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Population in 2012: 9,696 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 

Males: 4,886  (50.4%)
Females: 4,810  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  43.7 years
Oregon median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 97814.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,290 (it was $29,020 in 2000)
Baker City:

$34,290
OR:

$49,161
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,002

Baker City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $111,541 (it was $78,500 in 2000)
Baker City:

$111,541
OR:

$223,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $120,645; Detached houses: $126,629; Townhouses or other attached units: $131,019; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,520; Mobile homes: $86,657; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $20,562

Median gross rent in 2012: $652.

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Baker City races chart
  • White alone - 8,953 (91.5%)
  • Hispanic - 339 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 214 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 204 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 53 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 27 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Baker City: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.9%), Irish (11.9%), United States (9.9%), English (9.8%), French (3.4%), Norwegian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3443 feet

Land area: 6.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,404 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Baker City:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baker City city:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

150 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Oregon:  9.6%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Baker City, Oregon as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Baker City to the number of sex offenders is 9,696 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,429 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,336 (1.1%)

Baker City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (104.3 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (240.1 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (740.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Haines, OR (3.3 miles ), Wingville, OR (3.6 miles) , North Powder, OR (4.2 miles ), Sumpter, OR (4.3 miles) , Hereford, OR (4.8 miles) , Eagle Valley, OR (4.8 miles) , Unity, OR (5.4 miles) , Granite, OR (5.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 44 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2002: 39 buildings, average cost: $192,000
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2006: 66 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2008: 45 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2011: 31 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $224,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.78 N, Longitude: 117.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +718 (+7.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,149 (86.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

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Crime rates in Baker City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000001000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.010.10.00.00.010.70.00.0
Rapes 15107421000010
per 100,000 10.050.098.571.141.020.310.10.00.00.00.010.10.0
Robberies 2232231110001
per 100,000 19.920.029.620.320.530.410.110.410.70.00.00.010.2
Assaults 22201314632140113210
per 100,000 219.0199.8128.1142.261.430.4212.9416.1117.632.021.510.10.0
Burglaries 78595660565926303125292211
per 100,000 776.6589.5551.8609.6573.4597.6263.6312.0331.4266.9311.5221.5112.2
Thefts 367292295267303215159162699116915547
per 100,000 3653.92917.72906.72712.63102.62177.91612.21685.0737.6971.51815.41560.5479.2
Auto thefts 281921183514161557983
per 100,000 278.8189.8206.9182.9358.4141.8162.2156.053.474.796.780.530.6
Arson 4118414102110
per 100,000 39.810.09.981.341.010.140.610.40.021.410.710.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 275.9254.8280.0253.0240.1168.9167.1184.982.368.8125.892.932.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Baker City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Oregon average:

1.57

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Baker City, Oregon accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
Oregon:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +599 (+6.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Baker City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1991 at 01:08:58, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.0 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 5.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/27/1994 at 03:35:53, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 ML, 4.0 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 40.9 miles away from Baker City center
On 7/14/1992 at 20:01:51, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/4/2002 at 00:56:04, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1998 at 01:48:46, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 6.7 mi) earthquake occurred 41.0 miles away from Baker City center
On 9/28/2005 at 05:27:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Baker County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baker City topographic map

Birthplace of: Caroline Duby Glassman - Judge, Montgomery Atwater - Children's writer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Baker City:

  • GUARDIAN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 2021 COURT AVENUE)
  • ST ALPHONSUS MEDICAL CENTER - BAKER CITY, INC (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 3325 POCAHONTAS ROAD)
  • TRINITY ST ELIZABETH HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Nursing Home, 3325 POCAHONTAS RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Baker City, OR

Airports and heliports located in Baker City:


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Amtrak station:

BAKER CITY (515 CAMPBELL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.bakercity.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baker City:

  • Eastern Oregon University (about 38 miles; La Grande, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,178)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 93 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 104 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • Boise State University (about 115 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 12,874)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 120 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 120 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Washington State University (about 139 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)

Public high schools in Baker City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Baker City:

Private elementary/middle schools in Baker City:

  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 65; Location: 3720 BIRCH ST; Grades: PK - 11)
  • BAKER VALLEY SDA SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 42171 CHICO RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
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Library in Baker City:

  • BAKER COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $826,548; Location: 2400 RESORT ST; 107,559 books; 10 e-books; 8,802 audio materials; 7,452 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 379 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Baker City: Greyhound Station Baker City (A), Community Connection of Baker County Transit and Trolley District (B), Baker County Fairgrounds Cockram Arena (C), Baker County Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena (D), Baker County Fairgrounds Office (E), Baker City Golf Club (F), Baker Heritage Museum (G), American Red Cross Northeast Oregon District Baker City Office (H), Adler House (I), Baker City Fire Department (J), Crossroads Carnegie Art Center Theatre (K), Iron Gate Theatre (L), Department of Motor Vehicles Baker City (M), United States Forest Service Whitman Ranger Station (N), Baker City Hall (O), Baker City Public Works Department Office (P), Baker County Courthouse (Q), Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Headquarters (R), Baker County Library Baker City Main Branch Library (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Hope Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Kolb Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Sutton Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Adler House Museum (2305 Main Street), United States Government - Interior Dept- Bureau of Land Management (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Hc 88 Box 1843), Natural Structures (Water Parks & Slides; 2005 10th Street), Oregon Trail Regional Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2480 Grove Street), Oregon Trail Interpretive Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Highway 86), Boardwalk Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1816 1st Street), Baker County Unlimited (490 Campbell Street).

Hotels: El Dorado Motel (695 Campbell Street), Rodeway Inn Baker City (810 Campbell Street), Baker City Motel & RV Center (880 Elm Street), Always Welcome Inn (175 Campbell Street), Bridge Street Inn (134 Bridge Street), Baker City Super 8 Motel (250 Campbell St), Geiser Grande Hotel & Restaurant (1996 Main Street), Budget Inn Motel (2205 Broadway Street), Best Western Sunridge Inn (One Sunridge Lane).

Courts: Baker County - Justice Traffic Court (Courthouse), Oregon State - Circuit Court- Judge & Docketing (1995 3rd Street), Baker County - Circuit Court (Courthouse).

 
Baker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Baker City and their reported violations in the past:

BAKER CITY (Population served: 9950, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2002
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2002
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 53 regular monitoring violations
USFS UNION CREEK CG (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
USFS ANTHONY LAKES CG/SKI AREA (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
OREGON TRAILS WEST RV PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
USFS OREGON TRAIL BLUE MTN CROSSING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.9%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 81.3% for Black residents, 53.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.9% for American Indian residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Baker City, OR

People in group quarters in Baker City in 2010:

  • 271 people in state prisons
  • 42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Baker City in 2000:

  • 177 people in state prisons
  • 120 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 73 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in other group homes

Baker City compared to Oregon state average:

Baker City, Oregon environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Baker City (2011 data):

  • Banner Bank: Baker City Branch at 2024 Washington Avenue, branch established on 2007/01/23. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Baker City Branch at 1790 Washington Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Baker Branch at 1990 Washington Avenue, branch established on 1971/04/07. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Community Bank: Baker City Branch at 1190 Campbell Street, branch established on 2001/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $360.5 mil, Deposits: $317.3 mil, headquarters in Joseph, OR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Baker In-Store Branch at 1205 Campbell Street, branch established on 1998/05/19. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Baker City Branch at 2000 Main Street, branch established on 1959/03/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Baker City, Oregon:

  • Best Western Sunridge Inn, One Surridge Ln, Baker City, OR 97814 , Phone: (541) 523-6444
  • Eldorado Inn, 695 Campbell St, Baker City, OR 97814 , Phone: (541) 523-6494, Fax: (541) 523-6494
  • Rodeway Inn, 810 Campbell St, Baker City, OR 97814 , Phone: (541) 523-2242, Fax: (541) 523-2448
  • Super 8 Motel Baker City, 250 Campbell St, Baker City, OR 97814 , Phone: (541) 523-8282, Fax: (541) 523-9137
  • Always Welcome Inn, 175 Campbell St, Baker City, OR 97814 , Phone: (541) 523-3431
  • Geiser Grand Hotel, 1996 Main St, Baker City, OR 97814 , Phone: (541) 523-1889
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Baker City, Oregon

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Baker City travel time to work - commute


Baker City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Baker City city (based on Baker County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.32%
Here33.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneConservative Baptist Association of AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents26.7%20.6%9.9%6.9%5.3%
Congregations11.8%11.8%5.9%11.8%5.9%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.9%4.6%4.5%4.3%12.3%
Congregations5.9%8.8%8.8%5.9%23.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Baker County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Baker County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Baker County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

13.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Baker County:

25.3%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$8,783$52,6980$0
Other Government Administration 5$18,726$44,9423$3,449
Judicial and Legal 1$5,250$63,0000$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$78,862$59,1471$1,157
Police - Other 1$2,260$27,1200$0
Firefighters 13$58,868$54,34013$1,485
Streets and Highways 13$45,448$41,9520$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,154$25,8480$0
Sewerage 17$46,767$33,0120$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,992$59,9040$0
Water Supply 16$61,888$46,4160$0
Totals for Government 86$333,998$46,60417$6,091

Baker City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $182,000 ($18.77)
    Water Utilities: $165,000 ($17.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $102,000 ($10.52)
    Air Transportation: $90,000 ($9.28)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($5.67)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,376,000 ($141.91)
    Fire Protection: $915,000 ($94.37)
    Water Utilities: $778,000 ($80.24)
    Regular Highways: $656,000 ($67.66)
    General - Other: $404,000 ($41.67)
    Sewerage: $397,000 ($40.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $388,000 ($40.02)
    Central Staff Services: $342,000 ($35.27)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $234,000 ($24.13)
    Financial Administration: $224,000 ($23.10)
    Air Transportation: $98,000 ($10.11)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($5.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($4.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($1.96)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $55,000 ($5.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $208,000 ($21.45)
    Fire Protection: $203,000 ($20.94)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($4.54)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($0.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,824,000 ($291.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($10.21)

Baker City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $63,000 ($6.50)
  • Charges - All Other: $832,000 ($85.81)
    Sewerage: $565,000 ($58.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $198,000 ($20.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000 ($2.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($2.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $240,000 ($24.75)
    Interest Earnings: $151,000 ($15.57)
    Special Assessments: $96,000 ($9.90)
    Rents: $18,000 ($1.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,542,000 ($159.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $460,000 ($47.44)
    All Other: $236,000 ($24.34)
    General Support: $159,000 ($16.40)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($1.75)
  • Tax - Property: $1,999,000 ($206.17)
    Public Utilities: $474,000 ($48.89)
    Other Selective Sales: $248,000 ($25.58)
    NEC: $39,000 ($4.02)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,000 ($0.10)

Baker City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,563,000 ($161.20)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $352,000 ($36.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,341,000 ($138.30)
    Other, NEC: $309,000 ($31.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $222,000 ($22.90)
    Other, NEC: $43,000 ($4.43)

Baker City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,959,000 ($614.58)

8.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
Oregon average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Union County, OR  0.74% ($25,975 average AGI)
from Deschutes County, OR  0.42% ($30,174)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.28% ($32,600)


7.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Oregon average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union County, OR  0.85% ($28,022 average AGI)
to Ada County, ID  0.56% ($25,033)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.35% ($37,211)

Strongest AM radio stations in Baker City:

  • KBKR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BAKER, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baker City:

  • K214CF (90.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KCMB (104.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: OREGON TRAIL RADIO, INC.)
  • KKBC-FM (95.3 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • K208DB (89.5 FM; ENTERPRISE, ETC., OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K234AD (94.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K201EH (88.1 FM; BAKER CITY, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 46 meters (151ft)
Total costs: $380,000
Total average daily traffic: 52,352
Total average daily truck traffic: 11,625

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Baker City, OR


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Baker City, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11575.4 years
William10877.8 years
Charles8874.7 years
Mary8681.0 years
James8374.6 years
Robert8273.9 years
George6577.7 years
Walter4275.6 years
Frank3578.9 years
Dorothy3578.2 years
Most common last names in Baker City, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4477.0 years
Miller3277.3 years
Johnson2976.8 years
Taylor2879.1 years
Williams2676.4 years
Wilson2574.7 years
Wright2578.5 years
Jones2577.8 years
White2380.0 years
Brown2381.3 years
Businesses in Baker City, OR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
Albertsons1Rodeway Inn1
Best Western1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx2Subway1
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Knights Inn1U.S. Cellular2
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS4
Maurices1Vons1
McDonald's1YMCA1
RadioShack1
Browse common businesses in Baker City, OR

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