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Tanana, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Tanana had a population of 245 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Tanana is located at latitude 65.1846 and longitude -152.0546 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Tanana (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.04 sq. miles and a water area of 4.64 sq. miles. Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 207 feet.

The City of Tanana (GNIS ID: 2418859) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Tanana is located within the Koyukuk-Middle Yukon 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 Tanana population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tanana: Fort Adams, Fort Gibbon, Harpers Station, Hohudodetlaatl Denh, Nuchiloghoy, Protestant Episcopal Mission of Our Savior, Saint James Episcopal Mission, Saint James Mission, Tanana Station, Weare.

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Tanana, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 245
Population in Households 238
Population in Familes 180
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 99
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $139,015


Median Household Income $38,108
Average Household Income $50,849
Per Capita Income $20,126
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.16%
Households -0.16% -0.2%
Families -0.57% -0.74%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   0.8%
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.

Tanana, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tanana to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 182 49th
Population Density1 # 152 57th
Diversity Index2 # 158 56th
Median Household Income # 258 27th
Per Capita Income # 229 36th

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