Baker City, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 9,769 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 4,923  (50.4%)
Females: 4,846  (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 (it was $14,179 in 2000)

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 2009: 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 - 9,007 (90.5%)
  • Hispanic - 357 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 239 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 195 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 55 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 27 (0.3%)

Races in Baker City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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 (16.7%), Irish (11.5%), United States (11.0%), English (9.1%), French (3.3%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3443 feet

Land area: 6.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,414 people per square mile   (low).

Baker City,OR real estate house value index trend

Baker City, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Baker City:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baker City city:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

148 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 May 06, 2015.
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+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (237.6 miles , pop. 224,220).

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: +712 (+7.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,133 (86.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Baker City household income distribution Baker City home values distribution

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) 276.3255.1280.4253.3240.4169.1167.3185.282.468.9126.093.032.0

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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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Oregon:

6.6%

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%)

Work and jobs in Baker City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Baker City, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Baker City-area historical earthquake activity is below Oregon state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 204.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 296.3 miles away from Baker City center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 353.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 281.9 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 278.8 miles away from Baker City center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 278.4 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 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 and medical centers in Baker City:

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

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.

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

  • Eastern Oregon University (about 40 miles; La Grande, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,127)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 68 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 93 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 104 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 105 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Boise State University (about 115 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 120 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

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)
See full list of schools located in Baker City

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: 9,828, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2009. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2009. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2008)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 45 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
WILD WEST BAKERY AND ESPRESSO (Serves ID, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OREGON TRAILS WEST RV PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
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

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, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Baker City compared to Oregon state average:

  • 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.

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 (61%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.32%
Here: 33.3%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$16,838$50,5141$2,009
Other Government Administration 4$18,559$55,6778$218
Police Protection - Officers 15$79,107$63,2860$0
Police - Other 0$0 3$4,494
Firefighters 12$67,323$67,3236$875
Streets and Highways 0$0 20$17,938
Airports 0$0 5$543
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$2,351
Sewerage 0$0 23$28,685
Parks and Recreation 0$0 20$2,210
Water Supply 0$0 22$38,131
Other and Unallocable 5$22,882$54,91711$3,279
Totals for Government 40$204,709$61,413122$100,733

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $182,000 ($18.63)
    Water Utilities: $165,000 ($16.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $102,000 ($10.44)
    Air Transportation: $90,000 ($9.21)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($5.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,376,000 ($140.85)
    Fire Protection: $915,000 ($93.66)
    Water Utilities: $778,000 ($79.64)
    Regular Highways: $656,000 ($67.15)
    General - Other: $404,000 ($41.36)
    Sewerage: $397,000 ($40.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $388,000 ($39.72)
    Central Staff Services: $342,000 ($35.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $234,000 ($23.95)
    Financial Administration: $224,000 ($22.93)
    Air Transportation: $98,000 ($10.03)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($5.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($4.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($1.94)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $55,000 ($5.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $208,000 ($21.29)
    Fire Protection: $203,000 ($20.78)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($4.50)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($0.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,824,000 ($289.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($10.13)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $63,000 ($6.45)
  • Charges - All Other: $832,000 ($85.17)
    Sewerage: $565,000 ($57.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $198,000 ($20.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000 ($2.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($2.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $240,000 ($24.57)
    Interest Earnings: $151,000 ($15.46)
    Special Assessments: $96,000 ($9.83)
    Rents: $18,000 ($1.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,542,000 ($157.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $460,000 ($47.09)
    All Other: $236,000 ($24.16)
    General Support: $159,000 ($16.28)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($1.74)
  • Tax - Property: $1,999,000 ($204.63)
    Public Utilities: $474,000 ($48.52)
    Other Selective Sales: $248,000 ($25.39)
    NEC: $39,000 ($3.99)
    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 ($160.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $352,000 ($36.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,341,000 ($137.27)
    Other, NEC: $309,000 ($31.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $222,000 ($22.72)
    Other, NEC: $43,000 ($4.40)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,959,000 ($609.99)

6.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Oregon average:

7.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, OR  0.54% ($30,548 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  0.26% ($27,733)
from Malheur County, OR  0.26% ($35,200)


6.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Oregon average:

6.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Union County, OR  0.77% ($42,591 average AGI)
to Deschutes County, OR  0.33% ($23,842)
to Ada County, ID  0.26% ($16,267)

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 Hardware1RadioShack1
Albertsons1Rite Aid1
Best Western1Rodeway Inn1
Chevrolet1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx2Subway1
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Knights Inn1U.S. Cellular2
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS4
Maurices1Vons1
McDonald's1YMCA1
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