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
2017101,135-5,397-5.07%
2017106,5322,4092.31%
2016104,1233,0593.03%
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
White84,138
Two or More Races8,576
American Indian and Alaska Native5,193
Asian1,313
Black or African American1,138
Some Other Race581
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander196

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Median Age

34.9


Total

34.7


Male

35.3


Female

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 73,576 adults, (10,218 of whom are seniors) in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

48,368

47.83%

Male

52,767

52.17%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All76.5%23.5%
Male64%36%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
Female56.9%43.1%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,6133.2476.5
Married17,5413.8787.3
Non Family9,0701.4562.8
Female2,4304.5656.9
Male1,5724.5564

3.84

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

7%

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 Grade1,2421.92%
9th to 12th Grade3,8705.99%
High School Graduate20,74632.14%
Some College19,34529.97%
Associates Degree6,0859.43%
Bachelors Degree8,81213.65%
Graduate Degree4,4546.90%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White54,37950,35411,973
Multiple Races3,3823,040377
Native American3,1112,740336
Hispanic2,2622,102350
Asian854682153
Black70164651
Other Race29924352
Islander876917

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 92.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 22.02%.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,298$56,327$32,384
Less Than High School$31,212$34,760$20,400
High School Grad$37,909$49,620$25,427
Some College$42,633$56,074$30,358
Bachelors Degree$56,710$72,500$42,262
Graduate Degree$67,982$74,536$62,230

$44,298

Average Earnings

$56,327

Average Male

$32,384

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 2.99% of the population.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Poverty

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White79,7007,2739.13%
Native4,86185917.67%
Multiple8,16885510.47%
Hispanic4,5524239.29%
Black1,08617315.93%
Other55415928.70%
Asian1,3131239.37%
Islander1953920.00%

9.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.34%

Male Poverty Rate

10.38%

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 28.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska is White, with 9.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.95%.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.52%
High School11.51%
Some College7.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.89%
Male Unemployed17.75%
Female Employed4.88%
Male Employed3.63%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Income

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,887$88,473
Families$89,308$100,587
Married Families$98,920$110,194
Non Families$40,091$54,572

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans by War

10,594

Number of Veterans

9,291

Male Veterans

1,303

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War3,566
Vietnam3,535
Second Gulf War2,957
Korea450
World War II112

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,857
55 to 642,325
65 to 742,111
18 to 341,273
75+1,028

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,51215.26%
2 or More4429.56%
Hispanic40814.29%
Indian3268.52%
Black20826.46%
Asian515.06%
Other4514.33%
Hawaiian108.33%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Employment Status

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Employment by Age

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

9.8%

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