Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Palmer, AK: What you need to know

Looking to move to Palmer , AK? We’ve got everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including Palmer , AK real estate. Let’s start with the basics: Palmer , AK is located in Matanuska-Susitna Borough . It has a population of 6,449, and we have a cool graph below that shows the city’s ethnic diversity, as well as other important facts and figures.

What about cost of living in Palmer , AK? The median income in Palmer , AK is $61,797 and the median home value is $193,200, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability.


Palmer, AK City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 6,449
Median Age 29
Median Household Income $61,797
Median Home Price $193,200

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Palmer, AK Demographics

Median Population in Palmer , AK

Median Age 29.3%
Age 18 Over 70.8%
Age 21 Over 65.5%
Age 62 Over 10.9%
Age 65 Over 8.1%

Race in Palmer , AK

  Ethnicity White 76%
  Ethnicity Black 2%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.5%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 7.3%
  Ethnicity Other 2.3%

Population By Gender in Palmer , AK

  Male 50.8%
  Female 49.2%

Language in Palmer , AK

  English Only 93.8%
  English Other 6.2%

Economics in Palmer , AK

  Median Household Income $61,797
  Median Home Price $193,200
  Homes Owned 42.4%
  Homes Rent 57.6%
  Median Property Rent $923

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Commute Types in Palmer , AK

  Walked 4.7%
  Worked at Home 4.2%
  Public Transportation 1%
  Other Means 4.9%
  Drove Alone 74.5%
  Carpooled 10.7%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 47
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