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Alaska Cities by Population

Below are the 349 Alaska cities sorted by population from 1 to 290 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank City Population
1 Anchorage 291,247
2 Fairbanks 32,515
3 Juneau 32,255
4 Knik-Fairview 19,297
5 Badger 19,031
6 College 11,332
7 Lakes 10,206
8 Meadow Lakes 9,197
9 Wasilla 9,054
10 Tanaina 8,817
11 Kalifornsky 8,487
12 Sitka 8,458
13 Ketchikan 8,192
14 Kenai 7,424
15 Steele Creek 6,437
16 Bethel 6,325
17 Chena Ridge 6,015
18 Sterling 5,918
19 Palmer 5,888
20 Gateway 5,748
21 Kodiak 5,581
22 Homer 5,522
23 Fishhook 5,048
24 Utqiagvik 4,927
25 Farmers Loop 4,704
26 Nikiski 4,456
27 Soldotna 4,342
28 Unalaska 4,254
29 Valdez 3,985
30 Big Lake 3,833
31 Nome 3,699
32 Butte 3,589
33 Goldstream 3,299
34 Kotzebue 3,102
35 Petersburg 3,043
36 Farm Loop 2,747
37 Seward 2,717
38 Eielson AFB 2,610
39 Cordova 2,609
40 Ester 2,416
41 Deltana 2,359
42 Dillingham 2,249
43 Fritz Creek 2,248
44 North Pole 2,243
45 Willow 2,196
46 Ridgeway 2,136
47 Bear Creek 2,129
48 Wrangell 2,127
49 Anchor Point 2,105
50 Houston 1,975
51 Point MacKenzie 1,852
52 Kodiak Station 1,673
53 Haines 1,657
54 Akutan 1,589
55 Susitna North 1,564
56 Lazy Mountain 1,506
57 Cohoe 1,471
58 Metlakatla 1,454
59 Hooper Bay 1,375
60 Diamond Ridge 1,330
61 Prudhoe Bay 1,310
62 Tok 1,243
63 Skagway 1,164
64 Funny River 1,103
65 Salamatof 1,078
66 Talkeetna 1,055
67 Sutton-Alpine 1,038
68 Craig 1,036
69 Buffalo Soapstone 1,021
70 Salcha 977
71 Healy 966
72 Chevak 951
73 Hoonah 931
74 Delta Junction 918
75 Ninilchik 845
76 Savoonga 835
77 Point Hope 830
78 Emmonak 825
79 Togiak 817
80 Kwethluk 812
81 Selawik 809
82 Knik River 792
83 Quinhagak 776
84 Unalakleet 765
85 King Cove 757
86 Alakanuk 756
87 Womens Bay 743
88 Klawock 720
89 Happy Valley 713
90 Kipnuk 704
91 Noorvik 694
92 Akiachak 677
93 Toksook Bay 658
94 Yakutat 657
95 TIE Gustavus and Kotlik 655
96 Two Rivers 650
97 Fox River 644
98 Gambell 640
99 Stebbins 634
100 Wainwright 628
101 Kasigluk 623
102 Mountain Village 621
103 Pilot Station 615
104 Pleasant Valley 606
105 Scammon Bay 600
106 St. Mary's 599
107 Nunapitchuk 594
108 Sand Point 578
109 TIE Shishmaref and Kachemak 576
110 Noatak 570
111 Buckland 550
112 Kake 543
113 Moose Creek 534
114 Kasilof 525
115 TIE Nuiqsut and New Stuyahok 512
116 Napaskiak 509
117 Aniak 507
118 Chefornak 506
119 South Van Horn 503
120 Trapper Creek 499
121 Marshall 492
122 Manokotak 488
123 Kongiganak 486
124 Thorne Bay 476
125 Galena 472
126 Naknek 470
127 Tuntutuliak 469
128 Akiak 462
129 St. Michael 456
130 Kiana 447
131 TIE Kivalina, Big Delta, and Tuluksak 444
132 Glennallen 439
133 TIE Brevig Mission and Fort Yukon 428
134 Anaktuvuk Pass 425
135 Russian Mission 421
136 St. Paul 413
137 Tununak 411
138 Fox 406
139 Eek 404
140 False Pass 397
141 Atmautluak 386
142 Saxman 384
143 TIE Hydaburg and Kwigillingok 380
144 Glacier View 375
145 Elim 366
146 TIE Napakiak and Nenana 358
147 Angoon 357
148 Cooper Landing 344
149 Copper Center 338
150 Point Lay 330
151 Nikolaevsk 328
152 Koyuk 312
153 Fort Greely 309
154 King Salmon 307
155 Nightmute 306
156 Huslia 304
157 McGrath 301
158 Kaktovik 283
159 Lower Kalskag 278
160 Atqasuk 276
161 Ambler 274
162 TIE Whittier and Shungnak 272
163 Goodnews Bay 258
164 Chickaloon 254
165 Harding-Birch Lakes 253
166 Teller 249
167 Nanwalek 247
168 Tanana 246
169 Tazlina 244
170 Nulato 239
171 Seldovia 235
172 TIE Northway and Kenny Lake 234
173 Moose Pass 228
174 Nunam Iqua 217
175 Old Harbor 216
176 TIE Upper Kalskag and Shaktoolik 212
177 Aleknagik 211
178 Grayling 210
179 Newtok 209
180 Clam Gulch 207
181 Mekoryuk 206
182 Venetie 205
183 Cantwell 200
184 Seldovia Village 199
185 Kobuk 191
186 Willow Creek 190
187 Port Alsworth 186
188 White Mountain 185
189 Koliganek 183
190 Deering 182
191 TIE Allakaket and Anderson 177
192 Holy Cross 176
193 Golovin 175
194 Adak 171
195 Port Lions 170
196 TIE Manley Hot Springs and Gakona 169
197 TIE Newhalen and Wales 168
198 Denali Park 163
199 Port Graham 162
200 Hope 161
201 Mud Bay 159
202 Kaltag 158
203 TIE Kokhanok and Tyonek 152
204 Arctic Village 151
205 Minto 150
206 Tanacross 144
207 Naukati Bay 142
208 Ruby 139
209 Nondalton 133
210 TIE Mentasta Lake and Coffman Cove 127
211 Tetlin 126
212 TIE Pitkas Point and Mosquito Lake 120
213 Crown Point 119
214 TIE Tenakee Springs and Slana 116
215 TIE Ekwok and Silver Springs 111
216 Gulkana 110
217 Ouzinkie 109
218 Iliamna 108
219 McCarthy 107
220 Chuathbaluk 104
221 Twin Hills 103
222 Chitina 101
223 TIE Port Heiden and Shageluk 100
224 Mertarvik 99
225 TIE Pelican and Koyukuk 98
226 Chignik 97
227 Primrose 96
228 Sleetmute 95
229 Circle 91
230 TIE Crooked Creek and Tatitlek 90
231 Nikolai 89
232 Perryville 88
233 Klukwan 87
234 Whale Pass 86
235 Hughes 85
236 TIE Eagle and Diomede 83
237 Northway Village 82
238 Lowell Point 79
239 Port Alexander 78
240 Chignik Lagoon 72
241 Whitestone 71
242 TIE Oscarville, Anvik, and Pilot Point 70
243 Levelock 69
244 Igiugig 68
245 TIE St. George, South Naknek, and Clark's Point 67
246 Central 66
247 Hollis 65
248 Akhiok 63
249 Skwentna 62
250 TIE Chiniak, Chignik Lake, and Dry Creek 61
251 TIE Chistochina and Halibut Cove 60
252 Chenega 59
253 TIE Rampart and Stony River 57
254 TIE Takotna and Chalkyitsik 56
255 TIE Platinum and Tonsina 55
256 TIE Atka and Eagle Village 53
257 Cold Bay 50
258 TIE Hyder and Beaver 48
259 Nelchina 45
260 Pedro Bay 43
261 TIE Northway Junction and Nelson Lagoon 41
262 Excursion Inlet 40
263 TIE Egegik and Nikolski 39
264 Stevens Village 37
265 TIE Alcan Border, Mendeltna, and Port Protection 36
266 Birch Creek 35
267 TIE Coldfoot, Larsen Bay, and Beluga 34
268 TIE Lake Minchumina and Kasaan 30
269 Lutak 29
270 TIE Karluk and Petersville 27
271 Paxson 26
272 TIE Covenant Life and Edna Bay 25
273 TIE Healy Lake, Elfin Cove, and Eureka Roadhouse 24
274 TIE Bettles, Dot Lake Village, and Game Creek 23
275 Red Devil 22
276 TIE Kupreanof and Dot Lake 21
277 Chase 19
278 Four Mile Road 18
279 Ferry 17
280 Livengood 16
281 TIE Alatna, Lake Louise, and Sunrise 15
282 Lime Village 13
283 TIE Tolsona, Chicken, Evansville, and Point Baker 12
284 Susitna 11
285 Point Possession 9
286 Pope-Vannoy Landing 6
287 TIE Wiseman, Red Dog Mine, and Aleneva 5
288 TIE Portage Creek and Ugashik 4
289 TIE Nabesna and Whitestone Logging Camp 2
290 TIE Hobart Bay and Ivanof Bay 1

The table above displays the most recent population estimates data for all cities where data are available from the following datasets:

  • United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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