What is the current population of Wasilla?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wasilla is 9,456. Wasilla, Alaska is the 3,271st largest city in the US.

Wasilla Geography [top]

What county is Wasilla, Alaska in?

Wasilla is located entirely in MatanuskaSusitna Borough.

What is the size of Wasilla, Alaska in square miles?

Wasilla has an area of 12.4 square miles.

Wasilla Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Wasilla?

The current population of Wasilla (9,456) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Wasilla growing?

Wasilla has grown 69.2% since the 2000. Wasilla, Alaska is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 86% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Wasilla, Alaska?

Wasilla has a population density of 632.5 people per square mile. Wasilla has the 7th highest population density in Alaska.

Wasilla Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Wasilla, Alaska?

The total voting age population of Wasilla, Alaska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,160. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

What percentage of Wasilla, Alaska residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.2% of the residents of Wasilla are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Wasilla, Alaska?

The racial demographics of Wasilla are 81.5% White, 6.9% Two or more races, 5.9% American Indian, 3.4% Asian, 1.8% Black, 0.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.1% Other. Additionally, 6.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Wasilla, Alaska residents are below the poverty line?

In Wasilla, 11.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.0%. On a per-household basis, 10.6% of families are below the poverty line in Wasilla.

What percentage of Wasilla, Alaska residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 54.9% of Wasilla residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Wasilla, Alaska residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.2% of Wasilla residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.7% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Wasilla, Alaska residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Wasilla residents aged 5 and older, 9.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.6% speak an Asian language.

Wasilla Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Wasilla, Alaska?

The unemployment rate in Wasilla is 8.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Wasilla, Alaska residents work for the government?

In Wasilla, 16.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Wasilla, Alaska?

The median household income in Wasilla is $63,587.

Wasilla Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Wasilla, Alaska?

In Wasilla, 57.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Wasilla, Alaska?

Renters occupy 42.5% of housing units in Wasilla.

What percentage of Wasilla, Alaska housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Wasilla, 0.4% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Wasilla, Alaska housing units were built after 2000?

In Wasilla, 37.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,400 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Wasilla, Alaska?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wasilla is $1,083.

What percentage of households in Wasilla, Alaska have broadband internet?

In Wasilla, 83.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Wasilla Population By Year

Population Graph For Wasilla
Year Population Rank in US
2021 9,456 3,271
2020 9,116 3,329
2019 10,838 2,913
2018 10,529 2,954
2017 10,151 3,033
2016 9,748 3,108
2015 9,284 3,178
2014 8,849 3,269
2013 8,621 3,311
2012 8,456 3,347
2011 8,161 3,431
2010 7,831 3,514
2000 5,588 4,123
1990 4,069 4,662

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
3261 Clarksville, Arkansas 9,476 22.5%
3262 Florence, Oregon 9,475 30.0%
3263 Woodway, Texas 9,474 8.3%
3264 Oakwood, Ohio 9,471 1473.2%
3265 Bastrop, Louisiana 9,467 -27.2%
3266 Southside, Alabama 9,465 34.0%
3267 Hailey, Idaho 9,463 49.6%
3268 Flossmoor, Illinois 9,461 1.2%
3269 Harvard, Illinois 9,459 16.1%
3270 St. Francis, Wisconsin 9,457 9.0%
3271 Wasilla, Alaska 9,456 69.2%
3272 Pryor Creek, Oklahoma 9,453 6.8%
3273 Madeira, Ohio 9,444 5.7%
3274 Diamondhead, Mississippi 9,442
3275 Steger, Illinois 9,438 -2.7%
3276 Park Ridge, New Jersey 9,434 8.5%
3277 Itasca, Illinois 9,430 12.7%
3278 Riverdale, Utah 9,409 22.9%
3279 Alma, Michigan 9,404 1.1%
3280 Sanger, Texas 9,380 97.6%
3281 Jacinto City, Texas 9,378 -9.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alaska

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
3271 Wasilla 9,456 69.2%
3520 Sitka city and 8,407 -4.8%
3648 Ketchikan 8,037 -3.2%
3770 Kenai 7,590 9.2%
4227 Bethel 6,270 13.7%
4283 Palmer 6,094 26.9%
4453 Homer 5,719 17.9%
4570 Kodiak 5,458 -14.3%
4706 Utqiagvik 5,176

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