Baker County

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Welcome to Baker County

Nestled at the crossroads of three Oregon Scenic Byways and surrounded by the stunning Wallowa Mountains, Hells Canyon, and the Elkhorn Mountains, Baker County offers unparalleled access to outdoor adventures of all kinds.
 
Immerse yourself in small-town Americana at its finest in historic Baker City. Its vibrant downtown boasts over 100 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, along with numerous restaurants, galleries, and local independent retail shops.
 
Explore the scenic byways and back roads of this picturesque corner of Oregon. Experience the charm and hospitality of small towns like Baker City, Halfway, Sumpter, Huntington, Haines, Unity, and Richland.
 
Delve into the region's rich pioneer and Gold Rush history, showcased at attractions such as the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, the Baker Heritage Museum, the Sumpter Valley Railroad, and the Sumpter Valley Dredge State Park, as well as more than two dozen Oregon Century Farms.

Overview for Baker County, OR

9,998 people live in Baker County, where the median age is 42.5 and the average individual income is $27,545. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,998

Total Population

42.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$27,545

Average individual Income

Around Baker County, OR

There's plenty to do around Baker County, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

79
Very Walkable
Walking Score
70
Very Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Copper Belt Winery, Glacier 45 Distillery, and Peterson's Chocolates.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 0.18 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.14 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.16 miles 22 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.24 miles 129 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.23 miles 20 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.12 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Baker County, OR

Baker County has 4,131 households, with an average household size of 2.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Baker County do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,998 people call Baker County home. The population density is 1,395.9 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,998

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.5

Median Age

51.51 / 48.49%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,131

Total Households

2.29

Average Household Size

$27,545

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Baker County, OR

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Primary Schools ()
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The following schools are within or nearby Baker County. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Brooklyn Primary School
PUBLIC
1st - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Harvest Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
South Baker Intermediate School
PUBLIC
4th - 6th
3/5
Oregon International School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Baker Virtual Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
EAGLE CAP Innovative High School
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Baker Early Learning Center
PUBLIC
K - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5

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