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

9,842

Population
Growth Rate

0.02%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

23.000

Housing & Income

Households

4,218

Total Housing Units

4,727


Owner Occupied

2,523

Renter Occupied

1,695

Vacant

509

Median Home Value

$151,093


Average Home Value

$177,440

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.02%


Per Capita Income

2.34%

Income Projection

Median Household

$36,257 $39,115


Average Household

$51,331 $57,799


Per Capita

$22,326 $25,063

Workforce

Total Businesses

571

Total Employed

4,953

Workers 16+

3,660

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

5

Employed

74

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

4

Employed

127

Construction

Businesses

33

Employed

126

Manufacturing

Businesses

18

Employed

315

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

13

Employed

134

Some
High School

470

Graduated
High School

1,745

Associates
Degree

531

Bachelor's
Degree

1,289

Graduate
Degree

564

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

3,233

Non-Resident Commuters

353

Drive Alone

2,626

Carpooled

475

Public

0

Work At Home

187


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