Barker, Niagara County, New York

Barker: Village in the town of Somerset, Niagara County, New York

About

Barker is a town located in the county of Niagara in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 533 and a population density of 490 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 504 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Barker

Population : 504 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Niagara County
Different from : Parker
Postal code : 14012
Area : 1.09 km2
Altitude : 328 feet / 100 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:17:48 (4th December 2022)
Density : 464 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.75% (2010-2020)
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Location of Barker on New York map.
Niagara County New York incorporated and unincorporated areas Barker highlighted locator map image
Niagara County New York incorporated and unincorporated areas Barker highlighted
Niagara County New York incorporated and unincorporated areas Barker highlighted locator map image

Geography

Barker is located at 43°19'48"N 78°33'17"W (43.3300600, -78.5547500).

Barker map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Barker decreased by 5.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 533 - census
2011 531 -0.38% estimation process
2012 528 -0.57% estimation process
2013 523 -0.96% estimation process
2014 520 -0.58% estimation process
2015 517 -0.58% estimation process
2016 516 -0.19% estimation process
2017 514 -0.39% estimation process
2018 510 -0.78% estimation process
2019 507 -0.59% estimation process
2020 504 -0.6% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,613
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,963
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,940
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,966
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.4%
People over 65 (%) : 20.4%
Female persons, % : 48.2%
White only, percent : 94.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.4%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 92.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 703
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.7%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,456

Barker zip code is 14012. County name: Niagara, County fips: 36063

Barker, Barker's, Somerset Station

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,456
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $160,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,253
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $457
2015-2019 median gross rent : $784
2015-2019 Households : 3,930
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.18
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 25,724
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 44,964
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 151,788
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,411
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $58,596
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,658
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.8%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 307
2019 total employment : 2,590
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 129,201
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 628
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 694
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 279
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 243
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 32
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 609
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 91
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 541
2010 population per square mile : 3.8
2010 land area in square miles : 2,371.87

Schools in Barker

College & universities near Barker, NY

Code Name City ZIP
441593 Orleans Niagara BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Sanborn (NY) 14132
193946 Niagara County Community College Sanborn (NY) 14132
189556 Bryant & Stratton College-Amherst Getzville (NY) 14068
431071 New York Institute of Massage Inc Williamsville (NY) 14221
196088 University at Buffalo Buffalo (NY) 14260-1660

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Barker, NY

Code Name Address Type
NFL Niagara Falls Station and Customhouse Interpretive Center 27th St. and Lockport Rd. RAIL
BUF Buffalo–Depew station 55 Dick Road RAIL
BFX Buffalo–Exchange Street 75 Exchange Street RAIL
ROC Louise M. Slaughter Rochester Station 320 Central Avenue RAIL
DUK Dunkirk, New York 411 Central Ave. BUS

Post offices near Barker

Post Office Name City ZIP
Barker Post Office Barker (NY) 14012
Appleton Post Office Appleton (NY) 14008
Lyndonvill Post Office Lyndonville (NY) 14098
Newfan Post Office Newfane (NY) 14108
Ol Post Office Olcott (NY) 14126

Other cities in Niagara County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Niagara County , NY.

City Name Population Title
Niagara Falls 47,392 City in New York, USA
North Tonawanda 30,050 City in New York, USA
Lockport 19,834 Town in Niagara County, New York, United States
Newfane 9,271 Town in Windham County, Vermont
South Lockport 8,324 Census-designated place in Niagara County, New York
Pendleton 6,820 Town in Niagara County, New York, USA
Hartland 3,802 Town in New York, United States
Lewiston 2,572 Village in New York
Somerset 2,539 Town in Niagara County, New York, United States
Youngstown 1,833 Town in New York, United States
Rapids 1,636 Section of a river where the river bed is relatively steep, increasing the water's velocity and turbulence
Ransomville 1,419 Census-designated place in Niagara County, New York
Gasport 1,248 Hamlet in town of Royalton, Niagara County, New York, United States
Olcott 1,241 Census-designated place in Niagara County, New York
Wilson 1,211 Village in Niagara County, New York, United States