Klamath, California

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Population in 2010: 779. Population change since 2000: +19.7%
Males: 401  (51.6%)
Females: 378  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 95548.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,934 (it was $29,231 in 2000)
Klamath:

$25,934
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,016 (it was $13,660 in 2000)

Klamath CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,706 (it was $82,300 in 2000)
Klamath:

$111,706
CA:

$373,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $769.

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  • Races in Klamath, CA (2013)

    Klamath races chart
    • 40643.2%White alone
    • 20221.5%American Indian alone
    • 20121.4%Two or more races
    • 859.0%Hispanic
    • 303.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 121.3%Other race alone
    • 30.3%Black alone

Races in Klamath detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Klamath: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (8.6%), English (6.8%), Irish (6.3%), United States (5.5%), Norwegian (3.3%), Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 28 feet

Land area: 12.5 square miles.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (very low).

Klamath,CA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Klamath:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 16.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Klamath CDP:

  • Never married: 37.5%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

32 residents are foreign born (1.1% North America, 1.0% Europe, 0.9% Oceania, 0.5% Latin America).

This place:

3.4%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $885 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $624 (0.6%)

Klamath satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (81.1 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (246.1 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (599.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Bertsch-Oceanview, CA (4.1 miles ), Orick, CA (4.1 miles ), Crescent City, CA (4.3 miles ), Hiouchi, CA (4.3 miles ), Crescent City North, CA (4.3 miles ), Smith River-Gasquet, CA (4.6 miles ), Gasquet, CA (4.7 miles ), Big Lagoon, CA (5.1 miles) .

Latitude: 41.53 N, Longitude: 124.01 W

Area code: 707

Klamath household income distribution Klamath home values distribution

Klamath tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)

Work and jobs in Klamath: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Klamath, California

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Earthquake activity:

Klamath-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 467% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from Klamath center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 250.3 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from Klamath center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 104.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Del Norte County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Klamath topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Klamath:

  • Humboldt State University (about 46 miles; Arcata, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 59 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Rogue Community College (about 69 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 82 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Shasta College (about 109 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 126 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Mendocino College (about 168 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)

Public elementary/middle school in Klamath:

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Notable locations in Klamath: Kindig Camp (A), Klamath Station (B), Guys Ranch (C), Pisgah View (D), Klamath Fire Protection District Station 33 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Worthla Creek (A), Scaath Creek (B), Spruce Creek (C), Salt Creek (D), Mynot Creek (E), McGarvey Creek (F), Hunter Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Del Norte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 39.0%
(36.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 42.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.9% for American Indian residents, 68.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
20 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
California average:

15.4

Klamath travel time to work - commute Klamath mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Klamath CDP (based on Del Norte County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,68222
Catholic1,5851
Other1,2595
Mainline Protestant4364
None22,648-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Del Norte County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Del Norte County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Del Norte County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Del Norte County:

26.8%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.0%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.6%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Klamath:

29.0
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Klamath:

19.7%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Klamath:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.2%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Klamath, CA Residents

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Humboldt County, CA  0.66% ($25,137 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.32% ($40,520)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.27% ($51,429)


6.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,529 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
California average:

5.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Curry County, OR  0.73% ($38,667 average AGI)
to Humboldt County, CA  0.49% ($35,658)
to Jackson County, OR  0.44% ($43,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Klamath:

  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KFVR (1310 AM; 1 kW; CRESCENT CITY, CA)
  • KWSW (790 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KINS (980 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPOD (1240 AM; 1 kW; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: KPOD, L L C)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOE (1480 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Klamath:

  • K216EC (91.1 FM; HAPPY CAMP, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K259AL (99.7 FM; WILLOW CREEK, CA; Owner: KHSU-FM, HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K211DJ (90.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCNA (102.7 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K280BK (91.7 FM; SELMA, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K218DP (91.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K267AD (101.3 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, ETC., OR; Owner: STEVEN R. PORTER)
  • K283AE (104.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K203CI (88.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K208CC (89.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • K204DM (88.5 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KURY-FM (95.3 FM; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: KURY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXGO (93.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHB (105.5 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KFMI (96.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K204CL (88.7 FM; SMITH RIVER, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K272AY (102.3 FM; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Klamath:

  • K25CI (Channel 25; KLAMATH, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 42m138ftTotal length
  • $887,000Total costs
  • 25,105Total average daily traffic
  • 3,373Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Klamath, CA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Klamath, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: W7PXY, Licensee ID: L01258402, Grant Date: 03/19/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Certifier: Gerald O Connor, Registrant: Gerald O Connor, 472 Ter Wer Riffle Rd, Klamath, CA 95548
  • Call Sign: KI6KEA, Licensee ID: L01290297, Grant Date: 06/04/2007, Expiration Date: 06/04/2017, Certifier: Peggy L O'Neill, Registrant: Peggy L O\'Neill, Klamath, CA 95548
  • Call Sign: KI6KEB, Licensee ID: L01290298, Grant Date: 06/04/2007, Expiration Date: 06/04/2017, Certifier: Labecca R Nessiev, Registrant: Labecca R Nessier, 99 Redwood Dr., Klamath, CA 95548
  • Call Sign: KK6JJB, Licensee ID: L01840677, Grant Date: 02/05/2014, Expiration Date: 02/05/2024, Certifier: Lonnie J Levi, Registrant: Lonnie J Levi, Klamath, CA 95548
  • Call Sign: KK6JJC, Licensee ID: L01840678, Grant Date: 02/05/2014, Expiration Date: 02/05/2024, Certifier: Michael O Levi, Registrant: Michael O Levi, Klamath, CA 95548
  • Call Sign: KM6AGG, Licensee ID: L02000194, Grant Date: 02/04/2016, Expiration Date: 02/04/2026, Certifier: Jeanne M Riecke, Registrant: Jeanne M Riecke, Klamath, CA 95548
  • Call Sign: KM6AGI, Licensee ID: L01998948, Grant Date: 02/04/2016, Expiration Date: 02/04/2026, Certifier: William A Santsche, Registrant: William A Santsche, 322 Klamath Blv, Klamath, CA 95548

Drinking water stations with addresses in Klamath that have no violations reported:

  • TREES OF MYSTERY (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KLAMATH CAMPER CORRAL (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KAMP KLAMATH CORP. (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CRIVELLI'S WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KLAMATH RIVER RV PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Klamath, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1267.3 years
Mary1073.0 years
Harold977.8 years
John970.7 years
Robert968.2 years
James872.1 years
Donald759.8 years
Charles768.7 years
Florence682.5 years
Evelyn679.5 years
Most common last names in Klamath, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor571.2 years
Jones467.8 years
Gensaw470.7 years
Bush479.0 years
Mccovey480.3 years
Lund365.0 years
Kelley381.3 years
Boyd372.3 years
Brown364.6 years
Cole377.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Klamath compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Klamath on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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