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Tezdlen Na’
Tazlina, Alaska is located in Alaska
Tazlina, Alaska
Tazlina, Alaska
Location in Alaska
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Copper River
 • Total 9.07 sq mi (23.50 km2)
 • Land 8.22 sq mi (21.29 km2)
 • Water 0.85 sq mi (2.21 km2)
2,418 ft (737 m)
 • Total 244
 • Density 29.68/sq mi (11.46/km2)
Time zone UTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-8 (AKDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 907 Exchange: 822
FIPS code 02-75480
GNIS feature ID 1410694

Tazlina (Tezdlen Na’ in Ahtna Athabascan) is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Copper River Census Area, Alaska, United States. At the 2020 census the population was 244, down from 297 in 2010.


Tazlina is located at 62°2′57″N 145°24′55″W / 62.04917°N 145.41528°W / 62.04917; -145.41528 (62.049082, -145.415224).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.5 square miles (19 km2), of which, 6.6 square miles (17 km2) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) of it (12.28%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 31
1990 247 696.8%
2000 149 −39.7%
2010 297 99.3%
2020 244 −17.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

Tazlina first appeared on the 1980 U.S. Census as a census-designated place (CDP). In 1990, it lost that designation and was reclassified as an unincorporated Alaskan Native Village Statistical Area (ANVSA). In 2000, it regained its status as a census-designated place (CDP). The former CDP of Copperville was consolidated into Tazlina effective as of the 2010 census.

As of the census of 2000, there were 149 people, 59 households, and 37 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 22.7 people per square mile (8.8/km2). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 13.2/sq mi (5.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 69.13% White, 24.83% Native American, and 6.04% from two or more races. 2.68% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 59 households, out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the CDP, the age distribution of the population shows 30.2% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 122.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 136.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $56,000, and the median income for a family was $57,917. Males had a median income of $42,500 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,992. There were 7.3% of families and 8.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 14.9% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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