Willow, Alaska Population 2021

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. Willow reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Willow is $63,542 with a poverty rate of 14.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,135 per month, and the median house value is $193,200. 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: 86.06%
  • Two or more races: 7.60%
  • Native American: 5.49%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • 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 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71086.06%
Two or More Races1517.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native1095.49%
Asian100.50%
Black or African American70.35%
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Willow Population by Race

Willow Population Pyramid $2021

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Willow Median Age

40.9


Total

40


Male

42.9


Female

Willow Adults

There are 1,482 adults, (309 of whom are seniors) in Willow.

Willow Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Willow Sex Ratio

Female

863

43.43%

Male

1,124

56.57%

Willow Population by Age

Willow Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willow Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female61.5%38.5%
Non Family75.7%24.3%
Male81.5%18.5%
All83%17%
Married90.9%9.1%

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willow Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7242.7483
Married3743.590.9
Non Family2841.2475.7
Female395.5961.5
Male273.7881.5

3.64

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Willow Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade513.79%
9th to 12th Grade936.91%
High School Graduate40129.79%
Some College40630.16%
Associates Degree1047.73%
Bachelors Degree19614.56%
Graduate Degree957.06%
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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
White1,1401,077267
Native American7939
2+ Races7032
Hispanic403714
Asian101010
Black77

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$32,328$31,552$33,672
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,344$30,948$32,386
Some College$26,500$$35,795
Bachelors Degree$52,625$42,250$53,125
Graduate Degree$63,125$62,917$

$32,328

Average Earnings

$31,552

Average Male

$33,672

Average Female

Willow Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willow Language by Age

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Willow Language

90.35% of Willow residents speak only English, while 9.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.82% of the population.

Willow Language

Willow Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,64822513.65%
Multiple1514026.49%
Native8966.74%
Hispanic6258.06%

14.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.43%

Male Poverty Rate

9.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willow

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willow is Multiple, with 26.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willow is Native, with 6.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.48%.

Willow Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College19.22%
Less Than 9th Grade18.06%
High School17.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%

Willow Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.00%
Male Employed15.67%
Female Employed3.45%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Willow Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willow Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,768$63,542
Families$63,000$76,607
Married Families$74,318-
Non Families$32,955$41,082
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Income by Household Type

Willow Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

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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194

Number of Veterans

167

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam89
First Gulf War52
Second Gulf War25
Korea16
World War II5

Willow Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7465
55 to 6450
35 to 5447
75+27
18 to 345

Willow Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18013.78%
Hispanic1431.11%
Native American77.87%
Black7100.00%

Willow Veterans by Race

Willow Veterans by Education

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12.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willow Veterans by Education

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

8.4%

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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40.51%

Born in Willow

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Willow residents were born in the United States, with 40.51% having been born in Alaska. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Willow Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,9870.00%
20201,9870.00%
20191,987-139-6.54%
20182,12650.24%
20172,121401.92%
20162,081-4-0.19%
20152,0851417.25%
20141,944985.31%
20131,846-173-8.57%
20122,01920011.00%
20111,819-283-13.46%
20102,1020.00%

Willow Population by Year