Klamath County is located in south-central Oregon. The County Seat is Klamath Falls and the largest city is Klamath Falls. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.klamathcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 65,455 and the 2010 census population was 66,380. The land area is 5,941.05 square miles and there are 11.2 persons per square mile.
89.5% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 11.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 1% is Asian, 4.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.9% is two or more races. 87.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $155,000, there are 27,378 households, an average of 2.38 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,489, the median household income is $39,627, and 18.9% of the persons in Klamath County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,675. Retail sales (in $1000) were $788,445, and sales per capita were $11,845. The percentage of black-owned firms is 1.2%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.8%.
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