Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Population 2020

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 58,555 with a growth rate of 0.02% 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
202058,555110.02%
201958,544110.02%
201858,533110.02%
201758,522700.12%
201658,4524230.73%
201558,0294640.81%
201457,5655500.96%
201357,0151090.19%
201256,9066041.07%
201156,3027411.33%
201055,56114,75936.17%
199040,80215,52061.39%
198025,28211,03277.42%
197014,2508,153133.72%
19606,0970.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.02%
State
County Seat

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,48983.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,4937.72%
Two or More Races3,2705.62%
Asian8861.52%
Some Other Race5180.89%
Black or African American3700.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1940.33%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2020

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Median Age

40.8


Total

40.5


Male

41.1


Female

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 44,941 adults, (9,092 of whom are seniors) in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

27,906

47.93%

Male

30,314

52.07%

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
Married83.6%16.4%
All73.3%26.7%
Non Family65%35%
Male62.9%37.1%
Female50%50%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,7412.673.3
Married11,0573.3183.6
Non Family8,0751.3265
Female1,5493.6650
Male1,0603.3962.9

3.25

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8102.01%
9th to 12th Grade2,0925.19%
High School Graduate12,98932.25%
Some College11,39428.29%
Associates Degree3,6148.97%
Bachelors Degree5,84714.52%
Graduate Degree3,5318.77%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,91731,9248,488
Native American2,7302,307194
Multiple Races1,4821,371264
Hispanic1,2631,035271
Asian609515113
Other Race39025969
Black23919883
Islander135103

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 34.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,623$51,883$32,140
Less Than High School$24,932$29,083$20,781
High School Grad$36,960$46,036$30,407
Some College$41,084$51,099$31,504
Bachelors Degree$48,591$56,731$38,155
Graduate Degree$64,773$76,250$57,898

$41,623

Average Earnings

$51,883

Average Male

$32,140

Average Female

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Language

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Language

92.09% of Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 7.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.10% of the population.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Poverty

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,2954,69210.14%
Native4,08197523.89%
Hispanic2,34055623.76%
Multiple3,20554917.13%
Asian87010912.53%
Other5167113.76%
Black2786121.94%
Islander16684.82%

11.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.42%

Male Poverty Rate

12.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska is Native, with 23.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska is Islander, with 4.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.01%
High School15.37%
Some College8.79%
Bachelors or Greater4.92%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.47%
Female Unemployed24.71%
Female Employed5.90%
Male Employed4.74%

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Income

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,684$84,549
Families$88,111$99,421
Married Families$97,893$109,790
Non Families$39,758$55,764

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans

5,073

Number of Veterans

4,796

Male Veterans

277

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,336
First Gulf War885
Second Gulf War608
Korea366
World War II109
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,716
35 to 541,194
55 to 641,045
75+838
18 to 34280
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,64512.19%
Indian2136.25%
2 or More18410.46%
Hispanic372.37%
Asian142.08%
Black134.35%
Other40.95%

$Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

10.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

37.15%

Born in Alaska

96.88%

Native Born

3.12%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.88% of Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 37.15% having been born in Alaska. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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