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Baker, California - Basic Facts

The Baker Census Designated Place had a population of 748 as of July 1, 2016. Baker ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Baker is located at latitude 35.2769 and longitude -116.0717 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the Baker Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 935 feet.

The Baker Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628708) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Baker Census Designated Place is located within Newberry Springs-Baker CCD of San Bernardino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Baker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Baker: Berry.

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Baker, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 748
Population in Households 731
Population in Familes 568
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 278
Diversity Index2 88


Total Households 217
Average Household Size 3.37
Family Households 136
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (36.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (28.9%)
Median Home Value $42,692
Average Home Value $127,477


Median Household Income $36,413
Average Household Income $50,256
Per Capita Income $17,940
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.32%
Households 0.15% 0.18%
Families -3.32% 0.15%
Median Household Income   -0.88%
Per Capita Income   0.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Baker, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baker to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1106 27th
Population Density1 # 1063 30th
Diversity Index2 # 63 96th
Median Household Income # 1295 15th
Per Capita Income # 1239 18th

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