Tununak, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tununak, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Tununak Census Designated Place had a population of 331 as of July 1, 2015. Tununak ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tununak is located at latitude 60.6071 and longitude -165.1283 in Bethel (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Tununak Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 60.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Tununak Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419268) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Tununak Census Designated Place is located within the Lower Kuskokwim Census Subarea of Bethel (CA) Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tununak population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tununak: Dununak, Dununuk, Tananak, Tanuna, Tanunah, Tanunak, Tununa, Tununeq, Tununuk.

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Tununak Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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Tununak, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 331
Population in Households 331
Population in Familes 304
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 3.85
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $159,375
Average Home Value $212,288


Median Household Income $41,487
Average Household Income $54,862
Per Capita Income $12,994
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.66%
Households 0.45% 0.69%
Families 0.28% 0.57%
Median Household Income   4.24%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Tununak, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tununak to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 154 56th
Population Density1 # 240 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 300 15th
Median Household Income # 212 40th
Per Capita Income # 300 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.