Baker County is located in northeast Oregon. The County Seat is Baker City and the largest city is Baker City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.bakercounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 16,059 and the 2010 census population was 16,138. The land area is 3,068.36 square miles and there are 5.3 persons per square mile.
95% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 3.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 1.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 89.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $147,700, there are 7,120 households, an average of 2.18 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,234, the median household income is $41,500, and 18% of the persons in Baker County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,761. Retail sales (in $1000) were $155,456, and sales per capita were $9,710.
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