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Wasilla, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Wasilla,AK index of house prices

Total population: 8,849 (Urban population: 4,602 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 903 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,118 (1,975 occupied: 1,614 owner occupied, 1,282 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

44%
State:

36%

Housing density: 181 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $127,315.

Median contract rent in 2015: $665 (lower quartile is $549, upper quartile is $765)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,649


Median gross rent in Wasilla, AK in 2015: $705

Housing units in Wasilla with a mortgage: 695 (84 second mortgage, 26 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 139

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $92,606

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $67,033

Median monthly housing costs: $1,237


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Wasilla, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $239,249 (it was $140,200 in 2000)
Wasilla:

$239,249
Alaska:

$259,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $188,919 - $309,314

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $243,448
Here:

$243,448
State:

$295,806

Townhouses or other attached units: $189,200
Here:

$189,200
State:

$240,773

In 2-unit structures: $194,996
Here:

$194,996
State:

$335,451

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,625
Here:

$150,625
State:

$366,092

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $106,498
Here:

$106,498
State:

$147,892

Mobile homes: $143,390
Here:

$143,390
State:

$51,692
Median year house/condo built: 1995

Median year apartment built: 1992

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,500
  • In family households: 4,785 (1,112 male householders, 314 female householders)
    1,063 spouses, 1,990 children (1,774 natural, 51 adopted, 165 stepchildren), 36 grandchildren, 31 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 57 other relatives, 178 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 715 (277 male householders (204 living alone)), 295 female householders (259 living alone)), 143 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 466 2-persons, 354 3-persons, 352 4-persons, 142 5-persons, 50 6-persons, 62 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 463 1-person, 98 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 6 5-persons.

1,197 married couples with children.
502 single-parent households (116 men, 386 women).

93.6% of residents of Wasilla speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (20% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 28% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 226 (4.1%)
(16.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wasilla, Alaska:

  • 7no bedroom
  • 911 bedroom
  • 2082 bedrooms
  • 5443 bedrooms
  • 1964 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wasilla, Alaska:

  • 26no bedroom
  • 2391 bedroom
  • 4632 bedrooms
  • 1293 bedrooms
  • 234 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Wasilla in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 21no vehicle
  • 2621 vehicle
  • 4312 vehicles
  • 2873 vehicles
  • 644 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population

Cars and other vehicles available in Wasilla in renter-occupied apartments

  • 80no vehicle
  • 5031 vehicle
  • 2282 vehicles
  • 633 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wasilla, Alaska:

  • 71 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 653 rooms
  • 1034 rooms
  • 2245 rooms
  • 2676 rooms
  • 1677 rooms
  • 1258 rooms
  • 1139+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wasilla, Alaska:

  • 261 room
  • 952 rooms
  • 2143 rooms
  • 3494 rooms
  • 1105 rooms
  • 506 rooms
  • 237 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 139+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population

Year house built

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Wasilla, AK household income distribution

  • Wasilla, AK household income distribution
  • 135Less than $10,000
  • 124$10,000 to $14,999
  • 85$15,000 to $19,999
  • 82$20,000 to $24,999
  • 171$25,000 to $29,999
  • 69$30,000 to $34,999
  • 84$35,000 to $39,999
  • 180$40,000 to $44,999
  • 91$45,000 to $49,999
  • 216$50,000 to $59,999
  • 252$60,000 to $74,999
  • 269$75,000 to $99,999
  • 95$100,000 to $124,999
  • 56$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42$150,000 to $199,999
  • 47$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Wasilla, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Wasilla, AK
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 24$100,000 to $124,999
  • 84$125,000 to $149,999
  • 213$150,000 to $174,999
  • 173$175,000 to $199,999
  • 419$200,000 to $249,999
  • 297$250,000 to $299,999
  • 339$300,000 to $399,999
  • 56$400,000 to $499,999
  • 6$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Wasilla, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Wasilla, AK
  • 28Less than $100
  • 14$100 to $149
  • 16$250 to $299
  • 43$300 to $349
  • 26$350 to $399
  • 20$400 to $449
  • 6$450 to $499
  • 33$550 to $599
  • 50$600 to $649
  • 18$650 to $699
  • 39$700 to $749
  • 89$750 to $799
  • 210$800 to $899
  • 170$900 to $999
  • 279$1,000 to $1,249
  • 122$1,250 to $1,499
  • 64$1,500 to $1,999
  • 4$2,000 to $2,499
  • 26No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 691995 to March 2000
  • 811990 to 1994
  • 91985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 181975 to 1979
  • 81970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 41Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population
Wasilla commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 133
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 530
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 316
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 285
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 169
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 31
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 59
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 28
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 17
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 197
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 299
  • 90 or more minutes: 189
Wasilla, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 71.0%
Number of people working at home: 147 (6.1% of all workers)

Wasilla mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,695 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 368 (15%)
  • Walked: 35 (1%)
  • Other means: 155 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 147 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 861
 German: 741
 Irish: 557
 United States or American: 329
 English: 314
 Scottish: 153
 French (except Basque): 153
 Danish: 126
 Swedish: 114
 Norwegian: 110
 Scotch-Irish: 102
 Italian: 97
 Ukrainian: 89
 Dutch: 85
 Russian: 72
 European: 61
 Polish: 51
 French Canadian: 45
 Austrian: 29
 Slavic: 29
 Canadian: 28
 Scandinavian: 23
 Welsh: 23
 British: 17
 Slovak: 14
 Portuguese: 10
 Hungarian: 9
 Northern European: 7
 Swiss: 6
 Syrian: 5
 Arab:: 5
 Greek: 5
 Czech: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 20%Ukraine
  • 19%Russia
  • 17%Canada
  • 13%Philippines
  • 9%Other Eastern Europe
  • 8%Venezuela
  • 7%Germany

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,960
  • Northeast: 366
  • Midwest: 866
  • South: 598
  • West: 1,398

36% of Wasilla residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Alaska.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 18
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 35
  • 11th grade: 45
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 32
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 535
  • Less than 1 year of college: 80
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 431
  • Associate degree: 158
  • Bachelor's degree: 53
  • Master's degree: 82
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 6

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 29
  • 7th and 8th grade: 51
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 44
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 34
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 468
  • Less than 1 year of college: 291
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 221
  • Associate degree: 168
  • Bachelor's degree: 171
  • Master's degree: 75
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.5%Males
  • 9.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 50.0%Males
  • 29.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 16.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 25.0%Females
Wasilla marital status for males
Wasilla marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,130
  • One, attached: 72
  • Two: 178
  • 3 or 4: 425
  • 5 to 9: 128
  • 10 to 19: 62
  • 20 to 49: 53
  • Mobile homes: 57
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Median worth of mobile homes: $172,940

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Wasilla:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 92.5%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 84.2%Utility gas
  • 11.1%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 57
Here:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

3.7%
Alaska:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

12.2%
Alaska:

14.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)