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Palmer Summary
Palmer is located in Alaska
Latitude: 61.680672
Longitude: -148.267205
Population: 18,880
Area: 1469.84 sq. miles
Land: 1466.43 sq. miles
Water: 3.42 sq. miles
Population Density: 12.87 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 0.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Alaskan (GMT -9)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 907
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Palmer Zip Codes

Palmer Demographics

Palmer Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Male9,78751.84 %51.66 %49.04 %
Female9,09348.16 %48.34 %50.96 %
Males / Female1.08-1.070.96
Total Population18,880100.00 %--
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Palmer Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years1,3116.94 %7.60 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years1,6408.69 %8.58 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years1,90710.10 %9.04 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years1,8039.55 %8.00 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years9214.88 %6.37 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years2,19411.62 %14.27 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years3,57818.95 %18.18 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years2,96615.71 %15.13 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years8014.24 %4.36 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years5212.76 %2.76 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years7644.05 %3.59 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years3681.95 %1.69 %4.38 %
85 years and over1060.56 %0.42 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)33.7-31.337.7
18 years and over12,81267.86 %69.55 %74.27 %
Male
6,67235.34 %36.02 %35.85 %
Female
6,14032.52 %33.54 %38.42 %
21 years and over11,97963.45 %65.44 %69.92 %
62 years and over1,5418.16 %7.22 %14.65 %
65 years and over1,2386.56 %5.70 %12.42 %
Male
5783.06 %2.67 %5.12 %
Female
6603.50 %3.03 %7.30 %
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Palmer Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
One race18,03695.53 %94.55 %97.55 %
White
16,47987.28 %69.32 %75.21 %
Black or African American
2061.09 %3.48 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,0245.42 %15.60 %0.87 %
Asian
1490.79 %4.02 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
120.06 %0.12 %0.59 %
Chinese
230.12 %0.23 %0.85 %
Filipino
590.31 %2.03 %0.65 %
Japanese
170.09 %0.23 %0.28 %
Korean
190.10 %0.73 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
100.05 %0.13 %0.39 %
Other Asian
90.05 %0.55 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
340.18 %0.53 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
150.08 %0.11 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.00 %0.04 %0.02 %
Samoan
150.08 %0.27 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
40.02 %0.11 %0.04 %
Some other race
1440.76 %1.60 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4232.24 %4.13 %13.70 %
Mexican
2281.21 %2.13 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
360.19 %0.42 %2.46 %
Cuban
70.04 %0.09 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
1520.81 %1.49 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino18,45797.76 %95.87 %86.30 %
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Palmer Social Profile

Palmer School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,857100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
3556.06 %5.82 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
2524.30 %5.42 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
3,04051.90 %48.99 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
1,49325.49 %22.37 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
71712.24 %17.41 %22.81 %
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Palmer Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over11,246100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
2452.18 %4.12 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,0139.01 %7.52 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
3,33029.61 %27.85 %28.63 %
High school or higher
9,98888.81 %88.36 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
3,35829.86 %28.59 %21.05 %
Associate degree
1,0469.30 %7.16 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
1,47113.08 %16.15 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
2,25420.04 %24.76 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
7836.96 %8.61 %8.86 %
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Palmer Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported21,079100.00 %--
Arab150.07 %0.12 %0.42 %
Czech950.45 %0.54 %0.59 %
Danish2181.03 %0.84 %0.50 %
Dutch5332.53 %1.73 %1.58 %
English2,29310.88 %8.84 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)9104.32 %2.96 %2.90 %
French Canadian2161.02 %0.98 %0.85 %
German4,25920.20 %15.24 %14.93 %
Greek350.17 %0.23 %0.40 %
Hungarian310.15 %0.33 %0.49 %
Irish2,32711.04 %9.94 %10.65 %
Italian6182.93 %2.63 %5.47 %
Lithuanian40.02 %0.14 %0.23 %
Norwegian1,1545.47 %3.87 %1.56 %
Polish5752.73 %1.94 %3.12 %
Portuguese1100.52 %0.31 %0.41 %
Russian2621.24 %1.10 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish3661.74 %1.73 %1.50 %
Scottish3621.72 %2.31 %1.70 %
Slovak390.19 %0.12 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African170.08 %0.26 %0.62 %
Swedish7303.46 %2.44 %1.39 %
Swiss1110.53 %0.37 %0.32 %
Ukrainian190.09 %0.23 %0.31 %
United States or American1,3886.58 %5.22 %7.18 %
Welsh2711.29 %0.79 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)230.11 %0.18 %0.65 %
Other ancestries4,09819.44 %34.60 %31.89 %
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Palmer Economy

Palmer Employment

GroupNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over13,626100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
7,09352.05 %51.78 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
6,53347.95 %48.22 %51.68 %
In labor force
8,93765.59 %71.31 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
4,94455.32 %55.42 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
3,99344.68 %44.58 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
8,75864.27 %67.57 %63.10 %
Employed
7,99458.67 %61.46 %59.39 %
Unemployed
7645.61 %6.11 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-8.55 %8.56 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
1791.31 %3.74 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
4,68934.41 %28.69 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers5,19164.94 %64.93 %78.40 %
Government workers1,88923.63 %26.77 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business87210.91 %8.00 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers420.53 %0.30 %0.31 %
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Palmer Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations2,70633.85 %34.44 %33.60 %
Service occupations1,28316.05 %15.60 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations1,90323.81 %26.17 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations921.15 %1.43 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,24215.54 %11.59 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7689.61 %10.77 %14.63 %
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Palmer Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4685.85 %4.74 %1.87 %
Construction85510.70 %7.30 %6.80 %
Manufacturing2072.59 %3.28 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade2112.64 %2.57 %3.60 %
Retail trade87110.90 %11.62 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5777.22 %8.91 %5.19 %
Information2543.18 %2.72 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2583.23 %4.60 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6287.86 %7.59 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services1,84623.09 %21.75 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6147.68 %8.57 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)4655.82 %5.64 %4.88 %
Public administration7409.26 %10.69 %4.83 %
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Palmer Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Households6,242100.00 %221,289106,788,273
Less than $10,000
3856.17 %5.60 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
2123.40 %4.94 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
64510.33 %10.33 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
68610.99 %11.27 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
96815.51 %16.02 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
1,49824.00 %22.06 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
89514.34 %13.71 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
67710.85 %11.46 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1662.66 %2.74 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
1101.76 %1.87 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$53,621.00-$38,192.97$39,349.33
Average household size2.90-3.082.58
Average income per member of household$18,490.00-$12,417.65$15,252.86
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Palmer Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over7,957100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
5,58970.24 %66.64 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,28816.19 %15.50 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
951.19 %1.80 %4.73 %
Walked
2192.75 %7.19 %2.94 %
Other means
3584.50 %4.76 %1.20 %
Worked at home
4085.13 %4.12 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)40 minutes-12.8 minutes26.3 minutes
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Palmer Housing

Palmer Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units6,922100.00 %257,005117,282,697
Occupied housing units
6,22589.93 %85.99 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
4,87870.47 %53.74 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
1,34719.46 %32.25 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
69710.07 %14.01 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
2763.99 %7.15 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.50 %-2.86 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate7.10 %-10.46 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.01-3.232.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.52-2.692.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units6,898100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
5,41978.56 %57.99 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
440.64 %7.13 %5.68 %
2 units
1952.83 %5.55 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
2513.64 %7.47 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
1932.80 %5.82 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
540.78 %3.07 %3.99 %
20 or more units
1532.22 %5.48 %8.59 %
Mobile home
5658.19 %6.86 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
240.35 %0.64 %0.22 %
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Palmer Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units6,898100.00 %--
1 room
3314.80 %6.27 %2.21 %
2 rooms
4616.68 %9.14 %4.88 %
3 rooms
5798.39 %12.34 %10.06 %
4 rooms
98814.32 %17.80 %15.95 %
5 rooms
1,30518.92 %18.48 %20.92 %
6 rooms
97514.13 %13.51 %18.39 %
7 rooms
94213.66 %9.63 %11.98 %
8 rooms
6589.54 %6.43 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
6599.55 %6.39 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.3-3.75.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units6,227100.00 %--
1.00 or less
5,81693.40 %78.68 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
2183.50 %3.91 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
1933.10 %3.45 %2.54 %
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Palmer Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas4,08959.28 %39.58 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1612.33 %1.89 %5.96 %
Electricity3995.78 %8.82 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1,29018.70 %30.81 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.42 %0.12 %
Wood2593.75 %3.12 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel230.33 %0.94 %0.35 %
No fuel used60.09 %0.44 %1.25 %
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Palmer Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units3,800100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
1594.18 %6.21 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
84822.32 %16.21 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1,50639.63 %31.68 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
82421.68 %26.23 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
3589.42 %14.64 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
992.61 %4.11 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
00.00 %0.73 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
60.16 %0.18 %0.56 %
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Palmer Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage2,97678.32 %74.49 %69.56 %
Less than $300
00.00 %0.20 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
681.79 %1.81 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
2125.58 %4.17 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
80221.11 %12.43 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1,18431.16 %29.33 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
50513.29 %18.28 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
2055.39 %8.26 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged82421.68 %25.51 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,23832.58 %32.56 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent60715.97 %18.22 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent53914.18 %15.10 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent3058.03 %10.63 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent3178.34 %6.82 %6.01 %
35 percent or more73519.34 %16.19 %15.91 %
Not computed591.55 %0.48 %0.85 %
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Palmer Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units1,294100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
312.40 %1.39 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
473.63 %2.53 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
26420.40 %11.69 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
46035.55 %31.74 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
24018.55 %22.44 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
13910.74 %13.75 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
282.16 %3.15 %2.89 %
No cash rent
856.57 %13.30 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)65350.46 %160.33 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent25019.32 %17.31 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent14010.82 %13.77 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent21116.31 %12.33 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent1048.04 %9.83 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent896.88 %7.41 %7.32 %
35 percent or more39630.60 %25.43 %29.47 %
Not computed1048.04 %13.92 %7.77 %

Palmer Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentAlaska Avg.National Avg.
None1522.20 %9.28 %9.57 %
11,56422.67 %29.18 %31.22 %
22,69839.11 %32.87 %34.76 %
3 or more1,81326.28 %14.70 %15.45 %
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