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Income/capita 55%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 74%
IndexBakerCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$13,443$31,458$29,829
Median household income$34,231$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,583$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,583$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$24,219$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$15,492$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level23.2%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Baker is 55% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Baker is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Baker is 74% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Baker is 54% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $22,818$34,231$68,462
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Baker median earnings by income bracket

      Baker employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services29.6%31.2%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%5.0%
      Education, health & social services1.0%2.8%
      Other41.3%61.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Baker, CA711$34,23138%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Point Blank, TX711$33,33340%
      Modena, PA711$46,78615%
      Hedrick, IA711$28,57148%
      Calvert, AL711$33,37840%
      Vienna, MO711$38,19431%
      Baker, CA711$34,23138%
      Source: The Baker, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).