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Kenai,AK index of house prices

Total population: 7,568 (Urban population: 4,169 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 2,767 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 3,525 (3,063 occupied: 1,752 owner occupied, 1,302 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

36%

Housing density: 118 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $199,915.

Median contract rent in 2016: $555 (lower quartile is $456, upper quartile is $655)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $972


Median gross rent in Kenai, AK in 2016: $604

Housing units in Kenai with a mortgage: 1,084 (18 second mortgage, 52 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 670

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,133

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $84,588

Median monthly housing costs: $972


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Kenai, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $218,115 (it was $109,900 in 2000)
Kenai:

$218,115
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $169,592 - $304,738
Median year house/condo built: 1983

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,602
  • In family households: 5,771 (825 male householders, 891 female householders)
    1,324 spouses, 2,234 children (2,086 natural, 36 adopted, 112 stepchildren), 61 grandchildren, 59 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 121 other relatives, 243 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,803 (588 male householders (470 living alone)), 775 female householders (661 living alone)), 421 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 64

Size of family households: 727 2-persons, 427 3-persons, 341 4-persons, 174 5-persons, 29 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,120 1-person, 155 2-persons, 64 3-persons.

1,181 married couples with children.
643 single-parent households (164 men, 479 women).

93.0% of residents of Kenai speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (42% speak English very well, 58% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 322 (4.2%)
(57.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kenai, Alaska:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 511 bedroom
  • 2242 bedrooms
  • 1,0403 bedrooms
  • 3534 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kenai population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenai, Alaska:

  • 66no bedroom
  • 2511 bedroom
  • 6442 bedrooms
  • 2813 bedrooms
  • 594 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kenai population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Kenai in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 42no vehicle
  • 5251 vehicle
  • 7502 vehicles
  • 3033 vehicles
  • 1064 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kenai population

Cars and other vehicles available in Kenai in renter-occupied apartments

  • 269no vehicle
  • 6061 vehicle
  • 3422 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kenai population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kenai, Alaska:

  • 01 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 953 rooms
  • 2154 rooms
  • 4415 rooms
  • 3246 rooms
  • 2737 rooms
  • 1668 rooms
  • 1929+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kenai population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kenai, Alaska:

  • 651 room
  • 1182 rooms
  • 2503 rooms
  • 4844 rooms
  • 1995 rooms
  • 1656 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kenai population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Kenai, AK household income distribution

  • Kenai, AK household income distribution
  • 129Less than $10,000
  • 100$10,000 to $14,999
  • 189$15,000 to $19,999
  • 163$20,000 to $24,999
  • 85$25,000 to $29,999
  • 112$30,000 to $34,999
  • 146$35,000 to $39,999
  • 142$40,000 to $44,999
  • 120$45,000 to $49,999
  • 323$50,000 to $59,999
  • 286$60,000 to $74,999
  • 474$75,000 to $99,999
  • 209$100,000 to $124,999
  • 123$125,000 to $149,999
  • 165$150,000 to $199,999
  • 253$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kenai, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kenai, AK
  • 13$60,000 to $69,999
  • 45$70,000 to $79,999
  • 48$100,000 to $124,999
  • 176$125,000 to $149,999
  • 231$150,000 to $174,999
  • 181$175,000 to $199,999
  • 379$200,000 to $249,999
  • 154$250,000 to $299,999
  • 245$300,000 to $399,999
  • 124$400,000 to $499,999
  • 79$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kenai, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kenai, AK
  • 18$100 to $149
  • 36$250 to $299
  • 25$300 to $349
  • 34$350 to $399
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 41$450 to $499
  • 52$500 to $549
  • 53$550 to $599
  • 50$600 to $649
  • 63$650 to $699
  • 83$700 to $749
  • 84$750 to $799
  • 207$800 to $899
  • 122$900 to $999
  • 112$1,000 to $1,249
  • 84$1,250 to $1,499
  • 19$1,500 to $1,999
  • 40$2,000 to $2,499
  • 100No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1092010 or later
  • 832000 to 2009
  • 391990 to 1999
  • 401980 to 1989
  • 311970 to 1979
  • 22Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Kenai population
Kenai commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 269
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 885
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 601
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 514
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 556
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 137
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 38
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 26
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 17
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 54
  • 90 or more minutes: 48
Kenai, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.9%
Number of people working at home: 165 (5.0% of all workers)

Kenai mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,011 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 592 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 59 (1%)
  • Taxi: 110 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0%)
  • Walked: 227 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 165 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 297
 European: 252
 English: 195
 Irish: 157
 American: 101
 Norwegian: 62
 Swedish: 53
 Scottish: 49
 French (except Basque): 47
 Italian: 33
 Scotch-Irish: 33
 Polish: 32
 Scandinavian: 17
 Dutch: 16
 Canadian: 16
 French Canadian: 16
 Swiss: 15
 Lithuanian: 14
 Croatian: 14
 Finnish: 11
 Bulgarian: 3
 Russian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 32%Mexico
  • 31%Philippines
  • 8%Guatemala
  • 6%Ukraine
  • 5%Canada
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Other Northern Europe

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

  • This state: 2,934
  • Other state: 4,195
  • Northeast: 211
  • Midwest: 1,268
  • South: 566
  • West: 2,167

79% of Kenai residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Alaska.

Kenai:

78.6%
State average:

81.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 21
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 24
  • 9th grade: 64
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 878
  • Less than 1 year of college: 158
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 401
  • Associate degree: 113
  • Bachelor's degree: 264
  • Master's degree: 148
  • Professional school degree: 38
  • Doctorate degree: 75

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 17
  • 9th grade: 106
  • 10th grade: 112
  • 11th grade: 104
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 94
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 818
  • Less than 1 year of college: 215
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 333
  • Associate degree: 253
  • Bachelor's degree: 361
  • Master's degree: 242
  • Professional school degree: 12
  • Doctorate degree: 14

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 7.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 43.9%Males
  • 18.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 34.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 2.7%Males
Kenai marital status for males
Kenai marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,271
  • One, attached: 75
  • Two: 103
  • 3 or 4: 432
  • 5 to 9: 133
  • 10 to 19: 155
  • 20 to 49: 215
  • 50 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 91

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,704

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Kenai:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kenai
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.0%)
  • Electricity (3.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.1%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (77.9%)
  • Electricity (16.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.9%)
  • Wood (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 91
Here:

10.2%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

7.4%
Alaska:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

11.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)