AK

National Population : 333,590,059
Alaska State Population : 534,206

About Palmer, AK

Palmer, AK is located in Matanuska-susitna County in the state of Alaska.

The total City Population for Palmer is about 7,456 with about 567 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 25,176.

The Average Home Value is $254,500.00, which is roughly 9% higher than the Average Home Value of $230,425.00 for the state of Alaska, and roughly 26% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $80,963.00, which is roughly 14% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $69,317.00 for the state of Alaska, and roughly 29% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Palmer is about 10.8%.

Alaska is ranked #20 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 52.72 out of 100.

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Nearby Locations

Meadow Lake, AK (9.94 mi.)
Big Lake, AK (9.94 mi.)
Wasilla, AK (9.94 mi.)
Houston, AK (9.94 mi.)
Chugiak, AK (18.55 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 99645
Latitude : 61.605987
Longitude : -148.909773
TimeZone : Alaska (GMT -09:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 3690 ft.
Area Code(s) : 907

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.77
Male Population Estimate : 51.56%
Female Population Estimate : 48.44%
Median Age : 35.1
Male Median Age : 34.5
Female Median Age : 35.7

White Population Estimate : 90.83%
Black Population Estimate : 2.22%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.65%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.29%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.66%
Indian Population Estimate : 10.00%
Other Population Estimate : 0.99%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Palmer specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Matanuska-susitna County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Matanuska-susitna County: Data Not Available
Matanuska-susitna County is about 37% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people.