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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Klamath County is 65,985, which is 3.47% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 14.00% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Klamath County population density is 10.75 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 39.65 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Klamath County is white, which represent 88.19% of the total population. The average Klamath County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 65,985. #15

Population Growth Since 2000, #26

Klamath County

Population Density, #24

Klamath County
10.75 per square mile
39.65 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:58,193 (88.19%, #24)
Black:603 (0.91%, #9)
Hispanic:7,395 (11.21%, #12)
Asian:735 (1.11%, #18)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,334 (3.54%, #4)
One Race, Other:1,254 (1.90%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,866 (4.34%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:6,643 (89.83%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:63 (0.85%, see rank)
Cuban:30 (0.41%, see rank)
Central American:61 (0.82%, see rank)
South American:72 (0.97%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:15 (2.04%, see rank)
Chinese:330 (44.90%, see rank)
Filipino:217 (29.52%, see rank)
Japanese:53 (7.21%, see rank)
Korean:37 (5.03%, see rank)
Vietnamese:7 (0.95%, see rank)
Asian, Other:76 (10.34%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

55,211 (83.67%) out of the total population of 65,985 reported first ancestry.

 Klamath County% of the Total PopulationOregonU.S.
Arab1090.17%, see rank0.39%0.56%
Czech5210.79%, see rank0.54%0.47%
Danish6400.97%, see rank1.07%0.42%
Dutch2,0273.07%, see rank2.27%1.40%
English7,54811.44%, see rank11.73%8.02%
French2,7614.18%, see rank4.00%3.34%
German13,95521.15%, see rank19.70%15.03%
Greek2360.36%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian880.13%, see rank0.36%0.46%
Irish8,93213.54%, see rank12.15%10.80%
Italian2,3603.58%, see rank3.78%5.52%
Norwegian2,2813.46%, see rank3.85%1.42%
Polish7691.17%, see rank1.74%3.01%
Portuguese7731.17%, see rank0.54%0.44%
Russian4320.65%, see rank1.28%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,3041.98%, see rank1.43%0.99%
Scottish1,5702.38%, see rank3.10%1.72%
Subsaharan African1290.20%, see rank0.53%0.95%
Swedish1,6862.56%, see rank2.87%1.27%
Swiss2450.37%, see rank0.75%0.30%
Ukrainian660.10%, see rank0.54%0.31%
American4,1626.31%, see rank5.47%7.12%
Welsh6591.00%, see rank1.07%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 32,868 (49.81%, see rank)
Females: 33,117 (50.19%, see rank)

Klamath County
Male: 49.81%
Female: 50.19%
Male: 49.46%
Female: 50.54%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Klamath County
42.30 years old
38.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Klamath County
41.70 years old
37.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Klamath County
43.10 years old
40.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Klamath County% of the Total PopulationOregonU.S.
Under 5 years3,8415.82%, see rank5.94%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,9866.04%, see rank6.15%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,9906.05%, see rank6.18%6.59%
15 to 19 years4,3566.60%, see rank6.35%6.85%
20 to 24 years4,2166.39%, see rank6.73%7.13%
25 to 34 years7,20210.91%, see rank13.65%13.47%
35 to 44 years7,48011.34%, see rank13.02%12.96%
45 to 54 years8,88813.47%, see rank13.44%14.09%
55 to 64 years10,03115.20%, see rank13.61%12.29%
65 to 74 years6,95110.53%, see rank8.49%7.64%
75 to 84 3,7165.63%, see rank4.36%4.25%
85 years and over1,3282.01%, see rank2.08%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Klamath CountyOregonU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population45,596, 100%2,677,376209,056,129
Less Than High School5,747, 12.60%, see rank10.52%13.67%
High School Graduate14,096, 30.91%, see rank24.54%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree16,833, 36.92%, see rank34.87%29.09%
Bachelor Degree5,857, 12.85%, see rank18.89%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree3,063, 6.72%, see rank11.18%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.22, see rank13.8113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Klamath County OregonU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,57283.46%16.54%65.82%34.18%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)6,30489.97%, see rank10.03%, see rank90.52%9.48%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)3,54489.98%, see rank10.02%, see rank91.67%8.33%90.60%9.40%
College3,72994.13%, see rank5.87%, see rank84.23%15.77%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School48776.59%, see rank23.41%, see rank63.97%36.03%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Klamath CountyOregonU.S.
Total Households27,148, 100%1,522,988116,211,092
Average Household Size2.39, see rank2.502.63
1 Person Households7,183, 26.46%, see rank27.93%27.57%
2 or More Person Households19,965, 73.54%, see rank72.07%72.43%
Family Households (Families)17,913, 65.98%, see rank63.44%66.22%
Average Family Size2.95, see rank3.173.32
Married-Couple Family13,033, 48.01%, see rank48.31%48.42%
Nonfamily Households9,235, 34.02%, see rank36.56%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Klamath County%OregonU.S.
15 Years and Over Total54,168see rank3,187,791252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over26,865100%, see rank1,564,715123,281,364
Never Married7,34627.34%, see rank33.24%35.77%
Married14,31853.30%, see rank52.43%52.04%
Widowed9223.43%, see rank2.56%2.57%
Divorced4,27915.93%, see rank11.76%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over27,303100%, see rank1,623,076129,692,771
Never Married5,95921.83%, see rank26.57%29.48%
Married14,44552.91%, see rank50.46%49.19%
Widowed2,75010.07%, see rank8.34%9.16%
Divorced4,14915.20%, see rank14.63%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Klamath County%OregonU.S.
Native62,44094.63%, see rank90.16%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence30,69246.51%, see rank45.87%58.73%
Born in Different State31,13347.18%, see rank43.20%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
6150.93%, see rank1.08%1.42%
Foreign Born3,5455.37%, see rank9.84%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,5102.29%, see rank3.86%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2,0353.08%, see rank5.99%7.09%
Born In Europe6410.97%, see rank1.50%1.53%
Born In Asia5180.79%, see rank2.92%3.82%
Born In Africa1170.18%, see rank0.30%0.55%
Born In Oceania230.03%, see rank0.18%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,1093.20%, see rank4.53%6.83%
Born In Northern America1370.21%, see rank0.40%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Klamath County%OregonU.S.
English24,50690.27%, see rank85.43%79.39%
Spanish1,8566.84%, see rank7.76%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages4401.62%, see rank3.15%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1870.69%, see rank3.03%3.36%
Other1590.59%, see rank0.63%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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