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Takotna, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Takotna Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough at latitude 62.9823 and longitude -156.0841. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 492 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Takotna 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 Takotna Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Takotna: Tacotna, Takotna Station, Tocho'no', Tokotna.

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


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 10 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (46.3%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Average Home Value $341,667


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $75,307
Per Capita Income $31,724
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.9% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   4.25%
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, 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 # 294 18th
Population Density1 # 276 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 15 96th
Median Household Income # 149 60th
Per Capita Income # 67 81st

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