LA

National Population : 333,590,059
Louisiana State Population : 4,925,693

About Baker, LA

Baker, LA is located in East Baton Rouge County in the state of Louisiana.

The total City Population for Baker is about 13,194 with about 606 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 20,459.

The Average Home Value is $140,100.00, which is roughly 10% higher than the Average Home Value of $125,814.00 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 26% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $53,285.00, which is roughly 17% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $44,453.00 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 7% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Baker is about 4.7%.

Louisiana is ranked #42 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 24.35 out of 100.

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Voting

East Baton Rouge County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 23.51% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 55.52%
Republican: 42.47%
Libertarian: 1.17%
Other: 0.84%


Nearby Locations

Zachary, LA (5.05 mi.)
Slaughter, LA (7.20 mi.)
Pride, LA (8.71 mi.)
Baton Rouge, LA (9.86 mi.)
Port Allen, LA (10.88 mi.)
Glynn, LA (12.36 mi.)
Denham Spgs, LA (13.13 mi.)
Denham Springs, LA (13.13 mi.)
Rougon, LA (13.95 mi.)
The Bluffs, LA (14.07 mi.)
Jackson, LA (14.07 mi.)
Port Vincent, LA (14.32 mi.)
Dennis Mills, LA (14.32 mi.)
Brusly, LA (15.06 mi.)
Erwinville, LA (15.56 mi.)
Bueche, LA (15.56 mi.)
Ethel, LA (16.04 mi.)
Ventress, LA (16.30 mi.)
Clinton, LA (16.88 mi.)
Lakeland, LA (17.19 mi.)
Jarreau, LA (17.63 mi.)
Addis, LA (17.63 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 70714
Latitude : 30.577630
Longitude : -91.128806
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 70 ft.
Area Code(s) : 225

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.74
Male Population Estimate : 45.97%
Female Population Estimate : 50.82%
Median Age : 35.5
Male Median Age : 32.7
Female Median Age : 37.6

White Population Estimate : 31.42%
Black Population Estimate : 64.89%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.09%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.48%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.03%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.64%
Other Population Estimate : 0.51%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Baker specifically.
Average # of Homicides for East Baton Rouge County: About 20 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for East Baton Rouge County: About 583 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

East Baton Rouge County is about 80% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 51% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.