Willow, Alaska Population 2022

2,214
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Willow is a city located in Matanuska-Susitna County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,214, it is the 42nd largest city in Alaska and the 10399th largest city in the United States. Willow is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 0.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,196 in 2020. Spanning over 699 miles, Willow has a population density of 3 people per square mile.

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 - per month, and the median house value is -. 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 2,214 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,196.

Willow, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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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

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willow Households and Families

3.59

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Willow Households by Type

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Willow Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willow Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$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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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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Willow Poverty Rate by Education

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Willow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willow Income by Household Type

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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

Willow Veterans by War

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Willow Veterans by Age

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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

Willow Population by Year