Wasilla, AK Population

By | June 4, 2019

Population: 5,469. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,471 (+54.9% change)
Males: 2,728 (49.9%), Females: 2,741 (50.1%)

Zip codes: 99654, 99687.

Median resident age: 29.7 years
Median household income: $48,226
Median house value: $137,700

Races in Wasilla:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.9%)
  • American Indian (9.1%)
  • Two or more races (5.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.7%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.0%), Irish (14.0%), English (10.2%), United States (6.0%), French (3.7%), Swedish (3.5%).

Elevation: 333 feet

Land area: 11.7 square miles

Map of Wasilla, AK

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wasilla

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wasilla city

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

4.1% Foreign born (2.4% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,352 (+32.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wasilla:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wasilla:

  • TED STEVENS ANCHORAGE INTL (about 47 miles; ANCHORAGE, AK; Abbreviation: ANC)
  • KENAI MUNI (about 142 miles; KENAI, AK; Abbreviation: ENA)
  • HOMER (about 194 miles; HOMER, AK; Abbreviation: HOM)

Other public-use airports nearest to Wasilla:

  • LAKE LUCILLE (about 2 miles; WASILLA, AK; Abbreviation: 4A3)
  • WASILLA LAKE (about 4 miles; WASILLA, AK; Abbreviation: 5L6)
  • WASILLA (about 6 miles; WASILLA, AK; Abbreviation: IYS)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Wasilla:

  • HIS AND HERS SCHOOL OF HAIRSTYLING (Location: 951 HERMAN RD; Public)
  • VALLEY ACADEMY OF HAIR (Location: 225 BOUNDARY ST STE C; Private, for-profit)
  • ROGERS SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 2061 PALMER WASILLA HWY; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wasilla:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE (about 37 miles; ANCHORAGE, AK; Full-time enrollment: 9,453)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS (about 252 miles; FAIRBANKS, AK; Full-time enrollment: 5,034)
  • PENINSULA COLLEGE (about 2026 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 2064 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Full-time enrollment: 11,889)
  • WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 2066 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,656)
  • SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE (about 2082 miles; MT VERNON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,420)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 2086 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)

Schools

Public high schools in Wasilla:

  • WASILLA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,148; Location: 701 BOGARD RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BURCHELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 1775 W. PARKS HIGHWAY; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Wasilla:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 701 S SEWARD MERIDIAN; Grades: KG – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Wasilla:

  • CORRESP. STUDY SCHOOL (Students: 776; Location: 600 E RAILROAD AVE., SUITE 6; Grades: KG – 12)
  • WASILLA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 739; Location: 650 BOGARD RD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TEELAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 683; Location: 2788 N. SEWARD MERIDIAN PARKWA; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LARSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 518; Location: 2722 E. SELDON RD.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TANAINA ELEMENTARY (Students: 486; Location: 2250 LUCILLE ST.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GOOSE BAY ELEMENTARY (Students: 466; Location: 6400 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.; Grades: PK – 06)
  • COTTONWOOD CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 424; Location: 800 N SEWARD MERIDIAN; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FINGER LAKE ELEMENTARY (Students: 381; Location: 5981 EEK STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • IDITAROD ELEMENTARY (Students: 357; Location: 801 N WASILLA FISHHOOK RD.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MIDNIGHT SUN FAMILY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 108; Location: 7362 W PARKS HWY; Grades: KG – 12)

Private primary/middle school in Wasilla:

  • MATANUSKA CHRISTAIN SCHOOL WASILLA CAMPU (Students: 130; Location: 560 KNIK GOOSEBAY RD; Grades: PK – 10)

Libraries

Library in Wasilla:

  • WASILLA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $511,964; Location: 391 NORTH MAIN STREET; 54,759 books; 1,533 audio materials; 1,151 video materials; 147 serial subscriptions)