Kalkaska, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kalkaska, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Kalkaska had a population of 2,130 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Kalkaska, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,130
Daytime Population: Workers 2,938
Daytime Population: Residents 1,073
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,011
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.88
Population in Households 2,044
Population in Familes 1,550
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density2 683
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $39,655
Average Household Income $49,060
Per Capita Income $20,145


Total Housing Units 1,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 565 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 354 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $89,773
Average Home Value $95,583


Total Households 919
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 555
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.73% 0.49%
Households 0.74% 0.47%
Families 1.96% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

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, 2017 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 # 288 59th
Population Density # 447 36th
Diversity Index # 381 45th
Median Household Income # 522 25th
Per Capita Income # 565 18th

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