Nenana, Alaska Population 2022

354
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Nenana is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 354, it is the 153rd largest city in Alaska and the 21179th largest city in the United States. Nenana is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -26.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 482 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Nenana has a population density of 59 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nenana is $61,640 with a poverty rate of 26.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,056 per month, and the median house value is $89,600. 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: 56.43%
  • Native American: 32.37%
  • Two or more races: 11.20%
  • 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 354 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 482.

Nenana, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Nenana Population by Race

Nenana Population Pyramid 2022

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Nenana Median Age

31


Total

39.5


Male

15.9


Female

Nenana Adults

There are 264 adults, (75 of whom are seniors) in Nenana.

Nenana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

115.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Nenana Sex Ratio

Female

307

63.69%

Male

175

36.31%

Nenana Population by Age

Nenana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nenana Household Types

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nenana Households and Families

3.8

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

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Nenana Households by Type

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Nenana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nenana Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$27,857

Average Earnings

$35,417

Average Male

$24,583

Average Female

Nenana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nenana Language by Age

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Nenana Language

89.41% of Nenana residents speak only English, while 10.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 9.36% of the population.

Nenana Language

Nenana Poverty by Race

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26.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.29%

Male Poverty Rate

33.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nenana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nenana is White, with 30.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nenana is Multiple, with 42.59% 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 20.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.67%.

Nenana Poverty

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Nenana Poverty Rate by Education

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Nenana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nenana Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Nenana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

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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50

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Nenana Veterans by War

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Nenana Veterans by Age

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Nenana Veterans by Race

Nenana Veterans by Education

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24.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nenana Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

8.7%

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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61.00%

Born in Nenana

99.59%

Native Born

0.41%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.59% of Nenana residents were born in the United States, with 61.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Nenana Population by Year