Kenai Peninsula Borough AK Information


Kenai Peninsula Borough Subdivisions

Kenai Peninsula Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 58,066
Daytime Population: Workers 27,028
Daytime Population: Residents 28,956
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55,984
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 56,329
Population in Familes 44,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,737
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $63,282
Average Household Income $81,433
Per Capita Income $33,570


Total Housing Units 31,963 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,865 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,395 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,703 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $236,270
Average Home Value $262,802


Total Households 23,260
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 14,698
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.65% 0.52%
Households 0.67% 0.54%
Families 0.44% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.31%


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, 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 # 4 90th
Population Density # 5 86th
Diversity Index # 25 17th
Median Household Income # 15 52nd
Per Capita Income # 15 52nd

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