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Kachemak city, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Kachemak had a population of 520 as of July 1, 2017. Kachemak city ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kachemak city is located at latitude 59.6745 and longitude -151.4368 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Kachemak (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The City of Kachemak (GNIS ID: 2419402) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

The City of Kachemak is located within the Kenai-Cook Inlet Census Subarea of Kenai Peninsula Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kachemak city population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Kachemak city, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 520
Daytime Population: Workers 73
Daytime Population: Residents 260
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 333
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 517
Population in Familes 393
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 306
Diversity Index3 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,132
Average Household Income $81,664
Per Capita Income $40,872

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $350,685
Average Home Value $367,045
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 259
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.34% 1.02%
Households 1.35% 0.98%
Families 1.12% 0.89%
Median Household Income   4.06%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Kachemak city, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kachemak city to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 116 68th
Population Density # 28 92nd
Diversity Index # 262 26th
Median Household Income # 129 64th
Per Capita Income # 26 93rd

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