Tanaina, Alaska Population 2022

8,941
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Tanaina is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 8,941, it is the 9th largest city in Alaska and the 4464th largest city in the United States. Tanaina is currently growing at a rate of 0.70% annually but its population has decreased by -14.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,449 in 2020. Spanning over 31 miles, Tanaina has a population density of 295 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tanaina is $94,169 with a poverty rate of 7.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,194 per month, and the median house value is $253,000. The median age in Tanaina is 30.5 years, 30.3 years for males, and 30.6 years for females.

Tanaina Demographics

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

  • White: 81.54%
  • Two or more races: 8.82%
  • Native American: 7.72%
  • Asian: 1.18%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Tanaina, Alaska is 8,941 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,449.

Tanaina, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Tanaina Population by Race

Tanaina Population Pyramid 2022

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Tanaina Median Age

31.4


Total

31.6


Male

30.8


Female

Tanaina Adults

There are 7,610 adults, (819 of whom are seniors) in Tanaina.

Tanaina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tanaina Sex Ratio

Female

4,855

46.46%

Male

5,594

53.54%

Tanaina Population by Age

Tanaina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tanaina Household Types

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tanaina Households and Families

4.24

Average Family Size

3.82

Average Household Size

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Tanaina Households by Type

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Tanaina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tanaina Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 33.33%.

Tanaina Educational Attainment by Race

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$44,552

Average Earnings

$54,426

Average Male

$35,926

Average Female

Tanaina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tanaina Language by Age

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Tanaina Language

90.16% of Tanaina residents speak only English, while 9.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.64% of the population.

Tanaina Language

Tanaina Poverty by Race

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7.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.99%

Male Poverty Rate

9.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tanaina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tanaina is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tanaina is Multiple, with 4.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.11%.

Tanaina Poverty

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Tanaina Poverty Rate by Education

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Tanaina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tanaina Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Tanaina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tanaina Married by Age and Sex

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Tanaina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Tanaina Marital Status by Race

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Tanaina Marital Status

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876

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Tanaina Veterans by War

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Tanaina Veterans by Age

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Tanaina Veterans by Race

Tanaina Veterans by Education

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3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tanaina Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Tanaina Employment by Age

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Tanaina Employment by Race

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Tanaina 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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43.73%

Born in Tanaina

96.18%

Native Born

3.82%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

2.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.18% of Tanaina residents were born in the United States, with 43.73% having been born in Alaska. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Tanaina Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Tanaina Population by Year