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Houston
Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska

ZipCodes
99694




Page Contents for Houston, Alaska

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Alaska state capital is Juneau.
The population of Houston is approximately 1,614 2005, 1912 2010.
The approximate number of families is 581 1990, 731 2010.
The amount of land area in Houston is 61.485 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Houston is 22.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.915 sq kilometers.
The distance from Houston to Washington DC is 3675 miles.
The distance to the Alaska state capital is 623 miles. (as the crow flies)
Houston is positioned 61.62 degrees north of the equator and 149.78 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Houston elevation is 244 feet above sea level.
Houston per capita income is $ 17,213 2000.
Houston median income is $ 39,300 2005.
The Houston median home price is $ 105,400 2005.

Location

in south-central Alaska about 29 miles from Anchorage and about 22 miles from Wasilla. Other nearby communities include Big Lake, Meadow Lakes, Knik, Willow, Point MacKenzie and Tanaina.
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History & History Related Items

The area was first known as Houston Siding when listed in 1917 on a Railroad map. The city was incorporated in 1966. The area was devastated by a large wildfire that burned here in June of 1996.
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Houston Chamber

Houston Chamber of Commerce Phone: 907 841-4335

Houston Organizations

Houston Chamber of Commerce Phone: 907 841-4335

Houston Schools

Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District

HIGHER EDUCATION
Matanuska-Susitna College
PO Box 2889
Palmer, AK 99645
Phone: 907-745-9774 Houston

Miscellany

The population of Houston was:
1990 - 697
2000 - 1,202
2005 - 1,614
Median Household income:
2000 -$ 39,615
2005 - $ 39,300

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 91,400
2005 - $ 105,400

Median age:
2000 - 34.1 years


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