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Nenana, Alaska

Nenana is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 402.


\nNenana is located at 64°33'29" North, 149°5'26" West (64.558156, -149.090583)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.8 km² (6.1 mi²). 15.6 km² (6.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.99% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 402 people, 171 households, and 87 families residing in the city. The population density is 25.7/km² (66.6/mi²). There are 210 housing units at an average density of 13.4/km² (34.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 50.75% White, 0.25% Black or African American, 41.04% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 7.46% from two or more races. 2.49% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 171 households out of which 24.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.0% are married couples living together, 12.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 49.1% are non-families. 42.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.35 and the average family size is 3.30. In the city the population is spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 112.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 118.8 males. The median income for a household in the city is $33,333, and the median income for a family is $40,938. Males have a median income of $46,125 versus $26,094 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,334. 17.8% of the population and 13.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 13.9% are under the age of 18 and 19.4% are 65 or older.