Baker, LA


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Living in Baker

Baker is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 13,628 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Baker is the 30th largest community in Louisiana.

Baker is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Baker is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Baker who work in office and administrative support (15.41%), sales jobs (10.93%), and personal care services (7.94%).

In terms of college education, Baker is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.48% of adults 25 and older in Baker have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Baker in 2010 was $21,380, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,520 for a family of four. However, Baker contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Baker is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Baker home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Baker residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Baker include French , German, English, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Baker is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.