Nenana, Alaska Population 2021

339
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Nenana is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 339, it is the 81st largest city in Alaska and the 14879th largest city in the United States . Nenana is currently declining at a rate of -2.59% annually and its population has decreased by -10.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 378 in 2010. Nenana reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Nenana has a population density of 57 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nenana is $61,640 with a poverty rate of 13.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $688 per month, and the median house value is $87,700. The median age in Nenana is 36.9 years, 38.5 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Nenana Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nenanawas:

  • White: 53.96%
  • Native American: 32.26%
  • Two or more races: 13.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Nenana, Alaska is 339 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 357.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 378.

Nenana, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18453.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native11032.26%
Two or More Races4713.78%
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Nenana Population by Race

Nenana Population Pyramid $2021

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Nenana Median Age

36.9


Total

38.5


Male

35.7


Female

Nenana Adults

There are 228 adults, (72 of whom are seniors) in Nenana.

Nenana Age Dependency

118.6

Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

72.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Nenana Sex Ratio

Female

180

52.79%

Male

161

47.21%

Nenana Population by Age

Nenana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nenana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female57.1%42.9%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
All70.2%29.8%
Male73.3%26.7%
Married85.4%14.6%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nenana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1242.7570.2
Married483.685.4
Non Family471.0257.4
Male154.273.3
Female144.0757.1

3.58

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Nenana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade62.76%
9th to 12th Grade198.76%
High School Graduate8137.33%
Some College6128.11%
Associates Degree156.91%
Bachelors Degree3114.29%
Graduate Degree41.84%
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Nenana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nenana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11511031
Native American8467
2+ Races16132
Hispanic222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Nenana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,611$30,938$28,194
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$2,500$
High School Graduate$20,625$$16,667
Some College$28,571$32,083$27,679
Bachelors Degree$33,125$41,250$32,250
Graduate Degree$78,750$$

$28,611

Average Earnings

$30,938

Average Male

$28,194

Average Female

Nenana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nenana Language by Age

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Nenana Language

91.59% of Nenana residents speak only English, while 8.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 7.12% of the population.

Nenana Language

Nenana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1102825.45%
Multiple471531.91%
White18242.20%

13.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.94%

Male Poverty Rate

17.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nenana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nenana is Multiple, with 31.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nenana is White, with 2.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.91%.

Nenana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.00%
High School17.28%
Some College9.21%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Nenana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed7.46%
Male Employed6.45%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Nenana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nenana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,750$61,640
Families$65,938$77,549
Married Families$89,167-
Non Families$21,250$32,779
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Income by Household Type

Nenana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Nenana Married by Age and Sex

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Nenana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Nenana Marital Status by Race

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Nenana Marital Status

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35

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War1
World War II
Korea

Nenana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7416
75+6
55 to 645
35 to 545
18 to 343

Nenana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American2022.99%
White1310.92%
2+ Races29.09%

Nenana Veterans by Race

Nenana Veterans by Education

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2.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nenana Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

Nenana Employment by Age

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Nenana Employment by Race

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Nenana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.36%

Born in Nenana

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Nenana residents were born in the United States, with 58.36% having been born in Alaska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Nenana Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021339-9-2.59%
2020348-9-2.52%
2019357-9-2.46%
2018366-3-0.81%
201736920.54%
2016367-5-1.34%
20153720.00%
2014372-8-2.11%
2013380-4-1.04%
20123840.00%
201138441.05%
20103800.00%

Nenana Population by Year