Baker City, Oregon

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Population in 2019: 9,809 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 5,067  (51.7%)
Females: 4,742  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

43.8 years
Oregon median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 97814.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,543 (it was $29,020 in 2000)
Baker City:

$47,543
OR:

$67,058

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,434 (it was $14,179 in 2000)

Baker City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $166,396 (it was $78,500 in 2000)
Baker City:

$166,396
OR:

$354,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $258,162; detached houses: $264,663; townhouses or other attached units: $276,312; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,919; mobile homes: $211,494; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $28,593

Median gross rent in 2019: $705.

March 2019 cost of living index in Baker City: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.3%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.7% for other race residents, 27.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Baker City, OR (2019)
    • 8,80588.4%White alone
    • 5075.1%Hispanic
    • 2442.5%Two or more races
    • 1181.2%Black alone
    • 1061.1%American Indian alone
    • 840.8%Asian alone
    • 220.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Baker City, Oregon as of May 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Baker City is 2,006 to 1.


Crime rates in Baker City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
8
(81.9)
5
(51.1)
2
(20.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(10.1)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
2
(20.7)
4
(41.0)
2
(20.4)
1
(10.2)
2
(20.5)
8
(82.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(212.9)
40
(416.1)
11
(117.6)
3
(32.0)
2
(21.5)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
24
(248.4)
56
(573.7)
11
(112.2)
10
(102.4)
12
(122.7)
12
(123.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(263.6)
30
(312.0)
31
(331.4)
25
(266.9)
29
(311.5)
22
(221.5)
11
(112.2)
68
(703.9)
48
(491.7)
46
(469.3)
33
(338.0)
47
(480.6)
28
(287.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
159
(1,612)
162
(1,685)
69
(737.6)
91
(971.5)
169
(1,815)
155
(1,560)
47
(479.2)
293
(3,033)
251
(2,571)
289
(2,948)
202
(2,069)
262
(2,679)
283
(2,903)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(162.2)
15
(156.0)
5
(53.4)
7
(74.7)
9
(96.7)
8
(80.5)
3
(30.6)
9
(93.2)
5
(51.2)
14
(142.8)
15
(153.6)
15
(153.4)
13
(133.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(40.6)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.4)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(51.8)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(30.7)
2
(20.5)
3
(30.8)
City-Data.com crime index169.9188.183.769.9127.994.432.5242.2276.6190.8207.8224.7212.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Baker City, OR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Oregon average:

1.47
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Ancestries: American (17.2%), German (15.4%), English (9.6%), Irish (7.3%), European (4.6%), Norwegian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3443 feet

Land area: 6.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,420 people per square mile   (low).

Baker City, Oregon map

238 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.4%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,903 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,798 (1.2%)

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)

Latitude: 44.78 N, Longitude: 117.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +292 (+2.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,118 (80.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 541

Distribution of median household income in Baker City, OR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Baker City, OR in 2019
Baker City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Oregon:

5.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +599 (+6.5%).
Most common industries in Baker City, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Wood products (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Wood products (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.6%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Baker City, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Baker City, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Baker City, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 65.7. This is about average.

City:

65.7
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 8.32. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Baker City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 1245% 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 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 281.9 miles away from Baker 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) earthquake occurred 278.8 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Baker County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baker City topographic map

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:

  • BAKER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 658, Location: 2500 E ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • EAGLE CAP INNOVATIVE HS (Location: 2725 SEVENTH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • BAKER WEB ACADEMY (Location: 2090 FOURTH ST, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • BAKER EARLY COLLEGE (Location: 2725 7TH ST, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Private high school in Baker City:

  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 69, Location: 3720 BIRCH ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Baker City:

  • BAKER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 332, Location: 2320 WASHINGTON AVE, Grades: 7-8)
  • HAINES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 72, Location: 400 SCHOOL ST, Grades: KG-6)
  • KEATING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 20, Location: 41964 MILES BRIDGE RD, Grades: KG-6)
  • BROOKLYN PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 1350 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: KG-3)
  • SOUTH BAKER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 1285 THIRD ST, Grades: 4-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Baker City:

  • BAKER VALLEY SDA SCHOOL (Students: 18, 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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Baker City:

Marital status in Baker City, OR
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

For population 25 years and over in Baker City:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Baker City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Baker City, OR (based on Baker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,77821
Other1,5158
Catholic1,1963
Mainline Protestant5956
None11,050-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.6%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.8%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Baker City:

28.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.5%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Baker City:

55.6%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Baker City:

76.4%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Baker City, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 14$82,489$70,70511$1,860
Police Protection - Officers 14$86,448$74,0980$0
Other and Unallocable 7$29,698$50,9110$0
Other Government Administration 6$30,642$61,2847$209
Financial Administration 4$16,832$50,4961$2,546
Police - Other 2$11,962$71,7721$1,831
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,958
Water Supply 0$0 8$11,920
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$621
Sewerage 0$0 4$6,471
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$5,183
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$742
Totals for Government 47$258,071$65,89036$33,342

Baker City government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $859,000 ($87.57)
    Water Utilities: $561,000 ($57.19)
    Sewerage: $212,000 ($21.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $18,000 ($1.84)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($0.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,299,000 ($234.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,713,000 ($174.64)
    Water Utilities: $1,231,000 ($125.50)
    Regular Highways: $1,018,000 ($103.78)
    Sewerage: $913,000 ($93.08)
    General - Other: $530,000 ($54.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $301,000 ($30.69)
    Central Staff Services: $286,000 ($29.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $195,000 ($19.88)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $138,000 ($14.07)
    Financial Administration: $112,000 ($11.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($5.91)
    Air Transportation: $47,000 ($4.79)
    Electric Utilities: $6,000 ($0.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $347,000 ($35.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $271,000 ($27.63)
    Regular Highways: $65,000 ($6.63)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($4.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $27,000 ($2.75)
    General Public Building: $25,000 ($2.55)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($2.34)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($0.92)
    Electric Utilities: $6,000 ($0.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,898,000 ($397.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($6.01)

Baker City government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,262,000 ($128.66)
    Other: $952,000 ($97.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $70,000 ($7.14)
    Air Transportation: $32,000 ($3.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $726,000 ($74.01)
    Public Welfare: $269,000 ($27.42)
    Other: $68,000 ($6.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000 ($5.81)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($0.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $320,000 ($32.62)
    General Revenue - Other: $152,000 ($15.50)
    Interest Earnings: $95,000 ($9.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $85,000 ($8.67)
    Special Assessments: $69,000 ($7.03)
    Rents: $51,000 ($5.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000 ($4.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,544,000 ($259.35)
    Electric Utilities: $33,000 ($3.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $592,000 ($60.35)
    General Local Government Support: $264,000 ($26.91)
    Public Welfare: $57,000 ($5.81)
    Other: $10,000 ($1.02)
    Electric Utilities: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - Property: $3,267,000 ($333.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $864,000 ($88.08)
    Other License: $374,000 ($38.13)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $8,000 ($0.82)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.10)

Baker City government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,687,000 ($171.98)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,624,000 ($165.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000 ($6.52)

Baker City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,094,000 ($927.11)

6.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Union County, OR  0.80% ($35,978 average AGI)
from Ada County, ID  0.47% ($37,630)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.42% ($25,458)


5.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,150 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, OR  0.75% ($29,860 average AGI)
to Ada County, ID  0.45% ($53,192)
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

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.)
Baker City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Baker City fatal accident list:

Aug 28, 2018 09:05 AM, Campbell St, Lat: 44.781742, Lon: -117.835475, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 4, 2016 11:50 AM, 2nd St, A St, Lat: 44.782517, Lon: -117.832036, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 50.5mTotal length
  • $380,000Total costs
  • 70,389Total average daily traffic
  • 18,493Total average daily truck traffic
  • 72,380Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Baker City, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 41980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Baker City, OR

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 57. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 102 took place in 2015, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Baker City, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.9%), and Structure Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Baker City, OR
    • 48349.9%Outside Fires
    • 31332.4%Structure Fires
    • 13213.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 394.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Baker City, OR

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

  • Rodeway Inn, 810 Campbell St, Baker City, Oregon 97814 , Phone: (541) 523-2242, Fax: (541) 523-2448
  • Super 8 Motel Baker City, 250 Campbell St, Baker City, Oregon 97814 , Phone: (541) 523-8282, Fax: (541) 523-9137
  • Always Welcome Inn, 175 Campbell St, Baker City, Oregon 97814 , Phone: (541) 523-3431
  • Geiser Grand Hotel, 1996 Main St, Baker City, Oregon 97814 , Phone: (541) 523-1889
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Baker City, Oregon
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Baker City, OR
  • 69.7%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 7.2%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Baker City, OR
  • 56.1%Utility gas
  • 38.8%Electricity
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Baker City compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Baker City on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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