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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: 3,339 (2,918 occupied: 1,637 owner occupied, 1,269 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

44%
State:

36%

Housing density: 285 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $175,719.

Median contract rent in 2016: $665 (lower quartile is $549, upper quartile is $765)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,568


Median gross rent in Wasilla, AK in 2016: $705

Housing units in Wasilla with a mortgage: 1,415 (4 second mortgage, 31 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 251

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $87,800

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,634

Median monthly housing costs: $1,241


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Wasilla, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $246,200 (it was $140,200 in 2000)
Wasilla:

$246,200
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $189,108 - $330,613

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $265,137
Here:

$265,137
State:

$309,264

Townhouses or other attached units: $186,119
Here:

$186,119
State:

$256,306

In 2-unit structures: $316,836
Here:

$316,836
State:

$318,984

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,061
Here:

$121,061
State:

$261,784

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,232
Here:

$111,232
State:

$155,054

Mobile homes: $174,373
Here:

$174,373
State:

$109,161
Median year house/condo built: 1995

Median year apartment built: 1988

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,488
  • In family households: 7,936 (827 male householders, 995 female householders)
    1,258 spouses, 3,688 children (3,246 natural, 83 adopted, 380 stepchildren), 120 grandchildren, 44 brothers or sisters, 466 parents, 100 other relatives, 584 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,484 (492 male householders (414 living alone)), 659 female householders (594 living alone)), 355 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 87

Size of family households: 767 2-persons, 378 3-persons, 319 4-persons, 214 5-persons, 72 6-persons, 54 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 988 1-person, 103 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 4 5-persons.

1,537 married couples with children.
829 single-parent households (348 men, 481 women).

90.5% of residents of Wasilla speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (41% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 26% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 548 (5.8%)
(54.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 6no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 2242 bedrooms
  • 9053 bedrooms
  • 3644 bedrooms
  • 1015+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wasilla, Alaska:

  • 42no bedroom
  • 3271 bedroom
  • 4772 bedrooms
  • 3103 bedrooms
  • 874 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 24no vehicle
  • 3851 vehicle
  • 6192 vehicles
  • 3423 vehicles
  • 1474 vehicles
  • 1165+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population

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

  • 296no vehicle
  • 5431 vehicle
  • 3542 vehicles
  • 833 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wasilla, Alaska:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 783 rooms
  • 1994 rooms
  • 3325 rooms
  • 3436 rooms
  • 1807 rooms
  • 1858 rooms
  • 3279+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wasilla, Alaska:

  • 381 room
  • 1452 rooms
  • 3673 rooms
  • 3014 rooms
  • 2345 rooms
  • 586 rooms
  • 427 rooms
  • 178 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year 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
  • 254Less than $10,000
  • 150$10,000 to $14,999
  • 149$15,000 to $19,999
  • 178$20,000 to $24,999
  • 122$25,000 to $29,999
  • 123$30,000 to $34,999
  • 146$35,000 to $39,999
  • 137$40,000 to $44,999
  • 103$45,000 to $49,999
  • 142$50,000 to $59,999
  • 303$60,000 to $74,999
  • 391$75,000 to $99,999
  • 302$100,000 to $124,999
  • 122$125,000 to $149,999
  • 181$150,000 to $199,999
  • 126$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Wasilla, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Wasilla, AK
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$80,000 to $89,999
  • 10$90,000 to $99,999
  • 39$100,000 to $124,999
  • 85$125,000 to $149,999
  • 144$150,000 to $174,999
  • 100$175,000 to $199,999
  • 440$200,000 to $249,999
  • 254$250,000 to $299,999
  • 385$300,000 to $399,999
  • 81$400,000 to $499,999
  • 19$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Wasilla, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Wasilla, AK
  • 61Less than $100
  • 45$100 to $149
  • 6$250 to $299
  • 13$300 to $349
  • 92$350 to $399
  • 6$400 to $449
  • 22$500 to $549
  • 5$550 to $599
  • 21$600 to $649
  • 24$650 to $699
  • 47$700 to $749
  • 83$750 to $799
  • 146$800 to $899
  • 177$900 to $999
  • 253$1,000 to $1,249
  • 87$1,250 to $1,499
  • 89$1,500 to $1,999
  • 16$2,000 to $2,499
  • 27$3,000 to $3,499
  • 56No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 242010 or later
  • 1432000 to 2009
  • 1151990 to 1999
  • 91980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 41Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Wasilla population
Wasilla commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 179
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 624
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 519
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 433
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 348
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 60
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 158
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 47
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 55
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 396
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 418
  • 90 or more minutes: 126
Wasilla, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 67.4%
Number of people working at home: 258 (7.2% of all workers)

Wasilla mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,242 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 1,558 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0%)
  • Taxi: 154 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0%)
  • Walked: 74 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 258 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 412
 German: 341
 European: 299
 Irish: 246
 English: 191
 Russian: 88
 Ukrainian: 86
 Norwegian: 84
 Scotch-Irish: 76
 Italian: 60
 Swedish: 43
 French (except Basque): 32
 Scandinavian: 32
 Northern European: 31
 Polish: 23
 French Canadian: 20
 British: 17
 Dutch: 16
 Greek: 12
 African: 9
 Ethiopian: 9
 Canadian: 9
 Danish: 8
 Welsh: 8
 Austrian: 8
 Serbian: 8
 Latvian: 8
 Scottish: 5
 Yugoslavian: 5

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

  • 18%Ukraine
  • 16%Russia
  • 14%Philippines
  • 9%Korea
  • 5%England
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 4%Canada

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

  • This state: 3,925
  • Other state: 4,808
  • Northeast: 512
  • Midwest: 828
  • South: 1,080
  • West: 2,383

81% of Wasilla residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Alaska.

Wasilla:

81.2%
State average:

81.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 32
  • 5th and 6th grade: 16
  • 7th and 8th grade: 65
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 38
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 48
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,002
  • Less than 1 year of college: 395
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 625
  • Associate degree: 304
  • Bachelor's degree: 220
  • Master's degree: 76
  • Professional school degree: 51
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 18
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 12
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 47
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 33
  • 11th grade: 14
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 62
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 954
  • Less than 1 year of college: 302
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 669
  • Associate degree: 413
  • Bachelor's degree: 353
  • Master's degree: 125
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • Doctorate degree: 7

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.8%Males
  • 10.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 55.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 12.4%Males
  • 47.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 11.6%Males
  • 15.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 29.4%Males
  • 18.6%Females
Wasilla marital status for males
Wasilla marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,733
  • One, attached: 197
  • Two: 321
  • 3 or 4: 471
  • 5 to 9: 207
  • 10 to 19: 69
  • 20 to 49: 183
  • 50 or more: 28
  • Mobile homes: 66

Median worth of mobile homes: $115,607

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.1%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Wasilla:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wasilla
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (96.6%)
  • Electricity (2.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (75.3%)
  • Electricity (13.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 228
Here:

16.1%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 68
Here:

12.9%
Alaska:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

11.8%
Alaska:

11.6%

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)