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Population (year 2000): 6,942. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,464 (+7.5% change)
Males: 3,430 (49.4%), Females: 3,512 (50.6%)

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Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $45,962 (year 2000)
Median house value: $112,400 (year 2000)

Kenai, AK residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Kenai:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.7%)
  • American Indian (12.1%)
  • Two or more races (5.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (19.5%), Irish (14.4%), English (10.6%), United States (6.8%), Norwegian (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%).Alaska forum

Land area: 29.9 square miles

Kenai,

For population 25 years and over in Kenai

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenai city

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

2.3% Foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% North America, 0.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +507 (+7.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AK Anchorage, (109.9 miles pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (2906.4 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: AK (6.1 miles Salamatof, AK (6.2 miles Kalifornsky, AK (10.6 miles Nikiski, AK (11.7 miles Soldotna, AK (11.9 miles Ridgeway, AK Kasilof, (15.5 miles AK (18.4 miles Cohoe, Clam Gulch, AK (25.5 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 25 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 1998: 46 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $157,100

Latitude: 60.56 N, Longitude: 151.23 W

Area code: 907

Kenai, Alaska business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (16.1%), Educational,health and social services (16.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.4%), Public administration (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +385 (+5.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,312 (46.9%)

Crime in Kenai by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 6 5 11 9
    per 100,000 86.4 72.0 158.5 129.6
Robberies 5 3 3 2
    per 100,000 72.0 43.2 43.2 28.8
Assaults 18 20 28 33
    per 100,000 259.3 288.1 403.3 475.4
Burglaries 36 42 47 34
    per 100,000 518.6 605.0 677.0 489.8
Thefts 335 335 334 255
    per 100,000 4825.7 4825.7 4811.3 3673.3
Auto thefts 31 32 34 14
    per 100,000 446.6 461.0 489.8 201.7
373.1 371.7 436.0 352.9

Average climate in Kenai, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kenai,

Birthplace of: Travis Hall - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: Aug 3, 1972).


Hospitals/medical centers near Kenai:
  • CENTRAL PENINSULA GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; SOLDOTNA, AK)
  • SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL (about 64 miles; HOMER, AK)
  • ALASKA NATIVE MEDICAL CENTER, PHS (about 108 miles; ANCHORAGE, AK)

Political contributions by individuals in Kenai, AK

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kenai:
  • KENAI MUNI (about 1 miles; KENAI, AK; ID: ENA)
  • HOMER (about 66 miles; HOMER, AK; ID: HOM)
  • TED STEVENS ANCHORAGE INTL (about 96 miles; ANCHORAGE, AK; ID: ANC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kenai:
  • ARNESS LAKE (about 8 miles; KENAI, AK; ID: 6Z1)
  • ISLAND LAKE (about 11 miles; KENAI, AK; ID: 2R3)
  • SOLDOTNA HOSPITAL H (about 13 miles; SOLDOTNA, AK; ID: SD1)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 1 $3,013 $36,156 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $12,747 $50,988 0 $0
Health 2 $7,678 $46,068 3 $1,270
Welfare 3 $9,879 $39,516 5 $5,285
Police - Other 9 $30,617 $40,822 0 $0
Firefighters 15 $75,258 $60,206 0 $0
Streets and Highways 7 $28,597 $49,023 0 $0
Airports 3 $13,532 $54,128 1 $817
Other and Unallocable 5 $20,281 $48,674 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $10,773 $64,638 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 16 $74,050 $55,537 0 $0
Water Transport and Terminals 1 $3,821 $45,852 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $16,432 $39,436 3 $2,371
Water Supply 3 $14,272 $57,088 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $7,117 $42,702 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $18,574 $55,722 1 $1,912
Other Government Administration 16 $47,101 $35,325 0 $0
Totals for Government 97 $393,742 $48,710 13 $11,655
Colleges/Universities in Kenai:
  • PEOPLE COUNT INC (Location: PO BOX 1310; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ALASKA FLYING NETWORK INC (Location: 403 N WILLOW STE 1; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenai:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE (about 108 miles; ANCHORAGE, AK; Full-time enrollment: 9,453)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS (about 378 miles; FAIRBANKS, AK; FT enrollment: 5,034)
  • PENINSULA COLLEGE (about 2107 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 2148 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; FT enrollment: 11,889)
  • WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 2151 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; FT enrollment: 2,656)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 2163 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,749)
  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 2165 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,908)
Public high schools in Kenai:
  • KENAI CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 9583 SPUR HWY.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KENAI ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 705 FRONTAGE ROAD #C; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Kenai:
  • WINGS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 36; Location: P O BOX 1049; Grades: 1 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kenai:
  • KENAI MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 378; Location: 201 TINKER LANE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MT. VIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 339; Location: 315 SWIRES ROAD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • SEARS ELEMENTARY (Students: 310; Location: 549 N. FOREST DR.; Grades: PK - 02)
  • AURORA BOREALIS CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 705 FRONTAGE RD., SUITE A; Grades: KG - 08)
  • KENAI YOUTH DETENTION CENTER (Location: 405 MARATHON ROAD; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Kenai:
  • READS PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 105 N. GILL ST.; Grades: KG - 2)
Library in Kenai:
  • KENAI COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $427,178; Location: 163 MAIN STREET LOOP; 72,239 books; 1,025 audio materials; 1,822 video materials; 197 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Skittok (A).

Creek: Beaver Creek (A).


Kenai compared to Alaska state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density significantly below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Kenai:
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Kenai:
  • KXBA (93.3 FM; NIKISKI, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KPEN-FM (101.7 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWHQ-FM (100.1 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KDLL (91.9 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: PICKLE HILL PUBLIC B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KKIS-FM (96.5 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KWJG (91.5 FM; KASILOF, AK; Owner: KASILOF PUBLIC B/G INC)
TV broadcast stations around Kenai:
  • K08LW (Channel 8; KENAI/SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: NORTHERN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K10NC (Channel 10; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: CHANNEL 2 BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K09QH (Channel 9; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF ANCHORAGE LICENSE LLC)
  • K03FW (Channel 3; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K06MF (Channel 6; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: FIREWEED COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K12LA (Channel 12; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K55BB (Channel 55; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

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