Wasilla, AK 99623 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99623: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wasilla, AK 99623

Acceptable Alternative
Big Lake, AK 99623
Big Lake, AK 99623
Houston, AK 99623
Meadow Lake, AK 99623

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Borough: Matanuska Susitna Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 61.593, Longitude -149.415
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 52
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 4,674
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,674

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Database updated: January 1, 2020, Maps updated: January 31, 2020.

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  1. 99623 2019 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Wasilla, AK 99623 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wasilla, AK 99623 Housing Affordability Index is 147
State of Alaska Housing Affordability Index is 124
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Wasilla, AK 99623 Wealth Index is 86
State of Alaska Wealth Index is 106
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 28,987
Population in Households 28,761
Population in Families 23,344
Population in Group Qrtrs 226
Population Density 66
Diversity Index1 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,680
Average Household Income $85,431
Per Capita Income $30,232
Wealth Index3 86

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,894 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,360 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,943 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $232,358
Housing Affordability Index2 147
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,254
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 7,061
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.2% 1.63%
Households 2.13% 1.61%
Families 1.99% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Wasilla, AK 99623 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99623 to the other 236 ZIP Codes in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 8 97th
Population Density # 25 90th
Diversity Index # 101 58th
Median Household Income # 53 78th
Per Capita Income # 86 64th

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