Kachemak, Alaska

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Kachemak is located in Alaska
Location in Alaska
Coordinates: 59°40′24″N 151°25′59″W / 59.67333°N 151.43306°W / 59.67333; -151.43306Coordinates: 59°40′24″N 151°25′59″W / 59.67333°N 151.43306°W / 59.67333; -151.43306
CountryUnited States
BoroughKenai Peninsula
 • MayorPhilemon D. Morris[1]
 • Total1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Land1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
105 ft (32 m)
 • Total472
 • Density295.0/sq mi (112.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-8 (AKDT)
Area code907
FIPS code02-36550
GNIS feature ID[2]1413247

Kachemak is a small city in the US state of Alaska. It is in the southern part of the Kenai Peninsula Borough.[2] The city is about 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) in size. According to the 2010 United States Census, there were 472 people living there in 2010.[3]

Kachemak is north east of Homer, Alaska, a larger city. It is on the north side of Kachemak Bay, in south-central Alaska. The city covers a total of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) of land, according to the United States Census Bureau. The city limits do not include any water. The city has only one road: East End Road.

In 2010, there were 472 people living in Kachemak. These people were mostly caucasian (white), along with a few African-Americans, Asians, and American Indians. There were 226 men and 246 women living there then. About half of the population (45.3%) was sixteen years old or older.[3]

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "Community: Kachemak". Community Database Online. Juneau: Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, Division of Community and Regional Affairs. 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 City of Kachemak, Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010, 2010 Demographic Profile Data". American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-09.