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Baker County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2021: 2,975 (all rural); it was 4,074 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 415
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 558
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,175
Renter-occupied apartments: 399 (it was 339 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

34%

Land area: 343 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Baker County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.0%), Public administration (17.4%), Retail trade (13.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.4%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 28%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Baker County, GA (2021)
    • 1,48450.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,13038.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2217.5%Asian alone
    • 1184.0%Two or more races
    • 40.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 20.07%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

51.8 years
Georgia median age:

37.5 years
Males: 1,483  (49.9%)
Females: 1,492  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Baker County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $34,202 ($30,338 in 1999)
This county:

$34,202
Georgia:

$66,559

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $381 (lower quartile is $276, upper quartile is $515)
This county:

$381
State:

$970


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $124,669 (it was $50,200 in 2000)
Baker:

$124,669
Georgia:

$249,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,812 - $165,169

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $155,483
Here:

$155,483
State:

$321,242

Mobile homes: $97,423
Here:

$97,423
State:

$83,555

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $948
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $416

Institutionalized population: 0

Crime in 2019 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2014 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 10
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 0 buildings
  • 2020: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Baker, GA residents
Average permit cost in Baker, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $760 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $937 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Baker, GA in 2021
Distribution of house value in Baker, GA in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Baker, GA in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 25.2%
Baker County:

25.2%
Georgia:

14.0%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 75.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 72.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 51.8 years old
(Males: 49.3 years old, Females: 52.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 58.1 years old, Black residents: 43.8 years old, Asian residents: 32.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16.4 years old)

Area name: Albany, GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Baker County is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $718 a month.

Cities in this county include: Milford, Newton.

Baker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Baker County: Camp Squawchee (A), Santo Domingo Mission Ruins (B), Camp Tolochee (C), Yankee Landing (D), Ruins of Georgias First Brewery (E), Hunters Siding (F), Hells Gate (G), Jekyll Island Water Pollution Control Plant (H), Altamaha Plantation (I), Coastal Pines Golf Club (J), Oak Grove Island Golf and Country Club (K), Jekyll Island Golf Club (L), Ocean Forest Golf Club (M), Cherokee Campground (N), Clam Creek Picnic Area (O), Golden Isles Marina (P), Golden Isles Speedway (Q), Hofwyl (R), Indian Mound Golf Club (S), Browns Lake Landing (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Beachside Shopping Center (1), Altama Village Shopping Center (2), Brunswick West Shopping Center (3), Glynn Place Mall Shopping Center (4), Glynn Place Market Shopping Center (5), Jekyll Island Plaza Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Baker County include: First African Church (A), Springhill Church (B), Dankel Chapel (C), Bethel Church (D), Trinity Church (E), Lake Side Church (F), Blythe Island Church (G), Coneys Temple (H), Emanuel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Barnwell Cemetery (1), Blount Crossing Cemetery (2), Brunswick Memorial Park (3), Freedman Cemetery (4), Allen Memorial Cemetery (5), Daniel Cemetery (6), DuBignon Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Berry Lake (A), Alligator Congress (B), Browns Lake (C), Akins Pond (D), Gum Pond (E), Hayner Swamp (F), Turtle River Swamp (G), Turkey Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: New Hope Creek (A), Turtle River (B), Cedar Point Creek (C), Crooked Creek (D), Wilson Creek (E), White Oak Creek (F), Troup Creek (G), Tabby Creek (H), Jones Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Baker County include: Blythe Island County Park (1), Jekyll Island State Park Authority (2), Blythe Island Park (3), Fancy Bluff Park (4), Fort Frederica National Monument (5), Sterling Park (6), Turtle River Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Saint Andrew Beach (A), Sea Island Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Mobile County, Alabama , Monroe County, Alabama , Wilkinson County, Mississippi , Tom Green County, Texas .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

4.7%
Georgia:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 103
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 44 (63.9% naturalized citizens)

Baker County:

1.5%
Whole state:

10.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 22010 or later
  • 152000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 231980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 34.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,116
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 29
  • 3 or 4: 18
  • 5 to 9: 21
  • 20 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 356

Housing units in Baker County with a mortgage: 265 (6 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 0

Here:

100.0% with mortgage
State:

98.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Baker County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant90910
Black Protestant4273
Mainline Protestant372
Other10-
Catholic--
None2,068-
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: 1
Baker County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Baker County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Baker County:

13.1%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Baker County:

32.5%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Baker County:

Average size of farms: 860 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $189,760
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $402.79
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 38.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $188,792
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.63%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.98%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $123,071
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.83
Corn for grain: 7909 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1440 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 16180 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 640 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 146 acres

Tornado activity:

Baker County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 2881720.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/3/1957, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baker County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.2 miles away from Baker County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 208.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 229.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 219.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 229.7 miles away from Baker County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 272.0 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:

  • Georgia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Hurricane Michael, Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 23, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4400-GA: October 14, 2018, FEMA Id: 4400, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: January 21, 2017 - January 22, 2017, FEMA Id: 4297, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4259: February 26, 2016, FEMA Id: 4259, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1833: April 23, 2009, FEMA Id: 1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 01, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1686: March 03, 2007, FEMA Id: 1686, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Tornadoes, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 03, 1994 to July 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1033: July 07, 1994, FEMA Id: 1033, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Baker County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Baker

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 484 (83.2%)
  • Carpooled: 16 (2.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 5 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 12 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 75 (12.9%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Public administration (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Public administration (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Korea (68%)
  • Vietnam (30%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Baker County


  • American (12%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $44,412.

4.33% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($41,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Georgia average:

10.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.33% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($41,500 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


5.35% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($31,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Georgia average:

9.60%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.35% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($31,360 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Baker County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.5%
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: 569 (426 aged, 143 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 80 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 794
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 722

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,975
  • Male householders: 618 (227 living alone), Female householders: 615 (219 living alone)
  • 530 spouses (530 opposite-sex spouses), 109 unmarried partners, (109 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 885 children (685 natural, 188 adopted, 21 stepchildren), 32 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 51 parents, 0 foster children, 77 other relatives, 32 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 8

Size of family households: 446 2-persons, 121 3-persons, 120 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 16 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 446 1-person, 45 2-persons.

223 married couples with children.
262 single-parent households (37 men, 225 women).

93.4% of residents of Baker speak English at home.
7.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $27,932,000 ($6,575 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $195,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $5,969,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,608,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,088,000
Federal grants: $9,791,000
Federal procurement contracts: $99,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $377,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $401,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,506,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,545,000

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

Births: 202
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 211
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +88
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Baker County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.25 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.6

Year house built in Baker County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Baker County, Georgia
  • 02020 or later
  • 1082010 to 2019
  • 2062000 to 2009
  • 2491990 to 1999
  • 2311980 to 1989
  • 1501970 to 1979
  • 2821960 to 1969
  • 551950 to 1959
  • 1071940 to 1949
  • 1301939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Baker County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baker County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baker County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 764 rooms
  • 2215 rooms
  • 1636 rooms
  • 1157 rooms
  • 928 rooms
  • 1469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker County, Georgia
  • 191 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 654 rooms
  • 1895 rooms
  • 356 rooms
  • 227 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 19+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Baker County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Baker County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Baker County, Georgia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 1572 bedrooms
  • 4183 bedrooms
  • 2134 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baker County, Georgia
  • 19no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 1042 bedrooms
  • 2143 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Baker County, Georgia 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
  • 41no vehicle
  • 1621 vehicle
  • 4072 vehicles
  • 2013 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 65+ 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
  • 41no vehicle
  • 1231 vehicle
  • 1712 vehicles
  • 533 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

96.7% of Baker County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Georgia.

Baker County:

96.7%
State average:

86.0%

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

  • This state: 2,451
  • Other state: 411
  • Northeast: 19
  • Midwest: 63
  • South: 317
  • West: 6
Year householders moved into unit in Baker County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Baker County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 82.3%Electricity
  • 8.9%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.2%Electricity
  • 29.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 83
Here:

43.5%
Georgia:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

11.9%
Georgia:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Georgia:

19.6%

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 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $243,000
    Other: $167,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $425,000
    Regular Highways: $398,000
    Financial Administration: $372,000
    Central Staff Services: $326,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $247,000
    General - Other: $224,000
    Health - Other: $109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Libraries: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $32,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $67,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Sale of Property: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $611,000
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000
    Police Protection: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,619,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $863,000
    Public Welfare: $51,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,360,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $306,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $156,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
    Other License: $9,000

Baker County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $243,000
    Other: $167,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $425,000
    Regular Highways: $398,000
    Financial Administration: $372,000
    Central Staff Services: $326,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $247,000
    General - Other: $224,000
    Health - Other: $109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Libraries: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $32,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $67,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Sale of Property: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $611,000
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000
    Police Protection: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,619,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $863,000
    Public Welfare: $51,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,360,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $306,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $156,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
    Other License: $9,000

Baker County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $243,000
    Other: $167,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $425,000
    Regular Highways: $398,000
    Financial Administration: $372,000
    Central Staff Services: $326,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $247,000
    General - Other: $224,000
    Health - Other: $109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Libraries: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $32,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $67,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Sale of Property: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $611,000
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000
    Police Protection: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,619,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $863,000
    Public Welfare: $51,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,360,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $306,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $156,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
    Other License: $9,000

Baker County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $243,000
    Other: $167,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $425,000
    Regular Highways: $398,000
    Financial Administration: $372,000
    Central Staff Services: $326,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $247,000
    General - Other: $224,000
    Health - Other: $109,000
    Correctional Institutions: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
    Libraries: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $32,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $67,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Sale of Property: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $611,000
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000
    Police Protection: $37,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,619,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $863,000
    Public Welfare: $51,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,360,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $306,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $156,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
    Other License: $9,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 230
  • Number of aged recipients: 42
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 188
  • Number of recipients under 18: 31
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 135
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 64
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 102
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 108
Most common first names in Baker County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1675.3 years
Willie1465.4 years
John1470.3 years
William1374.2 years
Charlie1174.4 years
Thomas1066.0 years
Annie1078.9 years
Henry973.6 years
Robert862.6 years
Mary887.5 years
Most common last names in Baker County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hawkins2273.0 years
Edwards1573.5 years
Hall1272.5 years
Williams1262.2 years
Davis977.0 years
Collins975.4 years
Butler966.5 years
Jones978.8 years
Parker871.0 years
Irvin878.0 years