Klamath Falls, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Klamath Falls, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Klamath Falls had a population of 21,633 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Klamath Falls: Linkville.

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Klamath Falls, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 21,633
Population in Households 20,889
Population in Familes 15,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 744
Population Density2 1,083
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $38,159
Average Household Income $55,261
Per Capita Income $23,217


Total Housing Units 9,988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,041 (40.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,749 (47.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,198 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $170,715
Average Home Value $206,776


Total Households 8,790
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,040
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.37% 0.45%
Households 0.27% 0.42%
Families 0.3% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

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, 2018 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 # 29 93rd
Population Density # 187 51st
Diversity Index # 72 81st
Median Household Income # 327 14th
Per Capita Income # 285 25th

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