Nenana, Alaska Population 2020

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Nenana is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 363, it is the 78th largest city in Alaska and the 14617th largest city in the United States. Nenana is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -3.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 378 in 2010. Nenana reached it's highest population of 384 in 2012. Spanning over 6 miles, Nenana has a population density of 61 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nenana is $64,043 with a poverty rate of 10.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $89,200. The median age in Nenana is 40.4 years, 40.6 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.9 males.

Nenana Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nenana was:

  • White: 50.39%
  • Native American: 39.69%
  • Two or more races: 9.92%
  • 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 363, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 363.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 378.

Nenana, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19350.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native15239.69%
Two or More Races389.92%
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Nenana Population Pyramid 2020

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Nenana Median Age

40.4


Total

40.6


Male

39.8


Female

Nenana Adults

There are 271 adults, (91 of whom are seniors) in Nenana.

Nenana Age Dependency

112.8

Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Nenana Sex Ratio

Female

186

48.56%

Male

197

51.44%

Nenana Households and Families

Nenana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nenana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male84.6%15.4%
Married75.4%24.6%
All69%31%
Female61.5%38.5%
Non Family60.3%39.7%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1452.6469
Married613.2875.4
Non Family581.1460.3
Female135.1561.5
Male133.8584.6

3.52

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Nenana Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72.70%
9th to 12th Grade3011.58%
High School Graduate9737.45%
Some College5822.39%
Associates Degree249.27%
Bachelors Degree3413.13%
Graduate Degree93.47%
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Nenana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12912133
Native American115894
Multiple Races1182
Hispanic444

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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,393$32,813$25,750
Less Than High School$$2,500$21,250
High School Grad$30,417$41,250$16,250
Some College$28,393$37,500$26,406
Bachelors Degree$30,417$30,417$
Graduate Degree$74,375$$73,750

$28,393

Average Earnings

$32,813

Average Male

$25,750

Average Female

Nenana Language

Nenana Language by Age

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Nenana Language

96.33% of Nenana residents speak only English, while 3.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Nenana Poverty

Nenana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1523422.37%
White18942.12%
Multiple3837.89%

10.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.08%

Male Poverty Rate

16.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nenana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nenana is Native, with 22.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nenana is White, with 2.12% 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 14.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.38%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.03%
Some College9.76%
High School6.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed7.14%
Male Employed1.30%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Nenana Income

Nenana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,250$64,043
Families$66,875$82,967
Married Families$87,344-
Non Families$22,727$35,447
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Nenana Marital Status

Nenana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

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 Veterans

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47

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
First Gulf War5
Korea3
Second Gulf War3
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7421
75+9
55 to 648
35 to 548
18 to 341
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Name Veterans % of Total
Indian2823.73%
White1813.24%
2 or More15.88%

Nenana Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nenana Employment Status

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

13%

Unemployment Rate

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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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59.79%

Born in Alaska

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Nenana residents were born in the United States, with 59.79% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203630.00%
20193630.00%
2018363-4-1.09%
20173670.00%
2016367-4-1.08%
20153710.00%
2014371-8-2.11%
2013379-5-1.30%
201238420.52%
201138220.53%
20103800.00%