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Population in 2010: 136. Population change since 2000: -2.9%
Males: 73  (54.3%)
Females: 63  (45.7%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99776

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,712 (it was $22,083 in 2000)
Tanacross:

$35,712
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,780

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,997 (it was $20,300 in 2000)
Tanacross:

$84,997
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $101,837; Detached houses: $101,837

Median gross rent in 2012: $775.

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  • American Indian alone - 109 (80.1%)
  • White alone - 14 (10.3%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (9.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tanacross: 104.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (7.7%), Welsh (7.1%), Irish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 80.0 square miles.

Population density: 1.7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Tanacross:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tanacross CDP:

  • Never married: 69.5%
  • Now married: 27.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (255.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2291.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tok, AK (3.3 miles ), Dot Lake Village, AK (5.3 miles) , Dot Lake, AK (5.4 miles) , Tetlin, AK (5.5 miles) , Mentasta Lake, AK (5.6 miles) , Dry Creek, AK (6.6 miles) , Slana, AK (7.0 miles) , Northway Village, AK (7.2 miles) .

Latitude: 63.38 N, Longitude: 143.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (47%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (69%)
  • Utilities (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (33%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (33%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (33%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (22%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (22%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)


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Earthquake activity:

Tanacross-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 1252% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 22:32:17, a magnitude 6.0 (5.6 MB, 6.0 ML, 5.8 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/22/1996 at 22:15:02, a magnitude 5.8 (5.7 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from Tanacross center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:50:45, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.5 ML, 5.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/2003 at 04:52:10, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.6 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.5 ML, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/2002 at 00:50:43, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.5 ML, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Tanacross center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:30:50, a magnitude 5.4 (5.4 MB, 5.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Tanacross:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tanacross:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 170 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 258 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1279 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1282 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1304 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1333 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1341 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable locations in Tanacross: Tanana Chiefs Conference Tanacross Clinic (A), Tanacross Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Moon Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Yerrick Creek (A), Fish Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tanacross and their reported violations in the past:

TANACROSS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from OCT-27-1999 to NOV-03-1999), St Other (NOV-10-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-11-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-14-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-14-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-1995), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-1998)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.3%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  15.1%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tanacross, AK

Tanacross compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tanacross travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (63%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (37%)

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Religion statistics for Tanacross CDP (based on Southeast Fairbanks Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.46%
Here21.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents23.8%20.8%14.2%14.2%27.0%
Congregations7.1%14.3%21.4%14.3%42.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

13.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

32.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

12.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.37%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.09% ($33,038 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.00% ($60,760)


10.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.63% ($37,328 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($38,917)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.62% ($38,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tanacross:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tanacross:

  • K285DR (104.9 FM; TOK, ETC., AK; Owner: EVANGELISTIC ALASKA MISSIONARY FELL.)
  • KUDU (91.9 FM; TOK, AK; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tanacross:

  • K13RR (Channel 13; TOK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Tanacross fatal accident list:

Dec 26, 2011 03:30 PM, Tanacross Blvd, 2nd Ave, Lat: 63.375925, Lon: -143.35541667, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


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