Willow, Alaska Population 2022

1,987
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Willow is a city located in Matanuska-Susitna County Alaska. Willow has a 2020 population of 1,987. Willow is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,102 in 2010.

The average household income in Willow is $63,542 with a poverty rate of 20.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,100 per month, and the median house value is $188,000. The median age in Willow is 40.9 years, 40 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Willow Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Willowwas:

  • White: 88.39%
  • Native American: 5.62%
  • Two or more races: 5.37%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Black or African American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Willow, Alaska is 1,987 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,987.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,102.

Willow, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,72988.39%
Black or African American40.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native1105.62%
Asian80.41%
Two or More Races1055.37%
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Willow Population by Race

Willow Population Pyramid 2022

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Willow Median Age

37.9


Total

38.3


Male

37.3


Female

Willow Adults

There are 1,399 adults, (300 of whom are seniors) in Willow.

Willow Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Willow Sex Ratio

Female

839

42.89%

Male

1,117

57.11%

Willow Population by Age

Willow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willow Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
Male88.2%11.8%
All84.8%15.2%
Non Family78.7%21.3%
Female65.2%34.8%

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willow Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7172.7284.8
Married3513.2992
Male344.4488.2
Female466.0265.2
Non Family2861.2878.7

3.59

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Willow Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade383.00%
9th to 12th Grade766.01%
High School Graduate37929.96%
Some College39331.07%
Associates Degree1078.46%
Bachelors Degree19515.42%
Graduate Degree776.09%
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Willow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willow Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian888
Hispanic1366
White1,1181,058258
Black44
Native American7548
2+ Races4727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Willow Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,773$26,324$34,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,045$30,795$35,250
Some College$22,438$$35,833
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$76,042$$

$29,773

Average Earnings

$26,324

Average Male

$34,250

Average Female

Willow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willow Language by Age

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Willow Language

91.91% of Willow residents speak only English, while 8.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.70% of the population.

Willow Language

Willow Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1053836.19%
Native872326.44%
Hispanic17423.53%
White1,71232418.93%
OtherNaN%

20.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.24%

Male Poverty Rate

18.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willow is Multiple, with 36.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willow is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.85%.

Willow Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.93%
High School19.79%
Some College24.60%
Bachelors or Greater12.50%

Willow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed20.38%
Male Unemployed41.03%
Female Employed8.00%
Female Unemployed68.97%

Willow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willow Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,932$64,227
Families$64,625$78,564
Married Families$75,625-
Non Families$29,286$41,389
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Income by Household Type

Willow Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Willow Married by Age and Sex

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Willow Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Willow Marital Status by Race

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Willow Marital Status

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198

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War36
Vietnam80
Korea5
World War II5

Willow Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5441
55 to 6462
65 to 7462
75+33

Willow Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18614.81%
Black4100.00%
Native American89.52%
Hispanic635.29%

Willow Veterans by Race

Willow Veterans by Education

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10.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willow Veterans by Education

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49.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Willow Employment by Age

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Willow Employment by Race

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Willow Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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45.09%

Born in Willow

98.16%

Native Born

1.84%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.16% of Willow residents were born in the United States, with 45.09% having been born in Alaska. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Willow Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,1020.00%
20111,819-283-13.46%
20122,01920011.00%
20131,846-173-8.57%
20141,944985.31%
20152,0851417.25%
20162,081-4-0.19%
20172,121401.92%
20182,12650.24%
20191,987-139-6.54%
20201,9870.00%
20211,9870.00%
20221,9870.00%

Willow Population by Year