Baker City

Baker City is the county seat for Baker County, Oregon. With a population of around 10,000 people, this is a vibrant and active community. Baker City is known for its charming downtown and historic buildings along with its’ parks and recreation, golf courses, cycling trails and nearby open spaces for horseback riding and hiking. The city also hosts many annual festivals and events, including the Miners' Jubilee on the third weekend of July and the Baker City Cycling Classic.

The city is situated in a valley between the Wallowa Mountains to the east and the Elkhorn Mountains, part of the Blue Mountains to the west, with the Powder River running through the center of downtown on its way to the Snake River.

Interstate 84 (I-84) runs along the eastern edge of Baker City, while U.S. Route 30 passes through its downtown. Oregon Route 7 runs between I-84 in Baker City and Sumpter and Austin to the west. Oregon Route 86 heads north and east past the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center and on to the cities of Richland and Halfway. Baker City can also be accessed by the city-owned Baker City Municipal Airport and freight can be transported in and out of the city on the Union Pacific Railroad.

For more information visit https://www.bakercity.com/

Baker City

Population

Total Population

10,152

Population
Growth Rate

0.32%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

24.000

Housing & Income

Households

4,361

Total Housing Units

4,778


Owner Occupied

2,649

Renter Occupied

1,713

Vacant

417

Median Home Value

$161,120


Average Home Value

$220,363

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.34%


Per Capita Income

1.57%

Income Projection

Median Household

$46,708 $49,986


Average Household

$62,208 $67,072


Per Capita

$26,553 $28,699

Workforce

Total Businesses

510

Total Employed

4,264

Workers 16+

3,730

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

53

Employed

848

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

81

Employed

728

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

53

Employed

506

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

42

Employed

470

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

20

Employed

379

2020 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

9

Employed

313

Some
High School

623

Graduated
High School

1,914

Associates
Degree

551

Bachelor's
Degree

1,297

Graduate
Degree

525

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

3,420

Non-Resident Commuters

264

Drive Alone

2,643

Carpooled

520

Public

0

Work At Home

159


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