Baker County OR Information


Baker County Subdivisions

Baker County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 16,389
Population in Households 16,016
Population in Familes 12,326
Population in Group Qrtrs 373
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $39,001
Average Household Income $54,656
Per Capita Income $24,205


Total Housing Units 9,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,630 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,527 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,946 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $171,839
Average Home Value $249,087


Total Households 7,157
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 4,450
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 0.19% 0.22%
Households 0.2% 0.23%
Families 0.05% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.41%


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, 2018 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 # 34 8th
Median Household Income # 32 14th
Per Capita Income # 30 19th

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