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The City of Tenakee Springs had a population of 125 as of July 1, 2021. Tenakee Springs ranks in 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 Tenakee Springs is located at latitude 57.7808 and longitude -135.2189 in Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Tenakee Springs encompass a land area of 14.19 sq. miles and a water area of 4.93 sq. miles. Hoonah-Angoon (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 108 feet.

The City of Tenakee Springs 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 Tenakee Springs is located within the Hoonah-Angoon Census Subarea of Hoonah-Angoon (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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tenakee Springs: Hoonah Hot Springs, Hooniah, Tenakee, Tenakee Hot Springs, Tlaaguwu Aan.

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Tenakee Springs, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 125 (100%)
Population in Households 125 (100.0%)
Population in Families 99 (79.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 10
Diversity Index2 65
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,062
Average Household Income $67,318
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $28,084
Wealth Index5 72
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (26.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (61.2%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $325,510
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 71
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.42% -0.48%
Households -0.12% -0.28%
Families 1.31% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.41%

Tenakee Springs, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tenakee Springs to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 227 36th
Population Density # 202 43rd
Median Household Income # 197 44th
Housing Affordability Index # 50 14th
Per Capita Income # 148 58th
Diversity Index # 32 91st

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