Kalkaska is located close to the center of Michigan. Kalkaska is part of Kalkaska County. Kalkaska has 3.12 square miles of land area and 0.05 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Kalkaska population is 2,176, which has shrunk 2.25% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of -0.50% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Kalkaska median household income is $26,875 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 3.64% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.90% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Kalkaska median house value is $75,700 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -4.13% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 3.98% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Kalkaska is worse than the state average in quality. The Kalkaska area code is 231.