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Baker, Montana - Basic Facts

Baker is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Baker.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fallon County at latitude 46.367 and longitude -104.2847. Fallon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,920 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Baker (see map) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

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Baker, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,739
Population in Households 1,708
Population in Familes 1,338
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 1,793
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 773
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 475
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 903 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 533 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $142,784
Average Home Value $175,281


Median Household Income $46,520
Average Household Income $63,477
Per Capita Income $27,766
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.03% 0.64%
Households 0.31% 0.81%
Families 0.81% 0.62%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   3.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Baker, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baker to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 63 83rd
Population Density1 # 28 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 319 13th
Median Household Income # 126 66th
Per Capita Income # 93 75th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.