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Baker City is a city in Baker County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Col. Edward Dickenson Baker, statesman and the only member of Congress killed during the Civil War

The latitude of Baker City is 44.775N. The longitude is -117.833W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,448 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,671.


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Median household income
Local
$29,020
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Baker City demographic reports
Baker City is on the Powder River.
Baker City grew during 1860s gold rush; mining operations later expanded to silver, copper and lead

Mining, timber and agriculture formed the core of the local economy

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 23. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Festival - Sept. 21-22, 2007
  • Baker County Fair - Aug. 8-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Baker City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, Sumpter Valley Dredge
Historic routes: Oregon Trail
Historic sites and museums: Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, Sumpter Valley Railway, Alder House Historic House Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Baker City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Baker County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97814 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Baker City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Baker City ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Baker City was $14,179, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Baker City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Baker City festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Baker City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $377.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $713.


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Libraries in Baker City include Baker County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Baker City include Baker City Herald

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Politics

Baker County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Baker City political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Baker City workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Baker City include Best Western Sunridge Inn, Geiser Grand Hotel, Rodeway Inn Baker City, Super 8.

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