Kalkaska, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 2,035 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.6%
 
Males: 994  (48.9%)
Females: 1,041  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49646.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,741 (it was $27,891 in 2000)
Kalkaska:

$29,741
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,311 (it was $13,028 in 2000)

Kalkaska village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,145 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Kalkaska:

$73,145
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $86,893; Detached houses: $92,502; Townhouses or other attached units: $214,008; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,662; Mobile homes: $32,771

Median gross rent in 2012: $571.

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Kalkaska races chart
  • White alone - 1,904 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 31 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 25 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.6%)

Races in Kalkaska detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kalkaska: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.4%), German (16.8%), Irish (12.0%), Polish (6.7%), French (6.0%), French Canadian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1035 feet

Land area: 2.50 square miles.

Population density: 814 people per square mile   (low).

Kalkaska,MI real estate house value index trend

Kalkaska, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Kalkaska:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kalkaska village:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 41.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

31 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.5%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Kalkaska, Michigan as of March 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kalkaska to the number of sex offenders is 34 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,098 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,076 (1.7%)

Kalkaska satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (109.5 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (180.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (236.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Boardman, MI (2.8 miles ), Rapid City, MI (2.9 miles ), Manistee Lake, MI (3.0 miles ), Alden, MI (3.3 miles) , Mancelona, MI (3.6 miles ), Fife Lake, MI (3.7 miles ), Elk Rapids, MI (4.0 miles ), Bellaire, MI (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 44.73 N, Longitude: 85.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,542 (+74.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 358 (41.9%)

Area code: 231

Kalkaska household income distribution Kalkaska home values distribution

Crime rates in Kalkaska by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.045.80.00.00.00.0
Rapes 240311100001
per 100,000 89.4177.70.0132.945.045.545.30.00.00.00.049.4
Robberies 000000100110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.045.30.00.047.349.60.0
Assaults 455202242000
per 100,000 178.7222.1221.688.60.090.990.6183.392.40.00.00.0
Burglaries 2230128159131511331
per 100,000 983.01332.7531.9354.5674.5409.1589.0687.4508.3141.8148.749.4
Thefts 1901531431391301351129489646243
per 100,000 8489.76797.06338.76158.65845.36136.45074.84308.04112.83026.03072.32125.6
Auto thefts 3139244917420
per 100,000 134.0577.5398.988.6179.9181.8407.845.8323.5189.199.10.0
Arson 100042101011
per 100,000 44.70.00.00.0179.990.945.30.046.20.049.649.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 426.8484.9297.6326.2268.7278.3279.6285.8198.2130.0126.6103.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Kalkaska detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Michigan average:

1.74
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.1%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Kalkaska: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kalkaska, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kalkaska-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Kalkaska village center killed 2 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kalkaska-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 329.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 296.7 miles away from Kalkaska center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 293.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 292.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from Kalkaska center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 294.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kalkaska County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kalkaska topographic map

Birthplace of: Emil Frisk - Professional baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Kalkaska:

  • KALKASKA MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 419 S CORAL)
  • KALKASKA DIALYSIS CENTER (415 - 2ND ST)
  • KALKASKA MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (419 S CORAL ST)

Airports located in Kalkaska:

Amtrak station:

KALKASA (2325 U.S. 131 NORTH) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kalkaska:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 20 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 57 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Ferris State University (about 74 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Central Michigan University (about 82 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 89 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Delta College (about 101 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 102 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)

Public high schools in Kalkaska:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kalkaska:

See full list of schools located in Kalkaska, map of school districts: KALKASKA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Kalkaska:

  • KALKASKA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $322,300; Location: 247 SOUTH CEDAR STREET; 32,047 books; 1,433 audio materials; 953 video materials; 50 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kalkaska: Kalkaska Station (A), Kalkaska County Fairgrounds (B), Kaliseum Recreation Complex (C), Kalkaska Historical Museum (D), Kalkaska County Government Center (E), Kalkaska County Library (F), Kalkaska County Sheriff's Office (G), Kalkaska Township Fire Department Station 7 (H), Kalkaska Village Police Department (I), Michigan Department of Natural Resources Kalkaska Field Office (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kalkaska include: New Life Assembly of God Church (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Church Alive Church of God (C), Peoples Church (D), Kalkaska Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Kalkaska County - Family Independence Agency (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 503 North Birch Street), Econo Lodge Kalkaska (Tours & Charters; 703 North Cedar Street (US 131)), American Inn North Country (Tours & Charters; 502 North Cedar Street).

Hotels: American Inn North Country (502 North Cedar Street), Granada Inn Motel (720 North Cedar Street), Econo Lodge (703 North Cedar Street), Econo Lodge Kalkaska (703 North Cedar Street (US 131)).

Kalkaska County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 39.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 8.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.68
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kalkaska and their reported violations in the past:

KALKASKA MOOSE LODGE #2348 (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 18 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
ST MARYS OF THE WOODS-CATHOLIC (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ST PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MANISTEE LAKE INN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TIMBER WOLF TURF INC. (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LOG LAKE CAMPGROUND - 1 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
KALKASKA CO FAIRGROUNDS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TWIN BIRCH GOLF COURSE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kalkaska that have no violations reported:

  • SPENCER CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN A-1 SERVICES (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDNR-GUERNSEY LAKE CG - PUMP A (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KALKASKA COUNTY ROAD COMM (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KALKASKA COUNTY ANNEX - 911 BLDG (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDNR-GUERNSEY LK CAMPGROUND W3 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDNR-RAPID RIVER TRAIL CAMP W1 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.8%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  55.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Kalkaska in 2010:

  • 55 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Kalkaska in 2000:

  • 84 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Kalkaska, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Kalkaska compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Kalkaska (2011 data):

  • Northwestern Bank: 112 S Cedar Branch at 112 South Cedar, branch established on 1955/11/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $867.7 mil, Deposits: $784.0 mil, headquarters in Traverse City, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Kalkaska Downtown at 301 South Cedar Street, branch established on 1979/02/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Kalkaska travel time to work - commute Kalkaska mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kalkaska village (based on Kalkaska County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 18.59%
Here: 18.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents34.4%14.5%11.4%11.1%6.9%
Congregations5.6%22.2%16.7%5.6%11.1%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents6.7%5.1%3.2%2.7%4.1%
Congregations5.6%5.6%11.1%5.6%11.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Kalkaska County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Kalkaska County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Kalkaska County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kalkaska County:

28.8%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,032
Other Government Administration 2$7,334$44,00415$1,941
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,445$44,6701$2,631
Police - Other 1$2,458$29,4962$841
Streets and Highways 3$10,674$42,6962$2,595
Airports 3$10,674$42,6962$2,595
Solid Waste Management 3$10,674$42,6962$2,595
Sewerage 1$4,075$48,9001$1,842
Parks and Recreation 3$10,674$42,6962$2,595
Water Supply 3$10,674$42,6962$2,595
Totals for Government 21$74,682$42,67530$21,262

Kalkaska government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $403,000 ($198.03)
    Regular Highways: $346,000 ($170.02)
    Sewerage: $223,000 ($109.58)
    Central Staff Services: $148,000 ($72.73)
    Water Utilities: $134,000 ($65.85)
    General - Other: $78,000 ($38.33)
    Air Transportation: $21,000 ($10.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($6.39)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($6.39)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($1.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($35.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $35,000 ($17.20)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($1.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $588,000 ($288.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($46.68)

Kalkaska government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $426,000 ($209.34)
    All Other: $10,000 ($4.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $57,000 ($28.01)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($19.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($2.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $64,000 ($31.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $29,000 ($14.25)
    Property Sale Other: $24,000 ($11.79)
    Rents: $15,000 ($7.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($147.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $241,000 ($118.43)
    Highways: $165,000 ($81.08)
    All Other: $4,000 ($1.97)
  • Tax - Property: $678,000 ($333.17)

Kalkaska government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,525,000 ($749.39)
    Industrial Revenue: $200,000 ($98.28)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $977,000 ($480.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $902,000 ($443.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,485,000 ($729.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $200,000 ($98.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $75,000 ($36.86)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($19.66)

Kalkaska government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $825,000 ($405.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $472,000 ($231.94)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $13,000 ($6.39)

6.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grand Traverse County, MI  1.28% ($25,556 average AGI)
from Antrim County, MI  0.79% ($24,600)
from Wayne County, MI  0.30% ($72,842)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,631 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grand Traverse County, MI  1.71% ($23,981 average AGI)
to Antrim County, MI  0.97% ($25,377)
to Kent County, MI  0.24% ($34,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kalkaska:

  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGRY (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAYLING, MI; Owner: GANNON BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kalkaska:

  • WKLT (97.5 FM; KALKASKA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WKPK (106.7 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF GAYLORD, INC.)
  • WICA (91.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WKHQ-FM (105.9 FM; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCM (93.5 FM; BOYNE CITY, MI; Owner: WBCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR-FM (101.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLJN-FM (89.9 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: COLTRACE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W201CM (88.1 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WNMC-FM (90.7 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; INTERLOCHEN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WFCX (94.3 FM; LELAND, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCW-FM (107.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WGRY-FM (100.3 FM; GRAYLING, MI; Owner: GANNON BROADCASTING SYSTEM'S, INC.)
  • WLXT (96.3 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WQON (101.1 FM; ROSCOMMON, MI; Owner: GANNON BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Kalkaska:

  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W68DD (Channel 68; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W62CQ (Channel 62; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CS (Channel 61; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W25CU (Channel 25; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: EDWARD J. HESS AND/OR MADGE E. HESS)
  • W50CD (Channel 50; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BZ (Channel 36; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W56DF (Channel 56; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W15BM (Channel 15; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CE (Channel 34; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W48CC (Channel 48; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CP (Channel 52; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W58CN (Channel 58; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66CX (Channel 66; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Kalkaska, Michigan:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Michigan average:
  • Fatal accident count: 142
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 220
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 152
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 375
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 25
See more detailed statistics of Kalkaska fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 8,567
Total average daily truck traffic: 599
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 14,793
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kalkaska)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kalkaska, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kalkaska)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kalkaska)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Kalkaska

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kalkaska, MI
Most common first names in Kalkaska, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4673.8 years
William4274.2 years
Robert4164.8 years
Charles3373.9 years
Mary2875.7 years
James2767.2 years
Dorothy2577.4 years
Margaret2480.6 years
George2475.3 years
Edward2273.1 years
Most common last names in Kalkaska, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1875.5 years
Miller1772.3 years
Brown1572.8 years
Smith1170.7 years
Clark1181.2 years
Sieting1078.6 years
Robinson1074.8 years
Anderson1065.9 years
Hall977.1 years
Walters866.0 years
Businesses in Kalkaska, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1GNC1
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Decora Cabinetry4RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid1
FedEx1U-Haul2
Ford1UPS2
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