Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK

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2022 Population
167,896
1.44% 1-year growth
US Senator
Lisa Murkowski
Republican Party
US Senator
Dan Sullivan
Republican Party
US Representative
Mary Peltola
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.8
0.532% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11%
0.356% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$82,645
8.97% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$291,700
12.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
67,038
2.06% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK had a population of 168k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $82,645. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK grew from 165,518 to 167,896, a 1.44% increase and its median household income grew from $75,842 to $82,645, a 8.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.47%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (6.47%), White (Hispanic) (2.16%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.83%).

6.61% of the households in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.8% of the residents in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK are Alaska Vocational Technical Center (92 degrees awarded in 2022), Alaska Christian College (9 degrees), and Alaska Bible College (6 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was $291,700, and the homeownership rate was 76.6%.

Most people in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK is home to a population of 168k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.57% of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK residents were born outside of the country (5.99k people).

In 2022, there were 10.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (130k people) in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 10.9k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK are Spanish (3,179 households), Russian (1,560 households), and Other Native Languages of North America (1,277 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
80,080
Women
47.7%
87,838
Men
52.3%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 167,918 inhabitants, with 52.3% men, and 47.7% women.

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Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    130k ± 485
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    12.5k ± 731
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    10.9k ± 591
5.18%
Hispanic Population
8.7k people

In 2022, there were 10.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (130k people) in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 10.9k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.18% of the people in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK are hispanic (8.7k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    1,097 ± 811 people
  2. Canada
    631 ± 616 people
  3. Ukraine
    457 ± 524 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was Philippines, the natal country of 1,097 Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK residents, followed by Canada with 631 and Ukraine with 457.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.57%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.99k people
3.46%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.73k people

As of 2022, 3.57% of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK residents (5.99k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was 3.46%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,179 households (2.02%)
  2. Russian
    1,560 households (0.99%)
  3. Other Native Languages of North America
    1,277 households (0.811%)

6.61% of the households in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was Spanish. 2.02% of the households in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,205 ± 463
  2. Vietnam
    4,532 ± 322
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,624 ± 248

Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK employs 67k people. The largest industries in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK are Construction (7,036 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,470 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,438 people), and the highest paying industries are Oil & gas extraction ($165,944), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($160,411), and Support activities for mining ($137,403).

Males in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,612. The income inequality in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.415, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
29,275
Women
46%
34,356
Men
54%

The workforce of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK in 2020 was 63,631 people, with 46% woman, and 54% men.

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Occupations

67k
2022 Value
2.06%
1 Year growth
± 2.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK grew at a rate of 2.06%, from 65.7k employees to 67k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK, are Other managers (2,377 people), Registered nurses (2,199 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,664 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

67k
2022 Value
2.06%
1 Year growth
± 2.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK grew at a rate of 2.06%, from 65.7k employees to 67k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK, are Construction (7,036 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,470 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,438 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK, though some of these residents may live in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$62,067
Median earning men ± $2,367
$42,033
Median earning women ± $938

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($102,724), Information ($81,944), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($79,831).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($61,981), Information ($56,458), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,776).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.6%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 317k people employed in Alaska. This represents a 3.6% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.7%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Alaska went to Donald J. Trump with 52.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (42.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.47%).

Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are the senators currently representing the state of Alaska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK is currently represented by Mary Peltola in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alaska

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Lisa Murkowski
Senator from Alaska3
Assumed office on December 20, 2002
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of her father Frank Murkowski, who was elected List of governors of Alaska|Governor of Alaska.
Dan Sullivan
Senator from Alaska2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are the senators currently representing Alaska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK

Mary Peltola
Alaska at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK is currently represented by Mary Peltola (Democratic Party).

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Education

In 2022, universities in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK awarded 107 degrees. The student population of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 192 male students and 126 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK are White (54 and 50.5%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (25 and 23.4%), Two or More Races (11 and 10.3%), and Unknown (11 and 10.3%).

The largest universities in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK by number of degrees awarded are Alaska Vocational Technical Center (92 and 86%), Alaska Christian College (9 and 8.41%), and Alaska Bible College (6 and 5.61%).

The most popular majors in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK are Diesel Mechanics Technology (16 and 15%), Construction Engineering Technology (12 and 11.2%), and General Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science (12 and 11.2%).

The median tuition cost in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK for private four year colleges is $10,200.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 318 students enrolled in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK, 60.4% men and 39.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in American Indian or Alaska Native with 151 records, of which 53% were women and 47% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was Diesel Mechanics Technology with 16 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 92 degrees awarded
  2. 9 degrees awarded
  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Alaska Vocational Technical Center with 92 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 67 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK, which is 1.68 times more than the 40 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 54 degrees mean that there were 2.16 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 25 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($10,200) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($700) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.381% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.351% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (42.9k), Some college (32.9k), and Bachelors Degree (20.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was $291,700 in 2022, which is 1.03 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $259,800 to $291,700, a 12.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK is 76.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK have an average commute time of 29.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK is $82,645. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was Anchorage Municipality (South) PUMA, AK with a value of $102,479, followed by Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK and Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, with respective values of $84,587 and $84,026.

Property

$291,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,834
$47,851
Median Property Taxes
±$1,162

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Rent vs Own

76.6%
Homeownership
2022
71.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.6% of the housing units in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was Anchorage Municipality (South) PUMA, AK with a value of $102,479, followed by Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK and Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, with respective values of $84,587 and $84,026.

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Household Income

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$82,645
Median Household Income
± $1,623
62.5k
Number of Households
± 1,462

In 2022, the median household income of the 62.5k households in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK grew to $82,645 from the previous year's value of $75,842.

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Wage Distribution

0.415
2022 Wage GINI in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK
0.418
2021 Wage GINI in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK

In 2022, the income inequality in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was 0.415 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.816% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71%)
  2. Carpooled (9.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.45%)

In 2022, 71% of workers in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.9%) and those who worked at home (9.45%).

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Commute Time

29.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK have a longer commute time (29.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.95% of the workforce in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK (18.1k out of 164k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

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Health

86.9% of the population of Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK has health coverage, with 40.1% on employee plans, 18.7% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 4.28% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Alaska see 1025 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.12% decrease from the previous year (1069 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 983 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 161 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,025 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alaska

Primary care physicians in Alaska see an average of 1,025 patients per year. This represents a 4.12% decrease from the previous year (1,069 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.5% under 18 years, 19.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.5% were men and 48.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.1%
Uninsured
40.1%
Employer Coverage
18.7%
Medicaid
10.3%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
4.28%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK declined by 1.79% from 13.3% to 13.1%.

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