Baker, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Baker, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
13,233
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
10.3%
Median Home
$114,500
Median Income
$64,455
Median Rent
$912

Baker SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8

Baker, LA Crime Report

494
Total Crimes
3,764.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
60.47%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Baker
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 494 3,764.7 3,523.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 80 609.7 639.4 387.8
Murder 8 61.0 15.8 6.5
Robbery 11 83.8 80.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 57 434.4 497.0 279.7
Property Crime 414 3,155.0 2,884.4 1,958.2
Burglary 59 449.6 510.1 314.2
Larceny 329 2,507.2 2,107.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 26 198.1 266.9 246.0

Baker, LA Cost Of Living

90
Baker's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Baker Louisiana National Average
Overall 90 91 100
Services 106 98 100
Groceries 99 97 100
Health 101 97 100
Housing 73 83 100
Transportation 92 93 100
Utilities 76 86 100

Rankings for Baker in Louisiana

Map Of Baker, LA

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9

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10

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Population over time in Baker

Year Population % Change
2020 13,233 -2.4%
2019 13,557 -1.0%
2018 13,694 -0.4%
2017 13,754 -0.3%
2016 13,800 -0.3%
2015 13,838 -0.2%
2014 13,869 0.0%
2013 13,868 0.0%
2012 13,862 0.1%
2011 13,844 -

Race / Ethnicity in Baker

White
14.3% (1,895)
African American
85.0% (11,245)
American Indian
0.1% (10)
Asian
0.0% (2)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.4% (47)
Hispanic
0.3% (34)
Race Baker LA USA
White 14.3% 58.3% 60.1%
African American 85.0% 31.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 0.0% 1.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.4% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 0.3% 5.2% 18.2%

Gender in Baker

Female
52.2% (6,905)
Male
47.8% (6,327)
Gender Baker LA USA
Female 52.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Baker for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (264)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (1,323)
High School / GED
39.0% (5,160)
Some College
23.0% (3,043)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,190)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (1,455)
Master's Degree
4.0% (529)
Professional Degree
1.0% (132)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (132)
Education Baker LA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Baker, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
7.5% (99,882)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (43,319)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.0% (65,668)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.9% (118,092)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (187,899)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.9% (316,477)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.1% (226,252)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.1% (185,968)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (37,524)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (42,215)
Income Baker LA USA
Less than $10,000 7.5% 8.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 5.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.0% 12.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.9% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.9% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.1% 11.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.1% 13.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 5.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 4.7% 8.3%

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