Kenny Lake, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 355. Population change since 2000: -13.4%
Males: 207  (58.5%)
Females: 148  (41.5%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99573.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $84,562 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Kenny Lake:

$84,562
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,108 (it was $13,121 in 2000)

Kenny Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $121,643 (it was $110,900 in 2000)
Kenny Lake:

$121,643
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $144,965; Detached houses: $141,940
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  • Races in Kenny Lake, AK (2010)

    Kenny Lake races chart
    • 29382.5%White alone
    • 287.9%American Indian alone
    • 205.6%Two or more races
    • 123.4%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

Races in Kenny Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kenny Lake: 106.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (27.2%), Scotch-Irish (17.9%), French (11.0%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 195.0 square miles.

Population density: 1.8 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Kenny Lake:

  • High school or higher: 100.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenny Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 31.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.1%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

17 residents are foreign born (2.2% North America, 1.0% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

This place:

4.1%
Alaska:

5.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kenny Lake, Alaska as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kenny Lake to the number of sex offenders is 355 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Kenny Lake CDP:  0.3% ($357)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (164.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2237.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tonsina, AK (3.1 miles) , Willow Creek, AK (3.4 miles ), Chitina, AK (4.4 miles) , Copper Center, AK (4.8 miles ), Silver Springs, AK (5.2 miles) , Tazlina, AK (5.4 miles) , Copperville, AK (5.5 miles) , Glennallen, AK (5.9 miles ).

Latitude: 61.70 N, Longitude: 144.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Kenny Lake household income distribution Kenny Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (47%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (58%)
  • Educational services (42%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (47%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (28%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (25%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (58%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (42%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Kenny Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kenny Lake, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Kenny Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 703% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 102.1 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 155.7 miles away from Kenny Lake center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 249.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1987 at 19:23:19, a magnitude 7.9 (6.7 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.9 MW, 7.1 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 213.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/1979 at 21:27:06, a magnitude 7.4 (6.4 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.4 UK, 6.9 ML) earthquake occurred 130.0 miles away from Kenny Lake center
On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 371.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenny Lake:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 167 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 168 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 237 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1244 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1248 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1260 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1269 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Private elementary/middle school in Kenny Lake:

  • SAPA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: MILE 13 EDGERTON HWY; Grades: 1 - 10)

Library in Kenny Lake:

  • FRANCES KIBBLE KENNY LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,727; Location: MILE 5 EDGERTON HIGHWAY; 6,670 books; 335 audio materials; 1,025 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kenny Lake: Kenny Lake Volunteer Fire Department (A), Sapa Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Kenney Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Willow Creek (A), Tonsina River (B), Rock Creek (C), Liberty Creek (D), Hundell Creek (E), Dust Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Valdez-Cordova Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kenny Lake and their reported violations in the past:

KENNY LAKE DINER (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2010)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(39.1% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.4%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Kenny Lake compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Alaska average:

10.4

Kenny Lake travel time to work - commute Kenny Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (77%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kenny Lake CDP (based on Valdez-Cordova Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,56321
Other4725
Catholic4373
Mainline Protestant3455
Orthodox3284
Black Protestant1841
None6,307-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

12.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

31.8%
Alaska:

27.8%

10.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.01%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.92% ($53,795 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.60% ($55,870)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.47% ($51,278)


10.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.55%
Alaska average:

8.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.25% ($54,198 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.63% ($39,875)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.44% ($44,235)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kenny Lake:

  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KVAK (1230 AM; 1 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: NORTH WAVE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kenny Lake:

  • K07QS (Channel 7; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: WRANGLE MOUNTAIN TV CLUB, INC.)
  • K13UB (Channel 13; GLENNALLEN & COPPER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Kenny Lake on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management, business, and financial occupations:"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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