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Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK


Designated Market Area: Anchorage, AK
USDA County Type (2015): Recreation/Tourism
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 60,690   ( 5,290 from 2010)
Land area: 16017.3 square miles
Population density: 3.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:47,806 78.77% 4.2%
Black:4710.78% 89.9%
Indian:4,8047.92% 21.0%
Asian:1,3012.14% 79.4%
2+ races:3,4925.75% 22.2%
Hispanic:2,8164.64% 71.6%
Total non-White:12,88421.23% 35.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,412 12.0
Deaths:1,17510.0
Net Migration: 1,59013.5
Net Immigration: 690.6
Change in White population:1,927 3.5
Change in Non-White pop.:3,363 6.1




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
55,400
45,87982.81%
2480.45%
3,9707.17%
7251.31%
2,8585.16%
1,6412.96%
9,52117.19%

2000
49,691
42,26385.05%
2200.44%
3,6447.33%
5561.12%
1,7923.61%
1,0872.19%
7,42814.95%

1990
40,802
36,56589.62%
2310.57%
2,8546.99%
3030.74%
n/a
8492.08%
4,23710.38%

1980
25,282
22,90990.61%
930.37%
1,6666.59%
2380.94%
n/a
3411.35%
2,3739.39%

1970
14,250
12,92990.73%
1050.74%
4743.33%
5814.08%
n/a
1290.91%
1,321 9.27%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
5,937 11.9
2,8885.8
2,0164.1
1940.4
3,616 7.3
2,093 4.2
1990's
NumberRate
6,863 16.8
2,0525.0
2,4966.1
3170.8
5,698 14.0
3,191 7.8
1980's
NumberRate
7,729 30.6
1,515 6.0
0 0.0
n/a
13,656 54.0
1,864 7.4
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
0 0.0
n/a
9,980 70.0
1,052 7.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
41.2
13,074 21.5%
47,616 78.5%
11,005 18.1%
23,201
2.48
13,741 59.2%
11,143 81.1%
947 6.9%
9,460 40.8%

2010
NumberPercent
40.6
13,111 23.7%
42,289 76.3%
6,276 11.3%
22,161
2.42
14,238 64.2%
11,308 79.4%
1,156 8.1%
7,923 35.8%

2000
NumberPercent
35.9
14,885 30.0%
34,806 70.0%
3,607 7.3%
18,412
2.63
12,736 69.2%
10,241 80.4%
1,243 9.8%
5,676 30.8%

1990
NumberPercent
30.5
13,404 32.9%
27,398 67.1%
2,016 4.9%
14,323
2.77
10,390 72.5%
8,837 85.1%
883 8.5%
3,933 27.5%

1980
NumberPercent
26.9
8,614 34.1%
16,668 65.9%
829 3.3%
8,656
2.89
6,470 74.7%
5,672 87.7%
365 5.6%
2,186 25.3%

2022 Housing Data for Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units32,567 
Median Value$280,900 
Occupied23,20171.2%
Vacant9,36628.8%
Owned17,80876.8%
Rented5,39323.2%
Median Rent$1,126 
Single-Family Units27,22883.6%
    Detached26,50781.4%
    Attached7212.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units1,5564.8%
Mobile Homes1,3814.2%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,2095.2%
$10,000 to $14,9997453.2%
$15,000 to $19,9999954.3%
$20,000 to $24,9997863.4%
$25,000 to $29,9999284.0%
$30,000 to $34,9996272.7%
$35,000 to $39,9999083.9%
$40,000 to $44,9998683.7%
$45,000 to $49,9996622.9%
$50,000 to $59,9991,5726.8%
$60,000 to $74,9992,1269.2%
$75,000 to $99,9993,18213.7%
$100,000 to $124,9992,39710.3%
$125,000 to $149,9991,8968.2%
$150,000 to $199,9991,9998.6%
$200,000 or more2,3019.9%
Median Household Income76,272 
Per Capita Income40,720 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state92 
Compared to U.S.99 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,1184.8%
Public Assistance1,4996.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,79312.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed22,42664.2%
Unemployed1,8065.2%
In Armed Forces1650.5%
Total Labor Force24,39769.9%
Not in Labor Force10,51630.1%
Real Unemployment Rate 35.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector7,7895,31359.4%
Non-Profit1,1531,89137.9%
Self-Employed2,3721,41662.6%
Local Government1,0701,65139.3%
State Government71862853.3%
Federal Government64744559.2%
Total Private + Self10,1616,72960.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.3,5884,61543.7%
Total13,74911,34454.8%
Pct. Govt.20.6%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts3,79115.0%
Sales and Office Occupations3,94115.6%
Professional, Technical6,00623.8%
Service Occupations4,72918.7%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing5622.2%
All others6,76026.8%
White Collar 54.5%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance4,29817.0%
Retail trade2,4689.8%
Public administration2,3449.3%
Educational services2,3079.1%
Construction2,2408.9%
Accommodation and food services1,9047.5%
Other services1,3775.5%
Transportation and warehousing1,2795.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1,2735.0%
Manufacturing1,0644.2%
Professional, scientific, technical9833.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting8763.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.5882.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing4551.8%
Arts, entertainment, recreation4511.8%
Finance and insurance4121.6%
Information3851.5%
Utilities2761.1%
Wholesale trade2390.9%
Management80.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,5702.65%
Puerto Rican1420.24%
Cuban1030.17%
Dominican620.10%
Total Central American1340.23%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran330.06%
Nicaraguan660.11%
Panamanian290.05%
Salvadoran60.01%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American1220.21%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian30.01%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian730.12%
Ecuadorian220.04%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian40.01%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan200.03%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic4900.83%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino5971.01%
Japanese1180.20%
Chinese1080.18%
Korean830.14%
Vietnamese420.07%
Bangladeshi330.06%
Thai160.03%
Indian70.01%
Okinawan50.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English51,73292.6%
Spanish1,3372.4%
Other7001.3%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic6901.2%
Tagalog4640.8%
German, other Germanic2560.5%
Other Asian2160.4%
French, Haitian, Cajun2070.4%
Other Indo-European1060.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German11,13418.8%
English7,71113.0%
Irish6,51811.0%
Norwegian2,3504.0%
Scottish2,0353.4%
American2,0243.4%
European2,0163.4%
Polish1,7623.0%
French1,5622.6%
Italian1,3832.3%
Swedish1,2022.0%
Dutch1,0771.8%
Russian9901.7%
Danish6371.1%
Scotch-Irish6361.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen58,37198.5%
Not a citizen8641.5%
Native57,06096.3%
Foreign-born2,1753.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
663 1.6%1,741 4.2%12,839 30.8%14,755 35.4%7,313 17.6%4,334 10.4%
  Average years of education: 13.6
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 663 1.6%
9-12 Years 1,741 4.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 12,839 30.8%
Some College 14,755 35.4%
Bach. Degree 7,313 17.6%
Grad Degree 4,334 10.4%
Average years of education: 13.6

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 18,949 16,663 2,286 12.1% 7.3%
1991 19,668 17,095 2,573 13.1% 8.3%
1992 20,116 17,128 2,988 14.9% 8.9%
1993 20,454 17,801 2,653 13.0% 7.8%
1994 21,018 18,396 2,622 12.5% 7.6%
1995 21,491 18,847 2,644 12.3% 7.3%
1996 22,109 19,166 2,943 13.3% 7.4%
1997 21,960 19,330 2,630 12.0% 6.9%
1998 21,626 19,331 2,295 10.6% 6.3%
1999 21,994 19,576 2,418 11.0% 6.4%
2000 24,609 22,597 2,012 8.2% 6.3%
2001 24,348 22,371 1,977 8.1% 6.3%
2002 24,830 22,474 2,356 9.5% 7.2%
2003 25,086 22,564 2,522 10.1% 7.7%
2004 25,364 22,937 2,427 9.6% 7.4%
2005 25,294 23,065 2,229 8.8% 6.9%
2006 25,390 23,309 2,081 8.2% 6.6%
2007 25,654 23,653 2,001 7.8% 6.3%
2008 26,253 24,180 2,073 7.9% 6.5%
2009 26,907 24,189 2,718 10.1% 8.0%
2010 27,009 24,220 2,789 10.3% 8.2%
2011 27,184 24,538 2,646 9.7% 7.8%
2012 27,270 24,881 2,389 8.8% 7.2%
2013 27,699 25,463 2,236 8.1% 7.0%
2014 27,867 25,712 2,155 7.7% 6.7%
2015 27,557 25,470 2,087 7.6% 6.3%
2016 27,123 24,906 2,217 8.2% 6.6%
2017 26,869 24,790 2,079 7.7% 6.5%
2018 26,611 24,762 1,849 6.9% 5.9%
2019 26,551 24,947 1,604 6.0% 5.4%
2020 26,341 23,948 2,393 9.1% 7.8%
2021 27,777 25,747 2,030 7.3% 6.4%
2022 28,188 26,918 1,270 4.5% 4.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com