Soldotna, Alaska Population 2020

4,797
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Soldotna is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 4,797, it is the 12th largest city in Alaska and the 4869th largest city in the United States. Soldotna is currently growing at a rate of 1.14% annually and its population has increased by 15.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,163 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Soldotna has a population density of 690 people per square mile.

The average household income in Soldotna is $85,037 with a poverty rate of 6.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $999 per month, and the median house value is $210,800. The median age in Soldotna is 41.2 years, 37.4 years for males, and 44.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.1 males.

Soldotna Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Soldotna was:

  • White: 90.93%
  • Native American: 4.71%
  • Two or more races: 4.01%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Soldotna, Alaska is 4,797, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,689.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,163.

Soldotna, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,17390.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native2164.71%
Two or More Races1844.01%
Asian160.35%
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Soldotna Population Pyramid 2020

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Soldotna Median Age

41.2


Total

37.4


Male

44.1


Female

Soldotna Adults

There are 3,733 adults, (834 of whom are seniors) in Soldotna.

Soldotna Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Soldotna Sex Ratio

Female

2,576

56.13%

Male

2,013

43.87%

Soldotna Households and Families

Soldotna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Soldotna Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.5%31.5%
All54.1%45.9%
Non Family44.4%55.6%
Female44%56%
Male28.6%71.4%

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8272.4854.1
Married7883.2268.5
Non Family7171.2644.4
Female2523.5444
Male702.728.6

3.19

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Soldotna Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade401.24%
9th to 12th Grade1454.51%
High School Graduate1,05232.73%
Some College1,08833.85%
Associates Degree2517.81%
Bachelors Degree37611.70%
Graduate Degree2628.15%
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Soldotna Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,9922,846622
Multiple Races1051059
Native American8162
Hispanic20
Asian16167

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.75%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,737$49,028$34,450
Less Than High School$9,688$$9,688
High School Grad$42,461$46,923$31,681
Some College$37,656$39,167$34,450
Bachelors Degree$59,722$54,459$60,405
Graduate Degree$54,048$79,000$52,679

$42,737

Average Earnings

$49,028

Average Male

$34,450

Average Female

Soldotna Language

Soldotna Language by Age

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Soldotna Language

95.20% of Soldotna residents speak only English, while 4.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Soldotna Poverty

Soldotna Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,0472275.61%
Native2136932.39%
Hispanic891617.98%

6.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.62%

Male Poverty Rate

7.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Soldotna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Soldotna is Native, with 32.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Soldotna is White, with 5.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.40%.

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Name Poverty
High School6.80%
Some College5.14%
Bachelors or Greater4.57%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.65%
Female Employed3.25%
Male Employed2.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Soldotna Income

Soldotna Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,723$85,037
Families$72,391$99,075
Married Families$90,897-
Non Families$34,583$57,742
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Soldotna Marital Status

Soldotna Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Soldotna Married by Age and Sex

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Soldotna Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Soldotna Marital Status by Race

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Soldotna Veterans

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386

Number of Veterans

370

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam147
Second Gulf War62
First Gulf War50
Korea30
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74116
55 to 64109
35 to 5469
18 to 3462
75+30
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Soldotna Veterans by Education

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12.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Soldotna Employment Status

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.38%

Born in Alaska

96.77%

Native Born

3.23%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

2.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.77% of Soldotna residents were born in the United States, with 32.38% having been born in Alaska. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,797541.14%
20194,743541.15%
20184,689330.71%
20174,656541.17%
20164,602661.46%
20154,5361112.51%
20144,425481.10%
20134,377240.55%
20124,353521.21%
20114,3011132.70%
20104,1884291.09%
20003,7592770.77%
19903,4821,1824.23%
19802,3001,1006.72%
19701,2006007.18%
19606000.00%