Palmer Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

Palmer: City in Alaska, USA

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Location of Palmer on Alaska map.

About

Palmer is a city located in the county of Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,937. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 7,456 inhabitants.

The city was created 70 years ago in 1951.

Geography

Palmer is located at 61°35'58"N 149°6'52"W (61.5994100, -149.1145600).

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Palmer Quick Facts

Population : 7,456 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Postal code : 99645
Phone Area Codes : 907
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 233 feet / 71 meters
Capital city : Palmer is capital of Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Establishment : April 04, 1951 (70 years ago)
Time Zone : Alaska Time Zone
Local time : 06:33:03 (14th June 2021)
Population growth : 20.37% (2010-2019)

Demographics

The population of Palmer increased by 20.37% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,937 - census
2011 6,140 3.31% estimation process
2012 6,290 2.38% estimation process
2013 6,341 0.8% estimation process
2014 6,498 2.42% estimation process
2015 6,730 3.45% estimation process
2016 7,025 4.2% estimation process
2017 7,195 2.36% estimation process
2018 7,228 0.46% estimation process
2019 7,456 3.06% estimation process

Palmer zip code is 99645. County name: Matanuska-Susitna, County fips: 02170

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People born in Palmer (8)

People born in Palmer, including sport shooter Corey Cogdell, Player of football Drew Mormino, writer, dogsledder Laird Barron, you can see a list of people who born in Palmer.

  • Tazlina Mannix (American cross-country skier)
  • David Registe (Dominica long jumper)
  • Cain Carter (musher)
  • Andrew Kurka (American para-alpine skier)
  • Chris O’Shea (Basketball coach)

Schools

College & universities near Palmer

Code Name City ZIP
102580 Alaska Bible College Palmer (AK) 99645

Other places with the same name (9)

Other cities in Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Matanuska-Susitna Borough , AK.

City Name Population Title
Wasilla 10,838 City in Alaska, USA
Meadow Lakes 7,570 Census designated place in Alaska, United States
Houston 2,412 City in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States
Willow 2,102 Census-designated place in Alaska, USA
Lazy Mountain 1,479 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Palmer distances to largest Alaska cities

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