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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Klamath Falls who work in office and administrative support (15.96%), sales jobs (11.16%), and management occupations (6.87%).

Also of interest is that Klamath Falls has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One of the benefits of Klamath Falls is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.95 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

In terms of college education, Klamath Falls is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.14% 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 $20,685, which is lower middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,740 for a family of four. However, Klamath Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Klamath Falls is a very 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 13.41% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Klamath Falls include Irish, English, Swedish, and Italian.

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