Kenai, Alaska

Population 7,152

Kenai is located in Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK. The population is 7,152, making Kenai the 2nd largest city in Kenai Peninsula Borough.

There are 8 public schools in Kenai with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Kenai is very low , and there are 41 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Kenai is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Kenai property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Kenai include Salamatof, Ridgeway and Soldotna.

Kenai Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 13.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22.7%

Crime Rate

61.93% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 598
  • Violent Crimes: 954
  • Robbery: 38
  • Burglary: 585
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 4

Registered Offenders

76.38% Higher than national avg.
  • 41 offenders in Kenai
  • 57.33 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

176 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 14
  • Tanks & Spills: 156


Moderate 3.8%
  • Alaska unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

8 Public Schools view public schools

There are 8 K-12 public schools in Kenai, AK and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Kenai's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.
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2 Private Schools

Grace Evangelical Lutheran School

Wings Christian Academy

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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41 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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30 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Kenai, AK issued 30 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 30 permits, 25 were issued for single family homes and 5 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Kenai, AK issued 28 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $815
  • 1 Bedroom: $820
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,072
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,507
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,662

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Environmental Hazards

176 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (98/129)
    Kenai, AK has 75.97% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Kenai, AK is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index LOW 1.62 Average
    Kenai, AK is a low risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 13.42°
  • February 20.2°
  • March 23.4°
  • April 34.17°
  • May 45.61°
  • June 52.29°
  • July 55.58°
  • August 54.56°
  • September 49.08°
  • October 37.05°
  • November 22.15°
  • December 13.75°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Kenai, AK

Kenai, AK has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Kenai, AK has no risk of hurricanes.
Kenai, AK has a very low risk of hail storms.
Kenai, AK has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Kenai, AK: $58,732


Unemployment in Kenai is 3.8%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.5% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 48.05%
White Collar - 51.95%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Walker
  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski
  • Sen. Daniel Sullivan

City Representatives

  • Don Young

Neighborhood Info

6 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

0 Cemeteries view all

  • No Cemeteries found in Kenai, AK

24 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Kenai, AK

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Kenai, AK
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