Takotna, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Takotna, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Takotna Census Designated Place had a population of 52 as of July 1, 2015. Takotna ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Takotna is located at latitude 62.9823 and longitude -156.0841 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Takotna Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 492 feet.

The Takotna Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419242) 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 Takotna Census Designated Place is located within the McGrath-Holy Cross Census Subarea of Yukon-Koyukuk (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 Takotna 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 Takotna: Tacotna, Takotna Station, Tocho'no', Tokotna.

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Takotna Census Designated Place, AK Boundary Map

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


Total Population 52
Population in Households 52
Population in Familes 39
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 22
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 13
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 41 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13 (31.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (46.3%)
Median Home Value $233,333
Average Home Value $254,167


Median Household Income $51,301
Average Household Income $57,460
Per Capita Income $27,510
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.54% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.


Takotna, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Takotna 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 # 294 18th
Population Density1 # 276 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 16 96th
Median Household Income # 144 60th
Per Capita Income # 148 59th

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