Kaltag, Alaska

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Population in 2022: 156 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -32.2%
 
Males: 93  (59.7%)
Females: 63  (40.3%)
Median resident age:

46.1 years
Alaska median age:

35.9 years

Zip codes: 99748.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $40,493 (it was $29,167 in 2000)
Kaltag:

$40,493
AK:

$88,121

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $38,846 (it was $9,361 in 2000)

Kaltag city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $-706,289,307 (it was $26,900 in 2000)
Kaltag $-706,289,307
AK $336,900

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $76,905; detached houses: $77,123

Median gross rent in 2022: $796.

March 2022 cost of living index in Kaltag: -30145.3 (very low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 8.1%

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  • Races in Kaltag, AK (2022)
    • 13267.3%American Indian alone
    • 4020.4%White alone
    • 136.6%Two or more races



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Kaltag, Alaska as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kaltag is 77 to 1.


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Ancestries: Canadian (7.0%), Irish (7.0%), European (6.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 23.3 square miles.

Population density: 6.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Kaltag, Alaska map

11 residents are foreign born (5.1% North America).

This city:

5.6%
Alaska:

7.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Kaltag city:

1.7% ($450)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

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

Distribution of median household income in Kaltag, AK in 2022
Distribution of house value in Kaltag, AK in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

8.8%
Alaska:

4.6%
Most common industries in Kaltag, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (23.5%)
  • Public administration (17.6%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (24.2%)
  • Construction (21.2%)
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (12.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.1%)
  • Air transportation (9.1%)
  • Utilities (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (22.9%)
  • Educational services (22.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (17.1%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Kaltag, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (21.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.1%)
  • Aircraft and traffic control occupations (9.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Teachers, special education (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (14.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11.4%)
  • Top executives (5.7%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)

Average climate in Kaltag, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kaltag, Alaska average temperatures Kaltag, Alaska average precipitation Kaltag, Alaska humidity Kaltag, Alaska wind speed Kaltag, Alaska snowfall Kaltag, Alaska sunshine Kaltag, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Kaltag-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2702% 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) earthquake occurred 338.2 miles away from Kaltag center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 346.9 miles away from Kaltag center
On 11/30/2018 at 17:29:29, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 MW, Depth: 29.0 mi) earthquake occurred 344.7 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from Kaltag center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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)
See full list of schools located in Kaltag

Points of interest:

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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: 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
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

For population 15 years and over in Kaltag:

Marital status in Kaltag, AK
  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Kaltag:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 29.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
Alaska average:

10.3

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

7.0%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kaltag:

46.6%
Alaska:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.5%
Alaska:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Kaltag:

29.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kaltag:

20.9%
Alaska:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kaltag:

12.6%
Alaska:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kaltag:

6.8
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.5%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

54.6%
State:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Kaltag:

80.7%
Alaska:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kaltag, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,141$61,6920$0
Electric Power 1$11,060$132,7200$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$3,775
Sewerage 0$0 1$3,343
Totals for Government 2$16,201$97,2067$7,118

Kaltag government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $54,000 ($346.15)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($288.46)
    Health - Other: $38,000 ($243.59)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($211.54)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($198.72)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($141.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $20,000 ($128.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($83.33)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($83.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($83.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $112,000 ($717.95)

Kaltag government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $51,000 ($326.92)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($102.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,000 ($76.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $75,000 ($480.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($160.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $97,000 ($621.79)
    General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($256.41)

Kaltag government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $958,000 ($6141.03)

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; 2 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
  • 10ft / 3.0mTotal length
  • 80Total average daily traffic
  • 6Total average daily truck traffic
  • 90Total future (year 2039) 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: Drs Technical Services Inc., Cjimenez@drs.Com, , Polso-n, Phone: (800) 330-0784

  • 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: Drs Technical Services Inc., Cjimenez@drs.Com, , Polso-n, Phone: (800) 330-0784

  • 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: Drs Technical Services Inc., Cjimenez@drs.Com, , Polso-n, Phone: (800) 330-0784

  • 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: Drs Technical Services Inc., Cjimenez@drs.Com, , Polso-n, Phone: (800) 330-0784

  • 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: Drs Technical Services Inc., Cjimenez@drs.Com, , Polso-n, Phone: (800) 330-0784

  • 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: Drs Technical Services Inc., Cjimenez@drs.Com, , Polso-n, Phone: (800) 330-0784


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • KALTAG, Lat: 64.325500 Lon: -158.737778, Call Sign: WPZZ430,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2014, Expiration Date: 04/14/2024, 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 Microwave Towers:

2
  • KALTAG, Church Rd & 2nd Avenue (Lat: 64.324139 Lon: -158.723833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQWL413,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2015, Expiration Date: 09/25/2025, Certifier: Christopher J Mcneal, Registrant: Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 389-3124, Email:

  • Summit Repeater, Near Kaltag (Lat: 64.821972 Lon: -159.457889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQZF366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz... (+54 more), Grant Date: 04/28/2017, Expiration Date: 04/28/2027, Certifier: Jimmy Sipes, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, 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: 156.350 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 129.800 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.300 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.300 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


Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kaltag, AK
  • 57.1%Wood
  • 42.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kaltag, AK
  • 60.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 40.0%Wood


Kaltag compared to Alaska state average:

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