Klamath Falls, OR


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Living in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 21,399 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Klamath Falls is the 25th largest community in Oregon.

Unlike some cities, Klamath Falls isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Klamath Falls are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Klamath Falls is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Klamath Falls who work in office and administrative support (17.71%), sales jobs (9.85%), and management occupations (7.01%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Klamath Falls spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.68 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

In terms of college education, Klamath Falls is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.81% of adults 25 and older in Klamath Falls have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Klamath Falls in 2010 was $20,495, which is lower middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,980 for a family of four. However, Klamath Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Klamath Falls is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Klamath Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Klamath Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Klamath Falls also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.87% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Klamath Falls include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Klamath Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.