Soldotna Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska

Soldotna: City in Alaska, USA

About

Soldotna 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 4,163. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,790 inhabitants.

The city was created 54 years ago in 1967.

Soldotna Quick Facts

Population : 4,790 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Kenai Peninsula Borough
Postal code : 99669
Phone Area Codes : 907
Water as percent of area : 5.98%
Land as percent of area : 94.02%
Altitude : 105 feet / 32 meters
Capital city : Soldotna is capital of Kenai Peninsula Borough
Establishment : July 07, 1967 (54 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Anchorage
Local time : 22:27:22 (17th May 2022)
Population growth : 13.09% (2010-2020)
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Location of Soldotna on Alaska map.
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Geography

Soldotna is located at 60°29'16"N 151°3'30"W (60.4877800, -151.0583300).

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Demographics

The population of Soldotna increased by 13.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,163 - census
2011 4,303 3.25% estimation process
2012 4,351 1.1% estimation process
2013 4,377 0.59% estimation process
2014 4,425 1.08% estimation process
2015 4,537 2.47% estimation process
2016 4,604 1.46% estimation process
2017 4,662 1.24% estimation process
2018 4,687 0.53% estimation process
2019 4,719 0.68% estimation process
2020 4,790 1.48% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,493
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,881
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,458
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,881
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.7%
People over 65 (%) : 15.2%
Female persons, % : 48.6%
White only, percent : 64.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 13.1%
Asians alone % : 6.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 14.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 61.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 593
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.3%

Soldotna zip code is 99669. County name: Kenai Peninsula, County fips: 02122

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $358,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,129
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $667
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,131
2015-2019 Households : 3,547
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.36
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 19.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 30,347
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 111,497
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 98,539
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,893
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $73,682
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $39,615
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,649
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 921
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 350
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 192
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,369
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 168
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,294
2010 population per square mile : 3.1
2010 land area in square miles : 2,870.34
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 : 49.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $108,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,129
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $428
2015-2019 median gross rent : $830
2015-2019 Households : 10,071
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.47
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.3%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 44,422
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 504,435
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 322,476
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,108
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,103
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,018
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,891
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,013
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 668
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 554
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,211
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 158
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,602
2010 population per square mile : 1,662.1
2010 land area in square miles : 14.73
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $114,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,120
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $515
2015-2019 median gross rent : $856
2015-2019 Households : 3,120
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.17
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 20,645
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 51,127
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 85,610
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 67,877
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,800
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,750
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,724
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 453
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 221
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 100
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 395
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 373
2010 population per square mile : 3,473.4
2010 land area in square miles : 1.96

People born in Soldotna (5)

People born in Soldotna, including Casey Messer, dancer Emily Johnson, baseball player Joey Newby, .

List

  • Travis Hall (American football player) he was born in 03/08/1972
  • Travis Cooper (American biathlete) he was born in 11/09/1996

Schools in Soldotna

College & universities near Soldotna, AK

Code Name City ZIP
442523 Alaska Christian College Soldotna (AK) 99669

Post offices near Soldotna

Post Office Name City ZIP
Soldotna Post Office Soldotna (AK) 99669

Other cities in Kenai Peninsula Borough

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kenai Peninsula Borough , AK.

City Name Population Title
Kenai 7,890 City in Alaska
Kalifornsky 7,850 Census designated place in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Homer 6,034 City in Alaska, USA
Nikiski 4,493 Census-designated place in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Seward 2,927 City in Alaska, USA
Ridgeway 2,022 American city in Iowa
Bear Creek 1,956 Town in Marion County, Alabama, USA
Fritz Creek 1,932 Census-designated place in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Anchor Point 1,930 Census-designated place in Alaska, United States
Cohoe 1,364 Census-designated place in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Diamond Ridge 1,156 Census-designated place in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
Kachemak 494 City in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States
Seldovia 278 City in Alaska

Distance to Other Cities

Soldotna distances to largest Alaska cities