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.