Kenai, AK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,986 housing units in Kenai. This represents a 11.4% growth from 2,681 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,818 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,168 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kenai is about 60.1%. Kenai's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.2%. Average household size is 2.64 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kenai were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.20%
One Bedroom12.80%
Two Bedrooms28.40%
Three Bedrooms39.50%
Four Bedrooms11.20%
Five Bedrooms or more3.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.79
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$112,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$108,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.42
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$548

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage5%
Home Equity Loan5.20%
Simple Mortgage73.70%
Debt Free15.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.9%