Kenai, AK
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Kenai, Alaska Info Snack

Population
7,799
Unemployment
8.2%
Poverty
15.5%
Median Home
$229,000
Median Income
$66,612
Median Rent
$1,023

Kenai SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Kenai, AK Crime Report

183
Total Crimes
2,320.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-1.07%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Kenai
/ 100k People
Alaska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 183 2,320.9 3,098.4 2,346.0
Violent Crime 35 443.9 837.8 387.8
Murder 1 12.7 6.7 6.5
Robbery 1 12.7 97.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 23 291.7 578.9 279.7
Property Crime 148 1,877.0 2,260.5 1,958.2
Burglary 14 177.6 379.5 314.2
Larceny 128 1,623.3 1,611.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 6 76.1 269.3 246.0

Kenai, AK Cost Of Living

118
Kenai's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Kenai Alaska National Average
Overall 118 127 100
Services 113 112 100
Groceries 131 134 100
Health 146 150 100
Housing 109 136 100
Transportation 111 121 100
Utilities 127 150 100

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Rankings for Kenai in Alaska

Map Of Kenai, AK

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Population over time in Kenai

Year Population % Change
2020 7,799 1.5%
2019 7,687 0.7%
2018 7,634 1.1%
2017 7,551 1.2%
2016 7,463 1.6%
2015 7,348 1.3%
2014 7,251 1.4%
2013 7,152 1.1%
2012 7,074 1.0%
2011 7,004 -

Race / Ethnicity in Kenai

White
70.5% (5,499)
African American
1.2% (93)
American Indian
12.2% (954)
Asian
3.3% (256)
Hawaiian
1.2% (94)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
6.0% (468)
Hispanic
5.6% (435)
Race Kenai AK USA
White 70.5% 59.7% 60.1%
African American 1.2% 3.1% 12.2%
American Indian 12.2% 14.1% 0.6%
Asian 3.3% 6.2% 5.6%
Hawaiian 1.2% 1.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 6.0% 7.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 5.6% 7.2% 18.2%

Gender in Kenai

Female
49.8% (3,883)
Male
50.2% (3,915)
Gender Kenai AK USA
Female 49.8% 47.8% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 52.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kenai for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (311)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (545)
High School / GED
32.0% (2,495)
Some College
32.0% (2,495)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (467)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (779)
Master's Degree
7.0% (545)
Professional Degree
2.0% (155)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Kenai AK USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 32.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Kenai, Alaska

Less than $10,000
4.1% (32,043)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.3% (10,063)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.0% (93,746)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.3% (56,671)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.9% (77,063)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.2% (173,193)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.0% (109,106)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.1% (117,845)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.8% (76,268)
$200,000 or more
4.3% (33,897)
Income Kenai AK USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 3.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.3% 2.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.0% 6.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.3% 6.7% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.9% 10.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.2% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.0% 14.2% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.1% 19.3% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.8% 9.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.3% 8.8% 8.3%

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