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Kaltag, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Kaltag had a population of 190 as of July 1, 2016. Kaltag ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kaltag is located at latitude 64.3138 and longitude -158.7797 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Kaltag (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.59 sq. miles and a water area of 6.02 sq. miles. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 108 feet.

The City of Kaltag (GNIS ID: 2419405) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Kaltag is located within the Koyukuk-Middle Yukon Census Subarea of Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kaltag population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kaltag: Ggaal Doh, Kahltog, Kchaltak, Kkhaltel, Upper Kaltag.

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Kaltag, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 190
Population in Households 190
Population in Familes 151
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 87 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $107,143
Average Home Value $158,333


Median Household Income $28,232
Average Household Income $42,891
Per Capita Income $15,699
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.21%
Households 0.0% -0.29%
Families 0.0% -0.46%
Median Household Income   -1.14%
Per Capita Income   -0.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Kaltag, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kaltag to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 205 42nd
Population Density1 # 208 41st
Diversity Index2 # 322 9th
Median Household Income # 333 6th
Per Capita Income # 272 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.