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Population in 2012: 197 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 

Males: 142  (72.5%)
Females: 55  (27.5%)

Median resident age:  31.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99748.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,331 (it was $29,167 in 2000)
Kaltag:

$26,331
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,133

Kaltag city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,232 (it was $26,900 in 2000)
Kaltag:

$120,232
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $171,978; Detached houses: $171,978

Median gross rent in 2012: $688.

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  • American Indian alone - 174 (91.6%)
  • White alone - 11 (5.8%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (2.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kaltag: 105.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (5.6%), English (2.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 23.3 square miles.

Population density: 8.5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Kaltag:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 50.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kaltag city:

  • Never married: 61.2%
  • Now married: 29.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 4.2%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Kaltag, Alaska as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kaltag to the number of sex offenders is 28 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.5%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-3.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (21%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Air transportation workers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Special education teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Kaltag-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1999 at 17:32:10, a magnitude 4.9 (4.5 MB, 4.9 ML, 4.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 9.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/6/2006 at 23:26:58, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from Kaltag center
On 9/13/1998 at 16:54:05, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML) earthquake occurred 23.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2000 at 19:04:27, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 12.4 mi) earthquake occurred 15.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/2001 at 21:01:28, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 22.5 miles away from Kaltag center
On 10/4/2000 at 12:33:17, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, 3.6 ML, Depth: 12.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 14.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 356 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1711 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1714 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1736 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1763 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1770 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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

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

KALTAG PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 240, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2006), St BCA signed (FEB-15-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2006), St BCA signed (FEB-15-2006)
  • 40 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2006), St BCA signed (FEB-15-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2006), St BCA signed (FEB-15-2006)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
  • 70 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.2%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kaltag, AK

Kaltag compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kaltag travel time to work - commute


Kaltag mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.73%
Here48.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents52.4%39.8%4.2%3.3%0.3%
Congregations45.9%29.7%10.8%10.8%2.7%
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: 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,310$27,7200$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,272
Electric Power 1$4,970$59,6400$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$1,436
Totals for Government 2$7,280$43,6805$2,708

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

  • Construction - General: $25,000 ($126.90)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $54,000 ($274.11)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($172.59)
    Electric Utilities: $26,000 ($131.98)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($126.90)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($76.14)
    Health Services - Other: $12,000 ($60.91)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($20.30)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($10.15)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $112,000 ($568.53)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $38,000 ($192.89)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($101.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($10.15)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $30,000 ($152.28)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($50.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $60,000 ($304.57)
    General Support: $33,000 ($167.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($30.46)

6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.33% ($20,208 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.97% ($33,200)


10.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  4.72% ($29,294 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($31,538)

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
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 30
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 36


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • KALTAG, Lat: 64.325500 Lon: -158.737778, Call Sign: WPZZ430
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2004, Expiration Date: 04/14/2014, Certifier: Kerry F Gillespie
    Registrant: Forest Industries Telecommunications, 871 Country Club Rd Suite A, Eugene, OR 97401-2200, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (485) 485-7556, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/1994, Expiration Date: 08/10/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006



Kaltag on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Mathematical science occupations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households"
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