Everything You Need to Know About the City of Wasilla Alaska

In 2017, Wasilla, AK had a population of 9.3k people with a median age of 34.4 and a median household income of $60,259 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wasilla, AK grew from 8,972 to 9,296, a 3.61 percent increase and its median household income declined from $61,774 dollars to $60,259 dollars, a -2.45 percent decrease.

The population of Wasilla, AK is 76.6 percent White Alone, 9.28 percent Two or More Races, and 5.41 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Wasilla, AK speak a non-English language, and 97.6 percent are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Wasilla, AK is $233,000 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 56.2 percent. Most people in Wasilla, AK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Wasilla, AK is 2 cars per household.


Health in Wasilla

85.8 percent of the population of Wasilla, Alaska has health coverage, with 35.8 percent on employee plans, 24 percent on Medicaid, 8.21 percent on Medicare, 11.7 percent on non-group plans, and 6.03 percent on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Wasilla, AK was $11,064 dollars in 2014. This is a 6.1 percent increase from the previous year ($10,428 dollars).

Primary care physicians in Wasilla, AK see 2351 patients per year on average, which represents a 12.9 percent increase from the previous year (2083 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2046 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 863 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Wrangell City and Borough have the highest prevalence of diabetes (9.4 percent). Additionally, Aleutians West Census Area has the 


Economy in Wasilla

The economy of Wasilla, AK employs 3.44k people and Wasilla has an unemployment rate of 7.9 percent. Wasilla has seen the job market decreased by -0.7 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 19.5 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Wasilla, AK are Retail Trade (457 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (654 people), and Public Administration (361 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($90,000 dollars), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,300 dollars), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($72,900 dollars).

Households in Wasilla, AK have a median annual income of $60,259 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $61,774 dollars in 2016, which represents a -2.45 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Wasilla

– The Sales Tax Rate for Wasilla is 0.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Wasilla is 0.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Wasilla

– The average earnings of a Wasilla resident is $28,704 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Wasilla resident is $62,622 dollars a year.