For population 25 years and over in Kachemak:
For population 15 years and over in Kachemak city:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,688 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (119.5 miles , pop. 260,283).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2314.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Miller Landing, AK (0.8 miles) , Homer, AK (2.0 miles ), Diamond Ridge, AK (2.2 miles ), Fritz Creek, AK (2.7 miles ), Halibut Cove, AK (2.9 miles) , Nikolaevsk, AK (3.6 miles ), Anchor Point, AK (3.7 miles ), Seldovia Village, AK (3.9 miles) .
Latitude: 59.67 N, Longitude: 151.43 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 907
Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+17.8%).
Work and jobs in Kachemak: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kachemak, Alaska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Kachemak-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2473% 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 82.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 27.6 miles away from Kachemak 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) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/2000 at 20:34:26, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MW, 5.6 ME, Depth: 49.4 mi) earthquake occurred 70.9 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 77.3 miles away from Kachemak center
On 2/10/2004 at 20:33:51, a magnitude 5.6 (5.6 MB, 5.6 MW, Depth: 40.8 mi) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), 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 Kachemak:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kachemak:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.8%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 82.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
3 people in other group homes
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Kachemak compared to Alaska state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 25
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Kachemak government finances in 2002:
8.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,864 average adjusted gross income)
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:
8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,693 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
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