Matanuska-Susitna Borough

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Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

350 E Dahlia Ave
Palmer, AK 99645
Phone: (907) 745-4801
Fax: (907) 745-9845

In south-central AK, north of Anchorage. Name Origin: For the Metanuska River, derived from Russian for 'copper river people,' variously spelled Matanooski, Mednofski, Miduuski; and the Susitna River, from Tanaina Indian meaning 'sandy river'; also spelled Sushitna, Sushit, Sutschitna, Sustchino.

Area (sq mi):: 25259.79 (land 24681.54; water 578.25) Population per square mile: 3.10
Population 2005: 76,006 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 28.10%; 1990-2000 49.50% Population 2000: 59,322 (White 86.30%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.70%; Other 11.10%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $21,105; median household $51,221; Population below poverty level: 11.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,902-$29,483
Unemployment (2004): 8.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 40.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly unanimously approved the plan to sell the ferry to the PRC for $1.75 million (Dh6.4 million) - a fraction of what the borough originally hoped to get for it.
The findings in this report are based on data obtained by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services from the two school districts in the Anchorage metropolitan statistical area: Anchorage School District (ASD) and Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District (MSBSD).
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Enstar is also working with the Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority, a state corporation, on right-of-way work for a possible pipeline to Glennallen from Enstar's pipeline system in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Izzo said.
Since 2002, she has been the school-to-work coordinator for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District in Palmer, Alaska.
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough is the second most populated region in Alaska with 104,365 residents based on July 2016 US Census data.
THE MATANUSKA-SUSITNA BOrough (Alaska) School District is located just north of Anchorage and covers approximately 25,000 square miles.
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough has an online resource of trails in the Valley ( which can be filtered by trail type or season.
Anchorage Home Prices Are Highest Average price of single-family house in 2016 Anchorage, Municipality $383,830 Juneau, City and Borough $373,046 Statewide $323,909 Ketchikan Gateway Borough $322,754 Kodiak Island Borough $303,396 Matanuska-Susitna Borough $283,204 Kenai Peninsula Borough $269,436 Fairbanks North Star Borough $257,654 Bethel $239,333 Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section and Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, Quarterly Survey of Mortgage Lending Activity Note: Table made from bar graph.