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Scottsdale, Arizona
Wasilla, Alaska
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Scottsdale is 72% more densely populated than Wasilla.
People are 2% more likely to be married in Wasilla.
The Median Age is 13.6 years older in Scottsdale.

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PEOPLE
 Scottsdale, AZWasilla, AKUnited States
 Population236,8399,284321,418,820
 Population - 2010218,7707,488308,745,538
 Population - 2000202,7055,469285,036,114
 Population - 1990130,0694,028251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now82.09%130.49%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now16.84%69.76%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,28875091
 Land Area184123,531,905
 Water Area01264,837
 Median Age46.132.537.4
 Female Population51.76%51.23%50.81%
 Male Population48.24%48.78%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Scottsdale, AZWasilla, AKUnited States
 Age 0 to 44.42%7.54%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.62%8.45%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.85%8.34%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.33%4.43%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.61%4.08%4.35%
 Age 21 to 244.22%5.95%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3412.10%14.76%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.33%10.41%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5415.22%14.95%14.09%
 Age 55 to 598.03%6.47%6.57%
 Age 60 to 647.23%5.32%5.72%
 Age 65 to 7411.74%4.54%7.64%
 Age 75 to 846.26%3.69%4.26%
 Age 85 and over3.06%1.07%1.85%
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 RACE
 Scottsdale, AZWasilla, AKUnited States
 White81.69%77.45%62.77%
 Black1.72%2.13%12.24%
 Asian3.99%2.11%4.95%
 Native American0.95%5.18%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.05%0.17%0.16%
 Other0.15%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.71%9.52%2.13%
 Hispanic9.75%3.46%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic90.26%96.54%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Scottsdale, AZWasilla, AKUnited States
 Households100,8913,094116,211,000
 Family Households58,3841,96376,958,100
 Non Family Households42,5071,13139,253,000
 Household Size2.22.692.63
 Married Population52.72%50.26%50.58%
 Single Population47.28%49.74%49.42%
 Now Married51.65%47.23%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.07%3.03%2.17%
 Never Married28.02%28.97%32.55%
 Widowed5.79%5.74%5.95%
 Divorced13.47%15.03%10.92%
 Married, w/children25.12%34.49%31.68%
 Married, no children55.63%36.42%41.44%
 Single, w/children10.64%21.40%16.94%
 Single, no children8.62%7.69%9.95%
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