The Kenai Peninsula Borough is one of the most economically and geographically diverse regions in Alaska. Covering more than 24,752 square miles, residents enjoy a high quality of life with abundant recreational resources, state-of-the-art medical facilities, affordable housing, short commute times, and strong community ties. Our schools out-perform state averages on graduation rates and test scores, year after year. Top performing industries in the Borough include healthcare, oil and gas, professional services, maritime trades, fishing, tourism, real estate, and agriculture. The diverse economy also makes the Kenai Peninsula less susceptible to state and national recessions.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough is home to world-class healthcare providers including the Central Peninsula Hospital and the South Peninsula Hospital. A high quality of life and rapidly growing medical sector draws high-talent professionals from across the U.S. State-of-the-art Oncology and surgical centers allow residents to stay locally for quality treatments. 

We are proud to offer a range of educational options, including the forty-four schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, the Kenai Peninsula College located in Soldotna, and AVTEC Technical Institute located in Seward. 

While weekly food costs are comparable to Anchorage, housing is substantially less expensive. The Kenai Peninsula Borough offers one of the least expensive housing and rental markets in the state. Many areas of the Peninsula also have access to Natural Gas as well.

Residents enjoy an abundance of recreational opportunities, just minutes from home. Life on the Kenai Peninsula includes world-class fishing, endless hiking trails, exquisite dining, golfing, ocean kayaking, river rafting, dogsledding, wildlife viewing, and shopping. 

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