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Klamath County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2017: 66,935 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Klamath County: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.4%), Retail trade (11.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.0%), Public administration (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Klamath County, OR (2017)
    • 52,00581.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,80113.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,3893.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2,2063.5%Two or more races
    • 8611.4%Asian alone
    • 6291.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 440.07%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years
Males: 33,100  (49.5%)
Females: 33,835  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Klamath County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,916 ($31,537 in 1999)
This county:

$38,916
Oregon:

$60,212

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $563 (lower quartile is $482, upper quartile is $707)
This county:

$563
State:

$935


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $179,300 (it was $87,000 in 2000)
Klamath:

$179,300
Oregon:

$319,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,600 - $271,800

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $256,181
Here:

$256,181
State:

$390,551

Townhouses or other attached units: $395,763
Here:

$395,763
State:

$331,364

In 2-unit structures: $146,155
Here:

$146,155
State:

$288,314

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $233,053
Here:

$233,053
State:

$273,421

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $247,496
Here:

$247,496
State:

$356,423

Mobile homes: $110,454
Here:

$110,454
State:

$137,934

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $31,791
Here:

$31,791
State:

$23,620

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,113
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $396

Institutionalized population: 204

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 18
  • Robberies: 15
  • Assaults: 78
  • Burglaries: 324
  • Thefts: 690
  • Auto thefts: 97

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 95
  • Burglaries: 316
  • Thefts: 660
  • Auto thefts: 94
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 163 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 1998: 145 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 1999: 158 buildings, average cost: $179,200
  • 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
  • 2010: 68 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2011: 57 buildings, average cost: $198,500
  • 2012: 62 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2013: 63 buildings, average cost: $239,100
  • 2014: 75 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 2015: 90 buildings, average cost: $243,800
  • 2016: 95 buildings, average cost: $237,900
  • 2017: 98 buildings, average cost: $240,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Klamath, OR residents
Average permit cost in Klamath, OR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,608 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,232 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Klamath, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Klamath, OR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Klamath, OR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.5%
Klamath County:

19.5%
Oregon:

13.2%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.8% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.8% for other race residents, 17.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.9 years old
(Males: 42.5 years old, Females: 44.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.7 years old, Black residents: 27.4 years old, American Indian residents: 29.7 years old, Asian residents: 50.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.3 years old, Other race residents: 41.8 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

2018 air pollution in Klamath County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cumberland County, Maine , Orange County, Vermont , Elmore County, Idaho , Franklin County, Iowa , Milwaukee County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.9%
Oregon:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Klamath, OR
County total employment by year in Klamath, OR
County average yearly wages by year in Klamath, OR

Current college students: 2,970
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,808 (44.8% naturalized citizens)

Klamath County:

5.7%
Whole state:

9.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5122010 or later
  • 6502000 to 2009
  • 1,1321990 to 1999
  • 6371980 to 1989
  • 4291970 to 1979
  • 843Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 22,682
  • One, attached: 896
  • Two: 562
  • 3 or 4: 2,108
  • 5 to 9: 660
  • 10 to 19: 582
  • 20 to 49: 420
  • 50 or more: 687
  • Mobile homes: 4,915

Housing units in Klamath County with a mortgage: 10,445 (247 second mortgage, 817 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,890

Here:

58.8% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Klamath County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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

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:

  • Oregon Royce Butte Fire, Incident Period: September 16, 2008 to December 31, 1969, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 17, 2008, FEMA Id: 2787, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oregon Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3228: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 25, 1996 to January 06, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1160: January 23, 1997, FEMA Id: 1160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Earthquakes, Incident Period: September 20, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1004: October 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 1004, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • Oregon Drought, Incident Period: April 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3039: April 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3039, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Oregon Heavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 24, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-184: December 24, 1964, FEMA Id: 184, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Klamath County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Klamath

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 21,069 (79.4%)
  • Carpooled: 2,466 (9.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 133 (0.5%)
  • Ferryboat: 58 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 159 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 138 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 795 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,814 (6.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (55%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • England (3%)
  • Cuba (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Russia (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Klamath County


  • German (13%)
  • American (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $50,605.

7.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Oregon average:

8.52%


0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($599 average AGI)
Klamath County:

0.10%
Oregon average:

0.05%

2.69% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($13,157 average AGI)
4.35% relocated from other states ($26,650 average AGI)
Klamath County:

4.35%
Oregon average:

4.41%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Deschutes County, OR  0.38% ($31,023 average AGI)
from Jackson County, OR  0.38% ($32,368)
from Lane County, OR  0.31% ($34,333)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.19% ($47,023)
from Siskiyou County, CA  0.18% ($28,902)
from Marion County, OR  0.16% ($33,703)
from Josephine County, OR  0.15% ($31,086)


6.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,181 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Oregon average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.05% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($20,672 average AGI)
3.32% relocated to other states ($23,509 average AGI)
Klamath County:

3.32%
Oregon average:

3.05%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, OR  0.68% ($44,552 average AGI)
to Deschutes County, OR  0.45% ($64,078)
to Lane County, OR  0.30% ($34,388)
to Washington County, OR  0.26% ($44,424)
to Siskiyou County, CA  0.15% ($32,265)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.15% ($33,176)
to Josephine County, OR  0.15% ($40,697)

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 2014: 10.9

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 population in Klamath County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Klamath County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Klamath County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Klamath County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Klamath County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Klamath County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Klamath County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,543 (10,424 aged, 2,119 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,640 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Klamath County, Oregon in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (712)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (681)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (572)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (563)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (426)
  • Unspecified dementia (367)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (342)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (276)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (218)
  • Congestive heart failure (204)

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: 9,907
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 204
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25,495

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,091
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,130
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

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: 66,935
  • In family households: 51,534 (8,816 male householders, 7,867 female householders)
    12,353 spouses, 15,947 children (14,843 natural, 525 adopted, 579 stepchildren), 2,251 grandchildren, 580 brothers or sisters, 766 parents, 843 other relatives, 2,111 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,325 (5,316 male householders (4,020 living alone)), 5,617 female householders (4,626 living alone)), 3,392 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,076

Size of family households: 9,030 2-persons, 2,512 3-persons, 2,759 4-persons, 1,597 5-persons, 481 6-persons, 304 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,646 1-person, 1,840 2-persons, 132 3-persons, 315 4-persons.

8,319 married couples with children.
4,056 single-parent households (972 men, 3,084 women).

91.8% of residents of Klamath speak English at home.
6.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $441,654,000 ($6,784 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:

5.4
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built in Klamath County, Oregon
  • Year house built in Klamath County, Oregon
  • 3142014 or later
  • 3702010 to 2013
  • 4,1902000 to 2009
  • 6,8421990 to 1999
  • 4,0821980 to 1989
  • 5,6901970 to 1979
  • 4,0191960 to 1969
  • 2,3111950 to 1959
  • 2,4461940 to 1949
  • 3,2481939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Klamath County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Klamath County, Oregon
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Klamath County, Oregon
  • 511 room
  • 3132 rooms
  • 7403 rooms
  • 3,1254 rooms
  • 5,6305 rooms
  • 3,4166 rooms
  • 2,5527 rooms
  • 1,0508 rooms
  • 1,4589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Klamath County, Oregon
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Klamath County, Oregon
  • 4831 room
  • 9542 rooms
  • 1,7533 rooms
  • 2,5794 rooms
  • 1,3375 rooms
  • 1,1336 rooms
  • 4357 rooms
  • 2668 rooms
  • 3419+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Klamath County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Klamath County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Klamath County, Oregon
  • 300no bedroom
  • 4221 bedroom
  • 3,8332 bedrooms
  • 11,4713 bedrooms
  • 1,9624 bedrooms
  • 3475+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Klamath County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Klamath County, Oregon
  • 483no bedroom
  • 2,2051 bedroom
  • 4,2442 bedrooms
  • 1,5793 bedrooms
  • 6404 bedrooms
  • 1305+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Klamath County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Klamath County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Klamath County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 708no vehicle
  • 4,6341 vehicle
  • 7,5262 vehicles
  • 3,6613 vehicles
  • 9954 vehicles
  • 8115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Klamath County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Klamath County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,908no vehicle
  • 4,5061 vehicle
  • 2,0242 vehicles
  • 6283 vehicles
  • 1694 vehicles
  • 465+ vehicles

84.8% of Klamath County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34% lived in Oregon.

Klamath County:

84.8%
State average:

83.0%

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

  • This state: 32,343
  • Other state: 30,119
  • Northeast: 2,422
  • Midwest: 5,119
  • South: 3,041
  • West: 19,537
Year householders moved into unit in Klamath County, OR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Klamath County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.6%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 19.3%Wood
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.5%Electricity
  • 32.1%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 424
Here:

6.5%
Oregon:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 196
Here:

6.0%
Oregon:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 145
Here:

4.5%
Oregon:

16.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Klamath County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,518,000
    Other: $4,092,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $712,000
    Regular Highways: $329,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,578,000
    General Public Buildings: $699,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,993,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,331,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,759,000
    Police Protection: $4,326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,899,000
    Health - Other: $3,682,000
    General - Other: $2,999,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,845,000
    Financial Administration: $2,410,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,732,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,418,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,185,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,070,000
    Parks and Recreation: $509,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $279,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $92,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $22,021,000
    Corporate Bonds: $8,418,000
    Total Other Securities: $5,134,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $4,653,000
    Benefit Payments: $2,980,000
    Total Federal Securities: $2,335,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $801,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $710,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,732,000
    Other: $764,000
    Health and Hospitals: $622,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,898,000
    Other - General - Other: $470,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $17,000
    Other - Police Protection: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $412,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $220,000
    Public Welfare: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $850,000
    Sale of Property: $347,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $310,000
    General Revenue - Other: $216,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $117,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $870,000
    Police Protection: $311,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $66,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,299,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,719,000
    Other: $5,974,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,392,000
    Education: $1,898,000
    General Local Government Support: $734,000
    Public Welfare: $34,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,277,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,046,000
    Other License: $1,551,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $502,000
    Amusements License: $16,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,003,000

Klamath County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,518,000
    Other: $4,092,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $712,000
    Regular Highways: $329,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,578,000
    General Public Buildings: $699,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,993,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,331,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,759,000
    Police Protection: $4,326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,899,000
    Health - Other: $3,682,000
    General - Other: $2,999,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,845,000
    Financial Administration: $2,410,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,732,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,418,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,185,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,070,000
    Parks and Recreation: $509,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $279,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $92,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $22,021,000
    Corporate Bonds: $8,418,000
    Total Other Securities: $5,134,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $4,653,000
    Benefit Payments: $2,980,000
    Total Federal Securities: $2,335,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $801,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $710,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,732,000
    Other: $764,000
    Health and Hospitals: $622,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,898,000
    Other - General - Other: $470,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $17,000
    Other - Police Protection: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $412,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $220,000
    Public Welfare: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $850,000
    Sale of Property: $347,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $310,000
    General Revenue - Other: $216,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $117,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $870,000
    Police Protection: $311,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $66,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,299,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,719,000
    Other: $5,974,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,392,000
    Education: $1,898,000
    General Local Government Support: $734,000
    Public Welfare: $34,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,277,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,046,000
    Other License: $1,551,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $502,000
    Amusements License: $16,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,003,000

Klamath County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,518,000
    Other: $4,092,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $712,000
    Regular Highways: $329,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,578,000
    General Public Buildings: $699,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,993,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,331,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,759,000
    Police Protection: $4,326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,899,000
    Health - Other: $3,682,000
    General - Other: $2,999,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,845,000
    Financial Administration: $2,410,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,732,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,418,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,185,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,070,000
    Parks and Recreation: $509,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $279,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $92,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $22,021,000
    Corporate Bonds: $8,418,000
    Total Other Securities: $5,134,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $4,653,000
    Benefit Payments: $2,980,000
    Total Federal Securities: $2,335,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $801,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $710,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,732,000
    Other: $764,000
    Health and Hospitals: $622,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,898,000
    Other - General - Other: $470,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $17,000
    Other - Police Protection: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $412,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $220,000
    Public Welfare: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $850,000
    Sale of Property: $347,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $310,000
    General Revenue - Other: $216,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $117,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $870,000
    Police Protection: $311,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $66,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,299,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,719,000
    Other: $5,974,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,392,000
    Education: $1,898,000
    General Local Government Support: $734,000
    Public Welfare: $34,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,277,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,046,000
    Other License: $1,551,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $502,000
    Amusements License: $16,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,003,000

Klamath County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,518,000
    Other: $4,092,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $712,000
    Regular Highways: $329,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,578,000
    General Public Buildings: $699,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,993,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,331,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,759,000
    Police Protection: $4,326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,899,000
    Health - Other: $3,682,000
    General - Other: $2,999,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,845,000
    Financial Administration: $2,410,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,732,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,418,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,185,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,070,000
    Parks and Recreation: $509,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $279,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $92,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $22,021,000
    Corporate Bonds: $8,418,000
    Total Other Securities: $5,134,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $4,653,000
    Benefit Payments: $2,980,000
    Total Federal Securities: $2,335,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $801,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $710,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,732,000
    Other: $764,000
    Health and Hospitals: $622,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,898,000
    Other - General - Other: $470,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $17,000
    Other - Police Protection: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $412,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $220,000
    Public Welfare: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $850,000
    Sale of Property: $347,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $310,000
    General Revenue - Other: $216,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $117,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $870,000
    Police Protection: $311,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $66,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,299,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,719,000
    Other: $5,974,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,392,000
    Education: $1,898,000
    General Local Government Support: $734,000
    Public Welfare: $34,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,277,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,046,000
    Other License: $1,551,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $502,000
    Amusements License: $16,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,003,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,603
  • Number of aged recipients: 133
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,470
  • Number of recipients under 18: 206
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,146
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 251
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 579
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 758
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

Klamath County on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"