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Kaltag, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Kaltag had a population of 180 as of July 1, 2019. 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 64.3272 and longitude -158.7219 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Kaltag 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kaltag, AK Housing Affordability Index is 290
State of Alaska Housing Affordability Index is 124
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Kaltag, AK Wealth Index is 33
State of Alaska Wealth Index is 106
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 180 (100%)
Population in Households 180 (100.0%)
Population in Families 143 (79.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 8
Diversity Index2 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,486
Average Household Income $41,463
Per Capita Income $15,556
Wealth Index4 33

HOUSING

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 $64,706
Housing Affordability Index3 290
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.58% -0.91%
Households -0.47% -0.6%
Families -0.5% -0.97%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Kaltag, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kaltag to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 206 42nd
Population Density # 208 41st
Diversity Index # 310 12th
Median Household Income # 305 14th
Per Capita Income # 275 22nd

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