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Alaska




Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

   People QuickFactsMatanuska-Susitna BoroughAlaska
Population, 2005 estimate 76,006663,661
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 28.1%5.9%
Population, 2000 59,322626,932
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.3%7.6%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 27.5%28.4%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 6.8%6.6%
Female persons, percent, 2005 48.1%48.3%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)88.3%70.5%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.1%3.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)5.7%16.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.8%4.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.2%0.6%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 3.9%4.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)3.0%5.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 85.8%66.5%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 49.4%46.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 2.6%5.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 5.1%14.3%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 88.1%88.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 18.3%24.7%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 8,92383,220
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 40.719.6
 
Housing units, 2005 28,153274,246
Homeownership rate, 2000 78.9%62.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 9.9%27.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $125,800$144,200
 
Households, 2000 20,556221,600
Persons per household, 2000 2.842.74
Median household income, 2003 $54,756$52,391
Per capita money income, 1999 $21,105$22,660
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 10.5%9.9%
   Business QuickFactsMatanuska-Susitna BoroughAlaska
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 1,70419,3871
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 11,610223,1531
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 20.4%8.9%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 5,40850,138
 
Total number of firms, 2002 5,96662,145
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA8.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA3.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.2%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA2.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 24.2%26.2%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) NA3,832,024
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 64,1643,616,674
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 615,6397,437,071
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $9,455$11,605
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 69,5711,393,225
Building permits, 2005 2332,8851
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 241,9028,445,3891
   Geography QuickFactsMatanuska-Susitna BoroughAlaska
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 24,681571,951
Persons per square mile, 2000 2.41.1
FIPS Code 17002
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Anchorage, AK Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:03:33 EST

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