Kenai Peninsula Borough AK Information

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Kenai Peninsula Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 59,970
Population in Households 58,394
Population in Familes 45,775
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,576
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 23,792
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 15,093
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 32,913 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,080 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,712 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,121 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $230,831
Average Home Value $267,848
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,304
Average Household Income $81,717
Per Capita Income $33,254
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.28% 1.03%
Households 1.14% 0.92%
Families 0.94% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Kenai Peninsula Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kenai Peninsula Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 90th
Population Density1 # 5 86th
Diversity Index2 # 25 17th
Median Household Income # 15 52nd
Per Capita Income # 13 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.