Tununak, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tununak, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Tununak Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bethel (CA) Borough at latitude 60.6071 and longitude -165.1283. Bethel (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal official name is the Tununak Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Tununak, Alaska.

The U5 Census Class Code for Tununak indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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

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Tununak, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 333
Population in Households 333
Population in Familes 305
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 3.87
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $145,833
Average Home Value $222,083


Median Household Income $40,239
Average Household Income $53,736
Per Capita Income $12,651
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.43% 0.77%
Households 0.56% 0.91%
Families 0.34% 0.57%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
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, 2014 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 # 156 56th
Population Density1 # 240 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 305 14th
Median Household Income # 229 36th
Per Capita Income # 303 15th

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