Baker is a tiny city in East Baton Rouge Church, Louisiana, USA, as well as additionally a part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Location. It is the fourth-largest city in East Baton Rouge Church. The people was 13,895 given that the 2010 census, a boost of 102 individuals from the 2000 supply of 13,793.
Baker was named in 1888 for an extremely early inhabitant.
Baker lies north of the facility of East Baton Rouge Church at 30 ° 35 ′ 8 ″ N 91 ° 9 ′ 26 ″ W (30.585637, -91.157096 ). It is surrounded to the north by Zachary as well as to the south by Baton Rouge. According to the USA Demographics Bureau, Baker has a total location of 8.3 square miles (21.5 km2), all land.
Louisiana Freeway 19 go through the center of Baker, leading north 4 miles (6 kilometres) to the center of Zachary in addition to southern 5 miles (8 kilometres) to U.S. Course 61 in the north part of Baton Rouge. Downtown Baton Rouge is 11 miles (18 kilometres) south of Baker. Louisiana Freeway 67 experiences the eastern part of Baker, leading north 22 miles (35 kilometres) to Clinton as well as likewise southerly 9 miles (14 kilometres) into the center of Baton Rouge.
Because the demographics of 2000, there were 13,793 individuals, 4,971 houses, and also 3,782 family members staying in the city. The population density was 1,747.3 individuals per square mile (675.0/ km2). There were 5,389 housing devices at a typical density of 682.7 per square mile (263.7/ km2). The racial makeup of the city was 45.97% White, 52.36% African American, 0.28% Indigenous American, 0.22% Eastern, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from different other races, as well as additionally 0.99% from 2 or perhaps more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any type of sort of race were 0.86% of the population.
There were 4,971 homes out of which 39.5% had young people under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were wed sets cohabiting, 21.4% had a ladies householder without any partner existing, as well as 23.9% were non-families. 20.6% of all families were made up of people along with 6.7% had a person living alone that was 65 years old or older. The common family size was 2.75 as well as the ordinary family size was 3.18.
In the city, the population was 29.8% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and also 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The regular age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.6 guys. For every single 100 ladies age 18 as well as over, there were 80.0 guys. The mean income for a residence in the city was $35,151, as well as also the mean earnings for a family members was $38,621. Males had a typical profits of $31,791 versus $22,177 for girls. The per capita income for the city was $14,920. Concerning 13.4% of family members as well as likewise 15.5% of the population were listed below the poverty line, including 23.5% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.
Baker, LA obtained a boost of New Orleans homeowners throughout the immediate results of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Renaissance Community (developed by the Federal Emergency Administration Company) was the house to greater than 3,000 evacuees, of whom more than 500 were school-age children. The large bulk of the residents originated from the poorest parts of New Orleans.