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Barker is a town in Broome County, in the Binghamton metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Barker. For links to other places called Barker, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Barker is 42.285N. The longitude is -75.916W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,483 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,738.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Barker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Broome County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Binghamton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13744 ZIP code.
16% of Barker residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barker ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barker was $16,192, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Barker residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Barker, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $859.
Broome County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barker political report.
The average commute time for Barker workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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