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Kenai Peninsula Borough

Population in 2010: 1,364. Population change since 2000: +16.8%
Males: 736  (54.0%)
Females: 628  (46.0%)

Median resident age:  46.3 years
Alaska median age:  36.1 years

Zip codes: 99610, 99669.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $55,418 (it was $38,542 in 2000)
Cohoe:

$55,418
Alaska:

$67,825
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $27,762

Cohoe CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $186,707 (it was $90,800 in 2000)
Cohoe:

$186,707
Alaska:

$238,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $199,701; Detached houses: $207,383; Townhouses or other attached units: $165,144; In 2-unit structures: $340,893; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $499,976; Mobile homes: $73,773; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $57,573

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,382.

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  • White alone - 1,210 (88.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 57 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 55 (4.0%)
  • Hispanic - 30 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cohoe: 109.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.7%), Irish (15.2%), English (10.1%), Italian (5.2%), Norwegian (3.3%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 69.7 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cohoe:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 14.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cohoe CDP:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

6 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.5%
Alaska:  6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,632 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $747 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (80.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2335.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kasilof, AK (1.8 miles ), Clam Gulch, AK (2.5 miles) , Kalifornsky, AK (3.5 miles ), Soldotna, AK (3.9 miles ), Ridgeway, AK (4.1 miles ), Kenai, AK (4.2 miles ), Salamatof, AK (4.5 miles ), Funny River, AK (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 60.30 N, Longitude: 151.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Cohoe-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2906% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1998 at 19:39:43, a magnitude 6.2 (5.3 MB, 6.2 MW, 5.5 ME, Depth: 90.0 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/20/1993 at 19:24:53, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.5 MB, 5.9 MW, Depth: 72.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Cohoe center
On 4/25/1994 at 00:19:05, a magnitude 5.7 (5.4 MB, 5.4 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 42.2 mi) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/1988 at 08:46:58, a magnitude 5.8 (5.6 MB, 5.8 MB, 5.6 MB) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/1999 at 10:30:03, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 44.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from Cohoe center
On 8/13/1990 at 23:04:20, a magnitude 5.5 (5.3 MB, 5.5 MW, Depth: 54.4 mi) earthquake occurred 27.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kenai Peninsula Borough County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Cohoe:

  • CENTRAL PENINSULA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; SOLDOTNA, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cohoe:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 79 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 334 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1386 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1389 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1409 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1435 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1440 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable location: Central Emergency Services Station 6 Kasilof Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Lower Cohoe Lake (A), Upper Cohoe Lake (B), Bottleneck Lakes (C), Centennial Lake (D), Encelewski Lake (E), Quintin Lake (F), Border Lake (G), Johnson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Crooked Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Kenai Peninsula Borough County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.3%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.5% for American Indian residents, 11.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cohoe, AK


5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Cohoe compared to Alaska state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Cohoe travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (54%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

8.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.82% ($46,749 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.31% ($48,035)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.29% ($35,962)


8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Alaska average:

9.43%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.12%
Alaska average:

0.24%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.85% ($33,064 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.48% ($45,270)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.36% ($36,561)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cohoe:

  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSWD (950 AM; 1 kW; SEWARD, AK; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cohoe:

  • KWJG (91.5 FM; KASILOF, AK; Owner: KASILOF PUBLIC B/G INC)
  • KXBA (93.3 FM; NIKISKI, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KPEN-FM (101.7 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKIS-FM (96.5 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KWHQ-FM (100.1 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KDLL (91.9 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: PICKLE HILL PUBLIC B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KWVK (89.5 FM; KASILOF, AK; Owner: ALASKA EDUCATIONAL RADIO SYSTEM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Cohoe:

  • K67AU (Channel 67; KASILOF, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K61AN (Channel 61; KASILOF, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K56AQ (Channel 56; KASILOF, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K48AC (Channel 48; KASILOF, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K08LW (Channel 8; KENAI/SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: NORTHERN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K10NC (Channel 10; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: CHANNEL 2 BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K12LA (Channel 12; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K09QH (Channel 9; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF ANCHORAGE LICENSE LLC)
  • K03FW (Channel 3; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K06MF (Channel 6; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: FIREWEED COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Kasilof, 4.5 Mi S Of (Lat: 60.275556 Lon: -151.308889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: WGY738
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/31/2008, Expiration Date: 12/27/2018
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E. Tudor Rd., Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Cohoe on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #90 (99610) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Northern European first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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