Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Population 2018

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 106,532 with a growth rate of 2.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska is the 2nd largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017106,5322,4092.31%
2016104,1235,4445.52%
201698,679-2,385-2.36%
2015101,0642,9603.02%
201498,1042,2512.35%
201395,8532,1722.32%
201293,6811,9602.14%
201191,7211,9832.21%
201089,73850,055126.14%
199039,68321,867122.74%
198017,81611,307173.71%
19706,5091,32125.46%
19605,1880.00%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White82,571
Two or More Races7,864
American Indian and Alaska Native5,100
Asian1,316
Black or African American1,042
Some Other Race611
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander175

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Median Age

34.8


Total

34.6


Male

35


Female

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 71,641 adults, (9,473 of which are seniors) in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

47,184

47.82%

Male

51,495

52.18%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Households and Families

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All75.8%24.2%
Male63.9%36.1%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female55.7%44.3%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,8393.1475.8
Married17,7923.7586.2
Non Family8,9401.3962.9
Female2,5234.2555.7
Male1,5844.3863.9

3.69

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Households

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Education

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1571.84%
9th to 12th Grade3,6115.75%
High School Graduate19,98031.84%
Some College18,85830.05%
Associates Degree6,2309.93%
Bachelors Degree8,59913.70%
Graduate Degree4,3216.89%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White53,01849,39411,781
Native American3,0802,658279
Multiple Races2,9152,583332
Hispanic2,2302,069326
Asian886733143
Black71562944
Other Race30624947
Islander101787

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.22%.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,925$56,435$32,169
Less Than High School$32,344$35,870$19,904
High School Grad$37,146$50,547$24,626
Some College$42,037$56,161$30,475
Bachelors Degree$54,923$68,948$42,264
Graduate Degree$67,901$73,841$63,398

$43,925

Average Earnings

$56,435

Average Male

$32,169

Average Female

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Language

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Language

92.87% of Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 7.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Poverty

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78,2247,0198.97%
Native4,71482217.44%
Multiple7,54377310.25%
Hispanic4,35443610.01%
Black97720220.68%
Other58216127.66%
Asian1,305665.06%
Islander1742011.49%

9.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.03%

Male Poverty Rate

10.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska is Other, with 27.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska is Asian, with 5.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.76%.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.75%
High School10.21%
Some College7.22%
Bachelors or Greater4.53%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.85%
Male Unemployed17.75%
Female Employed4.64%
Male Employed3.52%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Income

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,908$87,103
Families$86,831$98,590
Married Families$96,969$108,522
Non Families$38,575$53,447

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans by War

10,443

Number of Veterans

9,151

Male Veterans

1,292

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,511
First Gulf War3,249
Second Gulf War2,878
Korea469
World War II126

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,834
55 to 642,314
65 to 741,983
18 to 341,377
75+935

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,45315.50%
Hispanic42715.76%
2 or More3729.21%
Indian3088.13%
Black20527.48%
Other5416.56%
Asian413.98%
Hawaiian107.81%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

7.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Employment Status

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Employment by Age

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Employment by Race

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Wasilla78339748191524.45%
Palmer59377000106317.90%
Houston1910229038019.90%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990