Klamath Falls, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Klamath Falls, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Klamath Falls had a population of 21,372 as of July 1, 2016. Klamath Falls ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Klamath Falls is located at latitude 42.2186 and longitude -121.775 in Klamath County. The formal boundaries for the City of Klamath Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.85 sq. miles. Klamath County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,108 feet.

The City of Klamath Falls (GNIS ID: 2411554) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Klamath Falls is located within Klamath Falls Division of Klamath County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Klamath Falls population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Klamath Falls: Linkville.

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


Total Population 21,372
Population in Households 20,610
Population in Familes 14,870
Population in Group Qrtrs 762
Population Density1 1,070
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 8,761
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 5,019
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,104 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,657 (46.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,177 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $172,072
Average Home Value $210,255


Median Household Income $34,374
Average Household Income $51,006
Per Capita Income $21,664
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.01%
Households 0.3% 0.06%
Families 0.34% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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 Falls, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Klamath Falls to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 28 93rd
Population Density1 # 187 51st
Diversity Index2 # 73 81st
Median Household Income # 350 8th
Per Capita Income # 288 24th

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