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Quick facts about Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

Typical home price:

$356K

 

Commute time (Minutes):

34

 

Employment rate (%):

57

 

Mean Hours Worked (female):

37

 

Arson (per 1000):

0.06

 

Auto Theft (per 1000):

3.4

 

Burglary (per 1000):

4.3

 

Larceny (per 1000):

42

 

Aggravated Assault (per 1000):

3.3

 

Murder (per 1000):

1

 

Rape (per 1000):

0.58

 

Robbery (per 1000):

0.19

 

Total Property Crimes (per 1000):

49

 

Total Violent Crimes (per 1000):

4.1

 

Cigarette Tax:

$2

 

Mean Hours Worked (male):

45

 

Poverty (%):

11

 

Homeownership rate (%):

67

 

Vacant Housing Units:

57K

 

Total Employer Establishments:

21K

 

Average Family Size:

3.3

 

Average travel time to work (minutes):

20

 

Foreign-born population (%):

8.1

 

Monthly rent:

$1.1K

 

State tax burden:

5%

 

Mountains:

Less than 1 hour

 

Coast:

Within 1 hour

 

Population Density:

Very sparse

 

2 hours to major airport:

yes

 

Day temp in summer (°F):

65

 

Day temp in winter (°F):

25

 

Humidity (%):

73.63% - 81.66%

 

Sun:

Not much sun

 

Precipitation:

Some precipitation

 

% adults with BA+:

22%

 

Amount of veterans (%):

11

 

Religious Population (%):

31

 

Median age:

35

 

Avg grade school test scores vs national avg:

0.028

 

Unemployment rate (%):

4.4

 

Earthquake risk:

Relatively Moderate

 

Hurricane risk:

Not Applicable

 

Tornado risk:

Very Low

 

Wildfire risk:

Insufficient Data

 

Drought risk:

No Rating