Precipitation is heavy year-round, though markedly less in the summer months. In 1890, it would report as "Kadiak" (the then-spelling).
In 1900, it returned as "Kadiak Settlement." From 1910 onwards, it reported as Kodiak, and would formally incorporate in 1940.
When Alaska became a state in 1959, government assistance in housing, transportation, and education added additional benefits.
Out of the total people living in poverty, 8.4% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.
New processing centers emerged and the industry continues to evolve. feared attack from Japanese during World War II, and turned the town into a fortress.