Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Population 2020

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 110,064 with a growth rate of 1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska is the 2nd largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020110,0641,2271.13%
2019108,8371,2271.14%
2018107,6101,2271.15%
2017106,3832,2262.14%
2016104,1573,0893.06%
2015101,0682,9643.02%
201498,1042,2272.32%
201395,8772,2072.36%
201293,6701,9542.13%
201191,7161,9812.21%
201089,73550,052126.13%
199039,68321,867122.74%
198017,81611,307173.71%
19706,5091,32125.46%
19605,1880.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.13%
State
County Seat

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White85,92783.05%
Two or More Races8,3818.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,8885.69%
Asian1,4371.39%
Black or African American1,1211.08%
Some Other Race4840.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2260.22%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2020

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Median Age

35


Total

34.8


Male

35.3


Female

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 75,362 adults, (11,030 of whom are seniors) in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

49,552

47.89%

Male

53,912

52.11%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Households and Families

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

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All76.9%23.1%
Male64.5%35.5%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female56.4%43.6%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,8793.2976.9
Married17,5413.9588
Non Family9,1841.4563.5
Female2,5524.4956.4
Male1,6024.6464.5

3.9

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4722.22%
9th to 12th Grade3,5965.41%
High School Graduate21,38132.19%
Some College19,59729.50%
Associates Degree6,3029.49%
Bachelors Degree9,10713.71%
Graduate Degree4,9667.48%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White55,56051,68612,682
Multiple Races3,6343,302485
Native American3,2962,896258
Hispanic2,4392,228365
Asian925774189
Black69362680
Other Race25317743
Islander1068316

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,610$57,984$33,729
Less Than High School$32,143$36,350$23,875
High School Grad$38,893$50,758$26,640
Some College$43,813$59,004$30,687
Bachelors Degree$59,729$72,411$45,208
Graduate Degree$70,647$78,611$62,766

$45,610

Average Earnings

$57,984

Average Male

$33,729

Average Female

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Language

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Language

93.11% of Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 6.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Poverty

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White81,1147,9299.78%
Multiple8,04084110.46%
Native5,31777414.56%
Hispanic4,86449810.24%
Black1,08018717.31%
Asian1,43717812.39%
Other46813929.70%
Islander2255424.00%

10.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.85%

Male Poverty Rate

10.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska is Other, with 29.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska is White, with 9.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.38%
High School12.34%
Some College8.21%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.47%
Male Unemployed19.21%
Female Employed5.23%
Male Employed3.99%

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Income

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$75,905$90,862
Families$91,240$103,563
Married Families$102,230$113,737
Non Families$40,696$55,198

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, 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 Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans

10,518

Number of Veterans

9,250

Male Veterans

1,268

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War3,601
Vietnam3,337
Second Gulf War3,309
Korea448
World War II104
Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,903
55 to 642,273
65 to 742,132
18 to 341,118
75+1,092
Name Veterans % of Total
White9,45714.85%
2 or More4349.54%
Hispanic36512.01%
Indian3227.53%
Black21026.22%
Asian504.70%
Other3412.64%
Hawaiian118.03%

$Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

8.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Employment Status

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

41.43%

Born in Alaska

96.40%

Native Born

3.60%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.40% of Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 41.43% having been born in Alaska. 1.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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