Tanana, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Tanana, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Tanana had a population of 235 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 235
Population in Households 228
Population in Familes 172
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $38,380
Average Household Income $51,169
Per Capita Income $20,296


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (31.2%)
Median Home Value $103,571
Average Home Value $137,692


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 52
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 -0.55% -0.78%
Households -0.62% -0.64%
Families -1.11% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

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, 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 # 184 49th
Population Density # 152 57th
Diversity Index # 142 60th
Median Household Income # 267 25th
Per Capita Income # 229 36th

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