Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Population 2022

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska's estimated population is 111,923 with a growth rate of 1.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska is the 3rd largest county in Alaska. The 2010 Population was 89,732 and has seen a growth of 24.73% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022111,9231,2021.09%
2021110,7211,2021.10%
2020109,5191,2021.11%
2019108,3171,2021.12%
2018107,1158830.83%
2017106,2322,1132.03%
2016104,1193,0573.02%
2015101,0622,9593.02%
201498,1032,2232.32%
201395,8802,2032.35%
201293,6771,9522.13%
201191,7251,9932.22%
201089,73250,049126.12%
199039,68321,867122.74%
198017,81611,307173.71%
19706,5091,32125.46%
19605,1880.00%
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Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White87,32382.87%
Two or More Races8,0887.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,5296.20%
Asian1,4531.38%
Black or African American1,2991.23%
Some Other Race3960.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2810.27%
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Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Population by Race

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Population Pyramid $2022

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Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Median Age

35.2


Total

34.9


Male

35.7


Female

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Adults

There are 76,973 adults, (11,939 of whom are seniors) in Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska.

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

50,531

47.96%

Male

54,838

52.04%

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Population by Age

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

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Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female54.4%45.6%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Male68.3%31.7%
All77.1%22.9%
Married88.2%11.8%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,2173.3177.1
Married17,7423.9688.2
Non Family9,1241.4563.6
Female2,6904.4954.4
Male1,6614.6968.3

3.91

Average Family Size

3.31

Average Household Size

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Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3882.04%
9th to 12th Grade3,4205.02%
High School Graduate22,55333.08%
Some College19,52928.64%
Associates Degree6,5719.64%
Bachelors Degree9,69314.22%
Graduate Degree5,0327.38%
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Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White56,69953,14513,176
2+ Races3,6043,283535
Native American3,5803,116235
Hispanic2,7272,489437
Asian962795210
Black743680139
Other Race27822943
Islander15313319

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.24%.

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,830$55,397$34,814
Less Than 9th Grade$27,027$29,688$23,975
High School Graduate$39,081$50,228$25,521
Some College$44,145$56,630$31,493
Bachelors Degree$60,352$69,678$45,366
Graduate Degree$71,126$75,143$67,045

$45,830

Average Earnings

$55,397

Average Male

$34,814

Average Female

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Language by Age

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Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Language

93.77% of Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 6.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Language

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White82,3668,1099.85%
Multiple7,79386411.09%
Native5,92976512.90%
Hispanic5,12751310.01%
Asian1,45319813.63%
Black1,22716813.69%
Islander2477329.55%
Other23NaN%

10.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.71%

Male Poverty Rate

10.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska is Islander, with 29.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska is Hispanic, with 10.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.27%.

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.69%
High School11.43%
Some College8.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.52%

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed21.09%
Male Unemployed18.41%
Female Employed5.43%
Male Employed3.80%

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

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,493$92,246
Families$90,704$104,600
Married Families$102,595$114,910
Non Families$40,601$56,163
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Income by Household Type

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

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Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

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Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Marital Status

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10,560

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War3,593
Second Gulf War3,334
Vietnam3,247
Korea387
World War II76

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,847
55 to 642,216
65 to 742,171
75+1,227
18 to 341,099

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9,48514.63%
2+ Races4009.18%
Hispanic38912.26%
Native American3808.07%
Black21723.85%
Asian403.61%
Other Race3412.01%
Islander42.20%

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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8.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Employment by Age

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Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Employment by Race

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Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska 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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41.37%

Born in Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska

96.67%

Native Born

3.33%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

2.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.67% of Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 41.37% having been born in Alaska. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska Place of Birth

  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

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