The city and village of McGrath is located in the U.S. state of Alaska. Based on 2000 census, the population was 401 and been decreased to 346 in 2010. Despite its small population, it has been an important transportation and economic hub for the area. McGrath has a total area of 54.6 square miles. The city was established as a trading post in 1904, and there was gold discovered in the area at 2 years later. It is a convenient river location that makes it easily accessible for riverboats, and it quickly became an establishment for trading and supply stop. The city’s median income for a household was approximate $43,056 and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a slightly greater median income of $41,875 than females with $41,389.