Palmer is a city located in Matanuska-Susitna County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 7,912, it is the 7th largest city in Alaska and the 3660th largest city in the United States . Palmer is currently growing at a rate of 2.97% annually and its population has increased by 33.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,937 in 2010. Palmer reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Palmer has a population density of 1,560 people per square mile.
The average household income in Palmer is $76,465 with a poverty rate of 12.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $976 per month, and the median house value is $207,200. The median age in Palmer is 30.1 years, 29.4 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.