Kenai Peninsula County Information

Kenai Peninsula in Alaska occupies 24,755 square miles and has a 2006 population of 52,304, a change from a 2000 population of 49,691 and 40,802 in 1990. 16.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 9.5% percent is 25-35, and 13.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 95 acts of violent crime reported in Kenai Peninsula in 2004, a change from 128 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,101 people: 8.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 8%.

Read more about Kenai Peninsula, Alaska in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyKenai Peninsula 
StateAlaska 
Land Area24,755 sq. milesRanked 10 of 3,140
Population 200652,304Ranked 921 of 3,140
Population 200551,766 
Population 200049,691Ranked 922 of 3,140
Population 199040,802Ranked 982 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion87.5% 
African American.6% 
Asian American1.1% 
Native American7.7% 
Pacific Islander.2% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56% 
Population 5 to 1414.4% 
Population 15 to 2416.4% 
Population 25 to 349.5% 
Population 35 to 4413.9% 
Population 45 to 5418.9% 
Population 55 to 6412.2% 
Population 65 to 745.4% 
Population 75 and up3.5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes95128
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes12 
Robberies2 
Aggravated Assaults81 
Total Property Crimes877808
Burglaries99 
Larceny Thefts736 
Motor Vehicle Thefts42 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population25,41824,539
Unemployed Population2,1011,963
Unemployment Rate8.3%8%

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