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Alaska Cities by Population

The data is from the US Census. Below are 331 Alaska cities ranked 1 through 278 (there are some ties). 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 288,000
2 Juneau 31,974
3 Fairbanks 30,917
4 Badger 18,792
5 Knik-Fairview 17,513
6 College 13,709
7 Wasilla 10,838
8 Tanaina 10,520
9 Lakes 10,098
10 Sitka 8,493
11 Ketchikan 8,284
12 Kalifornsky 8,134
13 Kenai 7,807
14 Meadow Lakes 7,656
15 Palmer 7,456
16 Steele Creek 7,380
17 Gateway 7,037
18 Bethel 6,586
19 Fishhook 6,203
20 Homer 5,922
21 Chena Ridge 5,903
22 Kodiak 5,813
23 Farmers Loop 5,535
24 Sterling 5,321
25 Soldotna 4,719
26 Nikiski 4,575
27 Utqiagvik 4,467
28 Unalaska 4,432
29 Goldstream 4,389
30 Butte 3,929
31 Nome 3,870
32 Valdez 3,855
33 Kotzebue 3,246
34 Petersburg 3,106
35 Eielson AFB 2,979
36 Seward 2,796
37 Big Lake 2,765
38 Ridgeway 2,617
39 Deltana 2,613
40 Wrangell 2,502
41 Houston 2,412
42 Dillingham 2,360
43 Cordova 2,169
44 Willow 2,126
45 North Pole 2,094
46 Anchor Point 2,093
47 Fritz Creek 1,956
48 Prudhoe Bay 1,893
49 Haines 1,870
50 Lazy Mountain 1,800
51 Metlakatla 1,635
52 Sutton-Alpine 1,586
53 Bear Creek 1,465
54 Kodiak Station 1,354
55 Ester 1,312
56 Diamond Ridge 1,285
57 Craig 1,262
58 Funny River 1,251
59 Hooper Bay 1,227
60 Cohoe 1,217
61 Tok 1,160
62 Farm Loop 1,137
63 Chevak 1,077
64 Sand Point 1,064
65 Akutan 1,041
66 Healy 1,022
67 Salamatof 1,015
68 Skagway 1,005
69 King Cove 1,000
70 Salcha 995
71 Point MacKenzie 976
72 Womens Bay 967
73 Talkeetna 965
74 Delta Junction 928
75 Susitna North 882
76 Mountain Village 877
77 Buffalo Soapstone 871
78 Denali Park 856
79 Togiak 841
80 Selawik 840
81 Knik River 833
82 Emmonak 819
83 Moose Creek 794
84 Hoonah 791
85 Klawock 787
86 Alakanuk 774
87 Kwethluk 762
88 Ninilchik 749
89 Point Hope 715
90 Quinhagak 706
91 Savoonga 705
92 Gambell 700
93 Unalakleet 695
94 Noorvik 675
95 Toksook Bay 673
96 Yakutat 665
97 Happy Valley 656
98 Kotlik 638
99 Pilot Station 625
100 TIE Kipnuk and Shishmaref 613
101 Fox River 594
102 Wainwright 587
103 Stebbins 575
104 Kasigluk 574
105 TIE Pleasant Valley and Cooper Landing 569
106 St. Mary's 568
107 Akiachak 567
108 TIE Fox and Tuntutuliak 566
109 South Van Horn 552
110 Aniak 549
111 Kake 544
112 TIE Fort Yukon and Scammon Bay 534
113 Kasilof 531
114 Nunapitchuk 530
115 New Stuyahok 509
116 Kachemak 490
117 St. Paul 481
118 Chefornak 471
119 Thorne Bay 467
120 Naknek 464
121 Marshall 461
122 Angoon 459
123 Big Delta 457
124 Galena 450
125 Gustavus 447
126 Kongiganak 441
127 Manokotak 440
128 Nuiqsut 425
129 TIE Buckland and Noatak 422
130 Tuluksak 415
131 St. Michael 414
132 Napaskiak 410
133 Brevig Mission 401
134 Two Rivers 399
135 Akiak 394
136 TIE Saxman and King Salmon 385
137 Trapper Creek 382
138 TIE Kivalina, Hydaburg, and Kwigillingok 379
139 Napakiak 370
140 Koyuk 367
141 Newtok 360
142 TIE Moose Pass and Nenana 357
143 Tazlina 354
144 Tyonek 344
145 TIE Anaktuvuk Pass and Russian Mission 343
146 Elim 341
147 Anderson 340
148 Tununak 339
149 Kiana 338
150 Adak 326
151 Nightmute 317
152 McGrath 316
153 Eek 315
154 Lower Kalskag 314
155 Copper Center 299
156 Glennallen 289
157 Goodnews Bay 277
158 Seldovia 275
159 Shungnak 264
160 Ambler 262
161 Nikolaevsk 261
162 Shaktoolik 259
163 Huslia 258
164 Kaktovik 254
165 Point Lay 251
166 Tanana 249
167 Atqasuk 248
168 Nulato 243
169 Chickaloon 241
170 Teller 237
171 Upper Kalskag 235
172 Minto 229
173 Aleknagik 220
174 Old Harbor 215
175 Nanwalek 212
176 TIE Harding-Birch Lakes and Atmautluak 209
177 Glacier View 208
178 Nunam Iqua 207
179 TIE Mentasta Lake, Whittier, and Mekoryuk 205
180 White Mountain 201
181 Grayling 198
182 Clam Gulch 197
183 Port Graham 192
184 Newhalen 187
185 Port Lions 184
186 TIE Mosquito Lake and Cantwell 183
187 Alcan Border 177
188 Coffman Cove 176
189 Kaltag 173
190 Nelchina 171
191 Lowell Point 167
192 TIE Seldovia Village and Holy Cross 164
193 TIE Allakaket, Fort Greely, Golovin, and Koliganek 161
194 TIE Ruby and Lutak 154
195 TIE Ouzinkie, Kobuk, and Arctic Village 153
196 TIE Wales and Port Alsworth 151
197 Kokhanok 150
198 Mud Bay 149
199 Gakona 148
200 Tetlin 144
201 TIE Venetie and Tanacross 141
202 Tenakee Springs 135
203 TIE Dry Creek and Nondalton 133
204 Coldfoot 132
205 Ekwok 131
206 Hollis 127
207 Chuathbaluk 126
208 Cold Bay 125
209 Deering 123
210 Pitkas Point 122
211 Silver Springs 120
212 Diomede 119
213 Chalkyitsik 115
214 Naukati Bay 112
215 Port Heiden 109
216 Egegik 106
217 Northway 102
218 St. George 101
219 Northway Village 100
220 Primrose 99
221 Chitina 98
222 Koyukuk 92
223 Crooked Creek 90
224 Chignik 89
225 Pelican 87
226 TIE Perryville and Nikolai 86
227 Chistochina 85
228 TIE Sleetmute, Hughes, Larsen Bay, and Eagle 83
229 TIE Red Dog Mine and Anvik 82
230 Atka 81
231 TIE Whitestone and Manley Hot Springs 80
232 TIE Tatitlek and Shageluk 78
233 Levelock 76
234 Chignik Lagoon 75
235 TIE Nelson Lagoon and Circle 74
236 Halibut Cove 71
237 Akhiok 68
238 Platinum 67
239 Pilot Point 65
240 Oscarville 64
241 TIE Iliamna and Twin Hills 63
242 TIE Igiugig and Clark's Point 62
243 Rampart 60
244 Crown Point 58
245 Hope 55
246 TIE Port Alexander and Gulkana 52
247 Chignik Lake 51
248 TIE Kasaan and Chenega 48
249 TIE Central and Klukwan 47
250 Beaver 46
251 Karluk 44
252 TIE Port Clarence and False Pass 43
253 Skwentna 42
254 TIE Stony River, Edna Bay, and South Naknek 41
255 Sunrise 40
256 TIE Port Protection and Dot Lake Village 38
257 Northway Junction 37
258 Covenant Life 35
259 Excursion Inlet 33
260 Whale Pass 30
261 Tonsina 28
262 Aleneva 27
263 TIE Kupreanof, Mendeltna, and Nikolski 26
264 Eagle Village 25
265 Takotna 23
266 Red Devil 21
267 Pedro Bay 20
268 Attu Station 17
269 Ferry 16
270 Hyder 15
271 Lake Minchumina 14
272 TIE Chicken and Wiseman 13
273 TIE Elfin Cove and Bettles 12
274 TIE Stevens Village and Evansville 11
275 TIE Kenny Lake, Chase, and Lake Louise 9
276 TIE Ugashik and Lime Village 8
277 TIE Four Mile Road, Healy Lake, Beluga, Alatna, and Livengood 4
278 Birch Creek 2

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, 2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 19 December 2019. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2020. http://www.census.gov/.

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