Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Baker is 12,434. Baker, Louisiana is the 2,698th largest city in the US.
Baker is located entirely in East Baton Rouge Parish.
The peak population of Baker was in 2010, when its population was 13,895. In 2010, Baker was the 2,321st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,698th largest city in the US. Baker is currently 10.5% smaller than it was in 2010.
Baker has shrunk 9.8% since the year 2000. Baker, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Baker, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 10,244. The voting age population is 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.2% of the residents of Baker are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Baker are 84.6% Black, 13.8% White, 0.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Two or more races, 0.3% Asian and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 0.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Baker, 12.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.3%. On a per-household basis, 13.3% of families are below the poverty line in Baker.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.0% of Baker residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.8% of Baker residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.9% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Baker residents aged 5 and older, 1.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Baker is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Baker, 17.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Baker is $53,082.
In Baker, 67.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.6% of housing units in Baker.
Of all the housing units in Baker, 1.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Baker, 10.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 560 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Baker is $957.
In Baker, 81.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|2690||Orangeburg, South Carolina||12,482||-3.2%|
|2694||Artesia, New Mexico||12,458||15.8%|
|2699||Geneva, New York||12,432||-8.3%|
|2700||Gaffney, South Carolina||12,424||-4.0%|
|2706||Patchogue, New York||12,393||3.8%|
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