Barker, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Barker, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Barker had a population of 437 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Barker is located at latitude 43.3283 and longitude -78.5535 in Niagara County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Barker (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Niagara County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 328 feet.

The Village of Barker (GNIS ID: 2391538) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Barker is located within Town of Somerset, a minor civil division (MCD) of Niagara County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Barker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Barker: Barker's, Somerset Station.

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Barker, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 437
Population in Households 437
Population in Familes 355
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,041
Diversity Index2 24


Median Household Income $46,217
Average Household Income $56,088
Per Capita Income $22,204


Total Housing Units 234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $93,254
Average Home Value $129,132


Total Households 173
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -2.38% -0.93%
Households -2.32% -0.94%
Families -2.63% -1.12%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

Barker, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barker to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1062 11th
Population Density # 687 43rd
Diversity Index # 583 51st
Median Household Income # 995 17th
Per Capita Income # 1111 7th

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