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Income/capita 39%
Household income 41%
Unemployment 132%
IndexKlamathCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$18,054$31,458$29,829
Median household income$32,625$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,609$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,000$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$25,500$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$13,750$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate10.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level31.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Klamath is 39% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Klamath is 41% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Klamath is 132% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Klamath is 106% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $21,747$32,625$65,250
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Klamath median earnings by income bracket

      Klamath employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%12.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.0%1.5%
      Public administration13.8%23.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services11.7%27.0%
      Other60.0%46.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Klamath, CA881$32,62541%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Schoharie, NY881$46,94415%
      Armour, SD881$44,06320%
      Linden, TN881$20,44663%
      Necedah, WI881$41,30725%
      Ludlow, VT881$36,97433%
      Klamath, CA881$32,62541%
      Source: The Klamath, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).