Palmer Alaska real estate is a great choice for military and civilian families alike.
If you’re into hiking, pack up your gear and hit the Lazy Mountain which features mountainous trails for both the cautious and the adventurous. There you will find ski trails suitable for beginners and experienced skiers. The Lazy Mountain Trail climbs 3,720 feet up and is not “lazy” at all; you will be sure to enjoy a unique experience and get a nice workout while you’re at it.
If you enjoy snowboarding, sledding or skiing, you can spend the day at Hatcher Pass enjoying groomed trails and lots of snow.
For families who prefer home-grown vegetables, Vanderweele Farms, grows fresh carrots and potatoes year round; they also grow baby lettuce, kale, broccoli, cabbage and strawberries in the Spring. For those of you who like going to your local farmer’s markets, you can visit the Colony Farmers’ Market and choose from a large selection of fresh vegetables, meats, eggs, jams, and more.
The town of Palmer is included in one of the fastest growing regions in Alaska known as the Matanuska-Susitna Valley (Mat-Su Valley). About 35 miles north of Anchorage, it is known for world record sized cabbages and vegetables. Carved by glaciers, there are thousands of lakes and rivers in the valley where coho, chum, chinook, sockeye, and pink salmon spawn their young.
In the past few years, winter temperatures in Palmer have been well into the high 40’s and snow has been minimal. August is the wettest month and April is the driest. There are 28-29 days of sub-zero lows and just 0.8 days of 80+ degree highs.
The median home value in Palmer, Alaska, is $268,500. Home appreciation is 4.20% over the last year.
Median Age: 30.8
Median Household income: $61,383
Average Household Size: The average household size is 2.72 people. 36.09% of people are married, with children. 25.31% have children, but are single.
Land Area: 5.153
Gender Population: 49.94% Female, 50.06% Male
The three most popular age groups in Palmer, Alaska: 25 to 34 (16.15%), 45 to 54 (14.23%), 35 to 44 (11.44%)
There are at least 11 public schools, four private, and two charter schools for ages K-8 in Palmer, Alaska. Palmer High School participates in the International Baccalaureate program, a program that allows high school students to take advanced courses that they can potentially earn college credit for.
Whether you’re looking to purchase or sell real estate in Palmer, Alaska, contact Military Movers Real Estate LLC and we will help you make an informed and smooth transition. Military Helping Military… Every Step of the Way!
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Listing Data Updated as of 08/17/2018