Baker Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Baker, LA

General Baker Information

State: Louisiana

County: East Baton Rouge Parish

Close cities: Merrydale, LA, Zachary, LA, Brownfields, LA, Port Allen, LA, Monticello, LA, Jackson, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Pride, LA, Slaughter, LA

Baker Population (census data)
Total 13,575 (+0.3% since 2000)
Male 6,222 (45.8%)
Female 7,353 (54.2%)

Population Density: 1,720 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.5 (US Avg is 100)

Baker Elevation: 80 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.89 square miles

Median Household Income: $39,744

Zip Codes: 70704, and 70714.

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Baker Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (52.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (8.1%)
  • French (6.5%)
  • Irish (5.5%)
  • English (5.0%)
  • German (2.6%)
  • French Canadian (2.0%)

Local Baker Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: New Orleans Hornets, Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: , Southern University, Louisiana State University

Baker School Information

High Schools
Baker High School (3200 Groom Road, Baker, LA, 70714 - City Of Baker School District District)
Middle Schools
Baker Middle School (5903 Groom Road, Baker, LA, 70714 - City Of Baker School District District)
Elementary Schools
Baker Heights Elementary School (3750 Harding Street, Baker, LA, 70714 - City of Baker School District District)
Bakerfield Elementary School (2550 South Street, Baker, LA, 70714 - City Of Baker School District District)
Park Ridge Elementary School (5905 Groom Road, Baker, LA, 70714 - City Of Baker School District District)
White Hills Elementary School (5300 Bentley Drive, Baker, LA, 70714 - East Baton Rouge Parish School Board District)
Other/Private Schools
Baker Alternative School (6009 Groom Road, Baker, LA, 70714 - City of Baker District)

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