Matanuska-Susitna Borough AK Information

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Matanuska-Susitna Borough Subdivisions

Matanuska-Susitna Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 98,753
Population in Households 97,434
Population in Familes 80,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,319
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 35,725
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 25,083
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 46,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,928 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,797 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,423 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $257,857
Average Home Value $294,890
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,788
Average Household Income $86,543
Per Capita Income $31,657
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.48% 2.23%
Households 2.76% 2.33%
Families 2.51% 2.17%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Matanuska-Susitna Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Matanuska-Susitna Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 93rd
Population Density1 # 4 90th
Diversity Index2 # 22 28th
Median Household Income # 8 76th
Per Capita Income # 10 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.

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