About Wasilla, AK
Wasilla, AK is located in Matanuska-susitna County in the state of Alaska.
The total City Population for Wasilla is about 9,098 with about 326 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $272,584, which is roughly 15% higher than the Average Home Value of $230,425 for the state of Alaska, and roughly 31% higher than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $62,292, which is roughly 10% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $69,317 for the state of Alaska, and roughly 8% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 0.36
Male Population Estimate: 49.9%
Female Population Estimate: 50.1%
Median Age: 36.7
Male Median Age: 4.1
Female Median Age: 4.1
Racial Demographic Estimates
NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Wasilla specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Matanuska-susitna County: About 6.24139 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Matanuska-susitna County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)
Matanuska-susitna County is about 37% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 100% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
The Unemployment Rate for Wasilla is about 9.5%.
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.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 62.02
The average living wage for the state of Alaska is $31.66/hr, while the states minimum wage is $10.34/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Alaska a minimum wage score of 56.16 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $10.34/hr, which gives Alaska a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 100 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Alaska is $241.56, resulting in a UI benefit score of 63.83 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Alaska does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Alaska does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Alaska does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Alaska does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Alaska does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Alaska does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Alaska does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Alaska does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Alaska does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Alaska does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Alaska does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Alaska does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Alaska does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
✓ Alaska does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ Alaska does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Alaska does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Alaska does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Alaska does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 99629, 99654 (2 Total Zip Codes)
TimeZone: Alaska (GMT -09:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 207.1 ft.
Area Code(s): 907