Kenai Peninsula Borough AK Information

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Kenai Peninsula Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 59,516
Population in Households 57,828
Population in Familes 45,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,688
Population Density 4
Diversity Index1 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,571
Average Household Income $85,408
Per Capita Income $34,663
Wealth Index3 98

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 32,537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,225 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,771 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,541 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $255,008
Housing Affordability Index2 129
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 23,996
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 15,219
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.78% 0.43%
Households 0.86% 0.48%
Families 0.72% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

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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, 2019 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 Density # 5 86th
Diversity Index # 24 21st
Median Household Income # 16 48th
Per Capita Income # 13 59th

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