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Population in 2012: 4,359 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.0%
 

Males: 2,090  (48.0%)
Females: 2,269  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  36.7 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99669.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,392 (it was $48,420 in 2000)
Soldotna:

$43,392
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,945

Soldotna city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $208,938 (it was $111,300 in 2000)
Soldotna:

$208,938
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $215,452; Detached houses: $209,568; In 2-unit structures: $215,987; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $201,870; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,835,184; Mobile homes: $84,004; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,341

Median gross rent in 2012: $893.

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Soldotna races chart
  • White alone - 3,464 (82.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 311 (7.4%)
  • Two or more races - 251 (6.0%)
  • Hispanic - 99 (2.4%)
  • Asian alone - 74 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Soldotna: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (16.0%), English (11.6%), Irish (11.3%), Scottish (5.7%), Norwegian (4.0%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1960

Elevation: 88 feet

Land area: 6.94 square miles.

Population density: 628 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Soldotna:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Soldotna city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

165 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.5% Europe).

This city:  3.9%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Soldotna, Alaska as of July 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Soldotna to the number of sex offenders is 182 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,515 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,309 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (65.9 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2337.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Ridgeway, AK (1.5 miles ), Kalifornsky, AK (2.1 miles ), Kenai, AK (2.7 miles ), Sterling, AK (3.1 miles ), Funny River, AK (3.2 miles ), Salamatof, AK (3.3 miles ), Kasilof, AK (3.4 miles ), Cohoe, AK (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $278,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $228,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 60.49 N, Longitude: 151.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,901 (+68.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 869 (52.6%)

Area code: 907

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Crime rates in Soldotna by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.024.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 434343213011
per 100,000 105.177.7100.674.298.372.747.622.967.20.023.623.4
Robberies 032010101220
per 100,000 0.077.750.30.024.60.023.80.022.443.347.20.0
Assaults 46373571419181116181314
per 100,000 1208.3958.5879.8173.2344.1460.5428.8252.3358.7389.5306.9327.0
Burglaries 25212428433314181526137
per 100,000 656.7544.0603.3692.91057.0799.8333.5412.8336.2562.6306.9163.5
Thefts 189287182191259232189231244217173164
per 100,000 4964.57435.24575.24726.66366.85622.94502.15298.25469.64696.04084.03830.0
Auto thefts 1015129161415746104
per 100,000 262.7388.6301.7222.7393.3339.3357.3160.689.7129.8236.193.4
Arson 000111001011
per 100,000 0.00.00.024.724.624.20.00.022.40.023.623.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 514.2559.8453.0303.9490.6398.6315.7280.4332.0285.7259.3222.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Soldotna detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
Alaska average:

1.76

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Soldotna, Alaska accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +241 (+6.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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

Average climate in Soldotna, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Soldotna-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2796% 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 72.3 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 73.3 miles away from Soldotna 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 28.6 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 76.5 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 85.1 miles away from Soldotna center
On 4/18/1987 at 02:01:38, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Birthplace of: Travis Hall - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Soldotna:

  • FMC SOLDOTNA (Dialysis Facility, 289 N FIREWOOD LANE STE A)
  • 1ST CHOICE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 159 E REDOUBT AVENUE)
  • CENTRAL PENINSULA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 250 HOSPITAL PLACE)
  • HERITAGE PLACE (Nursing Home, 232 ROCKWELL AVENUE)

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Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Soldotna:


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Local government website: www.ci.soldotna.ak.us

College/University in Soldotna:

  • Alaska Christian College (Full-time enrollment: 36; Location: 35109 Royal Place; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.akcc.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Soldotna:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 65 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 320 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1384 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1387 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1407 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1433 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1439 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high schools in Soldotna:

Public elementary/middle schools in Soldotna:

See full list of schools located in Soldotna, School District: KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Soldotna:

  • SOLDOTNA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $380,562; Location: 235 NORTH BINKLEY STREET; 45,048 books; 2,450 audio materials; 2,270 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 150 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • I am the public relations person for Kenai Peninsula College ( a community campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage). We have approx. 2000 students on two campuses; the Kenai River Campus in Soldotna and the Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer.
  • Excellent Private School: Cook Inlet Academy, grades K-12

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Notable locations in Soldotna: Central Emergency Services Station 1 Soldotna (A), Peninsula Community Health Services Cottonwood Health Center (B), Alaska Division of Forestry Soldotna (C), LifeMed Alaska (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Soldotna Creek (A), Slikok Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Soldotna Historical Society & Museum (461 Centennial Park Road) (1), Great Alaska Adventure Lodge (Recreation Areas; 33881 Sterling Highway) (2), Alaska's Greatland Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 260-4054 Shawn Stone) (3), Alaska Guided Fishing (Tours & Charters; Po Box 4326) (4), Alaska XXL Fishing (Tours & Charters; Po Box 1396) (5), Alaska Hills Kenai Charters (Tours & Charters; Poachers Cove) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western King Salmon Motel (35545 Kenai Spur Highway) (1), Alaska Denise Lake Lodge (37090 Denise Lake Drive) (2), Soldotna Inn (35041 Kenai Spur Highway) (3), Affordable Bed & Breakfast (Sterling Highway Mile 89) (4), Kenai River Lodge (393 Riverside Drive) (5), Aspen Hotel Soldotna (326 Binkley Circle) (6), Kenai Peninsula Condos & Apartments (1/2 Mile From Kpcc # C) (7), Hooligans Saloon and Lodging (44715 Sterling Highway) (8), Duck Inn (43187 Kalifornsky Beach Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

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

SOLDOTNA (Population served: 4000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JAN-06-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1995 and DEC-03-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-1998)
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
KENAI PENINSULA COLLEGE (Population served: 1300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and NOV-04-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-04-1999 to SEP-28-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1997 and NOV-04-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and DEC-02-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-1998)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
KPBSD SKYVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Population served: 576, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1998 and FEB-22-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-1999)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
KPBSD NIKISKI HIGH SCHOOL (Population served: 499, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
KPBSD KALIFORNSKY BEACH ELEM (Population served: 493, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1998 and FEB-22-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-1999)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KPBSD NORTH STAR ELEMENTARY (Population served: 435, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
POACHERS COVE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIVER TERRACE TC (Population served: 352, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2001 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-31-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2000)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 23 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Soldotna that have no violations reported:

  • APOSTOLIC ASSY OF JESUS CHRIST (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COLLEGE HEIGHTS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 240, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KPBSD STERLING ELEMENTARY (Population served: 228, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOLDOTNA SWIFT WATER #2 (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOLDOTNA SWIFT WATER #1 (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JEHOVAHS WITNESS KINGDOM HALL (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOLDOTNA CENTENNIAL #2 (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KENAI RIVER BEND CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOLDOTNA CENTENNIAL #1 (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPUR ESPRESSO (Population served: 151, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.1%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 3.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 4.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Soldotna, AK

People in group quarters in Soldotna in 2010:

  • 53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in Soldotna in 2000:

  • 45 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Soldotna compared to Alaska state average:

Soldotna, Alaska environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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Banks with branches in Soldotna (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Soldotna Branch at 44552 Sterling Highway, branch established on 1959/10/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • KeyBank National Association: Soldotna Keycenter Branch at 44260 Sterling Highway, branch established on 2004/09/13. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • First National Bank Alaska: Soldotna Branch at 44501 Sterling Highway, branch established on 1989/01/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,870.3 mil, Deposits: $1,931.3 mil, headquarters in Anchorage, AK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Soldotna, Alaska:

  • Duck Inn Motel, 35458 Kalifonsky BCH Rd, Soldotna, AK 99669 , Phone: (907) 262-1849
  • Soldotna Inn, PO Box 565, Soldotna, AK 99669 , Phone: (907) 262-9169, Fax: (907) 262-1099
  • Aspen Hotel, 326 Binkley Cir, Soldotna, AK 99669 , Phone: (907) 260-7736, Fax: (907) 260-7786
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Soldotna, Alaska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Soldotna travel time to work - commute


Soldotna mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Soldotna city (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here27.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents15.8%14.8%14.4%10.0%9.0%
Congregations8.9%6.3%6.3%11.4%6.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.4%3.4%17.4%
Congregations8.9%6.3%5.1%3.8%36.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$16,153$64,6120$0
Other Government Administration 9$47,986$63,9817$1,543
Police Protection - Officers 14$74,683$64,0140$0
Police - Other 2$7,459$44,7540$0
Streets and Highways 6$25,656$51,3120$0
Airports 1$6,463$77,5560$0
Health 1$4,536$54,4321$1,758
Solid Waste Management 1$5,511$66,1320$0
Sewerage 2$11,198$67,1880$0
Parks and Recreation 8$29,037$43,5568$3,115
Water Supply 2$9,449$56,6940$0
Local Libraries 3$11,435$45,7402$2,205
Other and Unallocable 3$12,863$51,4520$0
Totals for Government 55$262,429$57,25718$8,621

Soldotna government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,649,000 ($378.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,426,000 ($327.14)
    Sewerage: $536,000 ($122.96)
    Water Utilities: $331,000 ($75.93)
    Air Transportation: $302,000 ($69.28)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($11.24)
    Health - Other: $17,000 ($3.90)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($2.52)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,477,000 ($338.84)
    Central Staff Services: $1,460,000 ($334.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,096,000 ($251.43)
    Regular Highways: $783,000 ($179.63)
    Sewerage: $533,000 ($122.28)
    General - Other: $404,000 ($92.68)
    Libraries: $318,000 ($72.95)
    Water Utilities: $229,000 ($52.53)
    General Public Buildings: $125,000 ($28.68)
    Health - Other: $101,000 ($23.17)
    Air Transportation: $90,000 ($20.65)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($5.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $319,000 ($73.18)
    Police Protection: $209,000 ($47.95)
    Central Staff Services: $109,000 ($25.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($3.21)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($2.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,053,000 ($700.39)

Soldotna government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $621,000 ($142.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $590,000 ($135.35)
    Air Transportation: $88,000 ($20.19)
    All Other: $74,000 ($16.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,010,000 ($231.70)
    Air Transportation: $195,000 ($44.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $99,000 ($22.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $572,000 ($131.22)
    Special Assessments: $65,000 ($14.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($7.34)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($5.28)
    Rents: $16,000 ($3.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $373,000 ($85.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $191,000 ($43.82)
    Sewerage: $118,000 ($27.07)
    All Other: $88,000 ($20.19)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,447,000 ($1479.01)
    Property: $593,000 ($136.04)
    Other License: $117,000 ($26.84)

Soldotna government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,000 ($112.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,000 ($112.41)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $717,000 ($164.49)
    End of Fiscal Year: $660,000 ($151.41)

Soldotna government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,564,000 ($3341.13)

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 Soldotna:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Soldotna:

  • 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.)
  • KXBA (93.3 FM; NIKISKI, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KPEN-FM (101.7 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWJG (91.5 FM; KASILOF, AK; Owner: KASILOF PUBLIC B/G INC)
  • K249BY (97.7 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: ALASKA VILLAGE MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K206DG (89.1 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K237CI (95.3 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: ALASKA VILLAGE MISSIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Soldotna:

  • K12LA (Channel 12; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K08LW (Channel 8; KENAI/SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: NORTHERN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K10NC (Channel 10; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: CHANNEL 2 BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • K23AF (Channel 23; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Soldotna, Alaska:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alaska average:
  • Fatal accident count: 136
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 63
  • Fatalities: 149
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 364
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

See more detailed statistics of Soldotna fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total average daily traffic: 25,676
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,823
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 29,700

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Soldotna)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Soldotna, AK)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 122 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Soldotna)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Soldotna)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 315 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 66
  • Hazardous Condition: 41
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Soldotna


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Soldotna, AK
Businesses in Soldotna, AK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's1
Arby's1New Balance1
Best Western1Payless1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Safeway2
Decora Cabinetry2Starbucks2
FedEx4Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kroger2UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets3Vons2
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  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident in 2004 in $"
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