Kachemak Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska

Kachemak: City in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States

About

Kachemak is a city located in the county of Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 477. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 494 inhabitants.

The city was created 60 years ago in 1961.

Kachemak Quick Facts

Population : 494 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Kenai Peninsula Borough
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 105 feet / 32 meters
Establishment : August 08, 1961 (60 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Anchorage
Local time : 04:13:17 (16th May 2022)
Population growth : 3.44% (2010-2020)

Geography

Kachemak is located at 59°40'20"N 151°26'2"W (59.6722200, -151.4338900).

Kachemak map

Demographics

The population of Kachemak increased by 3.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 477 - census
2011 482 1.04% estimation process
2012 486 0.82% estimation process
2013 487 0.21% estimation process
2014 489 0.41% estimation process
2015 491 0.41% estimation process
2016 493 0.41% estimation process
2017 492 -0.2% estimation process
2018 491 -0.2% estimation process
2019 490 -0.2% estimation process
2020 494 0.81% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 31,974
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 31,276
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 32,255
April 1, 2010 Population : 31,275
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.5%
People over 65 (%) : 12.5%
Female persons, % : 48.8%
White only, percent : 68.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 10.6%
Asians alone % : 6.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 1.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 11.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 64.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,336
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.8%

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $345,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,178
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $629
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,310
2015-2019 Households : 12,676
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 38.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 81,532
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 275,488
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 75,363
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 491,438
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,095
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $88,390
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $43,680
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,703
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,891
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,098
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 587
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,835
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 393
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,034
2010 population per square mile : 11.6
2010 land area in square miles : 2,701.93
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $513,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,448
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,331
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,781
2015-2019 Households : 2,669
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.71
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,111
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 56,074
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,697
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 195,718
2012 total retail sales per capita : $27,081
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $121,162
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $51,773
Percentage of people living in poverty : 1.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,056
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 736
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 161
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 46
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 982
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 86
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 897
2010 population per square mile : 4,583.2
2010 land area in square miles : 1.56
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 19,291
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $254,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,345
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $412
2015-2019 median gross rent : $910
Permits for construction, 2020 : 92
2015-2019 Households : 10,784
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.39
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 51,246
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 87,276
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 708,295
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 248,872
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,842
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,895
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,659
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 729
2019 total employment : 7,332
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 295,561
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.0%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,078
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,574
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,200
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 763
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 101
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,347
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 243
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,170
2010 population per square mile : 22.9
2010 land area in square miles : 1,102.58

Post offices near Kachemak

Post Office Name City ZIP
Homer Post Office Homer (AK) 99603

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