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Klamath Falls, Oregon
Cost of Living
Senior living community price is determined by the community where it is located. Klamath Falls has a median home value of around $147,086 and the median cost of rent is $865 per month. The rent burden for Klamath Falls is around 18.2% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Klamath Falls is 5.7% mixed race, 3.1% other or not specified, 13.2% Hispanic, 85.4% white, 1.0% Asian, 2.7% Native American, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 1.9% black. Klamath Falls has a population density of 411 people per square mile. Based on gender, 49.4% are female and 50.6% are male. The median age of Klamath Falls is 35 years old. In Klamath Falls, 11.9% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 21.0% have a college degree, 30.4% have a high-school diploma, and 8.9% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Klamath Falls, 60.9% participate in the labor force, 18.7% have some form of disability, 8.5% do not have health insurance, and 5.9% are widows.
An overview of Oregon
Residents of Oregon enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 30th in the United States. The state of Oregon has a cost of living index of 131.2 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 110.3 and a housing index rating of 181.8. There are 64 general hospitals and 163 health centers that provide care for 4,235,303 Oregon residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, Ohsu Hospital And Clinics, and Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Oregon citizen is ranked 27th nation-wide. Additionally, Oregon is ranked 17th by healthcare standards.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 39% voted for the Republican candidate while 50% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religious values, 29% of Oregon's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,026 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-29%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Oregon there are 120 masonic lodges. The state of Oregon ranks 28th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 39, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Oregon is 35.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 75.0 AQI. Oregon experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 88%. The most precipitation occurs in December with an average of 16.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Oregon is around 3.06 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Oregon is around 65°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 35°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 37°F. The average high winter temperature is around 57°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11°F in the month of December. While residents of Oregon mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oregon can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), floods, and tornados.
Wildlife to be found in Oregon
The state of Oregon has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of redwood pea, ponderosa pine, roseflower, and pinto violet. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the snapping turtle, the brown catshark, the baird's shrew, or the jerusalem cricket. The state animal of Oregon is the the beaver.