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Chiloquin, Oregon

Chiloquin is a city located in Klamath County, Oregon. Chiloquin was the pioneer version of a Klamath family name Chaloquin, which was the name of a Klamath chief who was alive at the time of the treaty of 1864. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 716.

Geography Chiloquin is located at 42°34'30" North, 121°51'51" West (42.575109, -121.864171)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 km² (0.8 mi²). 2.1 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 716 people, 257 households, and 173 families residing in the city. The population density is 345.6/km² (890.1/mi²). There are 290 housing units at an average density of 140.0/km² (360.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 42.60% White, 0.00% African American, 51.54% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.26% from other races, and 4.47% from two or more races. 5.31% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 257 households out of which 40.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% are married couples living together, 21.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% are non-families. 24.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.79 and the average family size is 3.34.

In the city the population is spread out with 34.9% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $20,688, and the median income for a family is $21,250. Males have a median income of $29,167 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city is $9,604. 31.2% of the population and 33.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 42.3% are under the age of 18 and 5.7% are 65 or older.

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