Kenai, AK 99611 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99611: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kenai, AK 99611

Acceptable Alternative
Nikiski, AK 99611

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 648
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,925
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 123
  • Borough: Kenai Peninsula Borough Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 60.552, Longitude -151.205
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Kenai, AK 99611 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,442
Population in Households 15,938
Population in Familes 12,767
Population in Group Qrtrs 504
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 6,152
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 4,061
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,285 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,867 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,313 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $209,580
Average Home Value $240,583


Median Household Income $67,516
Average Household Income $82,545
Per Capita Income $31,764
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.18% 0.99%
Households 1.07% 0.88%
Families 0.89% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

Kenai, AK 99611 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99611 to the other 233 ZIP Codes 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 # 17 93rd
Population Density1 # 48 80th
Diversity Index2 # 97 59th
Median Household Income # 46 81st
Per Capita Income # 73 69th

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