Baker, Louisiana

Population 13,868

Baker is located in East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. The population is 13,868, making Baker the 5th largest city in East Baton Rouge Parish.

There are 8 public schools in Baker with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Baker is moderate , and there are 53 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Baker is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Baker property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Baker include Brownfields, Zachary and Merrydale.

Baker Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.5%

Crime Rate

12.53% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 76
  • Violent Crimes: 385
  • Robbery: 60
  • Burglary: 340
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

58.97% Higher than national avg.
  • 53 offenders in Baker
  • 38.22 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

43 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 43


Moderate 3.5%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 3.6%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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8 Public Schools view public schools

There are 8 K-12 public schools in Baker, LA and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Baker's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

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53 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Baker, LA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$170,200 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2013, the city of Baker, LA issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2012, the city of Baker, LA issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $748
  • 1 Bedroom: $796
  • 2 Bedrooms: $942
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,198
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,468

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Environmental Hazards

43 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (308/320)
    Baker, LA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Baker, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.79 Average
    Baker, LA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 53.38°
  • February 55.22°
  • March 62.07°
  • April 69°
  • May 75.83°
  • June 83.07°
  • July 83.12°
  • August 83.48°
  • September 77.62°
  • October 68.25°
  • November 59.45°
  • December 53.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Baker, LA

Baker, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Baker, LA has no risk of hurricanes.
Baker, LA has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Baker, LA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Baker, LA: $40,922


Unemployment in Baker is 3.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.6% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 52.73%
White Collar - 47.27%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • Cedric Richmond
  • Garret Graves

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

1 Cemetery view all

12 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Baker, LA

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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