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Kalkaska is a village in Kalkaska County, in the Traverse City metro area.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Kalkaska. For links to other places called Kalkaska, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Kalkaska is 44.734N. The longitude is -85.175W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,033 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,250.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kalkaska demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kalkaska County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49646 ZIP code.
24% of Kalkaska residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kalkaska ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kalkaska was $13,028, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Kalkaska residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Kalkaska, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $386. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $684.
Libraries in Kalkaska include Kalkaska County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Kalkaska include Leader and Kalkaskian
Kalkaska County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kalkaska political report.
The average commute time for Kalkaska workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Kalkaska include Econo Lodge Kalkaska.
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