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Tanacross, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Tanacross CDP(1) had a population of 96 as of July 1, 2023. Tanacross 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 Tanacross is located at latitude 63.3853 and longitude -143.3464 in Southeast Fairbanks (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Tanacross Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 79.37 sq. miles and a water area of 1.64 sq. miles. Southeast Fairbanks (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9).

The Tanacross Census Designated Place 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 Tanacross Census Designated Place is located within the Southeast Fairbanks Census Subarea of Southeast Fairbanks (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.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Tanacross, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 96 (100%)
Population in Households 96 (100.0%)
Population in Families 78 (81.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1
Diversity Index2 58


Median Household Income $36,131
Average Household Income $57,851
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $25,912
Wealth Index5 44
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Low (41.5)


Total HU (Housing Units) 67 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (35.8%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $125,000
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 43
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 3.00
  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.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -11.73% -1.06%
Households -6.23% -0.95%
Families   -1.73%
Median Household Income   8.65%
Per Capita Income   3.87%
Owner Occupied HU   -5.18%

Tanacross, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tanacross to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 246 31st
Population Density # 297 16th
Median Household Income # 289 18th
Housing Affordability Index # 90 25th
Per Capita Income # 214 40th
Diversity Index # 70 80th

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