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Baker, Montana - Basic Facts

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The City of Baker had a population of 1,807 as of July 1, 2016. Baker ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Baker is located at latitude 46.3649 and longitude -104.2734 in Fallon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Baker (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Fallon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,920 feet.

The City of Baker (GNIS ID: 2409772) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Baker is located within Baker Division of Fallon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Baker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Baker, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,807
Population in Households 1,776
Population in Familes 1,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 1,863
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 782
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 474
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 537 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $98,558
Average Home Value $124,721


Median Household Income $48,296
Average Household Income $71,136
Per Capita Income $30,477
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.93%
Households 0.39% 0.78%
Families 0.52% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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, 2016 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 # 60 84th
Population Density1 # 25 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 321 11th
Median Household Income # 128 65th
Per Capita Income # 90 76th

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