Palmer, AK 99645 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99645: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmer, AK 99645

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Borough: Matanuska Susitna Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 61.617, Longitude -149.116
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 792
  • PO Box Addresses: 2,817
  • Residential Addresses: 7,744
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 247
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,497

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 99645 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 99645 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Palmer, AK 99645 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 31,266
Population in Households 30,333
Population in Familes 25,550
Population in Group Qrtrs 933
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $85,989
Average Household Income $106,739
Per Capita Income $37,985


Total Housing Units 11,211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,746 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,087 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 378 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $278,812
Average Home Value $313,859


Total Households 10,833
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 7,777
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.69% 2.3%
Households 2.49% 2.3%
Families 2.32% 2.19%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Palmer, AK 99645 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99645 to the other 234 ZIP Codes 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 # 7 97th
Population Density # 46 81st
Diversity Index # 105 56th
Median Household Income # 14 94th
Per Capita Income # 38 84th

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