Baker County OR Information


Baker County Subdivisions

Baker County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 16,389
Population in Households 16,016
Population in Familes 12,394
Population in Group Qrtrs 373
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 7,284
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 4,533
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,838 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,446 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,877 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $144,194
Average Home Value $210,242


Median Household Income $39,823
Average Household Income $54,800
Per Capita Income $24,424
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.31%
Households 0.65% 0.45%
Families 0.44% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.73%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Baker County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baker County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 25th
Population Density1 # 28 25th
Diversity Index2 # 34 8th
Median Household Income # 27 28th
Per Capita Income # 18 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.