Baker County OR Information


Baker County Subdivisions

Baker County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,332
Daytime Population: Workers 6,758
Daytime Population: Residents 9,315
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,073
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 15,923
Population in Familes 12,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $37,058
Average Household Income $50,790
Per Capita Income $22,777


Total Housing Units 9,184 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,775 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,430 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,979 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $170,363
Average Home Value $229,424


Total Households 7,205
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 4,475
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.17% -0.04%
Households 0.32% 0.07%
Families 0.14% -0.04%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   2.73%


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, 2017 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 Density # 28 25th
Diversity Index # 35 8th
Median Household Income # 34 8th
Per Capita Income # 28 25th

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