Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Population 2019

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%
201658,5434760.82%
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
White48,462
American Indian and Alaska Native4,229
Two or More Races3,475
Asian863
Some Other Race430
Black or African American311
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander191

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Median Age

40.6


Total

40.1


Male

41.2


Female

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 44,643 adults, (8,577 of whom are seniors) in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

27,700

47.79%

Male

30,261

52.21%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All71.2%28.8%
Male66%34%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Female46.9%53.1%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,7792.5871.2
Married11,1053.2880.3
Non Family7,8641.364.3
Female1,6513.5646.9
Male1,1593.1266

3.21

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5.7%

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 Grade7231.81%
9th to 12th Grade2,2545.64%
High School Graduate12,45231.16%
Some College11,23128.11%
Associates Degree3,6539.14%
Bachelors Degree6,13915.36%
Graduate Degree3,5088.78%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,73931,6488,735
Native American2,5772,192222
Multiple Races1,5581,457306
Hispanic1,2871,042212
Asian60150395
Other Race35219364
Black23120886
Islander9751

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.23%.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,410$51,974$31,811
Less Than High School$25,449$28,444$20,682
High School Grad$37,221$46,487$30,809
Some College$38,899$51,478$29,586
Bachelors Degree$48,654$63,059$36,213
Graduate Degree$67,381$75,644$60,911

$41,410

Average Earnings

$51,974

Average Male

$31,811

Average Female

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Language

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Language

92.70% of Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 7.30% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Poverty

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,2624,1839.04%
Native3,85582821.48%
Hispanic2,25960126.60%
Multiple3,39058817.35%
Other42710324.12%
Asian8468710.28%
Black2195625.57%
Islander17084.71%

10.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

11.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska is Hispanic, with 26.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska is Islander, with 4.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.22%.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.13%
High School13.32%
Some College8.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.02%
Male Unemployed23.49%
Female Employed5.31%
Male Employed4.25%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Income

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,279$82,690
Families$84,458$95,917
Married Families$94,368$106,334
Non Families$39,120$55,443

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans by War

5,334

Number of Veterans

5,029

Male Veterans

305

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,465
First Gulf War809
Second Gulf War511
Korea421
World War II103

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,691
55 to 641,299
35 to 541,183
75+878
18 to 34283

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,84312.73%
2 or More22612.26%
Indian2226.91%
Hispanic865.76%
Asian202.98%
Black176.46%
Other61.59%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

10.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Employment Status

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Employment by Age

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

8.6%

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