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   (County: Kenai Peninsula Borough)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Soldotna 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
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Male:

Under 5 years : 131

5 to 9 years : 83

10 to 14 years : 179

15 to 17 years : 134

18 and 19 years : 123

20 years : 34

21 years : 19

22 to 24 years : 155

25 to 29 years : 117

30 to 34 years : 94

35 to 39 years : 98

40 to 44 years : 101

45 to 49 years : 184

50 to 54 years : 153

55 to 59 years : 116

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 106

65 and 66 years : 15

67 to 69 years : 34

70 to 74 years : 48

75 to 79 years : 20

80 to 84 years : 25

85 years and over : 7

Female:

Under 5 years : 166

5 to 9 years : 196

10 to 14 years : 164

15 to 17 years : 115

18 and 19 years : 73

20 years : 27

21 years : 24

22 to 24 years : 41

25 to 29 years : 69

30 to 34 years : 88

35 to 39 years : 117

40 to 44 years : 187

45 to 49 years : 191

50 to 54 years : 167

55 to 59 years : 179

60 and 61 years : 45

62 to 64 years : 72

65 and 66 years : 37

67 to 69 years : 43

70 to 74 years : 44

75 to 79 years : 52

80 to 84 years : 109

85 years and over : 56


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,007

Multiple ancestry : 1,754

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 48

Ancestry not reported : 457


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,051

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 4

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 17

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 95

Not a U.S. citizen : 99


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Total:

Under 5 years : 297

5 to 17 years : 871

18 to 24 years : 496

25 to 34 years : 368

35 to 44 years : 503

45 to 54 years : 695

55 to 59 years : 295

60 and 61 years : 73

62 to 64 years : 178

65 to 74 years : 221

75 years and over : 269

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 276

5 to 17 years : 572

18 to 24 years : 274

25 to 34 years : 141

35 to 44 years : 102

45 to 54 years : 105

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 9

75 years and over : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 21

5 to 17 years : 299

18 to 24 years : 222

25 to 34 years : 200

35 to 44 years : 351

45 to 54 years : 549

55 to 59 years : 246

60 and 61 years : 67

62 to 64 years : 178

65 to 74 years : 192

75 years and over : 226

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 16

35 to 44 years : 50

45 to 54 years : 37

55 to 59 years : 34

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 14

75 years and over : 43


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 741

Female : 759

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,201

Female : 1,350

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 12

Female : 9

Foreign born:

Male : 50

Female : 144


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence : 995

Born in other state in the United States : 2,350

Native: born outside the United States : 6

Foreign born : 97


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 415

Now married, except separated : 239

Divorced : 101

Separated : 29

Widowed : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 462

Now married, except separated : 1,237

Divorced : 386

Separated : 34

Widowed : 229

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 6

Now married, except separated : 15

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 16

Now married, except separated : 128

Divorced : 16

Separated : 0

Widowed : 34


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 3,600

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 227

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 40

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 35

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 7

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 29

Speak English less than "very well" : 4


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Soldotna City, Alaska

  • Other Groups: 731   (17.8%)
  • German: 656   (16.0%)
  • Irish: 560   (13.7%)
  • English: 464   (11.3%)
  • United States Or American: 245   (6.0%)
  • Norwegian: 233   (5.7%)
  • Dutch: 170   (4.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 163   (4.0%)
  • Swedish: 154   (3.8%)
  • Italian: 146   (3.6%)
  • Scottish: 109   (2.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 93   (2.3%)
  • Polish: 66   (1.6%)
  • Finnish: 52   (1.3%)
  • Danish: 46   (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 42   (1.0%)
  • British: 33   (0.8%)
  • Czech: 27   (0.7%)
  • Russian: 22   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 16   (0.4%)
  • Slovene: 10   (0.2%)
  • European: 10   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 9   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 5   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 5   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Soldotna City, Alaska is 4,266



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Soldotna City, Alaska: 2,004
Female Population in Soldotna City, Alaska: 2,262


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Soldotna City, Alaska: 30.6
Median Female Resident Age in Soldotna City, Alaska: 41.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alaska is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Soldotna City, Alaska


White


Both sexes

38.8

Male

37.3

Female

40.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.8

Male

23.8

Female

50.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

30.5

Male

25.2

Female

37.3

Asian


Both sexes

32.7

Male

32.5

Female

32.8

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

40.0

Male

30.5

Female

49.5

Other


Both sexes

18.5

Male

18.5

Female

16.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.7

Male

17.8

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.7

Male

22.0

Female

27.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.0

Male

37.5

Female

40.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Soldotna City, Alaska


  • White: 3,448
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 387
  • Asian: 39
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 4
  • Some Other Race: 135
  • Two or More Races: 253



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.59%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (0.79%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (0.99%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (0.49%)
  • 11th Grade: 14   (1.38%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 38   (3.74%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 348   (34.29%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 65   (6.4%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 271   (26.7%)
  • Associate Degree: 69   (6.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 131   (12.91%)
  • Master's Degree: 42   (4.14%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (0.79%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.32%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (0.57%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 34   (2.76%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (0.73%)
  • 10th Grade: 25   (2.03%)
  • 11th Grade: 56   (4.54%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 62   (5.02%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 442   (35.82%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 142   (11.51%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 216   (17.5%)
  • Associate Degree: 70   (5.67%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 83   (6.73%)
  • Master's Degree: 71   (5.75%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (1.05%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Soldotna City, Alaska

  • Kenai Peninsula Borough Schs


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 148 N. Binkley St., Soldotna, AK 99669, Phone: (907) 714-8888, Students: 9,612 )

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

  • Connections


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 152 Park Ave., Soldotna, AK 99669, Phone: (907) 262-6315, Students: 757 )

  • Soldotna Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-9, Location: 426 W. Redoubt Ave., Soldotna, AK 99669, Phone: (907) 262-4344, Students: 556 )

  • Kalifornsky Beach Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 1049 Poppy Lane, Soldotna, AK 99669, Phone: (907) 262-1463, Students: 450 )

  • Redoubt Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 486 W Redoubt Ave., Soldotna, AK 99669, Phone: (907) 262-9006, Students: 405 )

  • Soldotna Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 162 Park Ave., Soldotna, AK 99669, Phone: (907) 262-4919, Students: 291 )

  • Soldotna Montessori Charter School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 162 Park Street, Soldotna, AK 99669, Phone: (907) 260-9221, Students: 125 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Soldotna City, Alaska

  • Soldotna High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 425 W. Marydale Ave., Soldotna, AK 99669, Phone: (907) 262-7411, Students: 558 )

  • Skyview High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 46188 Sterling Highway, Soldotna, AK 99669, Phone: (907) 262-7675, Students: 543 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Soldotna City, Alaska

  • Cook Inlet Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 45872 K Beach Road, Soldotna, AK 99669, Phone: (907) 262-5101, Students: 198 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Soldotna City, Alaska

  • Soldotna Public Library


    44332 Sterling Highway, Soldotna, AK 99669

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Soldotna City, Alaska


  • American Trophy Taxidermy


    41653 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK 99669

  • Soldotna Historical Society


    461 Centennial Park Rd, Soldotna, AK 99669

  • Soldotna Historical Society And Museum Inc


    Po Box 1986, Soldotna, AK 99669

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Soldotna 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 Soldotna City, Alaska.

Area Features of Soldotna City, Alaska


Airport


(1) Gaede Airport   (2) Soldotna Airport   (3) Soldotna Hospital H Heliport  

Bar


(1) Karluk Reef  

Beach


(1) Kalifornsky Beach  

Building


(1) Alaska Division Of Forestry Soldotna   (2) Alaska State Troopers Soldotna   (3) Central Emergency Services Station 1 Soldotna   (4) Lifemed Alaska   (5) Peninsula Community Health Services Cottonwood Health Center   (6) Soldotna Police Department  

Census


(1) Kalifornsky Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) City Of Soldotna   (2) United State Sur Number 83  

Hospital


(1) Central Peninsula Hospital  

Lake


(1) Arc Lake   (2) Ashana Lake   (3) Bay Lake   (4) Coal Creek Lake   (5) Echo Lake   (6) Headquarters Lake   (7) Nordic Lake   (8) Reflection Lake   (9) Slikok Lake   (10) Teack Lake  

Locale


(1) Soldotna Landfill  

Populated Place


(1) Kalifornsky   (2) Shlakaq Historical   (3) Soldotna  

Post Office


(1) Soldotna Post Office  

Stream


(1) Slikok Creek   (2) Soldotna Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Soldotna City, Alaska

99669 (pop. 13,841)


Cities Nearby Soldotna City, Alaska

Ridgeway Cdp, AK  (pop. 2,264) 2.3 Miles
Kalifornsky Cdp, AK  (pop. 7,020) 4.4 Miles
Kenai City, AK  (pop. 7,661) 7.2 Miles
Sterling Cdp, AK  (pop. 5,040) 9.9 Miles
Funny River Cdp, AK  (pop. 539) 10.0 Miles
Salamatof Cdp, AK  (pop. 969) 10.9 Miles
Kasilof Cdp, AK  (pop. 370) 11.8 Miles
Kenai-cook Inlet Census Subarea, AK  (pop. 47,425) 14.6 Miles
Cohoe Cdp, AK  (pop. 808) 14.9 Miles
Nikiski Cdp, AK  (pop. 4,683) 16.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Soldotna City, Alaska

907





Latitude/Longitude of Soldotna City, Alaska

Lat: 60.486617 N        Long: -151.075373 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Soldotna 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 Soldotna City, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 63   (4.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 29   (1.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 74   (4.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 47   (3.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 106   (6.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 157   (10.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 289   (18.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 120   (7.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 157   (10.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 90   (5.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 69   (4.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 21   (1.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 168   (10.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 155   (10.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,285

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 173

In 3-person carpool : 14

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 : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 18

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 21

Walked : 184

Other means : 41

Worked at home : 116


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 286

5 to 9 minutes : 593

10 to 14 minutes : 407

15 to 19 minutes : 118

20 to 24 minutes : 139

25 to 29 minutes : 54

30 to 34 minutes : 39

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 60

60 to 89 minutes : 22

90 or more minutes : 18


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 398

No Social Security income : 1,195


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 263

No retirement income : 1,330


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 36

$10,000 to $14,999 : 22

$15,000 to $19,999 : 39

$20,000 to $24,999 : 51

$25,000 to $29,999 : 88

$30,000 to $34,999 : 60

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $44,999 : 24

$45,000 to $49,999 : 54

$50,000 to $59,999 : 60

$60,000 to $74,999 : 77

$75,000 to $99,999 : 88

$100,000 to $124,999 : 189

$125,000 to $149,999 : 92

$150,000 to $199,999 : 52

$200,000 or more : 50


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $64,286


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Soldotna City, Alaska

  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10.0 kW; Kenai, AK; Owner: Ksrm, Inc.)
  • NEW (1470 AM; 1.0 kW; Kenai, AK; Owner: Thomas Sweeney)
  • NEW (1470 AM; 1.0 kW; Soldotna, AK; Owner: Thomas Sweeney)
  • NEW (840 AM; 10.0 kW; Kenai, AK; Owner: Peninsula Communications Inc)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5.0 kW; Kenai, AK; Owner: Ksrm, Inc.)
  • NEW (980 AM; 5.0 kW; Kenai, AK; Owner: Peninsula Communications Inc)
  • NEW (980 AM; 5.0 kW; Kenai, AK; Owner: Peninsula Communications Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Soldotna City, Alaska

  • KWHQ-FM (100.1 FM; Kenai, AK; Owner: Ksrm, Inc.)
  • KPEN-FM (101.7 FM; Kenai, AK; Owner: Peninsula Communications, Inc.)
  • KSWD-FM (105.3 FM; Sterling, AK; Owner: Seward Media Partners, Llc)
  • KFSE (106.9 FM; Soldotna, AK; Owner: Ksrm, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Kenai, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Sterling, AK; Owner: Blessed Hope Baptist Mission)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Kenai, AK; Owner: New Life Tabernacle Homer Ak)
  • KABN-FM (88.9 FM; Kenai, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc)
  • KABN-FM (89.5 FM; Soldotna, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc)
  • KRAW (89.7 FM; Kenai, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc.)
  • KRAW (89.7 FM; Sterling, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc.)
  • KRAW (90.1 FM; Sterling, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc.)
  • KWMD (90.5 FM; Soldotna, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc.)
  • KWMD (90.7 FM; Kenai, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc.)
  • KWJG (91.5 FM; Soldotna, AK; Owner: Kasilof Public B/g Inc)
  • KDLL (91.9 FM; Kenai, AK; Owner: Pickle Hill Public Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KXBA (93.3 FM; Kenai, AK; Owner: Peninsula Communications Inc)
  • KKIS-FM (96.5 FM; Kenai, AK; Owner: Ksrm, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Soldotna City, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 193  (23.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 107  (13.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 136  (16.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 251  (30.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 227  (26.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 226  (26.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 341  (39.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 12  (1.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 25 Farms In Soldotna City, Alaska


(updated 2008)



Banks In Soldotna City, Alaska

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

First National Bank Alaska - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 30

Keybank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $89m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,026

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Soldotna City, Alaska

  • Soldotna Airport


    (about 1.5 miles in Soldotna, Alaska; Airport Code: SXQ)

  • Kenai Municipal


    (about 8.2 miles in Kenai, Alaska; Airport Code: ENA)

  • Zips Airport


    (about 14.4 miles in Kasilof, Alaska; Airport Code: AK8)

  • Nikiski Private Airstrip


    (about 15.8 miles in Kenai, Alaska; Airport Code: A82)

  • Bear Fish Camp Airport


    (about 26.8 miles in Kenai, Alaska; Airport Code: AK2)

  • Trading Bay Production


    (about 33.4 miles in Kenai, Alaska; Airport Code: JZE)

  • Granite Point Ndb


    (about 33.9 miles in Tyonek, Alaska; Airport Code: XWA)

  • Ninilchik Airport


    (about 36.8 miles in Ninilchik, Alaska; Airport Code: NIN)

  • Drift River Airport


    (about 37.5 miles in Kenai, Alaska; Airport Code: DRF)

  • Shirleyville Airport


    (about 38.1 miles in Tyonek, Alaska; Airport Code: OQV)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Soldotna City, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

73.93%

Carpooled

10.13%

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

0.93%

Walked

5.68%

Other Means

4.76%

Worked At Home

4.57%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Soldotna 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
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 744

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 40

Female householder, no husband present : 210

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 495

Householder not living alone : 104


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 73

Female householder and female partner : 5

Female householder and male partner : 7

All other households : 1,508


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 585

Renter-occupied housing units : 159

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8

Renter-occupied housing units : 32

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 112

Renter-occupied housing units : 98

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 247

Renter-occupied housing units : 352


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 117

$10,000 to $14,999 : 120

$15,000 to $19,999 : 88

$20,000 to $24,999 : 105

$25,000 to $29,999 : 148

$30,000 to $34,999 : 85

$35,000 to $39,999 : 61

$40,000 to $44,999 : 53

$45,000 to $49,999 : 52

$50,000 to $59,999 : 88

$60,000 to $74,999 : 113

$75,000 to $99,999 : 132

$100,000 to $124,999 : 222

$125,000 to $149,999 : 92

$150,000 to $199,999 : 52

$200,000 or more : 65


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Total : 1,727


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Occupied : 1,593

Vacant : 134


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 8

Built 2000 to 2004 : 153

Built 1990 to 1999 : 307

Built 1980 to 1989 : 501

Built 1970 to 1979 : 494

Built 1960 to 1969 : 212

Built 1950 to 1959 : 44

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 8


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Utility gas : 1,454

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 5

Electricity : 58

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 62

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 6

Other fuel : 8

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Soldotna City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 15

$15,000 to $19,999 : 22

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 13

$70,000 to $79,999 : 13

$80,000 to $89,999 : 24

$90,000 to $99,999 : 13

$100,000 to $124,999 : 152

$125,000 to $149,999 : 148

$150,000 to $174,999 : 137

$175,000 to $199,999 : 97

$200,000 to $249,999 : 143

$250,000 to $299,999 : 49

$300,000 to $399,999 : 95

$400,000 to $499,999 : 5

$500,000 to $749,999 : 14

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Soldotna 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 : 19

Home equity loan only : 9

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 9

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 617

Housing units without a mortgage : 298


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $189,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $185,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $148,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $137,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $102,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $181,700

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Soldotna City, Alaska: 61.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Soldotna City, Alaska

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 73.61%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 4.17%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 22.22%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Soldotna City, Alaska

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 16 16 $2,818,262
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 16 $2,818,262
2000        
  Single Family 22 22 $2,874,269
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $205,882
  Total

23 28 $3,080,151
2001        
  Single Family 21 21 $3,858,847
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $3,858,847
2002        
  Single Family 18 18 $2,759,558
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $2,759,558
2003        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,626,930
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,626,930
2004        
  Single Family 24 24 $3,620,472
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 24 $3,620,472
2005        
  Single Family 25 25 $3,941,814
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $3,941,814
2006        
  Single Family 24 24 $3,954,269
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 7 28 $3,069,948
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

31 52 $7,024,217


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Soldotna City, AK): $48,420
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Soldotna City): $111,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Soldotna City): $605
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Soldotna City, Alaska

Utility Gas: 87.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.4%
Electricity: 8.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(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 Soldotna City, Alaska are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Soldotna City, Alaska

1st Choice Home Health Care, Inc


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

South Peninsula Hospital Hha


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

Providence Seward Hhc


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

Providence Home Health Care


     Address: 3546 Latouche Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/17/1982

Denali Home Health And Hospice, An Amedisys Co


     Address: 3935 Reka Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/7/1996

Hospitals Close To Soldotna City, Alaska

Central Peninsula General Hospital


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

South Peninsula Hospital


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

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

"alaska Native Medical Center, Phs"


     Address: 4315 Diplomacy Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Nursing Homes Close To Soldotna City, Alaska

Heritage Place


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

South Peninsula Hospital Ltc


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

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
Soldotna City, Alaska

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 1,612 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Soldotna City, Alaska

    Retired Workers: 1,260
    Disabled Workers: 340
    Widowers Workers: 150
    Spouses Workers: 105
    Children Workers: 190


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Soldotna City, Alaska


Charges


Air Transportation: $88,000
Parks & Recreation: $590,000
Sewerage: $621,000
All Other: $74,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $373,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Air Transportation: $195,000
All Other: $1,010,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $191,000
Sewerage: $118,000
All Other: $88,000


Local Intergovernmental


All Other: $99,000


Current Operations


Air Transportation: $90,000
Elementary & Secondary Education: $1,000
Central Staff Services: $1,460,000
General Public Buildings: $125,000
Health Services - Other: $101,000
Regular Highways: $783,000
Libraries: $318,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,096,000
Police Protection: $1,477,000
Sewerage: $533,000
General - Other: $404,000
Water Utilities: $229,000


Construction


Air Transportation: $302,000
Health - Other: $17,000
Regular Highways: $1,649,000
Libraries: $11,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,426,000
Police Protection: $49,000
Sewerage: $536,000
Water Utilities: $331,000


Other Capital Outlay


Central Staff: $109,000
Regular Highways: $319,000
Libraries: $11,000
Parks & Recreation: $14,000
Police Protection: $209,000


General


Interest On Debt: $22,000


Tax


Property: $593,000
Total General Sales: $6,447,000
Other License: $117,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $65,000
Property Sale Other: $23,000
Interest Earnings: $572,000
Fines & Forfeits: $32,000
Rents: $16,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $14,564,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $3,053,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,000


Short Term Debt Outstanding


Beginning: $717,000
End Of Fiscal Year: $660,000


(updated 2006)





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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 Soldotna 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 Soldotna 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 Soldotna City, Alaska directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Soldotna City, Alaska

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 4 3 4 3 4 3 2 1 3 0 1 1 5
    per 100,000 105 78 101 74 98 73 48 23 67 0 24 23 113
Robbery 0 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 2
    per 100,000 0 78 50 0 25 0 24 0 22 43 47 0 45
Assault 46 37 35 7 14 19 18 11 16 18 13 14 12
    per 100,000 1,208 959 880 173 344 460 429 252 359 390 307 327 272
Burglary 25 21 24 28 43 33 14 18 15 26 13 7 8
    per 100,000 657 544 603 693 1,057 800 333 413 336 563 307 163 181
Larceny Theft 189 287 182 191 259 232 189 231 244 217 173 164 138
    per 100,000 4,965 7,435 4,575 4,727 6,367 5,623 4,502 5,298 5,470 4,696 4,084 3,830 3,124
Vehicle Theft 10 15 12 9 16 14 15 7 4 6 10 4 8
    per 100,000 263 389 302 223 393 339 357 161 90 130 236 93 181
Arson 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0 0 0 25 25 24 0 0 22 0 24 23 23
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
13 11 10 3 5 6 5 3 5 5 4 4 5
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
56 81 55 57 80 70 55 64 66 62 49 44 39
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
34 46 32 30 42 38 30 34 36 34 27 24 22


(updated 2013)



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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