Palmer demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,297191
Median age30.433.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%48%43%
Speak English93%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Palmer, AK has a population of 6,572 and is the 5,418th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,297 per sq mi which is 117777% higher than the Alaska average and 1331% higher than the national average. The median age in Palmer is 30 which is approximately 10% lower than the Alaska average of 34. In Palmer, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 47% of Palmer residents were born in Alaska, 48% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Palmer is 117777% higher than Alaska.
  • The median age in Palmer is 10% lower than Alaska.
  • In Palmer 75.50% of the population is White.
  • In Palmer 2.04% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Palmer 1.57% of the population is Asian.

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Palmer population breakdown by race

Black or African American2.04%3.32%12.63%
American Indian7.50%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.70%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race11.53%8.46%3.06%
Other race1.16%1.34%4.75%
In Palmer, 5.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Palmer, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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