Wasilla demographics profile

StatisticWasillaAlaskaNational
Population8,972736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)724191
Median age33.933.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%48%43%
Speak English91%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Wasilla, AK has a population of 8,972 and is the 4,276th largest city in the United States. The population density is 724 per sq mi which is 65704% higher than the Alaska average and 699% higher than the national average. The median age in Wasilla is 34 which is approximately 1% higher than the Alaska average of 34. In Wasilla, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 42% of Wasilla residents were born in Alaska, 50% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Wasilla is 65704% higher than Alaska.
  • The median age in Wasilla is 1% higher than Alaska.
  • In Wasilla 79.89% of the population is White.
  • In Wasilla 2.72% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wasilla 2.42% of the population is Asian.

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Wasilla population breakdown by race

RaceWasillaAlaskaNational
White79.89%65.62%73.35%
Black or African American2.72%3.32%12.63%
Asian2.42%6.00%5.22%
American Indian5.05%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.01%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race9.75%8.46%3.06%
Other race0.16%1.34%4.75%
In Wasilla, 5.6% 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 Wasilla, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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