Kaltag, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Kaltag, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Kaltag had a population of 181 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Kaltag, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 181
Population in Households 181
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $30,407
Average Household Income $44,087
Per Capita Income $16,203


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $110,714
Average Home Value $161,818


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.59% -0.79%
Households -0.53% -0.6%
Families -0.56% -0.97%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

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, 2018 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 # 204 43rd
Population Density # 209 42nd
Diversity Index # 316 11th
Median Household Income # 322 9th
Per Capita Income # 268 25th

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