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Tanana, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Tanana had a population of 233 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Tanana is located at latitude 65.1719 and longitude -152.0789 in Yukon-Koyukuk (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Tanana 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.

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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Tanana, AK Housing Affordability Index is 350
State of Alaska Housing Affordability Index is 124
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Tanana, AK Wealth Index is 40
State of Alaska Wealth Index is 106
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 233 (100%)
Population in Households 226 (97.0%)
Population in Families 171 (73.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 7 ( 3.0%)
Population Density 22
Diversity Index2 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,935
Average Household Income $50,772
Per Capita Income $19,356
Wealth Index4 40

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (31.2%)
Median Home Value $49,242
Housing Affordability Index3 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3
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 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.
  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 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

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.59% -0.87%
Households -0.55% -0.64%
Families -0.78% -1.16%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Tanana, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tanana to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 184 48th
Population Density # 154 57th
Diversity Index # 144 60th
Median Household Income # 239 33rd
Per Capita Income # 223 37th

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