Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Population 2022

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska's estimated population is 59,149 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska is the 5th largest county in Alaska. The 2010 Population was 55,554 and has seen a growth of 6.47% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19606,0970.00%
197014,2508,153133.72%
198025,28211,03277.42%
199040,80215,52061.39%
201055,55414,75236.16%
201156,2997451.34%
201256,9006011.07%
201357,0141140.20%
201457,5585440.95%
201558,0344760.83%
201658,4584240.73%
201758,5581000.17%
201858,56130.01%
201958,7081470.25%
202058,8551470.25%
202159,0021470.25%
202259,1491470.25%
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Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47,89181.43%
Black or African American3800.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,6497.91%
Asian9761.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2120.36%
Some Other Race8741.49%
Two or More Races3,8276.51%
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Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Population by Race

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Population Pyramid 2022

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Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Median Age

40.9


Total

40.1


Male

41.7


Female

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Adults

There are 45,585 adults, (10,227 of whom are seniors) in Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska.

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

28,214

47.98%

Male

30,595

52.02%

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Population by Age

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

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Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All75.3%24.7%
Non Family67%33%
Male66.7%33.3%
Female62.2%37.8%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,7812.6375.3
Married11,2203.3283.9
Male8643.6166.7
Female1,6074.0462.2
Non Family8,0901.2967

3.29

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8372.03%
9th to 12th Grade2,0504.98%
High School Graduate12,87031.26%
Some College11,24627.32%
Associates Degree3,5418.60%
Bachelors Degree6,65016.15%
Graduate Degree3,9729.65%
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Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian717640249
White34,20132,1889,545
Other Race637525142
Black28225161
Hispanic1,2941,071240
2+ Races1,6621,510240
Native American2,8862,520260
Islander173136

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.11%.

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

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,351$53,106$34,252
Less Than 9th Grade$24,940$32,188$20,938
High School Graduate$39,020$45,802$31,062
Some College$42,031$53,834$31,238
Bachelors Degree$49,159$60,668$37,460
Graduate Degree$70,760$75,126$67,111

$44,351

Average Earnings

$53,106

Average Male

$34,252

Average Female

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Language by Age

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Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Language

92.55% of Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 7.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.60% of the population.

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Language

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2876522.65%
Native4,26689420.96%
Hispanic2,46442017.05%
Multiple3,78462316.46%
Asian96314214.75%
White45,9095,30411.55%
Islander17284.65%
Other69NaN%

12.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.90%

Male Poverty Rate

13.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska is Black, with 22.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.44%.

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.39%
High School14.84%
Some College10.45%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.22%
Male Unemployed31.68%
Female Employed5.79%
Female Unemployed19.88%

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

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,245$89,393
Families$90,244$107,334
Married Families$99,083-
Non Families$40,799$55,288
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Income by Household Type

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

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Kenai Peninsula County, 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 County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

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Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Marital Status

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4,746

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War782
First Gulf War955
Vietnam1,979
Korea285
World War II93

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34255
35 to 541,148
55 to 64847
65 to 741,557
75+939

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,21411.13%
Black288.48%
Native American2146.02%
Asian172.21%
Islander31.64%
Other Race324.39%
2+ Races23811.71%
Hispanic422.55%

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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12.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Employment by Age

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Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Employment by Race

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Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Employment by Education

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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38.28%

Born in Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska

96.87%

Native Born

3.13%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

2.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.87% of Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 38.28% having been born in Alaska. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska Place of Birth

  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

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