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Demographics Analysis

The people of Kachemak City, Alaska give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Male:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 9 years : 2

10 to 14 years : 2

15 to 17 years : 2

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 11

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 37

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 32

35 to 39 years : 3

40 to 44 years : 7

45 to 49 years : 8

50 to 54 years : 21

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 2

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 6

70 to 74 years : 2

75 to 79 years : 16

80 to 84 years : 20

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 30

5 to 9 years : 18

10 to 14 years : 9

15 to 17 years : 14

18 and 19 years : 10

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 13

25 to 29 years : 6

30 to 34 years : 16

35 to 39 years : 7

40 to 44 years : 9

45 to 49 years : 17

50 to 54 years : 45

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 7

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 5


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 220

Multiple ancestry : 264

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 7


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 472

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 16

Not a U.S. citizen : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Total:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 17 years : 47

18 to 24 years : 80

25 to 34 years : 54

35 to 44 years : 26

45 to 54 years : 91

55 to 59 years : 65

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 27

75 years and over : 46

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 17 years : 38

18 to 24 years : 77

25 to 34 years : 29

35 to 44 years : 10

45 to 54 years : 30

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 2

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 16

45 to 54 years : 52

55 to 59 years : 65

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 27

75 years and over : 46

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 7

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 9

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 105

Female : 114

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 127

Female : 126

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence : 184

Born in other state in the United States : 247

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 109

Now married, except separated : 38

Divorced : 10

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 24

Now married, except separated : 181

Divorced : 44

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 12

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Speak only English : 416

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Kachemak City, Alaska

  • English: 77   (16.5%)
  • German: 75   (16.1%)
  • Other Groups: 55   (11.8%)
  • Irish: 42   (9.0%)
  • Scottish: 32   (6.9%)
  • United States Or American: 28   (6.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 25   (5.4%)
  • Italian: 25   (5.4%)
  • Norwegian: 18   (3.9%)
  • Polish: 17   (3.6%)
  • European: 13   (2.8%)
  • Finnish: 11   (2.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 8   (1.7%)
  • Swedish: 6   (1.3%)
  • Welsh: 5   (1.1%)
  • Dutch: 4   (0.9%)
  • Portuguese: 3   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 3   (0.6%)
  • Northern European: 3   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 3   (0.6%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 2   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 2   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 2   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.4%)
  • German Russian: 2   (0.4%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Kachemak City, Alaska is 491



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Kachemak City, Alaska: 232
Female Population in Kachemak City, Alaska: 259


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Kachemak City, Alaska: 50.5
Median Female Resident Age in Kachemak City, Alaska: 44.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alaska is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Kachemak City, Alaska


White


Both sexes

55.1

Male

56.3

Female

54.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

36.5

Male

29.5

Female

41.5

Asian


Both sexes

40.5

Male

34.0

Female

50.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

40.5

Male

40.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

12.8

Male

18.5

Female

12.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

12.0

Male

13.5

Female

4.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

55.1

Male

56.3

Female

54.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Kachemak City, Alaska


  • White: 440
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 7
  • Asian: 10
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 34



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Kachemak City, Alaska citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Kachemak City, Alaska

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 5   (3.33%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 2   (1.33%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (4%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 35   (23.33%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 19   (12.67%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 38   (25.33%)
  • Associate Degree: 2   (1.33%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30   (20%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (4%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (3.33%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (1.33%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (1.37%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (2.74%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (1.37%)
  • 10th Grade: 2   (1.37%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (1.37%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5   (3.42%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 25   (17.12%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 18   (12.33%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 42   (28.77%)
  • Associate Degree: 14   (9.59%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 20   (13.7%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (5.48%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (1.37%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Kachemak City, Alaska

  • Chapman School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 1109, Anchor Point, AK 99556, Phone: (907) 235-8671, Students: 117 )

  • Nikolaevsk School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box 5129, Anchor Point, AK 99556, Phone: (907) 235-8972, Students: 69 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Kachemak City, Alaska

  • Anchor Point Public Library


    72251 Milo Fritz Avenue, Anchor Point, AK 99556

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Kachemak City, Alaska affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Kachemak City, Alaska.

Area Features of Kachemak City, Alaska


Airport


(1) Anchor River Airpark   (2) Glacierview Strip   (3) Homer Airport   (4) Homer-beluga Lake Seaplane Base   (5) Lowell Field   (6) South Peninsula Hospital Heliport  

Bar


(1) Homer Spit   (2) Laida Spit  

Bay


(1) Coal Bay   (2) Herbs Lagoon   (3) Hungryman Creek   (4) Johnson River   (5) Mud Bay   (6) Red River   (7) Shelter Cove   (8) Shelter Creek   (9) Snug Harbor   (10) Tuxedni Channel  

Beach


(1) Shingle Beach  

Building


(1) Alaska State Troopers Anchor Point   (2) Anchor Point Volunteer Fire And Rescue   (3) Homer Medical Clinic   (4) Homer Police Department   (5) Homer Public Health Center   (6) Homer Volunteer Fire Department   (7) Kachemak Bay Medical Clinic   (8) Kachemak Emergency Services   (9) Seldovia Village Tribe Health Center  

Cape


(1) Anchor Point   (2) Cape Starichkof   (3) Fossil Point   (4) Iliamna Point   (5) Spring Point  

Cemetery


(1) Anchor Point Kallman Cemetery   (2) Hickerson Memorial Cemetery   (3) Homer Community Cemetery  

Census


(1) Anchor Point Census Designated Place   (2) Diamond Ridge Census Designated Place   (3) Fritz Creek Census Designated Place   (4) Happy Valley Census Designated Place   (5) Nikolaevsk Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) City Of Homer   (2) City Of Kachemak  

Cliff


(1) Bluff Point  

Flat


(1) Beaver Creek Flats  

Gut


(1) Laida Slough  

Hospital


(1) South Peninsula Hospital  

Island


(1) Chisik Island   (2) Duck Island  

Lake


(1) Beluga Lake   (2) Bridge Creek Reservoir   (3) Lampert Lake   (4) Lilly Lake   (5) Silver Salmon Lakes  

Locale


(1) Anchor River Campground   (2) Happy Valley   (3) Stariski Campground  

Military


(1) Ohlson Mountain Air Force Station Historical  

Park


(1) Mariner Park   (2) Tuxedni National Wildlife Refuge  

Populated Place


(1) Anchor Point   (2) Diamond Ridge   (3) Fritz Creek   (4) Happy Valley   (5) Homer   (6) Kachemak City   (7) Kluchevaya   (8) Klutchevya   (9) Millers Landing   (10) Nahodka   (11) Nahotka   (12) Nikolaevsk  

Post Office


(1) Anchor Point Post Office   (2) Fritz Creek Post Office   (3) Homer Post Office  

Reserve


(1) Anchor River - Fritz Creek State Critical Habitat Area   (2) Homer Airport State Critical Habitat Area   (3) Tuxedni Wilderness  

Ridge


(1) Crossman Ridge   (2) Diamond Ridge  

Stream


(1) Anchor River   (2) Bear Creek   (3) Beaver Creek   (4) Bidarki Creek   (5) Bridge Creek   (6) Chakok River   (7) Diamond Creek   (8) Difficult Creek   (9) Fritz Creek   (10) Granroos Creek   (11) Happy Creek   (12) Mcneil Creek   (13) North Fork Anchor River   (14) Palmer Creek   (15) Red Creek   (16) South Beaver Creek   (17) Stariski Creek   (18) Travers Creek   (19) Troublesome Creek   (20) Twitter Creek  

Summit


(1) August Hill   (2) Bald Mountain   (3) Epperson Knob   (4) Lenore Hill   (5) Lookout Mountain   (6) Ninilchik Dome   (7) Ohlson Mountain   (8) Saddle Mountain   (9) Slope Mountain   (10) Triangle Peak  

Tower


(1) Kbbi-am Homer   (2) Kgtl-am Homer   (3) Kwvv-fm Homer  

Valley


(1) Bear Canyon   (2) Diamond Gulch   (3) Mcneil Canyon   (4) Mutnaia Gulch   (5) Neilson Canyon   (6) Thurston Canyon   (7) Waterman Canyon   (8) Whiskey Gulch   (9) Woodard Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Kachemak City, Alaska

99556 (pop. 2,417)


Cities Nearby Kachemak City, Alaska

Miller Landing Cdp, AK  (pop. 74) 0.7 Miles
Homer City, AK  (pop. 5,667) 3.9 Miles
Diamond Ridge Cdp, AK  (pop. 905) 4.8 Miles
Fritz Creek Cdp, AK  (pop. 1,865) 7.5 Miles
Halibut Cove Cdp, AK  (pop. 35) 8.7 Miles
Nikolaevsk Cdp, AK  (pop. 332) 12.7 Miles
Anchor Point Cdp, AK  (pop. 1,743) 13.8 Miles
Seldovia Village Cdp, AK  (pop. 109) 15.1 Miles
Seldovia City, AK  (pop. 326) 18.9 Miles
Fox River Cdp, AK  (pop. 559) 21.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Kachemak City, Alaska

907





Latitude/Longitude of Kachemak City, Alaska

Lat: 59.673395 N        Long: -151.433170 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Kachemak City, Alaska need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alaska

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
  Total Electric Industry 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
  Total Electric Industry 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
  Total Electric Industry 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
  Total Electric Industry 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
  Total Electric Industry 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
  Total Electric Industry 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
  Total Electric Industry 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
  Total Electric Industry 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
  Total Electric Industry 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
  Total Electric Industry 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
  Total Electric Industry 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
  Total Electric Industry 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84
  Total Electric Industry 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Kachemak City, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 13   (7.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 3   (1.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 15   (8.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 14   (8.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 7   (4.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 15   (8.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 33   (19.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 27   (16.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 12   (7.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 8   (4.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 7   (4.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 15   (8.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 186

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 3

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 8

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 5

Other means : 31

Worked at home : 9


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 1

5 to 9 minutes : 87

10 to 14 minutes : 53

15 to 19 minutes : 70

20 to 24 minutes : 5

25 to 29 minutes : 8

30 to 34 minutes : 2

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 3

60 to 89 minutes : 2

90 or more minutes : 2


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

With Social Security income : 50

No Social Security income : 131


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

With retirement income : 31

No retirement income : 150


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 7

$60,000 to $74,999 : 8

$75,000 to $99,999 : 29

$100,000 to $124,999 : 27

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $78,750


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Kachemak City, Alaska

  • KGTL (620 AM; 5.0 kW; Anchor Point, AK; Owner: Peninsula Communications, Inc.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchor Point, AK; Owner: Kachemak Bay Broadcasting Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Kachemak City, Alaska

  • KWVV-FM (103.5 FM; Anchor Point, AK; Owner: Peninsula Communications, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Seldovia, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Ninilchik, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc.)
  • KMJG (88.9 FM; Anchor Point, AK; Owner: Kasilof Public Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Anchor Point, AK; Owner: New Life Tabernacle Homer Ak)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Anchor Point, AK; Owner: Blessed Hope Baptist Mission)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Ninilchik, AK; Owner: Blessed Hope Baptist Mission)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Anchor Point, AK; Owner: New Life Tabernacle Homer Ak)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Anchor Point, AK; Owner: Homer Seventh-day Adventist Church)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Anchor Point, AK; Owner: Kachemak Bay Broadcasting, Inc.,)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Anchor Point, AK; Owner: New Life Tabernacle Homer Ak)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Seldovia, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Kachemak City, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 27  (28.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 7  (7.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 13  (13.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (7.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 21  (22.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 37  (38.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 29  (29.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 24  (24.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (2.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Kachemak City, Alaska


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Kachemak City, Alaska

  • Homer Airport


    (about 2.5 miles in Anchor Point, Alaska; Airport Code: HOM)

  • Glacier Split


    (about 8.3 miles in English Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: AA4)

  • Bradley Lake Project Airport


    (about 10.0 miles in Anchor Point, Alaska; Airport Code: A93)

  • Bear Cove Farm


    (about 14.8 miles in English Bay, Alaska; Airport Code: A71)

  • Kasitsna


    (about 14.9 miles in Seldovia, Alaska; Airport Code: KRM)

  • Seldovia Airport


    (about 19.0 miles in Seldovia, Alaska; Airport Code: SOV)

  • Bradley Lake Airport


    (about 19.8 miles in Anchor Point, Alaska; Airport Code: A23)

  • Ninilchik Airport


    (about 24.5 miles in Ninilchik, Alaska; Airport Code: NIN)

  • Port Graham Airport


    (about 26.4 miles in Seldovia, Alaska; Airport Code: PGM)

  • Nanwalek Airport


    (about 28.0 miles in Seldovia, Alaska; Airport Code: KEB)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Kachemak City, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

72.63%

Carpooled

9.47%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.05%

Other Means

5.79%

Worked At Home

11.05%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Kachemak City, Alaska, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 110

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 17

Female householder, no husband present : 13

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 38

Householder not living alone : 3


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 181


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 110

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8

Renter-occupied housing units : 33


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 2

$50,000 to $59,999 : 7

$60,000 to $74,999 : 11

$75,000 to $99,999 : 33

$100,000 to $124,999 : 27

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 7


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Total : 234


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Occupied : 181

Vacant : 53


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 1

Built 2000 to 2004 : 13

Built 1990 to 1999 : 50

Built 1980 to 1989 : 54

Built 1970 to 1979 : 90

Built 1960 to 1969 : 20

Built 1950 to 1959 : 6

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 0


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Utility gas : 7

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 32

Electricity : 18

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 121

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 1

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 2

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 6

$70,000 to $79,999 : 7

$80,000 to $89,999 : 1

$90,000 to $99,999 : 5

$100,000 to $124,999 : 8

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 2

$175,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 to $249,999 : 11

$250,000 to $299,999 : 23

$300,000 to $399,999 : 33

$400,000 to $499,999 : 27

$500,000 to $749,999 : 4

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 2

Home equity loan only : 8

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 59

Housing units without a mortgage : 73


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Kachemak City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $308,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $237,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $325,000

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Kachemak City, Alaska: 60.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Kachemak City, Alaska

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Kachemak City, AK): $43,068
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kachemak City): $134,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kachemak City): $600
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Kachemak City, Alaska

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 16.3%
Electricity: 7.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 65.1%
Coal Or Coke: 3.6%
Wood: 5.4%
Solar Energy: 1.2%
Other Fuel: 1.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Kachemak City, Alaska are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Kachemak City, Alaska

South Peninsula Hospital Hha


     Address: 4300 Bartlett Street, Homer, Alaska 99603
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/20/1990

1st Choice Home Health Care, Inc


     Address: 159 E Redoubt Avenue, Soldotna, Alaska 99669
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/2/1996

Providence Seward Hhc


     Address: 417 First Avenue (po Box 365), Seward, Alaska 99664
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 7/1/2003

Southcentral Foundation Home Based Services Certif


     Address: 4160 Tudor Center Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/17/1996

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc


     Address: 4241 B Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/23/2006

Hospitals Close To Kachemak City, Alaska

South Peninsula Hospital


     Address: 4300 Bartlett St, Homer, Alaska 99603
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Central Peninsula General Hospital


     Address: 250 Hospital Place, Soldotna, Alaska 99669
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Elias Specialty Hospital


     Address: 4800 Cordova Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Providence Alaska Medical Center


     Address: Box 196604, Anchorage, Alaska 99519
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Alaska Regional Hospital


     Address: 2801 Debarr Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Kachemak City, Alaska

South Peninsula Hospital Ltc


     Address: 4300 Bartlett Street, Homer, Alaska 99603
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 25
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Heritage Place


     Address: 232 Rockwell Avenue, Soldotna, Alaska 99669
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Providence Seward Med & Care Center Ltc


     Address: 431 First Street (p.o. Box 430), Seward, Alaska 99664
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 70%

Providence Extended Care Ctr


     Address: 4900 Eagle Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 198
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Mary Conrad Center


     Address: 9100 Centennial Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 94%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Kachemak City, Alaska

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 1,602 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Kachemak City, Alaska

    Retired Workers: 220
    Disabled Workers: 60
    Widowers Workers: 30
    Spouses Workers: 25
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)





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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Kachemak City, Alaska citizens.

Relocation to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

8.17 % of Kenai Peninsula Borough tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $40,864

Alaska Average 9.33 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 1.82 % ($46,749 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 0.31 % ($48,035 AGI )
  • Matanuska Susitna Bo , AK 0.29 % ($35,962 AGI )

Relocation away from Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

8.10 % of Kenai Peninsula Borough tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,693

Alaska Average 9.43 %

0.12 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $23,136

Alaska Average 0.25 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 1.85 % ($33,064 AGI )
  • Matanuska Susitna Bo , AK 0.48 % ($45,270 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 0.36 % ($36,561 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alaska

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alaska

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Kachemak City, Alaska is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Kachemak City, Alaska directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Alaska

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2,873 4,219 3,032 5,300 1,885 1,842 2,779 2,000 2,140 2,165


(updated 2014)



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