Baker City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 9,752 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Baker City is the 47th largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Baker City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Baker City is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Baker City who work in office and administrative support (13.70%), sales jobs (9.45%), and management occupations (8.94%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.15 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Baker City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Baker City citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.81% of adults 25 and older in Baker City have a college degree.
The per capita income in Baker City in 2010 was $22,746, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,984 for a family of four. However, Baker City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Baker City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Baker City residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Baker City include English, Irish, European, and French .
The most common language spoken in Baker City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.