Wasilla SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
5

Wasilla, AK Photos

Wasilla, Alaska Info Snack

Wasilla is a city in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, United States and the sixth-largest city in Alaska. It is located on the northern point of Cook Inlet in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley of the southcentral part of the state. The city's population was 7,831 at the 2010 census. Estimates in 2013 put the population at roughly 8,621. Wasilla is the largest city in the borough and a part of the Anchorage metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 396,142 in 2013.
Population
9,675
Unemployment
10.9%
Poverty
13.0%
Median Home
$238,000
Median Income
$62,982
Median Rent
$1,052

Rankings for Wasilla in Alaska

Best Places Around Wasilla

1

Big Lake, AK
Population 2,765

2

Knik River, AK
Population 833

3

Houston, AK
Population 2,172

4

5

Meadow Lakes, AK
Population 7,656

6

Lazy Mountain, AK
Population 1,800

7

Butte, AK
Population 3,929

8

Fishhook, AK
Population 6,203

9

Knik-Fairview, AK
Population 17,513

10

Farm Loop, AK
Population 1,137

Map Of Wasilla, AK

Population over time in Wasilla

Year Population % Change
2017 9,675 4.1%
2016 9,296 3.6%
2015 8,972 3.4%
2014 8,676 3.2%
2013 8,406 3.0%
2012 8,161 2.8%
2011 7,942 3.4%
2010 7,678 2.5%
2009 7,488 -
Crime/100k Wasilla AK USA
Violent Crime 579.7 885.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.4 5.0
Robbery 95.0 121.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 475.2 595.4 246.8
Property Crime 6054.0 3300.5 2199.5
Burglary 874.4 539.6 376.0
Larceny 4466.8 2219.0 1594.6
Car Theft 712.8 541.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Wasilla

White
76.1% (7,366)
African American
1.6% (153)
American Indian
4.8% (466)
Asian
3.0% (286)
Hawaiian
0.2% (22)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
8.0% (771)
Hispanic
6.3% (611)
Race Wasilla AK USA
White 76.1% 61.0% 61.1%
African American 1.6% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 4.8% 14.0% 0.7%
Asian 3.0% 6.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 8.0% 7.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.3% 6.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Wasilla, Alaska

Less than $10,000
5.9% (57,525)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (35,716)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.8% (133,066)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.4% (71,748)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (128,957)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.0% (145,077)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.5% (121,056)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.6% (179,845)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (51,836)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (42,669)
Income Wasilla AK USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 403.6% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 300.2% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.8% 652.1% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.4% 699.4% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 1047.9% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.0% 1787.7% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.5% 1423.2% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.6% 1956.7% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 934.7% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 794.4% 697.9%

Gender in Wasilla

Female
49.6% (4,802)
Male
50.4% (4,872)
Gender Wasilla AK USA
Female 49.6% 47.8% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 52.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wasilla for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (483)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (483)
High School / GED
32.0% (3,096)
Some College
31.0% (2,999)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,064)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (1,064)
Master's Degree
4.0% (387)
Professional Degree
1.0% (96)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Wasilla AK USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 31.0% 27.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Articles About Alaska

Enjoy The Snack?

About HomeSnacks

HomeSnacks is based in Durham, NC.

We aim to deliver bite-sized pieces of infotainment about where you live.

We use data, analytics, and a sense of humor to determine quality of life for places across the nation.

© Chasing Chains, LLC. All rights reserved.