Economic

These listings are provided as a public service by the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce for the Klamath Falls and surrounding communities. This list should not be considered complete or as an an endorsement by the Klamath Chamber.

Development Resources

Organization Phone Number
Klamath County Chamber of Commerce 877-552-6824
Klamath County Economic Development 541-882-9600
Oregon Institute of Technology 541-885-1000
Sky Lakes Medical Center 541-882-6311
Herald & News 541-885-4410
State of Oregon Employment Department 541-883-5630
City of Klamath Falls 541-883-5316
Klamath County Commissioners 541-883-5100
Small Business Development Center 541-880-2278

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Economic Facts

Population

  • Klamath County: 63,775
  • Klamath Falls Urban Growth Area: 40,100
  • Klamath Falls City Limits: 20,940

Employment

  • Civilian Labor Force: 27,870
  • Employed: 25,610
  • Unemployed: 2,260
  • Unemployment Rate: 8.1%

Cost of Living Index

Information compiled by the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce from the American Chamber of Commerce Researchers Association's Cost of Living Index.  Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Survey, Third quarter 2001.  National Average = 100.

Item Klamath Score
Composite Index 99.8
Grocery Items 109.7
Housing 99.3
Utilities 79.7
Transportation 104.5
Health Care 104.8
Misc. Goods and Services 98.1