Klamath County

Klamath County, Oregon

305 Main St
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
Phone: (541) 883-5134
Fax: (541) 883-5165

On central southern border of OR; organized Oct 17, 1882 from Lake County. Name Origin: For the Klamath Indians; the name is probably from Chinook tlamatl, their name for the sister tribe of the Modocs; the meaning is unknown. Also spelled Claminitt and Clammittee.

Area (sq mi):: 6135.75 (land 5944.19; water 191.56) Population per square mile: 11.10
Population 2005: 66,192 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 10.50% Population 2000: 63,775 (White 84.10%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 7.80%; Asian 0.80%; Other 11.20%). Foreign born: 4.80%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,719; median household $31,537; Population below poverty level: 16.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,305-$23,216
Unemployment (2004): 9.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 17.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Klamath Falls County seat (19,694)

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