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Kaltag Travel Guide, Alaska

Kaltag is a small village in the state of Alaska, United States of America. Kaltag is also part of Yukon – Koyukuk Census Region which includes many of the neighboring cities of Kaltag that are located within Alaska. Around 39 cities and village of Alaska are part of this Yukon – Koyukuk Census Region.

Kaltag Travel Guide - Economy

The major part of this village’s economy is dependent on fishing and hunting activities which are always a riorty in this village. Berries, waterfowl, bear, moose, and salmon are some of the famous animals that are constantly being hunted and exported to the neighboring regions including Kotzebue for various purposes.

Another specialty of this village is whitefish which is available in abundance in the waters of this village. Along with this the regular inflow of tourists that come to enjoy the yearly Stick Dance Festival also helps in the growth of the economy.

Kaltag Travel Guide - Demographics

As per the statistics of the census conducted in 2000 the population of Kaltag was around 230 inhabitants that were living in around 70 houses. This village had only 52 families when this census was conducted. The area of this village is around 71 square kilometers thus its population density turns out to be around 4 locals per square kilometer. This is enough to reflect that people who are searching for peaceful atmosphere during their next tour must visit this village.

Around 13 percent of the total population was White, around 84 percent were Native American, and rest from other different races. The per capita income for the locals of Kaltag is around $9300 which is way below when compared to the average cities of the United States.

Kaltag Travel Guide - Geography

This small village of Kaltag is situated on the western side of the River Yukon and is around 120 kilometers away from Galena (which is the largest city under the Yukon – Koyukuk Census Region). The village is located on the foot of Nulato Hills and also on a 10 meter high bluff. On its eastern side there is the famous Innoko National Wildlife Refuge
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