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Census Data for Baker Hill ...

Population ...

The most recent Census Estimate<1> was for 2016 and it gives Baker Hill a population of 261 people.

The last Decennial Census<2> was in 2010, giving Baker Hill a population of 279 people.

The town of Baker Hill is located in Barbour County. The 2010 Census gave Barbour County a population of 27,457 people. This means that Baker Hill had 1.02% of the county's total population, making it Barbour's 5th most populous community.

At the same time, Alabama had a population of 4,779,736 people.

Area ...

When the Census Bureau conducts a census for a town like Baker Hill, they draw a boundary around the area in which they are going to conduct their count - this is called a sampling area (or a polygon). The shape of the sampling area can be quite complex and it's important to keep in mind that the boundaries of the sampling area may or may not match the recognized boundaries of the town.

Things like the population, area and housing for Baker Hill reflect the sampling area. Since the shape of the sampling area and the actual boundaries of Baker Hill might be slightly different, it's best to check with the U.S. Census Bureau if you need precision.

The 2010 Census shows that the sample polygon for Baker Hill has a total area of 2.75 square miles [7.1 km²].

Barbour County has a land area of 884 square miles [2,291.8 km²]. At 2.75 square miles [7.1 km²], Baker Hill has 0.31% of the county's total land area.

Not only does the sampling area define boundaries, it also has a GPS location (latitude & longitude) that indicates a point within the sampling area (usually at the center of the polygon). At the time of the 2010 Census, the sampling area was located at:

Lat:   31° 46' 36"   (or 31.78°)             [Map]

Lon:   -85° 17' 43"   (or -85.3°)

Population Density ...

Using the population (279 people) and land area (2.75 square miles [7.1 km²]) values from the 2010 Census, Baker Hill had a population density of 101.4 people per square mile [39.16 people/km²].

Housing Units ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Baker Hill had 149 Housing Units<3> and with its population of 279 people, this averages 1.87 people per Housing Unit.

The 2010 Census shows Baker Hill had a land area of 2.75 square miles [7.1 km²]. This translates to 54.2 Housing Units per square mile [20.91 housing units/km²].

Barbour County ...

The community of Baker Hill is located in Barbour County.

The county had a population of 27,457 people at the 2010 Census. With it's population of 279 people, Baker Hill represented 1.02% of the county's total.

In addition, where the town of Baker Hill has a population density of 101.4 people per square mile [39.16 people/km²], Barbour County averages 31.03 people per square mile [11.98 people/km²].

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Barbour County.

Population Rings for Baker Hill ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Baker Hill and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Baker Hill. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4>

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]1261-6.45%
10 mi   [16 km]1261-6.45%
15 mi   [24 km]618,740-5%
20 mi   [32 km]821,256-4.39%
25 mi   [40 km]1022,249-4.39%
30 mi   [48 km]1748,177-2.88%

Miscellaneous Information for Baker Hill ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Barbour County or the town of Baker Hill:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Baker Hill:

GNIS ID for Baker Hill: 2405200

GNIS ID for Barbour County: 161528

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 005 (Barbour County)

Place Code: 03724 (Baker Hill)

State & County Code: 01/005 (Alabama / Barbour County)

State & Place Code: 01/03724 (Alabama / Baker Hill)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Baker Hill is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Baker Hill.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<2>Every 10 years (eg- 1990, 2000, 2010), the US Census Bureau conducts a Constitutionally-mandated count (or enumeration) of people living within the United States. This count is called a Decennial Census. The last Decennial Census was the 2010 Census, with the next one planned for 2020.

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<3>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Baker Hill.