Tanacross, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Tanacross, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Tanacross Census Designated Place had a population of 129 as of July 1, 2018. 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 63.3281 and longitude -143.4871 in Southeast Fairbanks (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the Tanacross Census Designated Place (see map below) 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 elevation is 1,549 feet.

The Tanacross Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2419245) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tanacross: Saint Timothys, Taats'altey, Tanana Crossing, Tanana Junction.

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Tanacross, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 129
Population in Households 129
Population in Familes 101
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $39,040
Average Household Income $49,304
Per Capita Income $18,883


Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (31.5%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $171,154


Total Households 50
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.64% -0.63%
Households -0.7% -0.81%
Families -1.46% -1.32%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Tanacross, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tanacross to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 223 37th
Population Density # 287 19th
Diversity Index # 72 80th
Median Household Income # 262 26th
Per Capita Income # 249 30th

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