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Baker is a township in Davison County, in the Mitchell metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Baker. For links to other places called Baker, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Baker is 43.545N. The longitude is -98.225W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,503 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 137.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Baker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Davison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57363 ZIP code.
65% of Baker residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Baker ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Baker was $12,348, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Baker residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Baker, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475.
Davison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Baker political report.
The average commute time for Baker workers is 43 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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