Slana, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Slana, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Slana Census Designated Place had a population of 147 as of July 1, 2015. Slana ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Slana is located at latitude 62.6169 and longitude -143.5197 in Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Slana Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 252.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.87 sq. miles. Valdez-Cordova (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 2,159 feet.

The Slana Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419222) 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 Slana Census Designated Place is located within the Copper River Census Subarea of Valdez-Cordova (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 Slana 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 Slana: Slana Roadhouse, Stl'aa Caegge.

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Slana Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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


Total Population 147
Population in Households 147
Population in Familes 116
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (26.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (62.9%)
Median Home Value $366,667
Average Home Value $579,167


Median Household Income $31,925
Average Household Income $47,428
Per Capita Income $20,342
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.27%
Households 0.25% 0.26%
Families 4.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.


Slana, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Slana 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 # 222 38th
Population Density1 # 316 11th
Diversity Index2 # 93 74th
Median Household Income # 297 16th
Per Capita Income # 191 47th

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