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Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska (AK)

County population in 2019: 58,025 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 49,691 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,109
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,137
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,581
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,915 (it was 4,857 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

37%

Land area: 16013 sq. mi.

Water area: 8741.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kenai Peninsula Borough: 105.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.5%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK (2019)
    • 45,76579.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,8198.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2,8695.0%Two or more races
    • 2,4594.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8841.5%Asian alone
    • 4390.8%Some other race alone
    • 2980.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2100.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years
Males: 30,124  (51.9%)
Females: 27,901  (48.1%)
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Average household size:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

2.0 people
Alaska:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,211 ($46,397 in 1999)
This county:

$64,211
Alaska:

$75,463

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $857 (lower quartile is $636, upper quartile is $1,109)
This county:

$857
State:

$1095


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $251,874 (it was $115,300 in 2000)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

$251,874
Alaska:

$281,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $174,918 - $348,928

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $307,995
Here:

$307,995
State:

$312,426

Townhouses or other attached units: $311,555
Here:

$311,555
State:

$262,389

In 2-unit structures: $256,220
Here:

$256,220
State:

$307,665

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $267,618
Here:

$267,618
State:

$302,246

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,935
Here:

$160,935
State:

$189,179

Mobile homes: $87,829
Here:

$87,829
State:

$95,336

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $141,770
Here:

$141,770
State:

$64,719

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,549
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $455

Institutionalized population: 1,104
Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK map from a distance

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,764 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,615 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.1%
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

11.1%
Alaska:

10.1%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.9% for American Indian residents, 2.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 3.4% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.6 years old
(Males: 40.9 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.3 years old, Black residents: 39.1 years old, American Indian residents: 34.0 years old, Asian residents: 46.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.6 years old, Other race residents: 28.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kenai Peninsula Borough is $581 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $707 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $969 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kenai, Kalifornsky, Sterling, Nikiski, Homer, Soldotna, Seward, Ridgeway, Anchor Point, Diamond Ridge.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Kenai Peninsula Borough: Tunnel (A), Skilak Guard Station (B), Porcupine Campground (C), Grandview (D), Indian Village (E), Granite Creek Guard Station (F), Granite Creek Campground (G), Shield (H), Minnie Andacher Homestead (I), Stelters Ranch (J), Stillwell (K), Spencer (L), Shirttail Creek Farms (M), Hunter (N), Bertha Creek Campground (O), Meadow Creek Camp (P), Crescent Creek Campground (Q), Snoring Inn (R), Resurrection River Cabin (S), Upper Russian Lake Cabin (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sunrise Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Kayak Islands (A), Kelly Lake (B), Kenaitze Lake (C), Killdeer Lake (D), King Lake (E), Kit Lake (F), Kolomin Lake (G), Konchanee Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Stetson Creek (A), Tonsina Creek (B), Spokane Creek (C), Trail Creek (D), Tenderfoot Creek (E), King County Creek (F), Tributary Creek (G), Snow River (H), Sixmile Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kenai Peninsula Borough include: Kachemak Bay State Park (1), Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park (2), Safety Cove State Marine Park (3), Thumb Cove State Marine Park (4), Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (5), Kenai Fjords National Park (6), Turnagain Pass Winter Sports Area (7), Sunrise City Historic District (8), Taylors Creek Winter Sports Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bethel Census Area , Wade Hampton Census Area .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.0%
Alaska:

8.1%

Unemployment by year in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK
County total employment by year in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK
County average yearly wages by year in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

Current college students: 1,623
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,965 (63.6% naturalized citizens)

Kenai Peninsula Borough:

3.4%
Whole state:

8.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5962010 or later
  • 2452000 to 2009
  • 2111990 to 1999
  • 3131980 to 1989
  • 1751970 to 1979
  • 550Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.7%

Kenai Peninsula Borough marital status for males Kenai Peninsula Borough marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 25,039
  • One, attached: 544
  • Two: 919
  • 3 or 4: 1,487
  • 5 to 9: 707
  • 10 to 19: 620
  • 20 to 49: 485
  • 50 or more: 36
  • Mobile homes: 1,532
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 62

Housing units in Kenai Peninsula Borough with a mortgage: 8,094 (102 second mortgage, 481 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,822

Here:

53.3% with mortgage
State:

60.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kenai Peninsula Borough

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-
Kenai Peninsula Borough Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 71
This county:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%

Agriculture in Kenai Peninsula Borough:

Average size of farms: 370 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,976
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,424
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,382
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.61
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.54%
Vegetables: 1 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Kenai Peninsula Borough-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 7670% 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 122.9 miles away from Kenai Peninsula Borough 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) earthquake occurred 244.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 242.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 252.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 247.2 miles away from Kenai Peninsula Borough center
On 11/30/2018 at 17:29:29, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 MW, Depth: 29.0 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kenai Peninsula Borough

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,007 (73.0%)
  • Carpooled: 2,299 (9.9%)
  • Bus: 39 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,033 (4.4%)
  • Bicycle: 86 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 1,232 (5.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,650 (7.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (28%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Greece (4%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kenai Peninsula Borough


  • German (11%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Russian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska in 2000:

  • 825 people in state prisons
  • 107 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 100 people in nursing homes
  • 85 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 58 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 40 people in other group homes
  • 26 people in military ships
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 19 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska in 2010:

  • 918 people in state prisons
  • 318 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 138 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 97 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 88 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 69 people in college/university student housing
  • 29 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 4 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $79,666.

6.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
2.63% relocated from other counties in Alaska ($24,135 average AGI)
4.22% relocated from other states ($32,970 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.22%
Alaska average:

5.13%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.13% ($49,517)
from King County, WA  0.11% ($47,962)
from Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK  0.11% ($50,600)
from Kodiak Island Borough, AK  0.10% ($58,174)


6.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
2.29% relocated to other counties in Alaska ($19,637 average AGI)
4.32% relocated to other states ($35,744 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.32%
Alaska average:

5.95%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.11% ($59,846)
to Spokane County, WA  0.09% ($51,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Kenai Peninsula Borough

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Kenai Peninsula Borough

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kenai Peninsula Borough
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kenai Peninsula Borough
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kenai Peninsula Borough
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kenai Peninsula Borough
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kenai Peninsula Borough
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kenai Peninsula Borough
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kenai Peninsula Borough

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,302 (5,040 aged, 1,262 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,502 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (526)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (457)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (282)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (277)
  • Unspecified dementia (178)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (147)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (111)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (61)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (48)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (24)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 190.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 134.6
  • Other - 56.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 58,025
  • Male householders: 11,434 (3,819 living alone), Female householders: 10,094 (3,066 living alone)
  • 11,041 spouses (10,988 opposite-sex spouses), 1,106 unmarried partners, (1,037 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 16,685 children (15,392 natural, 386 adopted, 932 stepchildren), 1,100 grandchildren, 578 brothers or sisters, 642 parents, 10 foster children, 768 other relatives, 3,084 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,572

Size of family households: 6,624 2-persons, 2,832 3-persons, 2,148 4-persons, 1,090 5-persons, 540 6-persons, 473 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,814 1-person, 1,291 2-persons, 174 3-persons, 42 4-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

8,984 married couples with children.
2,710 single-parent households (1,143 men, 1,567 women).

91.5% of residents of Kenai Peninsula Borough speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $294,337,000 ($5,708 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,565,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $100,369,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,568,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,829,000
Federal grants: $106,042,000
Federal procurement contracts: $25,247,000 ($3,918,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $27,282,000 ($434,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,627,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $46,929,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,926,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,287
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

80 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,594
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

25 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +119
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +530
Here +10 per 1000 residents
State -7 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kenai Peninsula Borough

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.59 millions of gallons per day (77% from ground, 23% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

Year house built in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
  • Year house built in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
  • 9972014 or later
  • 9142010 to 2013
  • 6,4762000 to 2009
  • 5,7711990 to 1999
  • 7,6001980 to 1989
  • 5,9951970 to 1979
  • 2,3281960 to 1969
  • 9231950 to 1959
  • 1911940 to 1949
  • 3391939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
  • 3581 room
  • 6162 rooms
  • 1,3813 rooms
  • 2,4544 rooms
  • 3,7635 rooms
  • 2,3496 rooms
  • 1,8397 rooms
  • 1,3788 rooms
  • 1,6199+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
  • 4741 room
  • 7032 rooms
  • 1,2533 rooms
  • 1,3844 rooms
  • 8925 rooms
  • 3576 rooms
  • 3757 rooms
  • 2208 rooms
  • 1239+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
  • 382no bedroom
  • 1,4371 bedroom
  • 3,5522 bedrooms
  • 6,7003 bedrooms
  • 3,0324 bedrooms
  • 6755+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
  • 456no bedroom
  • 1,2811 bedroom
  • 2,3012 bedrooms
  • 1,1693 bedrooms
  • 5314 bedrooms
  • 645+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kenai Peninsula Borough in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kenai Peninsula Borough in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 490no vehicle
  • 3,9681 vehicle
  • 6,3602 vehicles
  • 3,0633 vehicles
  • 1,2704 vehicles
  • 6735+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kenai Peninsula Borough in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kenai Peninsula Borough in renter-occupied apartments
  • 913no vehicle
  • 2,7001 vehicle
  • 1,7112 vehicles
  • 3663 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 685+ vehicles

84.2% of Kenai Peninsula Borough residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Alaska.

Kenai Peninsula Borough:

84.2%
State average:

82.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 22,300
  • Other state: 32,672
  • Northeast: 3,328
  • Midwest: 7,903
  • South: 5,831
  • West: 15,254
Year householders moved into unit in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kenai Peninsula Borough
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.3%Utility gas
  • 28.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.6%Wood
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.1%Utility gas
  • 24.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.3%Electricity
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 684
Here:

12.2%
Alaska:

8.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 586
Here:

20.2%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 497
Here:

28.8%
Alaska:

16.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Kenai Peninsula Borough government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,536,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $240,393,000
    Other: $2,517,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $661,000
    Solid Waste Management: $572,000
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $39,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,514,000
    Regular Highways: $3,311,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $195,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $230,046,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $140,307,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,800,000
    General - Other: $7,294,000
    Financial Administration: $6,637,000
    Regular Highways: $6,576,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,680,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,553,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,842,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $968,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $339,000
    Health - Other: $335,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,506,000
    Other: $1,109,000
    Education: $533,000
    Highways: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,963,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,658,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,548,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,578,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,467,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,038,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $651,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $387,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,551,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,370,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,852,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,416,000
    General - Other: $471,000
    Central Staff Services: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $160,878,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,839,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $99,436,000
    Other: $4,356,000
    Highways: $3,063,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,448,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
  • Tax - Property: $69,021,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $31,509,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $440,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $73,963,000

Kenai Peninsula Borough government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,536,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $240,393,000
    Other: $2,517,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $661,000
    Solid Waste Management: $572,000
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $39,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,514,000
    Regular Highways: $3,311,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $195,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $230,046,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $140,307,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,800,000
    General - Other: $7,294,000
    Financial Administration: $6,637,000
    Regular Highways: $6,576,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,680,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,553,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,842,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $968,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $339,000
    Health - Other: $335,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,506,000
    Other: $1,109,000
    Education: $533,000
    Highways: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,963,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,658,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,548,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,578,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,467,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,038,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $651,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $387,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,551,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,370,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,852,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,416,000
    General - Other: $471,000
    Central Staff Services: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $160,878,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,839,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $99,436,000
    Other: $4,356,000
    Highways: $3,063,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,448,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
  • Tax - Property: $69,021,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $31,509,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $440,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $73,963,000

Kenai Peninsula Borough government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,536,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $240,393,000
    Other: $2,517,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $661,000
    Solid Waste Management: $572,000
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $39,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,514,000
    Regular Highways: $3,311,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $195,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $230,046,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $140,307,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,800,000
    General - Other: $7,294,000
    Financial Administration: $6,637,000
    Regular Highways: $6,576,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,680,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,553,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,842,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $968,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $339,000
    Health - Other: $335,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,506,000
    Other: $1,109,000
    Education: $533,000
    Highways: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,963,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,658,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,548,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,578,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,467,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,038,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $651,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $387,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,551,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,370,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,852,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,416,000
    General - Other: $471,000
    Central Staff Services: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $160,878,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,839,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $99,436,000
    Other: $4,356,000
    Highways: $3,063,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,448,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
  • Tax - Property: $69,021,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $31,509,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $440,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $73,963,000

Kenai Peninsula Borough government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,536,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $240,393,000
    Other: $2,517,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $661,000
    Solid Waste Management: $572,000
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $39,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,514,000
    Regular Highways: $3,311,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $195,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $230,046,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $140,307,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,800,000
    General - Other: $7,294,000
    Financial Administration: $6,637,000
    Regular Highways: $6,576,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,680,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,553,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,842,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $968,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $339,000
    Health - Other: $335,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,506,000
    Other: $1,109,000
    Education: $533,000
    Highways: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,963,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,658,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,548,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,578,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,467,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,038,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $651,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $387,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,551,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,370,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,852,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,416,000
    General - Other: $471,000
    Central Staff Services: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $160,878,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,839,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $99,436,000
    Other: $4,356,000
    Highways: $3,063,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,448,000
    Health and Hospitals: $156,000
  • Tax - Property: $69,021,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $31,509,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $440,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $73,963,000

Most common first names in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14471.5 years
Robert11868.4 years
James11069.4 years
William10168.6 years
Mary7675.8 years
George6172.7 years
Charles6073.7 years
David5255.2 years
Donald4669.3 years
Dorothy4373.8 years
Most common last names in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5168.3 years
Johnson3370.0 years
Anderson2865.4 years
Jones2369.2 years
Brown2367.4 years
Nelson2278.0 years
Miller2265.8 years
Wilson2272.1 years
Martin1873.7 years
Williams1859.9 years
Businesses in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's2McDonald's3
Best Western3New Balance1
Budget Car Rental1Nike1
Carl\s Jr.1Payless1
Curves2Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack3
Decora Cabinetry2Safeway3
FedEx11Sears1
Ford1Starbucks4
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value3
Home Depot1U-Haul4
Kroger2UPS4
La-Z-Boy1Vons5
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

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