Willow is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Willow Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Matanuska-Susitna Borough at latitude 61.7472 and longitude -150.0375. Matanuska-Susitna Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 220 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Willow Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 691.02 sq. miles and a water area of 8.46 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Willow: Willow Creek, Willow Station.Photos of the local Willow, AK area
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|Population in Households||2,250|
|Population in Familes||1,750|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||10|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,082 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||818 (39.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||155 ( 7.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,109 (53.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$258,824|
|Average Home Value||$391,320|
|Median Household Income||$64,359|
|Average Household Income||$78,609|
|Per Capita Income||$33,960|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.54%|
|Per Capita Income||2.84%|
The table below compares Willow to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 43||88th|
|Population Density1||# 262||27th|
|Diversity Index2||# 258||27th|
|Median Household Income||# 59||84th|
|Per Capita Income||# 51||86th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.