Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Population 2018

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 58,617 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska is the 4th largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201758,617740.13%
201658,5439061.57%
201657,637-430-0.74%
201558,0674820.84%
201457,5855921.04%
201356,993830.15%
201256,9106061.08%
201156,3047431.34%
201055,56114,75936.17%
199040,80215,52061.39%
198025,28211,03277.42%
197014,2508,153133.72%
19606,0970.00%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White48,208
American Indian and Alaska Native4,338
Two or More Races3,396
Asian761
Some Other Race399
Black or African American345
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Median Age

40.5


Total

39.9


Male

41.1


Female

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 44,380 adults, (8,127 of which are seniors) in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

27,534

47.77%

Male

30,103

52.23%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Households and Families

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All71.6%28.4%
Male68.3%31.7%
Non Family64%36%
Female44.5%55.5%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,4812.671.6
Married10,9373.2681.6
Non Family7,7801.3264
Female1,7253.644.5
Male1,0393.6168.3

3.23

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Households

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Education

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7281.84%
9th to 12th Grade2,1465.43%
High School Graduate12,72732.19%
Some College11,25528.47%
Associates Degree3,3198.39%
Bachelors Degree5,80514.68%
Graduate Degree3,5589.00%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,53631,5078,536
Native American2,6272,269241
Multiple Races1,5231,388254
Hispanic1,2421,055177
Asian51040780
Other Race28718947
Black25722689
Islander8946

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.63%.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,771$52,112$31,116
Less Than High School$25,753$31,686$14,427
High School Grad$37,153$50,607$28,734
Some College$38,455$50,815$30,332
Bachelors Degree$48,351$64,208$35,771
Graduate Degree$62,376$73,125$59,650

$40,771

Average Earnings

$52,112

Average Male

$31,116

Average Female

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Language

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Language

92.40% of Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 7.60% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Poverty

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,2614,2549.20%
Native3,93187222.18%
Multiple3,29259618.10%
Hispanic2,17944820.56%
Other39711228.21%
Black2165224.07%
Asian753435.71%
Islander17652.84%

10.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.00%

Male Poverty Rate

12.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska is Other, with 28.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska is Islander, with 2.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.50%.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.96%
High School12.35%
Some College8.45%
Bachelors or Greater3.93%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.64%
Male Unemployed21.76%
Female Employed5.73%
Male Employed4.01%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Income

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,891$80,661
Families$82,242$92,886
Married Families$89,868$102,050
Non Families$38,689$55,003

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans by War

5,668

Number of Veterans

5,259

Male Veterans

409

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,597
First Gulf War878
Korea478
Second Gulf War477
World War II133

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,607
55 to 641,544
35 to 541,276
75+956
18 to 34285

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,22313.76%
Indian2227.03%
2 or More19310.22%
Hispanic1459.82%
Black165.57%
Asian111.89%
Other30.93%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

8.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Employment Status

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Employment by Age

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Employment by Race

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kenai711277456338.90%
Homer5020563161112.17%
Soldotna4163461745410.91%
Seward26932787943.49%
Kachemak476492163.36%
Seldovia254276228.66%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990