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Klamath Falls, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Klamath Falls had a population of 21,575 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Klamath Falls: Linkville.

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Klamath Falls, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,575
Daytime Population: Workers 15,213
Daytime Population: Residents 12,396
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,609
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 20,815
Population in Familes 15,006
Population in Group Qrtrs 760
Population Density2 1,080
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $35,380
Average Household Income $53,029
Per Capita Income $22,313


Total Housing Units 9,925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,179 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,592 (46.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,154 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $169,675
Average Home Value $203,357


Total Households 8,771
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 5,020
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.38% 0.31%
Households 0.28% 0.28%
Families 0.29% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

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, 2017 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 Density # 186 51st
Diversity Index # 73 81st
Median Household Income # 338 11th
Per Capita Income # 280 26th

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