StatisticPalmerAlaskaNational
Population6,572731,545328,239,523
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Palmer is 129565% 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
  • In Palmer 1.57% of the population is Asian

Compare Palmer, AK Demographics

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      Palmer population breakdown by race

      RacePalmerAlaskaNational
      White75.50%65.62%73.35%
      Black2.04%3.32%12.63%
      Asian1.57%6.00%5.22%
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Palmer age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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