Living in Kenai, AK

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Kenai SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
6
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Kenai, AK Crime Report

623
Total Crimes
7,898.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
207.51%
Above National Average

Kenai, AK Cost Of Living

114
Kenai's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Kenai, Alaska Info Snack

Kenai (/kina/, KEY-nigh) (Dena'ina: Shk'ituk't) is a city in the Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. The population was 7,100 as of the 2010 census.
Population
7,687
Unemployment
8.9%
Poverty
13.4%
Median Home
$233,200
Median Income
$61,007
Median Rent
$947

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Rankings for Kenai in Alaska

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Map Of Kenai, AK

Population over time in Kenai

Year Population % Change
2017 7,687 0.7%
2016 7,634 1.1%
2015 7,551 1.2%
2014 7,463 1.6%
2013 7,348 1.3%
2012 7,251 1.4%
2011 7,152 1.1%
2010 7,074 1.0%
2009 7,004 -
Crime/100k Kenai AK USA
Violent Crime 786.0 885.0 368.9
Murder 12.7 6.4 5.0
Robbery 12.7 121.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 519.8 595.4 246.8
Property Crime 7112.1 3300.5 2199.5
Burglary 621.2 539.6 376.0
Larceny 5857.0 2219.0 1594.6
Car Theft 633.9 541.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Kenai

White
71.8% (5,521)
African American
0.1% (10)
American Indian
13.4% (1,033)
Asian
2.2% (170)
Hawaiian
1.1% (88)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
5.9% (455)
Hispanic
5.3% (410)
Race Kenai AK USA
White 71.8% 61.0% 61.1%
African American 0.1% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 13.4% 14.0% 0.7%
Asian 2.2% 6.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 1.1% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.9% 7.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.3% 6.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Kenai, Alaska

Less than $10,000
3.2% (24,908)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.7% (20,962)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.6% (104,811)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.0% (76,697)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (94,700)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (143,283)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (91,740)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.3% (102,345)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.0% (46,117)
$200,000 or more
8.2% (63,133)
Income Kenai AK USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 4.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.7% 3.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.6% 6.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.0% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 10.5% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.3% 19.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.0% 9.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 8.2% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Kenai

Female
49.8% (3,830)
Male
50.2% (3,856)
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
3.0% (230)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (768)
High School / GED
33.0% (2,536)
Some College
27.0% (2,075)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (538)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (922)
Master's Degree
6.0% (461)
Professional Degree
1.0% (76)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (76)
Education Kenai AK USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 27.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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