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Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Anchorage, AK
Designated Market Area: Anchorage, AK
USDA County Type (2015): Recreation/Tourism, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Exurbs

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2022 population: 113,325   ( 24,330 from 2010)
Land area: 24706.9 square miles
Population density: 4.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:87,609 77.31% 18.9%
Black:1,3311.17% 62.9%
Indian:7,3686.50% 55.6%
Asian:2,2972.03% 78.2%
2+ races:8,1767.21% 61.7%
Hispanic:6,5445.77% 98.2%
Total non-White:25,71622.69% 67.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,998 14.0
Deaths:1,8848.8
Net Migration: 5,05623.6
Net Immigration: 1340.6
Change in White population:13,933 15.7
Change in Non-White pop.:10,397 11.7




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
88,995
73,67682.79%
8170.92%
4,7355.32%
1,2891.45%
5,0565.68%
3,3013.71%
15,31917.21%

2000
59,322
51,17586.27%
3980.67%
3,1685.34%
4670.79%
2,4674.16%
1,4852.50%
8,14713.73%

1990
39,683
36,42991.80%
2420.61%
1,9104.81%
3230.81%
n/a
7791.96%
3,2548.20%

1980
17,816
16,76994.12%
500.28%
7374.14%
730.41%
n/a
1700.95%
1,0475.88%

1970
6,509
6,15994.62%
120.18%
1382.12%
1422.18%
n/a
320.49%
350 5.38%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
9,882 16.7
3,3005.6
22,30537.6
3360.6
22,501 37.9
7,172 12.1
1990's
NumberRate
7,139 18.0
2,0575.2
14,38236.2
2590.7
14,746 37.2
4,893 12.3
1980's
NumberRate
7,065 39.7
1,204 6.8
0 0.0
n/a
19,660 110.4
2,207 12.4
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
0 0.0
n/a
10,610 163.0
697 10.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
36.3
28,387 25.0%
84,938 75.0%
14,002 12.4%
39,290
2.70
27,830 70.8%
21,752 78.2%
2,065 7.4%
11,460 29.2%

2010
NumberPercent
34.8
25,719 28.9%
63,276 71.1%
7,069 7.9%
31,824
2.75
22,579 70.9%
18,003 79.7%
1,783 7.9%
9,245 29.1%

2000
NumberPercent
34.0
19,093 32.2%
40,229 67.8%
3,465 5.8%
20,552
2.84
15,147 73.7%
12,272 81.0%
1,388 9.2%
5,405 26.3%

1990
NumberPercent
30.1
13,771 34.7%
25,912 65.3%
1,860 4.7%
13,501
2.90
10,301 76.3%
8,709 84.5%
875 8.5%
3,200 23.7%

1980
NumberPercent
27.0
6,412 36.0%
11,404 64.0%
728 4.1%
5,711
3.05
4,533 79.4%
4,040 89.1%
305 6.7%
1,178 20.6%

2022 Housing Data for Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units50,491 
Median Value$296,900 
Occupied39,29077.8%
Vacant11,20122.2%
Owned30,04376.5%
Rented9,24723.5%
Median Rent$1,242 
Single-Family Units42,90185.0%
    Detached41,92683.0%
    Attached9751.9%
Buldings with 5+ Units2,2974.5%
Mobile Homes1,3942.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,6594.2%
$10,000 to $14,9991,1482.9%
$15,000 to $19,9991,1633.0%
$20,000 to $24,9991,0502.7%
$25,000 to $29,9991,1542.9%
$30,000 to $34,9991,0412.6%
$35,000 to $39,9991,1743.0%
$40,000 to $44,9991,2003.1%
$45,000 to $49,9991,1623.0%
$50,000 to $59,9992,3776.0%
$60,000 to $74,9993,5849.1%
$75,000 to $99,9995,82514.8%
$100,000 to $124,9994,59211.7%
$125,000 to $149,9993,4538.8%
$150,000 to $199,9994,21110.7%
$200,000 or more4,49711.4%
Median Household Income86,435 
Per Capita Income39,201 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state92 
Compared to U.S.99 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2,1745.5%
Public Assistance2,3355.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps5,06412.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed41,04362.3%
Unemployed3,1004.7%
In Armed Forces1,0101.5%
Total Labor Force45,15368.5%
Not in Labor Force20,72131.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 36.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector16,33311,33959.0%
Non-Profit1,2402,10937.0%
Self-Employed2,9452,60453.1%
Local Government1,6121,89446.0%
State Government1,8241,58053.6%
Federal Government1,52069668.6%
Total Private + Self19,27813,94358.0%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.6,1966,27949.7%
Total25,47420,22255.7%
Pct. Govt.20.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts6,93115.1%
Sales and Office Occupations8,57518.7%
Professional, Technical9,59220.9%
Service Occupations8,00017.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2930.6%
All others12,70227.7%
White Collar 54.8%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance7,01215.3%
Construction5,79912.7%
Retail trade5,19111.3%
Public administration4,1349.0%
Educational services3,8458.4%
Transportation and warehousing2,9746.5%
Accommodation and food services2,6975.9%
Professional, scientific, technical2,2674.9%
Other services2,2234.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1,4733.2%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,3492.9%
Manufacturing1,3152.9%
Finance and insurance1,0112.2%
Information9312.0%
Wholesale trade8361.8%
Arts, entertainment, recreation8081.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing7391.6%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting6151.3%
Utilities5231.1%
Management580.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2,8912.66%
Puerto Rican8710.80%
Cuban2380.22%
Dominican600.06%
Total Central American5900.54%
Costa Rican820.08%
Guatemalan620.06%
Honduran1930.18%
Nicaraguan1090.10%
Panamanian1060.10%
Salvadoran380.03%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3390.31%
Argentinean210.02%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean250.02%
Colombian2210.20%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian130.01%
Uruguayan80.01%
Venezuelan510.05%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,0851.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino6710.62%
Hmong3950.36%
Korean2670.25%
Chinese1870.17%
Cambodian830.08%
Japanese750.07%
Vietnamese740.07%
Laotian650.06%
Indian490.05%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English95,36593.8%
Spanish1,8421.8%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1,4231.4%
Other7300.7%
Other Asian5950.6%
German, other Germanic4670.5%
Tagalog4610.5%
Korean1990.2%
Other Indo-European1830.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German17,71016.3%
Irish11,90811.0%
English10,7739.9%
American6,1725.7%
Norwegian4,0423.7%
Italian2,7492.5%
French2,4592.3%
Scottish2,4352.2%
Swedish2,2762.1%
Polish2,1051.9%
European2,0961.9%
Dutch1,6881.6%
Scotch-Irish1,6591.5%
Russian1,0841.0%
Scandinavian9910.9%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen107,44998.9%
Not a citizen1,2121.1%
Native104,86396.5%
Foreign-born3,7983.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,247 1.7%2,876 4.0%23,675 33.2%26,689 37.4%10,907 15.3%5,975 8.4%
  Average years of education: 13.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,247 1.7%
9-12 Years 2,876 4.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 23,675 33.2%
Some College 26,689 37.4%
Bach. Degree 10,907 15.3%
Grad Degree 5,975 8.4%
Average years of education: 13.4

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 18,002 15,803 2,199 12.2% 7.3%
1991 19,961 17,576 2,385 11.9% 8.3%
1992 21,064 18,323 2,741 13.0% 8.9%
1993 22,403 19,943 2,460 11.0% 7.8%
1994 24,830 22,230 2,600 10.5% 7.6%
1995 25,439 22,852 2,587 10.2% 7.3%
1996 26,679 23,933 2,746 10.3% 7.4%
1997 28,067 25,473 2,594 9.2% 6.9%
1998 28,884 26,703 2,181 7.6% 6.3%
1999 29,748 27,302 2,446 8.2% 6.4%
2000 28,896 26,793 2,103 7.3% 6.3%
2001 29,888 27,784 2,104 7.0% 6.3%
2002 31,373 28,815 2,558 8.2% 7.2%
2003 32,897 30,052 2,845 8.6% 7.7%
2004 34,539 31,660 2,879 8.3% 7.4%
2005 36,688 33,871 2,817 7.7% 6.9%
2006 38,939 36,023 2,916 7.5% 6.6%
2007 39,736 36,906 2,830 7.1% 6.3%
2008 41,424 38,382 3,042 7.3% 6.5%
2009 42,473 38,588 3,885 9.1% 8.0%
2010 42,324 38,178 4,146 9.8% 8.2%
2011 43,238 39,177 4,061 9.4% 7.8%
2012 43,610 39,776 3,834 8.8% 7.2%
2013 43,718 40,053 3,665 8.4% 7.0%
2014 44,744 41,199 3,545 7.9% 6.7%
2015 46,057 42,633 3,424 7.4% 6.3%
2016 47,353 43,613 3,740 7.9% 6.6%
2017 48,345 44,608 3,737 7.7% 6.5%
2018 48,169 44,872 3,297 6.8% 5.9%
2019 48,361 45,432 2,929 6.1% 5.4%
2020 47,848 43,858 3,990 8.3% 7.8%
2021 49,399 46,004 3,395 6.9% 6.4%
2022 49,942 47,639 2,303 4.6% 4.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com