,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $775,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $613,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $393,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $219,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $565,000
    General Revenue - Other: $551,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $235,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,308,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000
    General - Other: $85,000
    Police Protection: $54,000
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,965,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,477,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,340,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,980,000
    Other: $1,820,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
    Public Welfare: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,216,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,589,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $592,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $423,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $160,000
    Other License: $69,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,000

Baker County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $20,523,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $9,581,000
    Police Protection: $9,204,000
    General - Other: $6,079,000
    Regular Highways: $3,500,000
    Financial Administration: $1,899,000
    Health - Other: $1,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $841,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $708,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $703,000
    Solid Waste Management: $650,000
    Housing and Community Development: $637,000
    General Public Buildings: $408,000
    Libraries: $243,000
    Local Fire Protection: $207,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
    Parks and Recreation: $155,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $915,000
    General Local Government Support: $386,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,500,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $775,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $613,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $393,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $219,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $565,000
    General Revenue - Other: $551,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $235,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,308,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000
    General - Other: $85,000
    Police Protection: $54,000
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,965,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,477,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,340,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,980,000
    Other: $1,820,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
    Public Welfare: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,216,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,589,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,129,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $592,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $423,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $160,000
    Other License: $69,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,000

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
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"