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Baker County, GA


Designated Market Area: Albany, GA
USDA County Type (2015): Farming, Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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Tracts in Baker County, GA

   



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2022 population: 2,788   ( 663 from 2010)
Land area: 342.0 square miles
Population density: 8.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:1,372 49.21% 16.4%
Black:1,11439.96% 30.4%
Indian:170.61% 88.9%
Asian:431.54% 65.4%
2+ races:491.76% 75.0%
Hispanic:1936.92% 33.1%
Total non-White:1,41650.79% 21.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:59 10.3
Deaths:10718.6
Net Migration: -40-7.0
Net Immigration: 00.0
Change in White population:-270 -7.8
Change in Non-White pop.:-393 -11.4




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
3,451
1,64247.58%
1,60046.36%
90.26%
260.75%
280.81%
1454.20%
1,80952.42%

2000
4,074
1,88946.37%
2,03850.02%
90.22%
10.02%
240.59%
1112.72%
2,18553.63%

1990
3,615
1,74648.30%
1,85851.40%
00.00%
00.00%
n/a
110.30%
1,86951.70%

1980
3,808
1,90850.11%
1,88849.58%
00.00%
00.00%
n/a
120.32%
1,90049.89%

1970
3,875
1,83247.28%
1,99551.48%
180.46%
70.18%
n/a
240.62%
2,043 52.72%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
319 7.8
2867.0
-526-12.9
330.8
-247 -6.1
-376 -9.2
1990's
NumberRate
422 11.7
3218.9
-94-2.6
00.0
143 4.0
316 8.7
1980's
NumberRate
525 13.8
433 11.4
-240 -6.3
n/a
-162 -4.3
-31 -0.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-391 -10.1
n/a
76 2.0
-143 -3.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Baker County, GA

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
47.0
553 19.8%
2,235 80.2%
764 27.4%
1,097
2.60
739 67.4%
486 65.8%
99 13.4%
358 32.6%

2010
NumberPercent
41.6
801 23.2%
2,650 76.8%
530 15.4%
1,372
2.52
892 65.0%
606 67.9%
86 9.6%
480 35.0%

2000
NumberPercent
35.0
1,118 27.4%
2,956 72.6%
551 13.5%
1,508
2.69
1,092 72.4%
768 70.3%
132 12.1%
416 27.6%

1990
NumberPercent
31.8
1,071 29.6%
2,544 70.4%
476 13.2%
1,322
2.73
978 74.0%
710 72.6%
115 11.8%
344 26.0%

1980
NumberPercent
28.1
1,278 33.6%
2,530 66.4%
484 12.7%
1,217
3.13
963 79.1%
729 75.7%
81 8.4%
254 20.9%

2022 Housing Data for Baker County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units1,421 
Median Value$121,600 
Occupied1,09777.2%
Vacant32422.8%
Owned82174.8%
Rented27625.2%
Median Rent$596 
Single-Family Units1,05374.1%
    Detached1,03372.7%
    Attached201.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units10.1%
Mobile Homes31822.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Baker County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00017215.7%
$10,000 to $14,999413.7%
$15,000 to $19,999242.2%
$20,000 to $24,999676.1%
$25,000 to $29,99911410.4%
$30,000 to $34,999423.8%
$35,000 to $39,999444.0%
$40,000 to $44,999423.8%
$45,000 to $49,999726.6%
$50,000 to $59,999454.1%
$60,000 to $74,99911410.4%
$75,000 to $99,9991019.2%
$100,000 to $124,999615.6%
$125,000 to $149,999615.6%
$150,000 to $199,999746.7%
$200,000 or more232.1%
Median Household Income45,417 
Per Capita Income23,731 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state74 
Compared to U.S.71 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI746.7%
Public Assistance100.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps19217.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed81051.0%
Unemployed1257.9%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force93558.8%
Not in Labor Force65441.2%
Real Unemployment Rate 49.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector31918263.7%
Non-Profit243838.7%
Self-Employed746254.4%
Local Government3810826.0%
State Government0550.0%
Federal Government00?%
Total Private + Self39324461.7%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.6220123.6%
Total45544550.6%
Pct. Govt.22.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts19521.7%
Sales and Office Occupations23325.9%
Professional, Technical12213.6%
Service Occupations12614.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing91.0%
All others22424.9%
White Collar 61.1%
Industry
 Number%
Public administration12714.1%
Health care and social assistance11913.2%
Manufacturing11512.8%
Retail trade11312.6%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting798.8%
Educational services687.6%
Finance and insurance535.9%
Other services434.8%
Construction424.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.374.1%
Professional, scientific, technical313.4%
Transportation and warehousing252.8%
Utilities242.7%
Accommodation and food services141.6%
Wholesale trade70.8%
Information30.3%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Baker County, GA

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican240.83%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American00.00%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic00.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese1605.56%
Korean1174.07%
Filipino70.24%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English2,48989.1%
Vietnamese1605.7%
Korean1174.2%
Spanish281.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American48616.9%
English1736.0%
Irish1013.5%
German541.9%
French260.9%
African220.8%
European150.5%
Armenian140.5%
Scottish60.2%
Welsh30.1%
Scandinavian10.0%
Scotch-Irish10.0%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen2,83498.5%
Not a citizen441.5%
Native2,79197.0%
Foreign-born873.0%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Baker County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
86 4.2%208 10.1%737 35.9%634 30.9%227 11.0%163 7.9%
  Average years of education: 12.9
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 86 4.2%
9-12 Years 208 10.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 737 35.9%
Some College 634 30.9%
Bach. Degree 227 11.0%
Grad Degree 163 7.9%
Average years of education: 12.9

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Baker County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 1,578 1,497 81 5.1% 5.4%
1991 1,652 1,547 105 6.4% 5.3%
1992 1,489 1,221 268 18.0% 6.6%
1993 1,344 1,147 197 14.7% 5.7%
1994 1,527 1,359 168 11.0% 5.1%
1995 1,475 1,362 113 7.7% 4.8%
1996 1,504 1,402 102 6.8% 4.6%
1997 1,612 1,462 150 9.3% 4.5%
1998 1,655 1,503 152 9.2% 4.2%
1999 1,633 1,523 110 6.7% 3.8%
2000 1,735 1,661 74 4.3% 3.5%
2001 1,722 1,637 85 4.9% 4.1%
2002 1,693 1,604 89 5.3% 5.3%
2003 1,859 1,763 96 5.2% 5.1%
2004 1,803 1,717 86 4.8% 5.1%
2005 1,796 1,695 101 5.6% 5.7%
2006 1,783 1,686 97 5.4% 5.1%
2007 1,655 1,565 90 5.4% 4.9%
2008 1,672 1,556 116 6.9% 6.8%
2009 1,586 1,432 154 9.7% 10.4%
2010 1,237 1,084 153 12.4% 10.7%
2011 1,170 1,035 135 11.5% 10.1%
2012 1,168 1,041 127 10.9% 9.0%
2013 1,128 1,010 118 10.5% 8.1%
2014 1,113 1,012 101 9.1% 7.1%
2015 1,111 1,029 82 7.4% 6.1%
2016 1,181 1,089 92 7.8% 5.4%
2017 1,250 1,171 79 6.3% 4.8%
2018 1,166 1,104 62 5.3% 4.0%
2019 1,159 1,104 55 4.7% 3.5%
2020 1,145 1,076 69 6.0% 6.5%
2021 1,127 1,072 55 4.9% 3.9%
2022 1,119 1,074 45 4.0% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com