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   (County: Matanuska-susitna Borough)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Houston City, Alaska give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Houston City, Alaska)

Male:

Under 5 years : 60

5 to 9 years : 78

10 to 14 years : 101

15 to 17 years : 66

18 and 19 years : 24

20 years : 18

21 years : 14

22 to 24 years : 6

25 to 29 years : 69

30 to 34 years : 69

35 to 39 years : 143

40 to 44 years : 76

45 to 49 years : 89

50 to 54 years : 44

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 25

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 11

70 to 74 years : 17

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 68

5 to 9 years : 64

10 to 14 years : 48

15 to 17 years : 69

18 and 19 years : 32

20 years : 14

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 22

25 to 29 years : 20

30 to 34 years : 46

35 to 39 years : 77

40 to 44 years : 32

45 to 49 years : 66

50 to 54 years : 37

55 to 59 years : 44

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 13

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 10

75 to 79 years : 4

80 to 84 years : 2

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Houston City, Alaska)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 908

Multiple ancestry : 575

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 4

Ancestry not reported : 141


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Houston City, Alaska)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,589

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 16

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 7

Not a U.S. citizen : 16


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Houston City, Alaska)

Total:

Under 5 years : 128

5 to 17 years : 426

18 to 24 years : 130

25 to 34 years : 204

35 to 44 years : 328

45 to 54 years : 236

55 to 59 years : 66

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 38

65 to 74 years : 55

75 years and over : 9

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 112

5 to 17 years : 238

18 to 24 years : 61

25 to 34 years : 83

35 to 44 years : 22

45 to 54 years : 10

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 9

75 years and over : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 17 years : 188

18 to 24 years : 69

25 to 34 years : 109

35 to 44 years : 302

45 to 54 years : 222

55 to 59 years : 38

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 38

65 to 74 years : 36

75 years and over : 9

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 4

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 9

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 10

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Houston City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 274

Female : 280

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 649

Female : 386

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 16

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 4

Female : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Houston City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence : 456

Born in other state in the United States : 976

Native: born outside the United States : 12

Foreign born : 23


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Houston City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 165

Now married, except separated : 48

Divorced : 51

Separated : 0

Widowed : 7

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 274

Now married, except separated : 351

Divorced : 143

Separated : 90

Widowed : 41

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 12

Divorced : 4

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 8

Widowed : 7


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Houston City, Alaska)

Speak only English : 1,447

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

German:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Houston City, Alaska

  • Other Groups: 331   (27.0%)
  • German: 160   (13.0%)
  • Irish: 152   (12.4%)
  • United States Or American: 114   (9.3%)
  • English: 102   (8.3%)
  • Norwegian: 65   (5.3%)
  • Dutch: 38   (3.1%)
  • Italian: 33   (2.7%)
  • Scottish: 29   (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 28   (2.3%)
  • Russian: 26   (2.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 25   (2.0%)
  • Danish: 23   (1.9%)
  • Polish: 16   (1.3%)
  • Swedish: 16   (1.3%)
  • Welsh: 14   (1.1%)
  • European: 11   (0.9%)
  • Greek: 8   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 7   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 7   (0.6%)
  • Austrian: 4   (0.3%)
  • Celtic: 4   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 4   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 3   (0.2%)
  • New Zealander: 2   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.2%)
  • British: 2   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Houston City, Alaska is 1,628



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Houston City, Alaska: 943
Female Population in Houston City, Alaska: 685


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Houston City, Alaska: 31.5
Median Female Resident Age in Houston City, Alaska: 30.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alaska is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Houston City, Alaska


White


Both sexes

39.0

Male

39.1

Female

38.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

48.5

Male

49.5

Female

20.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.0

Male

26.5

Female

27.5

Asian


Both sexes

32.8

Male

10.5

Female

60.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

32.0

Male

0.0

Female

32.0

Other


Both sexes

24.5

Male

11.5

Female

32.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.5

Male

17.6

Female

17.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

17.0

Male

15.7

Female

19.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.5

Male

39.7

Female

39.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Houston City, Alaska


  • White: 1,467
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 27
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 10
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 124



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Houston City, Alaska citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Houston City, Alaska

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (1.02%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (3.32%)
  • 10th Grade: 15   (3.84%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (3.32%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (3.84%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 183   (46.8%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 37   (9.46%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 61   (15.6%)
  • Associate Degree: 18   (4.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 24   (6.14%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (2.05%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (1.18%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (1.18%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (1.18%)
  • 10th Grade: 16   (4.72%)
  • 11th Grade: 12   (3.54%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 14   (4.13%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 133   (39.23%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 35   (10.32%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 57   (16.81%)
  • Associate Degree: 22   (6.49%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 31   (9.14%)
  • Master's Degree: 3   (0.88%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1.18%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)







Museums Near Houston City, Alaska


  • 1940 Air Terminal Museum


    8325 Travelair St, Houston, TX 77061
    http://www.1940airterminal.org

  • 610 Historical Foundation


    1006 Crossroads Drive, Houston, TX 77079

  • Acres Homes Historical Society Inc


    9901 Gene Maury, Houston, TX 77088

  • Air Rescue Museum


    2001 Holcombe Blvd Unit 2105, Houston, TX 77030

  • Alamo Foundation


    7777 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007

  • America 76 Hose Co


    235 Southbrook Cir, Houston, TX 77060

  • American Cowboy Museum


    11822 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77045
    http://www.americancowboymuseum.org

  • American Indian Genocide Museum


    4810 Walker St, Houston, TX 77011

  • American Women Writers National Museum


    Po Box 22365, Houston, TX 77046
    http://www.americanwomenwritersnationalmuse

  • Art League Of Houston


    1953 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006
    http://www.artleaguehouston.org

  • Avenue Community Development Corporation


    , Houston, TX 77007

  • B H Rutherford Yates Museum


    1314 Andrews St, Houston, TX 77019

  • Babydoll Museum Inc


    4203 Yoakum Blvd Ste 200, Houston, TX 77006

  • Barrett Historical Society


    8630 Shotwell Street, Houston, TX 77016

  • Battleship Texas Foundation Inc


    3527 Battleground Rd, Houston, TX 77055

  • Bay Area Genealogical Society


    Po Box891447, Houston, TX 77062

  • Bear Creek Genealogical Society & Library Incorporated


    Po Box 842661, Houston, TX 77084

  • Bear Facts & Imagntn Museum


    2726 Westerland Dr, Houston, TX 77063

  • Beer Can House


    222 Malone St, Houston, TX 77007
    http://www.beercanhouse.org

  • Boren-reagor Springs Historical Society Inc


    8973 Briar Forest Dr, Houston, TX 77024

  • Box 13 Artspace


    6700 Harrisburg Blvd, Houston, TX 77011
    http://www.box13artspace.com

  • Brandywind Crucible Inc


    254 Old Spring Ln, Houston, TX 77015

  • Brownsville Historical Society


    334 Front St, Houston, PA 15342

  • Bryan Texana Foundation


    1331 Lamar St Ste 1450, Houston, TX 77010

  • Buffalo Bayou Artpark


    829 Allston St, Houston, TX 77007
    http://www.bbap-houston.org

  • Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum


    4011 Yupon St, Houston, TX 77006
    http://www.byzantinefrescochapel.org

  • Camerata Ventapane


    7220 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77030

  • Cc Concourse Delegance


    3724 Albans Road, Houston, TX 77005

  • Center For African American Military History Inc


    3816 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004
    http://www.buffalosoldiermuseum.com

  • Center For Texas Cultural Heritage


    Po Box 3404, Houston, TX 77002


* There are 107 more museums in Houston City, Alaska not display here.

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Houston City, Alaska affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Houston City, Alaska.

Area Features of Houston City, Alaska


Airport


(1) Beaver Lake Seaplane Base   (2) Birch Creek Landing   (3) Birch Creek Landing Airport   (4) Black Spruce Airport   (5) Blodgett Lake Seaplane Base   (6) Carl S Landing   (7) Cizek North Airport   (8) Cubdivision Airport   (9) Fisher Airport   (10) Gus Landing Airport   (11) Honeybee Lake Aero Park   (12) Hoppe S Seaplane Base   (13) Horseshoe Lake Seaplane Base   (14) Hunt Strip   (15) Jones Landing Seaplane Base   (16) Kashwitna Lake Seaplane Base   (17) Kramer Airport   (18) Kucera Residence Airport   (19) Kucera Seaplane Base   (20) Leisurewood Airstrip   (21) Lincoln Village Airpark   (22) Long Lake Airport   (23) Long Lake Seaplane Base   (24) Mels Airport   (25) Minuteman Lake Seaplane Base   (26) Minuteman Strip   (27) Montana Creek Airport   (28) Morvro Lake Seaplane Base   (29) Nancy Lake Seaplane Base   (30) North Cubs Strip   (31) Pan Lake Strip   (32) Reids Landing   (33) Rustic Wilderness Airport   (34) Satterbergs Airport   (35) Secluded Lake Airport   (36) Seymour Lake Seaplane Base   (37) Skid Marks Airport   (38) Thomas Strip   (39) Toad Lake Strip   (40) Trio Estates Airport   (41) Tulakes Airport   (42) Twin Lake Airport   (43) Valley Flying Crown Airport   (44) Visnaw Lake Seaplane Base   (45) West Beaver Airport   (46) West Beaver Seaplane Base   (47) Willow Airport   (48) Willow Seaplane Base   (49) Wolf Track Airport  

Area


(1) Ch Aten Kaq   (2) Dun E   (3) K T Usq A Kaq   (4) Kilbitnu Kaq   (5) Q Is Kaq  

Bay


(1) K Itudaghi Ut  

Building


(1) Alaska State Troopers Talkeetna   (2) Houston Ambulance Service   (3) Houston Police Department   (4) Houston Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Sunshine Ambulance Service   (6) Sunshine Community Health Center Talkeetna   (7) Sunshine Community Health Center Willow   (8) Talkeetna Volunteer Fire Department Station 11 - 2   (9) Willow Ambulance Service   (10) Willow Fire Department   (11) Willow Volunteer Fire Department Station 12 - 2  

Census


(1) Susitna North Census Designated Place   (2) Willow Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) City Of Houston  

Gut


(1) Wallys Slough  

Island


(1) Waldron Island  

Lake


(1) Airolo Lake   (2) Bald Lake   (3) Bear Paw Lake   (4) Beaver Lakes   (5) Beaver Tail Lake   (6) Beaverhouse Lake   (7) Bench Lake   (8) Benka Lake   (9) Big Beaver Lake   (10) Birch Lake   (11) Blanket Lake   (12) Blodgett Lake   (13) Bottle Lake   (14) Buckley Lake Number One   (15) Buckley Lake Number Two   (16) Caswell Lake   (17) Caswell Number 3 Lake   (18) Cathy Lake   (19) Charr Lake   (20) Cheri Lake   (21) Colt Lake   (22) Corcoran Lake   (23) Diana Lakes   (24) East Sunshine Lake   (25) Emil Lake   (26) Fish Lake   (27) Frazer Lake   (28) Frog Lake   (29) Frying Pan Lake   (30) Gene Lake   (31) Gosh Lake   (32) Gunmetal Lake   (33) Halfway Lake   (34) Heins Pond   (35) Heritage Lake   (36) Herkimer Lake   (37) Herning Lake   (38) Honeybee Lake   (39) Horseshoe Lake   (40) Houston Lake   (41) Jack Lake   (42) Jacknife Lake   (43) Jano Pond   (44) Jean Lake   (45) Johnson Pond   (46) Kashwitna Lake   (47) Kelly Lake   (48) Lake Five   (49) Lake Four   (50) Lake Lalen   (51) Lake Long   (52) Lake One   (53) Lake Six   (54) Lake Two   (55) Lilly Lake   (56) Little Beaver Lake   (57) Little Houston Lake   (58) Little Question Lake   (59) Long Lake   (60) Loon Lake   (61) Lynda Lake   (62) Lynne Lake   (63) Lynx Lake   (64) Maruro Lake   (65) Meadow Lakes   (66) Montana Lake   (67) Muleshoe Lake   (68) Nancy Lake   (69) North Friend Lake   (70) Orchid Lake   (71) Oriana Lake   (72) Owl Lake   (73) Pear Lake   (74) Prator Lake   (75) Pup Lake   (76) Question Lake   (77) Rainbow Lake   (78) Rocky Lake   (79) Ruth Lake   (80) Scott Lake   (81) Section House Lake   (82) Skeetna Lake   (83) South Friend Lake   (84) Spruce Lake   (85) Stepan Lake   (86) Stevens Lake   (87) Sunset Lake   (88) Sunshine Lakes   (89) Teakwood Lake   (90) Trigger Lake   (91) Twelvemile Lake   (92) Twin Lake   (93) Visnaw Lake   (94) West Beaver Lake   (95) West Lake   (96) Willow Lake   (97) Woman Lake   (98) Woody Lake   (99) Yates Pond   (100) Zero Lake  

Locale


(1) Kashwitna   (2) Nancy   (3) Rogers Creek  

Mine


(1) Houston Strip Mine  

Park


(1) Nancy Lake State Recreation Area  

Populated Place


(1) Caswell   (2) Fish Lake   (3) Houston   (4) Montana   (5) Montana Creek   (6) Sunshine   (7) Willow   (8) Willow Lake  

Post Office


(1) Houston Post Office   (2) Willow Post Office  

School


(1) Houston Junior And Senior High School  

Stream


(1) 196 Mile Creek   (2) 197 1 2 Mile Creek   (3) Answer Creek   (4) Betnu Hghilgeditnu   (5) Birch Creek   (6) Birch Creek Slough   (7) Buddy Creek   (8) Canyon Creek   (9) Caswell Creek   (10) Coho Creek   (11) Deception Creek   (12) East Fork Coho Creek   (13) Goose Creek   (14) Iron Creek   (15) Kashwitna River   (16) Lake Creek   (17) Lilly Creek   (18) Little Meadow Creek   (19) Little Montana Creek   (20) Lucile Creek   (21) Middle Fork Montana Creek   (22) Montana Creek   (23) North Fork Kashwitna River   (24) North Fork Montana Creek   (25) Peters Creek   (26) Purches Creek   (27) Question Creek   (28) Rabideux Creek   (29) Rogers Creek   (30) Sevenmile Creek   (31) Sheep Creek   (32) Sheep Creek Slough   (33) South Fork Montana Creek   (34) Sunshine Creek   (35) Teddy Creek   (36) Trapper Creek   (37) West Fork Coho Creek  

Summit


(1) Radar Hill  

Tower


(1) Kabn-am Long Island  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Houston City, Alaska

99694 (pop. 559)


Cities Nearby Houston City, Alaska

Houston City, AK  (pop. 1,628) 0.0 Miles
Meadow Lakes Cdp, AK  (pop. 6,438) 5.2 Miles
Big Lake Cdp, AK  (pop. 2,614) 6.2 Miles
Knik-fairview Cdp, AK  (pop. 10,595) 8.0 Miles
Wasilla City, AK  (pop. 9,616) 10.7 Miles
Tanaina Cdp, AK  (pop. 7,626) 11.3 Miles
Willow Cdp, AK  (pop. 1,543) 13.2 Miles
Matanuska-susitna Census Subarea, AK  (pop. 82,099) 14.3 Miles
Lakes Cdp, AK  (pop. 8,723) 15.4 Miles
Point Mackenzie Cdp, AK  (pop. 265) 16.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Houston City, Alaska

907





Latitude/Longitude of Houston City, Alaska

Lat: 61.608309 N        Long: -149.773719 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Houston City, Alaska need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alaska

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
  Total Electric Industry 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
  Total Electric Industry 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
  Total Electric Industry 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
  Total Electric Industry 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
  Total Electric Industry 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
  Total Electric Industry 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
  Total Electric Industry 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
  Total Electric Industry 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
  Total Electric Industry 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
  Total Electric Industry 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
  Total Electric Industry 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
  Total Electric Industry 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84
  Total Electric Industry 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Houston City, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 22   (5.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 31   (7.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 26   (6.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 50   (11.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 32   (7.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 29   (6.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 25   (5.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 31   (7.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 33   (7.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 43   (10.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 17   (4.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 11   (2.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 48   (11.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 24   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Houston City, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 478

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 41

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 13

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 9

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 11

Other means : 31

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Houston City, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 42

5 to 9 minutes : 43

10 to 14 minutes : 52

15 to 19 minutes : 57

20 to 24 minutes : 72

25 to 29 minutes : 22

30 to 34 minutes : 108

35 to 39 minutes : 22

40 to 44 minutes : 19

45 to 59 minutes : 35

60 to 89 minutes : 72

90 or more minutes : 39


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Houston City, Alaska)

With Social Security income : 90

No Social Security income : 398


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Houston City, Alaska)

With retirement income : 46

No retirement income : 442


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Houston City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 27

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 4

$50,000 to $59,999 : 53

$60,000 to $74,999 : 15

$75,000 to $99,999 : 61

$100,000 to $124,999 : 12

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 20

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Houston City, Alaska)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $55,563


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Houston City, Alaska

  • KAXX (1020 AM; 10.0 kW; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Tati Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KAXX (1020 AM; 10.0 kW; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Tati Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Ibew Local 1547 Investments, Llc)
  • KAGV (1110 AM; 10.0 kW; Houston, AK; Owner: Voice For Christ Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (1160 AM; 50.0 kW; Big Lake, AK; Owner: Steve King)
  • NEW (1200 AM; 50.0 kW; Big Lake, AK; Owner: Steve King)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Fred R And Evelyn K Morton)
  • NEW (1250 AM; 50.0 kW; Big Lake, AK; Owner: Steve King)
  • NEW (1310 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1360 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Jet Fuel Broadcasting)
  • NEW (1360 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Radio 786, Inc.)
  • NEW (1430 AM; 1.0 kW; Wasilla, AK; Owner: John N. Klapperich)
  • NEW (1470 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1540 AM; 50.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Jet Fuel Broadcasting)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Kmbq Corporation)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • NEW (800 AM; 45.0 kW; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Ruth Pollack, Executrix Of Estate Of Chester P. Coleman)
  • NEW (880 AM; 0.25 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Scott Powell)
  • NEW (880 AM; 0.25 kW; Big Lake, AK; Owner: Steve King)

FM Radio Stations Near Houston City, Alaska

  • KBFX (100.5 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KBFX (100.5 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • NEW (100.9 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KGOT (101.3 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KDBZ (102.1 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: New Northwest Broadcasters, Llc)
  • KMXS (103.1 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KBRJ (104.1 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KMVV (104.9 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: World Radio Link, Incorporated)
  • KWHL (106.5 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KAKL (88.5 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KJHA (88.7 FM; Houston, AK; Owner: Evangelistic Alaska Missionary Fellowship, Inc.)
  • KJLP (88.9 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting Inc)
  • KATB (89.3 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Blessed Hope Baptist Mission)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Radio Free Palmer, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Chickaloon, AK; Owner: Radio Free Palmer, Inc.)
  • KNBA (90.3 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Koahnic Broadcast Corporation)
  • KSKA (91.1 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Alaska Public Telecom., Inc.)
  • KAFC (93.7 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting, Inc)
  • KZND-FM (94.7 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Tati Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KEAG (97.3 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KLEF (98.1 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Chinook Concert Broadcasters)
  • KYMG (98.9 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KMBQ (99.7 FM; Big Lake, AK; Owner: Kmbq Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Houston City, Alaska

  • KTVA (Channel 11; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Alaska Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KIMO (Channel 13; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Smith Media License Holdings, Llc)
  • KTUU-TV (Channel 2; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Channel 2 Broadcasting Company)
  • KTBY (Channel 4; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Piedmont Television Of Anchorage License Llc)
  • KAKM (Channel 7; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc)
  • 960916KE (Channel 9; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Alaska Broadcast Tv, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Houston City, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 43  (17.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 19  (7.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 41  (16.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (2.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 99  (40.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 50  (23.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 60  (28.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 74  (35.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (2.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Houston City, Alaska


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Houston City, Alaska

  • Big Lake Airport


    (about 5.2 miles in Wasilla, Alaska; Airport Code: BGQ)

  • Wasilla Airport


    (about 8.1 miles in Wasilla, Alaska; Airport Code: WWA)

  • Wasilla Airport


    (about 10.6 miles in Wasilla, Alaska; Airport Code: WSI)

  • Willow Airport


    (about 13.6 miles in Houston, Alaska; Airport Code: WOW)

  • Goose Bay AAF


    (about 14.9 miles in Wasilla, Alaska; Airport Code: GBA)

  • Palmer Municipal


    (about 22.6 miles in Wasilla, Alaska; Airport Code: PAQ)

  • Elmendorf AFB


    (about 24.7 miles in Anchorage, Alaska; Airport Code: EDF)

  • Merrill Field


    (about 27.2 miles in Anchorage, Alaska; Airport Code: MRI)

  • Lake Hood Strip


    (about 29.8 miles in Anchorage, Alaska; Airport Code: DQL)

  • Ted Stevens Anchorage International


    (about 30.9 miles in Anchorage, Alaska; Airport Code: ANC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Houston City, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

70.70%

Carpooled

14.42%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.93%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

4.19%

Other Means

7.91%

Worked At Home

1.86%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Houston City, Alaska, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Houston City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 170

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 40

Female householder, no husband present : 79

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 168

Householder not living alone : 31


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Houston City, Alaska)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 23

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 37

All other households : 428


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Houston City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 147

Renter-occupied housing units : 23

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 38

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 67

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 155

Renter-occupied housing units : 44


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Houston City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 50

$10,000 to $14,999 : 23

$15,000 to $19,999 : 32

$20,000 to $24,999 : 42

$25,000 to $29,999 : 41

$30,000 to $34,999 : 46

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 20

$50,000 to $59,999 : 60

$60,000 to $74,999 : 27

$75,000 to $99,999 : 77

$100,000 to $124,999 : 14

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $199,999 : 24

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Houston City, Alaska)

Total : 615


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Houston City, Alaska)

Occupied : 488

Vacant : 127


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Houston City, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Houston City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 7

Built 2000 to 2004 : 74

Built 1990 to 1999 : 156

Built 1980 to 1989 : 198

Built 1970 to 1979 : 103

Built 1960 to 1969 : 57

Built 1950 to 1959 : 16

Built 1940 to 1949 : 4

Built 1939 or earlier : 0


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Houston City, Alaska)

Utility gas : 57

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 22

Electricity : 23

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 270

Coal or coke : 7

Wood : 85

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 17

No fuel used : 7


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Houston City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 5

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $49,999 : 13

$50,000 to $59,999 : 5

$60,000 to $69,999 : 4

$70,000 to $79,999 : 22

$80,000 to $89,999 : 15

$90,000 to $99,999 : 27

$100,000 to $124,999 : 41

$125,000 to $149,999 : 23

$150,000 to $174,999 : 70

$175,000 to $199,999 : 46

$200,000 to $249,999 : 32

$250,000 to $299,999 : 27

$300,000 to $399,999 : 21

$400,000 to $499,999 : 11

$500,000 to $749,999 : 5

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Houston City, Alaska)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 45

Home equity loan only : 31

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 3

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 212

Housing units without a mortgage : 116


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Houston City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $159,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $122,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $158,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $165,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $36,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $160,000

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Houston City, Alaska: 64.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Houston City, Alaska

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Houston City, Alaska

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Houston City, AK): $39,615
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Houston City): $89,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Houston City): $575
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Houston City, Alaska

Utility Gas: 2.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 9.2%
Electricity: 7.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 70.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 8.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Houston City, Alaska are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Houston City, Alaska

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 5 $14,802 26 $4,668 419 $35,525 $11.14
Financial Administration 1 $3,619 0 $0 0 $43,428 --
Other Government Administration 1 $2,200 8 $1,004 99 $26,400 $10.14
Police Protection - Officers 1 $2,915 1 $903 36 $34,980 $25.08
Firefighters 0 $0 15 $1,245 169 $0 $7.37
Streets and Highways 1 $3,154 1 $664 23 $37,848 $28.87
Health 1 $2,915 1 $851 91 $34,980 $9.35

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Houston City, Alaska

Mat-su Regional Home Care


     Address: 950 E Bogard, Ste 132, Wasilla, Alaska 99654
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/22/1987

Southcentral Foundation Home Based Services Certif


     Address: 4160 Tudor Center Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/17/1996

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc


     Address: 4241 B Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/23/2006

Providence Home Health Care


     Address: 3546 Latouche Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/17/1982

Denali Home Health And Hospice, An Amedisys Co


     Address: 3935 Reka Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/7/1996

Hospitals Close To Houston City, Alaska

Mat-su Regional Medical Center


     Address: 2500 South Woodworth Loop, Palmer, Alaska 99645
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Providence Alaska Medical Center


     Address: Box 196604, Anchorage, Alaska 99519
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Alaska Regional Hospital


     Address: 2801 Debarr Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

"alaska Native Medical Center, Phs"


     Address: 4315 Diplomacy Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

St Elias Specialty Hospital


     Address: 4800 Cordova Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Houston City, Alaska

Providence Extended Care Ctr


     Address: 4900 Eagle Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 198
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Mary Conrad Center


     Address: 9100 Centennial Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Heritage Place


     Address: 232 Rockwell Avenue, Soldotna, Alaska 99669
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Providence Seward Med & Care Center Ltc


     Address: 431 First Street (p.o. Box 430), Seward, Alaska 99664
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 70%

Providence Valdez Medical Center


     Address: 911 Meals Avenue, Valdez, Alaska 99686
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 90%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Houston City, Alaska

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 1,606 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Houston City, Alaska

    Retired Workers: 45
    Disabled Workers: 20
    Widowers Workers: 10
    Spouses Workers: 5
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)





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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Houston City, Alaska citizens.

Relocation to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

11.14 % of Matanuska-Susitna Borough tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $46,822

Alaska Average 9.33 %

0.15 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,816

Alaska Average 0.30 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 4.83 % ($52,567 AGI )
  • Kenai Peninsula Boro , AK 0.35 % ($45,270 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 0.27 % ($54,529 AGI )

Relocation away from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

7.39 % of Matanuska-Susitna Borough tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,283

Alaska Average 9.43 %

0.10 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $42,760

Alaska Average 0.25 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 2.35 % ($37,449 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 0.29 % ($28,901 AGI )
  • Kenai Peninsula Boro , AK 0.22 % ($35,962 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alaska

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alaska

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Houston City, Alaska is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Houston City, Alaska directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Houston City, Alaska

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 0 0 1 2 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 69 0 0 0 44 83 n/a n/a n/a
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 2 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 123 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a 9 7 3 3 4 16 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 625 429 151 139 174 663 n/a n/a n/a
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 10 8 9 8 18 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 208 613 402 418 348 746 n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a 13 17 24 17 14 27 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 903 1,043 1,205 790 609 1,119 n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 6 8 3 5 8 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 69 368 402 139 218 332 n/a n/a n/a
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 4 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 245 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 2 0 0 1 5 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 9 10 7 7 13 n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 6 5 4 4 9 n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Alaska

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2,873 4,219 3,032 5,300 1,885 1,842 2,779 2,000 2,140 2,165


(updated 2014)



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