Klamath Falls, OR

Census Place

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2022 Population
21,806
0.442% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Wyden
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jeff Merkley
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.1
1.96% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
22.1%
3.89% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$46,695
11.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$237,800
16.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
8,751
2.14% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Klamath Falls, OR had a population of 21.8k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $46,695. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Klamath Falls, OR grew from 21,710 to 21,806, a 0.442% increase and its median household income grew from $42,047 to $46,695, a 11.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Klamath Falls, OR are White (Non-Hispanic) (74%), White (Hispanic) (7.65%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.86%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.03%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.34%).

None of the households in Klamath Falls, OR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.4% of the residents in Klamath Falls, OR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Klamath Falls, OR are Oregon Institute of Technology (805 degrees awarded in 2022) and College of Cosmetology (45 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Klamath Falls, OR was $237,800, and the homeownership rate was 46.6%.

Most people in Klamath Falls, OR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Klamath Falls, OR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Klamath Falls, OR is home to a population of 21.8k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.74% of Klamath Falls, OR residents were born outside of the country (1.03k people).

In 2022, there were 9.67 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.1k people) in Klamath Falls, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.67k White (Hispanic) and 1.5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.4%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.4% of Klamath Falls, OR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Klamath Falls, OR was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Klamath Falls, OR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.1k ± 641
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.67k ± 484
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.5k ± 495
15.6%
Hispanic Population
3.39k people

In 2022, there were 9.67 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.1k people) in Klamath Falls, OR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.67k White (Hispanic) and 1.5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.6% of the people in Klamath Falls, OR are hispanic (3.39k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    143,534 ± 9,142 people
  2. Vietnam
    22,912 ± 3,706 people
  3. China
    22,028 ± 3,634 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oregon was Mexico, the natal country of 143,534 Oregon residents, followed by Vietnam with 22,912 and China with 22,028.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.74%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.03k people
5.02%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.09k people

As of 2022, 4.74% of Klamath Falls, OR residents (1.03k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Klamath Falls, OR was 5.02%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    578 ± 185
  2. Vietnam
    471 ± 133
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    200 ± 108

Klamath Falls, OR has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Klamath Falls, OR employs 8.75k people. The largest industries in Klamath Falls, OR are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,434 people), Retail Trade (1,197 people), and Educational Services (1,187 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,673), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,357), and Transportation & Warehousing ($61,107).

Males in Oregon have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,064. The income inequality in Oregon (measured using the Gini index) is 0.463, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

8.75k
2022 Value
± 704
−2.14%
1 Year decline
± 11.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Klamath Falls, OR declined at a rate of −2.14%, from 8.94k employees to 8.75k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Klamath Falls, OR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,125 people), Management Occupations (941 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (744 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Klamath Falls, OR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.75k
2022 Value
± 704
−2.14%
1 Year decline
± 11.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Klamath Falls, OR declined at a rate of −2.14%, from 8.94k employees to 8.75k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Klamath Falls, OR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,434 people), Retail Trade (1,197 people), and Educational Services (1,187 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Klamath Falls, OR, though some of these residents may live in Klamath Falls, OR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,453
Median earning men ± $8,089
$28,295
Median earning women ± $3,937

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($76,923), Information ($58,250), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($52,563).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($60,573), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($42,241), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,452).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.87%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.97M people employed in Oregon. This represents a 2.87% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oregon.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oregon went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 56.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.75%).

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing the state of Oregon. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oregon is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oregon

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Ron Wyden
Senator from Oregon3
Assumed office on February 5, 1996
Elected to the seat following the resignation of Bob Packwood.
Jeff Merkley
Senator from Oregon2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are the senators currently representing Oregon.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Oregon

Oregon is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oregon have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Klamath Falls, OR awarded 850 degrees. The student population of Klamath Falls, OR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,375 male students and 2,536 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Klamath Falls, OR are White (587 and 70.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (90 and 10.8%), Asian (56 and 6.69%), and Two or More Races (44 and 5.26%).

The largest universities in Klamath Falls, OR by number of degrees awarded are Oregon Institute of Technology (805 and 94.7%) and College of Cosmetology (45 and 5.29%).

The most popular majors in Klamath Falls, OR are Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (103 and 12.1%), Mechanical Engineering (65 and 7.65%), and Dental Hygiene (58 and 6.82%).

The median tuition cost in Klamath Falls, OR for a public four year colleges is $10,002 for in-state students and $31,836 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Klamath Falls, OR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 92.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 10.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,911 (48.4% men and 51.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,911 students enrolled in Klamath Falls, OR, 48.4% men and 51.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,172 records, of which 49.6% were women and 50.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 58 degrees awarded
  2. 103 degrees awarded
  3. 65 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Klamath Falls, OR was Dental Hygiene with 58 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Klamath Falls, OR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 805 degrees awarded
  2. 45 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oregon Institute of Technology with 805 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 406 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Klamath Falls, OR, which is 0.914 times less than the 444 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 587 degrees mean that there were 6.52 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 90 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($10,002) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,120) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,225) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.928% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.891% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (868k), High School or Equivalent (807k), and Bachelors Degree (693k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Klamath Falls, OR was $237,800 in 2022, which is 0.844 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $203,800 to $237,800, a 16.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Klamath Falls, OR is 46.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Klamath Falls, OR have an average commute time of 14.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Klamath Falls, OR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Klamath Falls, OR is $46,695. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Klamath Falls, OR was Census Tract 9711 with a value of $80,648, followed by Census Tract 9714 and Census Tract 9708, with respective values of $73,958 and $66,029.

Property

$237,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$21,303
$4,136
Median Property Taxes
±$433

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Klamath Falls, OR the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

46.6%
Homeownership
2022
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 46.6% of the housing units in Klamath Falls, OR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9711
  2. Census Tract 9714
  3. Census Tract 9708

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Klamath Falls, OR was Census Tract 9711 with a value of $80,648, followed by Census Tract 9714 and Census Tract 9708, with respective values of $73,958 and $66,029.

The following map shows all of the places in Klamath Falls, OR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$46,695
Median Household Income
± $6,738
8.89k
Number of Households
± 666

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.89k households in Klamath Falls, OR grew to $46,695 from the previous year's value of $42,047.

The following chart displays the households in Klamath Falls, OR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Klamath Falls, OR is from Oregon.
0.463
2022 Wage GINI in Oregon
0.462
2021 Wage GINI in Oregon

In 2022, the income inequality in Oregon was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.21% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oregon was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oregon in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.56%)

In 2022, 77.2% of workers in Klamath Falls, OR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (5.56%).

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Commute Time

14.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Klamath Falls, OR have a shorter commute time (14.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in Klamath Falls, OR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Klamath Falls, OR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Klamath Falls, OR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Klamath Falls, OR (4.67k out of 21.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Klamath Falls, OR is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.9% of the population of Klamath Falls, OR has health coverage, with 32.1% on employee plans, 31.7% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 3.9% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Klamath County, OR see 1004 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.52% decrease from the previous year (1074 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1091 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 195 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,004 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Klamath County, OR

Primary care physicians in Klamath County, OR see an average of 1,004 patients per year. This represents a 6.52% decrease from the previous year (1,074 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Klamath County, OR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 25.4% between 18 and 34 years, 34.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.08%
Uninsured
32.1%
Employer Coverage
31.7%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
3.9%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Klamath Falls, OR declined by 3.74% from 7.35% to 7.08%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Klamath Falls, OR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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