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

10,016

Population
Growth Rate

0.21%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

23.200

Housing & Income

Households

4,283

Total Housing Units

4,754


Owner Occupied

2,500

Renter Occupied

1,783

Vacant

471

Median Home Value

$156,739


Average Home Value

$214,876

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.18%


Per Capita Income

2.94%

Income Projection

Median Household

$44,290 $51,266


Average Household

$61,114 $70,613


Per Capita

$25,991 $30,041

Workforce

Total Businesses

554

Total Employed

4,625

Workers 16+

3,817

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

3

Employed

15

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

4

Employed

127

Construction

Businesses

34

Employed

127

Manufacturing

Businesses

21

Employed

370

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

10

Employed

106

Some
High School

503

Graduated
High School

2,054

Associates
Degree

550

Bachelor's
Degree

1,261

Graduate
Degree

580

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

3,447

Non-Resident Commuters

313

Drive Alone

2,745

Carpooled

557

Public

0

Work At Home

181


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