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

10,145

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

46

Diversity Index

29.500

Housing & Income

Households

4,351

Total Housing Units

4,656


Owner Occupied

2,921

Renter Occupied

1,430

Vacant

305

Median Home Value

$216,967


Average Home Value

$249,589

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.80%

Income Projection

Median Household

$50,748 $59,562


Average Household

$75,979 $87,249


Per Capita

$32,684 $37,515

Workforce

Total Businesses

568

Total Employed

4,717

Workers 16+

3,732

2022 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

63

Employed

958

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

63

Employed

801

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

79

Employed

626

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

46

Employed

505

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

25

Employed

376

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

30

Employed

315

Some
High School

476

Graduated
High School

1,914

Associates
Degree

648

Bachelor's
Degree

1,388

Graduate
Degree

651

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

3,494

Non-Resident Commuters

199

Drive Alone

2,844

Carpooled

348

Public

7

Work At Home

291