Klamath County, Oregon (OR)

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County population in 2012: 65,912 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 63,775 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,513
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,524
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,150
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,243 (it was 8,055 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

38%

Land area: 5944 sq. mi.

Water area: 191.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Klamath County: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (26.6%), Educational, health and social services (21.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Klamath County, Oregon:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (81.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Oregon median age:  38.0 years
Males: 33,051  (48.1%)
Females: 33,329  (51.9%)
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Klamath County,OR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Klamath County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,885 ($31,537 in 1999)

This county:

$36885
Oregon:

$50251

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $591 (lower quartile is $460, upper quartile is $688)
This county:

$591
State:

$769


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $144,400 (it was $87,000 in 2000)
Klamath:

$144,400
Oregon:

$229,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,800 - $231,600
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,158
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $330

Institutionalized population: 204

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 148 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2001: 161 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2002: 212 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2003: 241 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2004: 319 buildings, average cost: $231,300
  • 2005: 480 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2006: 443 buildings, average cost: $225,800
  • 2007: 311 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2008: 110 buildings, average cost: $258,600
  • 2009: 59 buildings, average cost: $230,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,387 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $918 (0.8%)

Klamath County household income distribution in 2009 Klamath County home values distribution Klamath County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.9% for Black residents, 31.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.7% for American Indian residents, 7.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.4% for other race residents, 30.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
Klamath County:

16.1%
Oregon:

16.7%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.9% for Black residents, 30.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.3% for American Indian residents, 7.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.2% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 57 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Klamath County is $431 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $549 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $768 a month.

Cities in this county include: Altamont, Klamath Falls, Keno, Crescent Lake, Langell, Poe Valley, Merrill, Chiloquin, Malin, Bonanza.

Klamath County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Klamath County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 22 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 76 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 49 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Klamath County: Lamm Camp (A), Kittredge Ranch (B), King Spruce Camp (C), Princess Creek Campground Boat Ramp (D), King Cole (E), Trapper Creek Boat Ramp (F), McCartie Ranch (G), Shelter Cove Boat Ramp (H), Beaver Marsh Guard Station (I), Mazama Junction (J), Rainbow Bay Boat Launch (K), Aspen Point Campground Boat Ramp (L), Johnson Meadow Guard Station (M), Johnson Barn (N), Crescent Lake Resort Boat Ramp (O), Sunset Cove Campground Boat Ramp (P), Jamison Ranch (Q), Jackson Creek Guard Station (R), Jack Creek Corral (S), Ivory Pine Mill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Klamath County: Williamson River Mission (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Way Cemetery (1), Spencer Cemetery (2), Paiute Cemetery (3), Masekesket Cemetery (4), Merrill IOOF Cemetery (5), Indian Burial Ground (6), Bedfield Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Francis (A), Freye Lake (B), Frog Lake (C), White Pine Lake (D), Lake Gladys (E), Grass Lake (F), Mystic Lake (G), Lake Harriette (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Yaden Creek (A), Yoss Creek (B), Knight Creek (C), Johnston Creek (D), Jackson Creek (E), Jack Creek (F), Irving Creek (G), Middle Fork Copeland Creek (H), Munson Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Klamath County include: Eagle Ridge County Park (1), Fort Klamath Park Museum (2), Warford Park (3), Antelope Reservoir Day-Use Area (4), Collier Memorial State Park (5), Foster Field (6), Jackson F Kimball State Park (7), Sinnott Memorial (8), Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Deschutes County , Douglas County , Jackson County , Lake County , Lane County , Modoc County, California , Siskiyou County, California .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,970
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,085 (41% naturalized citizens)

Klamath County:

4.8%
Whole state:

8.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 489
  • 1990 to 1994: 687
  • 1985 to 1989: 446
  • 1980 to 1984: 191
  • 1975 to 1979: 214
  • 1970 to 1974: 215
  • 1970 to 1974: 123
  • 1965 to 1969: 720

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 96.0%

Klamath County marital status for males Klamath County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Klamath County with a mortgage: 7,630 (980 second mortgage, 421 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,734

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Klamath County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,94563
Catholic4,4607
Other3,67714
Mainline Protestant2,21814
Black Protestant301
None48,050-
Klamath County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Klamath County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Klamath County:

2.71 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 59
This county:

8.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Klamath County:

8.3%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Klamath County:

25.0%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Klamath County:

Average size of farms: 572 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $85,567
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $393.22
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.60%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.06%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $78,755
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.65%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 95.15%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $97,123
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.03
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.36%
All wheat for grain: 5319 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Klamath County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 607665937.1 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Klamath County-area historical earthquake activity is above Oregon state average. It is 453% 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 242.9 miles away from Klamath County center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 261.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 330.2 miles away from the county center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 173.5 miles away from the county center
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 203.1 miles away from Klamath County center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 211.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Klamath County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (56%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Netherlands (2%)
  • Korea (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Klamath County (%):

  • German (17%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (11%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Klamath County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 20,259 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 2,921 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 157 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0%)
  • Railroad: 12 (0%)
  • Taxi: 16 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 13 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 113 (0%)
  • Walked: 786 (3%)
  • Other means: 326 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,291 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Klamath County, Oregon in 2000:

  • 374 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 128 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 116 people in other group homes
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 29 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 24 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 24 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 21 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Klamath County, Oregon in 2010:

  • 450 people in college/university student housing
  • 103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 102 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 97 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 77 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 45 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,151.

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Oregon average:

7.22%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($283 average AGI)
Klamath County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.04%

2.32% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($10,689 average AGI)
3.55% relocated from other states ($20,426 average AGI)
Klamath County:

3.55%
Oregon average:

3.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, OR  0.41% ($25,044 average AGI)
from Siskiyou County, CA  0.24% ($27,833)
from Deschutes County, OR  0.24% ($26,226)
from Lane County, OR  0.24% ($22,302)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.19% ($28,791)
from Josephine County, OR  0.19% ($42,762)
from Douglas County, OR  0.12% ($25,071)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Oregon average:

6.82%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($383 average AGI)
Klamath County:

0.06%
Oregon average:

0.06%

2.75% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($15,823 average AGI)
3.15% relocated to other states ($18,710 average AGI)
Klamath County:

3.15%
Oregon average:

3.06%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, OR  0.49% ($32,360 average AGI)
to Deschutes County, OR  0.33% ($39,187)
to Lane County, OR  0.27% ($30,541)
to Washington County, OR  0.22% ($32,163)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.19% ($26,476)
to Douglas County, OR  0.18% ($39,725)
to Marion County, OR  0.16% ($24,333)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Klamath County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Klamath County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Klamath County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 11,278 (9,580 aged, 1,698 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.54
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9906.600
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 204.310
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25495.41

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1090.770
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1130.050
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9.06

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49.06
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78.56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.55

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 46.4. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 227.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 132.5
  • Poisoning - 46.4
  • Other - 48.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 65,430

Size of family households: 9,029 2-persons, 3,690 3-persons, 2,852 4-persons, 1,332 5-persons, 585 6-persons, 343 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,452 1-person, 1,649 2-persons, 210 3-persons, 92 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

10,388 married couples with children.
4,318 single-parent households (1,250 men, 3,068 women).

91.9% of residents of Klamath County speak English at home.
6.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $441,654,000 ($6784 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $42,946,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $199,240,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $81,763,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,446,000
Federal grants: $72,419,000
Federal procurement contracts: $24,169,000 ($3,033,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $59,617,000 ($25,347,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $970,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $18,969,000
Federal Government insurance: $22,307,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,257
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,623
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +395
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,513
Here:

+23 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Klamath County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.98 millions of gallons per day (100% from ground, 0% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 304
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,789
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,739
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,403
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,308
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,726
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,309
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,088
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,972
Rooms in houses/apartments in Klamath County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 71
  • 2 rooms: 217
  • 3 rooms: 715
  • 4 rooms: 2,356
  • 5 rooms: 4,029
  • 6 rooms: 4,170
  • 7 rooms: 2,879
  • 8 rooms: 1,604
  • 9+ rooms: 1,109
  • 1 room: 334
  • 2 rooms: 830
  • 3 rooms: 1,120
  • 4 rooms: 2,499
  • 5 rooms: 1,689
  • 6 rooms: 907
  • 7 rooms: 402
  • 8 rooms: 211
  • 9+ rooms: 63
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Klamath County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 155
  • 1 bedroom: 821
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,525
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,831
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,347
  • 5+ bedrooms: 471
  • no bedroom: 518
  • 1 bedroom: 1,838
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,491
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,765
  • 4 bedrooms: 430
  • 5+ bedrooms: 13
Cars and other vehicles available in Klamath County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 495
  • 1 vehicle: 3,997
  • 2 vehicles: 7,909
  • 3 vehicles: 3,430
  • 4 vehicles: 888
  • 5+ vehicles: 431
  • no vehicle: 1,258
  • 1 vehicle: 3,603
  • 2 vehicles: 2,334
  • 3 vehicles: 700
  • 4 vehicles: 128
  • 5+ vehicles: 32

49% of Klamath County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in Oregon.

Klamath County:

48.9%
State average:

48.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $66,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Klamath County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (46.3%)
  • Electricity (23.1%)
  • Wood (13.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (39.6%)
  • Electricity (36.9%)
  • Wood (8.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.3%)
  • Other fuel (5.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 479
Here:

6.2%
Oregon:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 237
Here:

6.2%
Oregon:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 197
Here:

7.3%
Oregon:

16.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Klamath County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,551,000
    Correctional Institutions: $671,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
    General - Other: $18,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,030,000
    Health - Other: $10,347,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,052,000
    Police Protection: $3,575,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,204,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,034,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,934,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,605,000
    Financial Administration: $2,282,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,401,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,273,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,146,000
    General - Other: $831,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $704,000
    Housing and Community Development: $570,000
    Parks and Recreation: $264,000
    Libraries: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $530,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,412,000
    Regular Highways: $831,000
    General - Other: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,333,000
    Regular Highways: $868,000
    General Public Building: $57,000
    Health - Other: $46,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
    Corrections - Other: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,989,000

Klamath County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,016,000
    All Other: $3,216,000
    Parks and Recreation: $244,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,657,000
    All Other: $4,565,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,723,000
    Health and Hospitals: $176,000
    Public Welfare: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $763,000
    Public Welfare: $255,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,795,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,203,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $476,000
    Rents: $39,000
    Special Assessments: $7,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $8,791,000
    All Other: $4,344,000
    Highways: $3,975,000
    Public Welfare: $1,328,000
    General Local Government Support: $766,000
    Education: $213,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,867,000
    Other License: $1,878,000
    Other Selective Sales: $512,000

Klamath County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,730,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,055,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,675,000

Klamath County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $140,956,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $287,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Klamath County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Klamath County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Most common first names in Klamath County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John40174.4 years
William37273.8 years
James31571.2 years
Robert30471.2 years
Mary25778.8 years
Charles22775.8 years
George21977.3 years
Dorothy15377.0 years
Richard13669.5 years
Helen13079.6 years
Most common last names in Klamath County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17378.0 years
Johnson14377.0 years
Brown11574.0 years
Williams8574.4 years
Jones8175.8 years
Miller7973.4 years
Anderson7877.2 years
Moore7073.4 years
Davis6676.5 years
Nelson6279.2 years
Businesses in Klamath County, OR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Albertsons1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Baskin-Robbins1Microtel1
Best Western2New Balance1
Budget Car Rental1Nike2
Burger King3Office Depot1
Circle K2Payless1
ColorTyme1Quality1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Rue211
Dennys1Safeway2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
FedEx9Starbucks1
Ford1Subaru1
GNC2Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell2
Goodwill4Toyota1
H&R Block1True Value3
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Home Depot1U.S. Cellular3
Honda1UPS12
Jones New York2Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Kincaid1Vons2
Kmart1Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

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