Baker City

7 reviews
  1. Town in Oregon
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Real Estate
    B
  4. Nightlife
    NG
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$122,200
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$632
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    574
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    10
    37
  • Robbery
    41
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    492
    575
  • Theft
    2,571
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    51
    257

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$35,963
National
$53,046
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    14%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

Reviews

7 reviews
  • Excellent
    0
  • Very Good
    2
  • Average
    3
  • Poor
    2
  • Terrible
    0
Overall, the atmosphere is great and I'd definitely choose to live here again. The scenery is amazing and one of the only places where one could find it.
  • Niche User
  • 5 months ago
There are not many options, and everything is similar.
  • Niche User
  • Mar 13 2015
The crime rates are extremely low in this area and the police are great at keeping it that way.
  • Niche User
  • 5 months ago