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

10,342

Population
Growth Rate

0.45%

Median Age

46

Diversity Index

25.600

Housing & Income

Households

4,452

Total Housing Units

4,830


Owner Occupied

2,841

Renter Occupied

1,610

Vacant

378

Median Home Value

$222,472


Average Home Value

$267,421

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.49%


Per Capita Income

2.12%

Income Projection

Median Household

$46,981 $50,869


Average Household

$65,396 $72,432


Per Capita

$28,057 $31,153

Workforce

Total Businesses

526

Total Employed

4,288

Workers 16+

3,748

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

83

Employed

708

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

54

Employed

673

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

57

Employed

556

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

45

Employed

511

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

21

Employed

342

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

31

Employed

327

Some
High School

524

Graduated
High School

1,925

Associates
Degree

603

Bachelor's
Degree

1,348

Graduate
Degree

641

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

3,480

Non-Resident Commuters

244

Drive Alone

2,753

Carpooled

467

Public

0

Work At Home

168