Tanana, Alaska Population 2020

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Tanana is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 259, it is the 95th largest city in Alaska and the 15849th largest city in the United States. Tanana is currently growing at a rate of 1.17% annually and its population has increased by 5.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 246 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Tanana has a population density of 24 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tanana is $51,549 with a poverty rate of 14.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $600 per month, and the median house value is $56,400. The median age in Tanana is 41.7 years, 33.9 years for males, and 51.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 130.5 males.

Tanana Demographics

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

  • Native American: 80.58%
  • White: 13.22%
  • Two or more races: 5.79%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tanana, Alaska is 259, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 253.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 246.

Tanana, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native19580.58%
White3213.22%
Two or More Races145.79%
Black or African American10.41%
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Tanana Population Pyramid 2020

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Tanana Median Age

41.7


Total

33.9


Male

51.5


Female

Tanana Adults

There are 187 adults, (52 of whom are seniors) in Tanana.

Tanana Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tanana Sex Ratio

Female

105

43.39%

Male

137

56.61%

Tanana Households and Families

Tanana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tanana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family75.6%24.4%
Married66.7%33.3%
All66.7%33.3%
Female57.9%42.1%
Male37.5%62.5%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All962.4266.7
Non Family451.2975.6
Married243.4266.7
Female193.2157.9
Male83.8837.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

10.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Tanana Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade116.40%
9th to 12th Grade2212.79%
High School Graduate7644.19%
Some College4123.84%
Associates Degree42.33%
Bachelors Degree137.56%
Graduate Degree52.91%
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Tanana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American1301008
White292810
Multiple Races97
Hispanic33
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 34.48%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,125$25,750$21,250
Less Than High School$23,750$$
High School Grad$17,000$15,313$30,625
Some College$23,250$36,250$18,750
Bachelors Degree$58,125$60,313$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,125

Average Earnings

$25,750

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Tanana Language

Tanana Language by Age

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Tanana Language

85.84% of Tanana residents speak only English, while 14.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 14.16% of the population.

Tanana Poverty

Tanana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1822312.64%
Multiple14535.71%
White24416.67%

14.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.74%

Male Poverty Rate

15.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tanana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tanana is Multiple, with 35.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tanana is Native, with 12.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.49%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.35%
High School19.18%
Bachelors or Greater12.50%
Some College11.90%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed10.00%
Male Employed7.27%

Tanana Income

Tanana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,000$51,549
Families$55,938$62,127
Married Families$63,333-
Non Families$21,875$33,384
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Tanana Marital Status

Tanana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

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 55-64.

Tanana Marital Status by Race

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Tanana Veterans

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18

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
Korea4
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War2
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 749
75+4
18 to 343
35 to 542
55 to 64
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Name Veterans % of Total
Indian117.59%
White721.88%
Hispanic3100.00%

Tanana Veterans by Education

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25.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tanana Employment Status

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

10.3%

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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85.54%

Born in Alaska

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 85.54% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202025931.17%
201925631.19%
2018253-3-1.17%
201725631.19%
2016253-1-0.39%
201525420.79%
2014252-6-2.33%
201325810.39%
201225783.21%
201124920.81%
20102470.00%