Kalskag, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kalskag, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Upper Kalskag had a population of 218 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Kalskag is located at latitude 61.5391 and longitude -160.3487 in Bethel (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Upper Kalskag (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.44 sq. miles. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 39 feet.

The City of Upper Kalskag (GNIS ID: 2418867) 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 Upper Kalskag is located within the Aniak Census Subarea of Bethel (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 Kalskag population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kalskag: Kabkag, Kaltchagamut, Kalthagamute, Kaltkhagamute, Kaltshak, Qalqaq, Upper Kalskag.

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Kalskag, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 218
Daytime Population: Workers 32
Daytime Population: Residents 134
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 166
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 187
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $52,135
Average Household Income $62,419
Per Capita Income $18,792


Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $230,000
Average Home Value $242,500


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 3.52
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.52% 0.45%
Households 0.45% 0.64%
Families 0.31% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Kalskag, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kalskag to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 187 47th
Population Density # 99 73rd
Diversity Index # 138 61st
Median Household Income # 149 58th
Per Capita Income # 249 30th

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