Soldotna, Alaska

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Population in 2017: 4,659 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.9%
 
Males: 2,154  (46.2%)
Females: 2,505  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99669.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,710 (it was $48,420 in 2000)
Soldotna:

$68,710
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,833 (it was $21,740 in 2000)

Soldotna city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $221,223 (it was $111,300 in 2000)
Soldotna:

$221,223
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $260,901; detached houses: $270,005; townhouses or other attached units: $276,170; in 2-unit structures: $260,188; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $258,294; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,558; mobile homes: $43,725; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $585,979

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,043.

March 2019 cost of living index in Soldotna: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.0%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.2% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Soldotna, AK (2010)
    • 3,47783.5%White alone
    • 2496.0%Two or more races
    • 1794.3%American Indian alone
    • 1633.9%Hispanic
    • 661.6%Asian alone
    • 120.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 90.2%Black alone
    • 80.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Soldotna, Alaska as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Soldotna is 145 to 1.


Crime rates in Soldotna by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(24.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(98.3)
3
(72.7)
2
(47.6)
1
(22.9)
3
(67.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
1
(23.4)
5
(113.2)
1
(22.6)
5
(110.8)
4
(86.6)
16
(340.9)
1
(21.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(24.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.4)
2
(43.3)
2
(47.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.3)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
5
(108.2)
6
(127.8)
5
(105.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(344.1)
19
(460.5)
18
(428.8)
11
(252.3)
16
(358.7)
18
(389.5)
13
(306.9)
14
(327.0)
12
(271.6)
16
(361.1)
25
(554.1)
25
(541.2)
11
(234.4)
12
(253.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(1,057)
33
(799.8)
14
(333.5)
18
(412.8)
15
(336.2)
26
(562.6)
13
(306.9)
7
(163.5)
8
(181.1)
22
(496.5)
15
(332.4)
14
(303.1)
16
(340.9)
8
(169.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
259
(6,367)
232
(5,623)
189
(4,502)
231
(5,298)
244
(5,470)
217
(4,696)
173
(4,084)
164
(3,830)
138
(3,124)
156
(3,521)
145
(3,214)
212
(4,590)
205
(4,368)
152
(3,213)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(393.3)
14
(339.3)
15
(357.3)
7
(160.6)
4
(89.7)
6
(129.8)
10
(236.1)
4
(93.4)
8
(181.1)
7
(158.0)
16
(354.6)
9
(194.8)
12
(255.7)
7
(148.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(24.6)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
1
(23.4)
1
(22.6)
1
(22.6)
3
(66.5)
2
(43.3)
1
(21.3)
2
(42.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)564.2458.3363.0322.5381.8328.5298.2256.2310.5285.3379.7430.4577.0251.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Soldotna, AK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Alaska average:

1.73
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Ancestries: German (11.8%), Irish (11.7%), American (7.6%), Scottish (5.3%), English (4.4%), Greek (4.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1960

Elevation: 88 feet

Land area: 6.94 square miles.

Population density: 672 people per square mile   (low).

Soldotna, Alaska map

178 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.6% Asia, 0.7% North America).

This city:

4.0%
Alaska:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,596 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,538 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 60.49 N, Longitude: 151.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,027 (+67.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,156 (57.6%)

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in Soldotna, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Soldotna, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.6%
Alaska:

7.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +241 (+6.9%).
Most common industries in Soldotna, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.8%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (14.5%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.1%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.3%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Soldotna, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Extraction workers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)

Average climate in Soldotna, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Soldotna, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 37.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 1.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Soldotna-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 817% 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 122.2 miles away from Soldotna 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 237.4 miles away from Soldotna center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 243.0 miles away from Soldotna center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 250.2 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 317.2 miles away from Soldotna center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 271.2 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)
Soldotna topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Soldotna:

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

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Soldotna:

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College/University in Soldotna:

  • Alaska Christian College (Full-time enrollment: 34; Location: 35109 Royal Place; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.alaskacc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Soldotna:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 65 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 65 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 320 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1384 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1387 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1390 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1407 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high schools in Soldotna:

  • CONNECTIONS (Students: 886, Location: 143 E. PARK AVENUE, Grades: KG-12)
  • SOLDOTNA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 572, Location: 425 W MARYDALE AVE, Grades: 10-12)
  • SOLDOTNA PREP SCHOOL (Students: 470, Location: 426 WEST REDOUBT, Grades: 9)
  • RIVER CITY ACADEMY (Location: 46188 STERLING HIGHWAY, Grades: 7-12)

Private high school in Soldotna:

  • COOK INLET ACADEMY (Students: 140, Location: 45872 KALIFORNSKY BEACH RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Soldotna:

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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

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Travis Hall - Football player.

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:

KPBSD NORTH STAR ELEMENTARY (Population served: 448, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
KPBSD NIKISKI MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Population served: 439, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2012)
RIVER TERRACE TC (Population served: 337, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
ORCA TWIN THEATERS (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
KALIFONSKY CHRISTIAN CENTER (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
APOSTOLIC ASSY OF JESUS CHRIST (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
KPBSD NINILCHIK (Population served: 216, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
KPBSD STERLING ELEMENTARY (Population served: 212, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-26-2011 to NOV-30-2011)
  • 36 regular monitoring violations

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

  • SOLDOTNA (Population served: 4,307, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KPBSD SKYVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Population served: 650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KPBSD KALIFORNSKY BEACH ELEM (Population served: 484, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PENINSULA GRACE BRETHREN CHURCH (Population served: 306, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COLLEGE HEIGHTS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 240, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COLLEGE VILLAGE (Population served: 214, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NIKISKI COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER (Population served: 210, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KENAI PENINSULA FOOD BANK (Population served: 206, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOLDOTNA SWIFT WATER #4 (Address: 215 Kobuk Street , Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JEHOVAHS WITNESS KINGDOM HALL (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Soldotna:

Marital status in Soldotna, AK
  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Soldotna:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Alaska average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Soldotna
2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,68881
Other3,07913
Catholic2,8106
Mainline Protestant1,40715
Orthodox8598
None37,557-
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: 25
This county:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

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
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
State:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.7%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.6%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.2%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.8%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.0%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Soldotna, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$70,019$76,3840$0
Other and Unallocable 9$51,545$68,7271$4,162
Parks and Recreation 7$34,215$58,65411$13,689
Other Government Administration 6$41,405$82,81014$5,081
Streets and Highways 6$32,395$64,7900$0
Financial Administration 5$27,591$66,2181$2,504
Water Supply 4$21,506$64,5180$0
Local Libraries 3$12,735$50,9403$5,649
Police - Other 2$8,286$49,7160$0
Sewerage 1$7,464$89,5680$0
Totals for Government 54$307,161$68,25830$31,085

Soldotna government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $6,268,000 ($1345.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,020,000 ($433.57)
    General - Other: $1,675,000 ($359.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,479,000 ($317.45)
    Central Staff Services: $1,240,000 ($266.15)
    Regular Highways: $959,000 ($205.84)
    Sewerage: $852,000 ($182.87)
    Libraries: $628,000 ($134.79)
    Financial Administration: $479,000 ($102.81)
    Water Utilities: $468,000 ($100.45)
    Health - Other: $169,000 ($36.27)
    Air Transportation: $123,000 ($26.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($23.40)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $150,000 ($32.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,463,000 ($1172.57)

Soldotna government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,111,000 ($238.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $797,000 ($171.07)
    Air Transportation: $170,000 ($36.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $2,831,000 ($607.64)
    Other: $98,000 ($21.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $363,000 ($77.91)
    Sale of Property: $316,000 ($67.83)
    Rents: $167,000 ($35.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $130,000 ($27.90)
    Special Assessments: $26,000 ($5.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $24,000 ($5.15)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($3.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $572,000 ($122.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $969,000 ($207.98)
    General Local Government Support: $331,000 ($71.05)
    Highways: $146,000 ($31.34)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($1.07)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,923,000 ($1485.94)
    Property: $287,000 ($61.60)
    Other License: $95,000 ($20.39)

Soldotna government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,120,000 ($455.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,010,000 ($431.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000 ($23.61)

Soldotna government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,065,000 ($657.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,689,000 ($4226.01)

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.35% ($66,051 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.40% ($53,581)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($78,851)


6.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.21% ($56,387 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.46% ($54,318)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.23% ($50,259)
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

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)
Soldotna fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Soldotna fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.6mTotal length
  • 2,036Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,100Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Soldotna)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 178 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Soldotna, AK)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 52 (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: 151 (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: 298 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 57. The highest number of fires - 88 took place in 2005, and the least - 27 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Soldotna, AK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.5%), and Outside Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Soldotna, AK
    • 44846.5%Structure Fires
    • 31132.3%Outside Fires
    • 19320.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Soldotna, AK

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Soldotna, Alaska:

  • Aspen Hotel, 326 Binkley Cir, Soldotna, Alaska 99669 , Phone: (907) 260-7736, Fax: (907) 260-7786
  • Best Western King Salmon Motel, 35546 Kenai Spur Hwy, Soldotna, Alaska 99669 , Phone: (907) 262-5857, Fax: (907) 262-9441
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Soldotna, Alaska
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Soldotna, AK
  • 92.1%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Soldotna, AK
  • 66.1%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 9.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%No fuel used


Soldotna compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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