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People

Total Population 1,977
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 10.2%
Employed Population 16+ 712
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 49.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,309
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $852
Median House Value $171,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.7%
US/American 0%
English 9.6%
Irish 10.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Houston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 21 miles N of Anchorage, Alaska
County Matanuska-Susitna
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99694
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 61.49
Longitude -149.78

Houston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WASILLA 3 S
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 23 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 49 to 70 F
Oct Temp 27 to 43 F
Annual Precip 16.6 inches
Station ANDERSON LAKE
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 23 F
Apr Temp 28 to 45 F
Jul Temp 48 to 66 F
Oct Temp 27 to 41 F
Annual Precip 19.3 inches
Station EAGLE RIVER 5 SE
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 21 F
Apr Temp 25 to 48 F
Jul Temp 48 to 69 F
Oct Temp 25 to 40 F
Annual Precip 17.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Palmer 6,449 $72,059
Wasilla 8,676 $73,281

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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