Kenny Lake CDP, Alaska
Population 161

Overview

Housing
Median Home Value
$115,800
Half are $101,700 - $168,800
Median Year Housing Built
1980
Employment & Commute
Median Household Income
$83,000
Poverty Rate
17%
Unemployment Rate
28.4%

The city of Kenny Lake is one of 3 cities in Valdez-Cordova Census Area. It is a rural city located in western Alaska near the Copper River. While many may refer to Kenny Lake as a city, it actually is a census designated place (CDP).

Kenny Lake, AK is a Place (Census Designated):
Often referred to as cities, places can be categorized as Census Designated Places (CDP) or legal entities. The places that are legal entities provide governmental functions. CDPs have no governmental authority and exist only for statistical purposes. They are similar to legal entities in that they are a concentrated population identifiable by a name. Neither cross state lines, but may extend across county lines. A CDP may not extend into a legal entity.

Housing

1980

Median Year Housing was BuiltAll Housing Including Owner/Renter Occupied and Unoccupied

50.5%

Estimated Vacation Homes

This estimate includes housing for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

6.0%

Estimated Abandoned Homes

This estimate includes vacant housing that is not for rent, rented, for sale, sold, for seasonal/recreational/occasional use, or for migrant workers.

$115,800

Median Owner Occupied Home Value

1.4

Housing Affordability (Median Multiple)

The median multiple is the ratio of median house price by the median annual household income. In other words, how many years would it take for the median income to pay off the median home price? Higher values indicate that the incomes in the area are not high enough to warrant the higher home prices. Anything under 3 is considered affordable while higher values indicate that housing is not affordable.

Employment

$82,833

Median Household Income

23.5

Household Income Inequality

Income inequality is measured using the Gini coefficient. Lower values indicate that household income is spread evenly across the income groups. Higher values indicate that one income group is much more common than others.

17%

Poverty Rate

Poverty status uses the standards set by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). If a family's total income is less than a certain threshold, every person in the family is considered to be in poverty. The threshold varies based on family size, composition, and age.

$14,583

Median Annual Individual EarningsPast 12 months for the Population Ages 16+ With Earnings

28.4%

Unemployment RatePopulation Ages 16+ in the Civilian Labor Force

To classify as unemployed, people must not be in the military and must be actively looking for work (also known as the U3 measure of unemployment which is the official unemployment rate). In Kenny Lake, AK, 29% of the population ages 16+ are not employed, but are also not looking for work so they are not considered in the unemployment rate. See the Labor Force Participation Rate for more information.

71%

Labor Force Participation RatePopulation Ages 16+

People in the labor force include those in the armed forces as well as civilians who are employed or classified as unemployed. To classify as unemployed, people must be actively looking for work. Common people that are not considered in the labor force are students, homemakers, retired workers, seasonal workers not currently looking for work, and institutionalized people. In Kenny Lake, AK, 29% of people are neither employed or looking for work.

Demographics

161

Total Population

Climate

The climate estimates use Kenny Lake, AK weather from 1971 to 2000 at the nearest official weather station which is located at TONS.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (Inches)

Summer High Temps

This weather station's average summer high temps are lower than 98% of other weather stations.

Winter Low Temps

This weather station's average winter low temps are lower than 99% of other weather stations.

Precipitation Levels

This weather station's average precipitation levels are lower than 91% of other weather stations.

Entity Info

PropertySourceValue
State2013 ACSAK
Summary Level2013 ACS160 (place)
Logical Record Number2010 Census0049186
Logical Record Number2013 ACS0001675
Region2013 ACS4
Division2013 ACS9
State FIPS2013 ACS02
Place FIPS2013 ACS38910
Metro Micro Politan Statistical Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
New England City & Town Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
Name2010 CensusKenny Lake CDP
Name2013 ACSKenny Lake CDP, Alaska
Functional Status Code2010 CensusS
Legal Statistical Area Description Code2013 ACS57
State ANSI2010 Census01785533
Place ANSI2010 Census02418649
Full GEOID2013 ACS16000US0238910
GEOID2013 ACS0238910
Population2010 Census355
Population2013 ACS161
Housing Units2010 Census258
Housing Units2013 ACS218
Land Area2013 ACS194.5 square miles
Water Area2013 ACS0.1 square miles
Population Density2013 ACS0.8 people per sq. mile
Minimum Bounding Rectangle Or Bounding Box2013 ACS[61.527651,-145.17479], [61.812102,-144.541381],
Centroid Or Center Coordinates2013 ACS61.664370404901, -144.86617951841
FIPS Place Class Code2010 CensusU1
Place Size Code2010 Census07