Kalkaska is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,038 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Kalkaska is the 352nd largest community in Michigan.
Kalkaska is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kalkaska is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kalkaska who work in office and administrative support (15.11%), sales jobs (10.34%), and food service (7.50%).
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Kalkaska has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Kalkaska a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The citizens of Kalkaska have a very low rate of college education: just 9.46% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Kalkaska in 2010 was $16,946, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,784 for a family of four.
The people who call Kalkaska home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kalkaska residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kalkaska include Irish, English, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Kalkaska is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.