Tanana, Alaska Population 2021

237
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Tanana is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 237, it is the 98th largest city in Alaska and the 16142nd largest city in the United States . Tanana is currently declining at a rate of -2.47% annually and its population has decreased by -3.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 246 in 2010. Tanana reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 15 miles, Tanana has a population density of 22 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tanana is $58,321 with a poverty rate of 13.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $53,200. The median age in Tanana is 44.2 years, 35.3 years for males, and 51.9 years for females.

Tanana Demographics

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

  • Native American: 81.78%
  • White: 11.68%
  • Two or more races: 6.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.47%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tanana, Alaska is 237 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 249.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 246.

Tanana, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native17581.78%
White2511.68%
Two or More Races136.07%
Black or African American10.47%
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Tanana Population by Race

Tanana Population Pyramid $2021

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Tanana Median Age

44.2


Total

35.3


Male

51.9


Female

Tanana Adults

There are 165 adults, (43 of whom are seniors) in Tanana.

Tanana Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Tanana Sex Ratio

Female

93

43.46%

Male

121

56.54%

Tanana Population by Age

Tanana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tanana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male50%50%
Female50%50%
Married56%44%
All60.5%39.5%
Non Family71.9%28.1%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tanana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All812.5260.5
Non Family321.1371.9
Married253.7656
Female183.1750
Male62.8350

3.24

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Tanana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade74.64%
9th to 12th Grade159.93%
High School Graduate6643.71%
Some College3724.50%
Associates Degree85.30%
Bachelors Degree138.61%
Graduate Degree53.31%
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Tanana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tanana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American1179811
White23227
2+ Races86
Hispanic22
Black11

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 white people with a rate of 30.43%.

Tanana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,000$31,250$25,625
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$16,429$14,167$28,750
Some College$35,625$47,500$25,625
Bachelors Degree$$56,250$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,000

Average Earnings

$31,250

Average Male

$25,625

Average Female

Tanana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tanana Language by Age

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Tanana Language

87.00% of Tanana residents speak only English, while 13.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 13.00% of the population.

Tanana Language

Tanana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1711911.11%
White18422.22%
Multiple13430.77%

13.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.38%

Male Poverty Rate

10.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tanana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tanana is Multiple, with 30.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tanana is Native, with 11.11% 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 18.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.39%.

Tanana Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.74%
Some College16.67%
Less Than 9th Grade15.00%
Bachelors or Greater11.76%

Tanana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed66.67%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed9.80%
Female Employed6.38%

Tanana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tanana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,313$58,321
Families$56,875$71,935
Married Families$64,063-
Non Families$16,250$27,984
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Income by Household Type

Tanana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tanana Married by Age and Sex

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Tanana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Tanana Marital Status by Race

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Tanana Marital Status

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12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6
Korea2
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War2
World War II

Tanana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 746
75+2
35 to 542
18 to 342
55 to 64

Tanana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American86.11%
White416.00%
Hispanic2100.00%

Tanana Veterans by Race

Tanana Veterans by Education

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27.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tanana Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Tanana Employment by Age

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Tanana Employment by Race

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Tanana 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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86.45%

Born in Tanana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Tanana residents were born in the United States, with 86.45% 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 Europe.

Tanana Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021237-6-2.47%
2020243-6-2.41%
2019249-6-2.35%
2018255-2-0.78%
201725741.58%
2016253-2-0.78%
201525531.19%
2014252-6-2.33%
201325810.39%
201225783.21%
201124920.81%
20102470.00%

Tanana Population by Year