Kaltag, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 189 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.8%
 
Males: 127  (67.5%)
Females: 62  (32.5%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99748.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,372 (it was $29,167 in 2000)
Kaltag:

$26,372
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,113 (it was $9,361 in 2000)

Kaltag city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $125,634 (it was $26,900 in 2000)
Kaltag:

$125,634
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $124,868; Detached houses: $122,262

Median gross rent in 2013: $721.

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  • Races in Kaltag, AK (2010)

    Kaltag races chart
    • 17491.6%American Indian alone
    • 115.8%White alone
    • 52.6%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kaltag: 110.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (1.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 23.3 square miles.

Population density: 8.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Kaltag, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Kaltag:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 29.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kaltag city:

  • Never married: 63.1%
  • Now married: 29.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 2.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $220 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (356.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2688.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Nulato, AK (5.8 miles ), Koyukuk, AK (7.0 miles) , Galena, AK (7.9 miles ), Unalakleet, AK (8.3 miles ), Shaktoolik, AK (8.6 miles ), Koyuk, AK (9.1 miles ), Ruby, AK (10.0 miles) , Grayling, AK (10.3 miles) .

Latitude: 64.33 N, Longitude: 158.73 W

Area code: 907

Kaltag household income distribution Kaltag home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

14.9%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Public administration (48%)
  • Other services, except public administration (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Personal care and service occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Kaltag, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Kaltag-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 401% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 419.3 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 233.9 miles away from Kaltag center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 338.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2000 at 10:24:59, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MS, 6.1 ML, 5.7 MW, Depth: 4.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/1991 at 07:18:43, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MB, Depth: 71.0 mi) earthquake occurred 254.4 miles away from Kaltag center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 325.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Kaltag topographic map

airports located in Kaltag:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kaltag:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 326 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 355 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 356 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1711 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1714 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1724 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1736 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Kaltag:

  • KALTAG SCHOOL (Students: 26, Location: MAIN STREET, Grades: PK-12)
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Notable locations in Kaltag: Kaltag Volunteer Fire Department (A), Tanana Chiefs Conference Kaltag Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Kaltag River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.9%
(21.8% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.9
Alaska average:

10.4

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kaltag city (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,14818
Catholic1,45310
Evangelical Protestant1645
Other87-
Orthodox853
None1,651-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kaltag:

46.2%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.4%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Kaltag:

29.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kaltag:

19.3%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kaltag:

11.1%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kaltag:

6.8
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.4%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

55.4%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Kaltag:

80.2%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kaltag, AK Residents
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 2$3,698$22,1880$0
Sewerage 0$0 2$2,052
Electric Power 2$7,956$47,7360$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$2,316
Totals for Government 4$11,654$34,9628$4,368

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

  • Construction - General: $25,000 ($132.28)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $54,000 ($285.71)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($179.89)
    Electric Utilities: $26,000 ($137.57)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($132.28)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($79.37)
    Health Services - Other: $12,000 ($63.49)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($21.16)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($10.58)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $112,000 ($592.59)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $38,000 ($201.06)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($105.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($10.58)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $30,000 ($158.73)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($52.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $60,000 ($317.46)
    General Support: $33,000 ($174.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($31.75)

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Alaska average:

8.87%

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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.27% ($31,500 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($42,760)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
Alaska average:

8.83%

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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.59% ($29,587 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.24% ($41,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kaltag:

  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kaltag:

  • K02KA (Channel 2; KALTAG, AK; Owner: KALTAG VILLAGE COUNCIL)
  • K09TX (Channel 9; KALTAG, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 119Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 150Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Christopher Jimenez, Church Rd & 2nd Avenue (Lat: 64.324389 Lon: -158.723611), Type: 48.8, Structure height: 02290 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: 8003300784, Cjimenez@drs.Com, 307 1ST STREET WEST
  • Christopher Jimenez, Church Rd & 2nd Avenue (Lat: 64.324389 Lon: -158.723611), Type: 48.8, Structure height: 02290 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: 8003300784, Cjimenez@drs.Com, 307 1ST STREET WEST
  • Christopher Jimenez, Church Rd & 2nd Avenue (Lat: 64.324389 Lon: -158.723611), Type: 39.6, Structure height: 02290 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: 8003300784, Cjimenez@drs.Com, 307 1ST STREET WEST
  • Christopher Jimenez, Church Rd & 2nd Avenue (Lat: 64.324389 Lon: -158.723611), Type: 39.6, Structure height: 02290 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: 8003300784, Cjimenez@drs.Com, 307 1ST STREET WEST
  • Christopher Jimenez, Church Rd & 2nd Avenue (Lat: 64.324139 Lon: -158.723833), Type: 36.6, Structure height: 02290 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 8003300784, Cjimenez@drs.Com, 307 1ST STREET WEST
  • Christopher Jimenez, Church Rd & 2nd Avenue (Lat: 64.324139 Lon: -158.723833), Type: 36.6, Structure height: 02290 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: 8003300784, Cjimenez@drs.Com, 307 1ST STREET WEST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • KALTAG, Lat: 64.325500 Lon: -158.737778, Call Sign: WPZZ430
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2014, Expiration Date: 04/14/2024, Certifier: Kerry F GillespieRegistrant: Forest Industries Telecommunications, 871 Country Club Rd Suite A, Eugene, OR 97401-2200, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (485) 485-7556, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KALTAG, Church Rd & 2nd Avenue (Lat: 64.324139 Lon: -158.723833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQWL413, Licensee ID: L01175545
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 09/25/2015, Expiration Date: 09/25/2025, Certifier: Christopher J McnealRegistrant: Drs Technical Services Inc., 307 1st Street West, Polson, MT 59860, Phone: (800) 330-0784, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Lat: 64.329889 Lon: -158.735806, Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WEF6, Licensee ID: L00011273
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.800 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.300 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.300 MHz, 156.350 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/1994, Expiration Date: 08/10/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006

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

KALTAG PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 214, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2008. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2008)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2007. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2008)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2006. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2006. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-21-2008 to JUN-16-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2006. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2008)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-07-2012 to OCT-01-2012)
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 34 regular monitoring violations
  • 74 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (66%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)

Kaltag compared to Alaska state average:

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