Klamath County OR Information


Klamath County Subdivisions

Klamath County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 67,217
Population in Households 66,160
Population in Familes 51,468
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,057
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 27,767
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 17,936
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 33,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,483 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,284 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,774 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $186,797
Average Home Value $244,001


Median Household Income $39,868
Average Household Income $54,247
Per Capita Income $22,677
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% -0.05%
Households 0.28% 0.02%
Families 0.09% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Klamath County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Klamath County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 61st
Population Density1 # 24 36th
Diversity Index2 # 11 72nd
Median Household Income # 30 19th
Per Capita Income # 31 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.