Baker, Louisiana Population 2022

12,167
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Baker is a city located in East Baton Rouge Parish Louisiana. Baker has a 2020 population of 12,167. Baker is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -2.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,455 in 2010.

The average household income in Baker is $75,073 with a poverty rate of 10.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $912 per month, and the median house value is $114,500. The median age in Baker is 34.8 years, 35.5 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Baker Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bakerwas:

  • Black or African American: 85.04%
  • White: 14.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.36%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Baker, Louisiana is 12,167 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,455.

Baker, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,89514.32%
Black or African American11,25485.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.08%
Asian20.02%
Some Other Race250.19%
Two or More Races470.36%
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Baker Population by Race

Baker Population Pyramid 2022

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Baker Median Age

37.8


Total

37.7


Male

40


Female

Baker Adults

There are 10,546 adults, (1,777 of whom are seniors) in Baker.

Baker Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Baker Sex Ratio

Female

6,906

52.19%

Male

6,327

47.81%

Baker Population by Age

Baker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Baker Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
Male83.8%16.3%
All70.6%29.4%
Female60.4%39.6%
Non Family56.9%43.1%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baker Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7962.7370.6
Married1,5643.2987
Male5602.7683.8
Female9734.5960.4
Non Family1,6991.1456.9

3.56

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Baker Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1721.96%
9th to 12th Grade91310.40%
High School Graduate3,39538.65%
Some College2,00922.87%
Associates Degree8309.45%
Bachelors Degree98011.16%
Graduate Degree4845.51%
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Baker Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baker Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American101010
2+ Races21218
White1,7521,581303
Black6,9736,0611,143
Other Race2525
Hispanic3425
Asian2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Baker Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,432$44,137$30,264
Less Than 9th Grade$42,206$67,760$21,162
High School Graduate$38,276$50,015$28,086
Some College$30,609$34,100$28,040
Bachelors Degree$49,231$106,128$41,315
Graduate Degree$46,500$$46,056

$35,432

Average Earnings

$44,137

Average Male

$30,264

Average Female

Baker Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baker Language by Age

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Baker Language

99.55% of Baker residents speak only English, while 0.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.21% of the population.

Baker Language

Baker Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,2041,30411.64%
White1,832442.40%
OtherNaN%

10.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.78%

Male Poverty Rate

13.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baker

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baker is Black, with 11.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baker is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.35%.

Baker Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.71%
High School8.77%
Some College4.93%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Baker Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.27%
Male Unemployed3.74%
Female Employed5.69%
Female Unemployed2.76%

Baker Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baker Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,455$78,114
Families$67,165$92,485
Married Families$90,676-
Non Families$40,807$47,378
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Income by Household Type

Baker Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Baker Married by Age and Sex

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Baker Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Baker Marital Status by Race

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Baker Marital Status

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534

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War90
First Gulf War112
Vietnam144
Korea20
World War II17

Baker Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3463
35 to 54122
55 to 6442
65 to 74113
75+194

Baker Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22412.31%
Black3033.50%
2+ Races718.92%
Hispanic926.47%

Baker Veterans by Race

Baker Veterans by Education

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8.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baker Veterans by Education

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71.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Baker Employment by Age

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Baker Employment by Race

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Baker Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.94%

Born in Baker

99.97%

Native Born

0.03%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.97% of Baker residents were born in the United States, with 82.94% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Baker Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19401000.00%
19604,8234,72321.39%
19708,2813,4585.55%
198012,8654,5844.50%
199013,2333680.28%
200013,7935600.42%
201013,8951020.07%
201113,751-144-1.04%
201213,607-144-1.05%
201313,463-144-1.06%
201413,319-144-1.07%
201513,175-144-1.08%
201613,031-144-1.09%
201712,887-144-1.11%
201812,743-144-1.12%
201912,599-144-1.13%
202012,455-144-1.14%
202112,311-144-1.16%
202212,167-144-1.17%

Baker Population by Year