Baker, Louisiana 

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Population

13,694

-1.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$41,060

Median Home Price

$117,400

Best Places to Live in Baker, Louisiana

Capital city / Industrial city / College town - Southeast Louisiana along the Mississippi River north of the Mississippi Delta. October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Baker, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Historic interest
-College-town amenities
-Future job growth
Cons
-Crime rate
-Hot, humid summers
-Uncertain future

Local Listings in Baker
 $99,500 
2509 Boxwood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1281 SqFt
 $109,900 
3519 Buchanan St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1340 SqFt
 $149,900 
703 Chemin Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1431 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Baton Rouge Metro Area

Home to Louisiana State and Southern universities, Baton Rouge lies about 30 miles up the Mississippi River from New Orleans and 65 miles from the coast. A rich past as an ocean port, center for antebellum commerce, and Louisiana’s colorful political history adds spice to the local character. There are many points of interest along the shady streets with their gracious old homes.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Baker
Zip Codes: 70714
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Baker is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Baker jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Baker's cost of living is 14.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Baker's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Baker, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
East Baton Rouge parish voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Baker's population is 13,694 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Baker is $117,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Baker public schools spend $11,207 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in Baker. More Education


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70714

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NEW LISTINGS IN BAKER
$99,500
2509 Boxwood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$109,900
3519 Buchanan St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$149,900
703 Chemin Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$129,400
5690 Lavey Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$155,000
449 W Magnolia Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$139,900
7117 Juno Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$70,000
14003 Longvue Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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