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Baker is a township in Kingsbury County.[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 44.361N. The longitude is -97.379W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,722 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 211.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Baker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kingsbury 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 57244 ZIP code.
32% of Baker residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $27,585, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% 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 $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $450.
Kingsbury 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 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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