Kalkaska, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kalkaska, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Kalkaska had a population of 2,116 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Kalkaska is located at latitude 44.7315 and longitude -85.1787 in Kalkaska County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Kalkaska (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Kalkaska County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

The Village of Kalkaska (GNIS ID: 2398322) 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 Village of Kalkaska is located within Township of Kalkaska, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kalkaska County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kalkaska population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Kalkaska, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,116
Population in Households 2,029
Population in Familes 1,543
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density1 679
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 910
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 552
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 564 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 345 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $87,818
Average Home Value $91,504


Median Household Income $38,453
Average Household Income $46,361
Per Capita Income $18,969
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.72%
Households 0.7% 0.74%
Families 2.19% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Kalkaska, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kalkaska to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 289 58th
Population Density1 # 450 35th
Diversity Index2 # 365 47th
Median Household Income # 504 27th
Per Capita Income # 572 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.