Matanuska-Susitna Borough AK Information


Matanuska-Susitna Borough Subdivisions

Matanuska-Susitna Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 107,851
Population in Households 105,426
Population in Familes 87,101
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,425
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 39


Median Household Income $80,113
Average Household Income $99,079
Per Capita Income $35,578


Total Housing Units 45,764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,179 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,713 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,872 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $258,530
Average Home Value $297,390


Total Households 37,892
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 26,553
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.36% 2.07%
Households 2.14% 2.03%
Families 1.98% 1.93%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   3.34%


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, 2018 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 # 2 97th
Population Density # 4 90th
Diversity Index # 23 24th
Median Household Income # 6 83rd
Per Capita Income # 12 62nd

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