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Alaska Cities by Population

Below are the 332 Alaska cities sorted by population from 1 to 289 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2021 Population Estimates Program and 2020 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 288,121
2 Fairbanks 32,702
3 Juneau 31,973
4 Badger 19,434
5 Knik-Fairview 17,682
6 College 12,734
7 Tanaina 10,449
8 Wasilla 9,456
9 North Lakes 9,321
10 Sitka 8,407
11 Kalifornsky 8,395
12 Meadow Lakes 8,307
13 Ketchikan 8,037
14 Kenai 7,590
15 Steele Creek 7,365
16 Bethel 6,270
17 South Lakes 6,151
18 Palmer 6,094
19 Gateway 5,965
20 Chena Ridge 5,863
21 Homer 5,719
22 Kodiak 5,458
23 Utqiaġvik 5,176
24 Sterling 5,150
25 Farmers Loop 5,089
26 Fishhook 4,759
27 Soldotna 4,444
28 Nikiski 4,324
29 Unalaska 4,009
30 Valdez 3,907
31 Mill Bay 3,904
32 Butte 3,888
33 Nome 3,594
34 Eielson AFB 3,388
35 Goldstream 3,315
36 Petersburg 3,170
37 Kotzebue 3,110
38 Big Lake 2,769
39 Farm Loop 2,637
40 Ridgeway 2,631
41 Seward 2,625
42 Cordova 2,528
43 North Pole 2,285
44 Anchor Point 2,247
45 Dillingham 2,203
46 Ester 2,174
47 Deltana 2,131
48 Houston 2,067
49 Wrangell 2,055
50 Fritz Creek 2,034
51 Willow 1,956
52 Haines 1,905
53 Kodiak Station 1,789
54 Lazy Mountain 1,644
55 Metlakatla 1,582
56 Cohoe 1,469
57 Prudhoe Bay 1,416
58 Hooper Bay 1,367
59 Sutton-Alpine 1,343
60 Funny River 1,340
61 Diamond Ridge 1,336
62 Point MacKenzie 1,323
63 Akutan 1,299
64 Bear Creek 1,287
65 Susitna North 1,271
66 Tok 1,214
67 Talkeetna 1,199
68 Skagway 1,191
69 Healy 1,096
70 Craig 1,029
71 Salamatof 1,025
72 Delta Junction 970
73 Chevak 951
74 TIE Buffalo Soapstone and Hoonah 937
75 Salcha 930
76 Denali Park 915
77 Ninilchik 898
78 Point Hope 888
79 Womens Bay 852
80 King Cove 845
81 Tuntutuliak 844
82 TIE Savoonga and Emmonak 826
83 Knik River 807
84 Togiak 806
85 Kwethluk 805
86 Sand Point 777
87 Quinhagak 774
88 Selawik 770
89 Unalakleet 760
90 Alakanuk 755
91 Klawock 717
92 Two Rivers 709
93 Kasilof 705
94 Wainwright 674
95 Happy Valley 667
96 Kotlik 657
97 Toksook Bay 656
98 Noorvik 652
99 Gustavus 642
100 Gambell 635
101 Big Delta 627
102 Stebbins 626
103 Mountain Village 619
104 Pilot Station 616
105 Tazlina 608
106 Scammon Bay 603
107 St. Mary's 602
108 Yakutat 597
109 Nunapitchuk 596
110 Kachemak 584
111 Moose Creek 574
112 Shishmaref 567
113 Kake 543
114 Nuiqsut 542
115 Glennallen 537
116 Fox River 526
117 Buckland 517
118 Napaskiak 509
119 TIE New Stuyahok and Chefornak 506
120 Aniak 501
121 Marshall 493
122 St. Paul 492
123 Manokotak 482
124 Kongiganak 478
125 Thorne Bay 477
126 Akiak 462
127 Akiachak 461
128 Anaktuvuk Pass 455
129 Galena 453
130 St. Michael 449
131 Pleasant Valley 444
132 Kiana 430
133 Fort Yukon 429
134 Kwigillingok 425
135 TIE Russian Mission and Brevig Mission 423
136 TIE Kivalina and Noatak 422
137 Tyonek 415
138 Kasigluk 414
139 Eek 401
140 South Van Horn 396
141 Saxman 382
142 Hydaburg 378
143 Naknek 370
144 Elim 368
145 Kipnuk 360
146 Nenana 358
147 Napakiak 356
148 Angoon 349
149 False Pass 342
150 TIE Northway and Tununak 338
151 King Salmon 327
152 TIE Huslia and Koyuk 306
153 TIE Trapper Creek, Kaktovik, and Nightmute 304
154 McGrath 298
155 Mosquito Lake 297
156 Harding-Birch Lakes 293
157 Atqasuk 292
158 Copper Center 281
159 Lower Kalskag 279
160 Whittier 273
161 Tuluksak 269
162 Coldfoot 268
163 Mentasta Lake 266
164 Cooper Landing 263
165 Dry Creek 262
166 Goodnews Bay 261
167 Ambler 258
168 Shungnak 257
169 Clam Gulch 251
170 Moose Pass 247
171 Teller 245
172 Seldovia 238
173 TIE Nulato and Koliganek 236
174 Tanana 235
175 Tetlin 232
176 Nelchina 230
177 Arctic Village 229
178 Newtok 222
179 Nunam Iqua 218
180 Upper Kalskag 217
181 Old Harbor 214
182 Nanwalek 213
183 Shaktoolik 212
184 Cantwell 210
185 Grayling 208
186 Aleknagik 207
187 Mekoryuk 206
188 Gakona 203
189 Port Alsworth 200
190 Hollis 198
191 Lutak 190
192 TIE Nikolaevsk and Halibut Cove 188
193 Fox 187
194 TIE Kobuk and Eareckson Station 184
195 White Mountain 183
196 Allakaket 181
197 Holy Cross 179
198 Kenny Lake 178
199 Adak 177
200 TIE Glacier View and Point Lay 176
201 Seldovia Village 175
202 Chickaloon 173
203 Golovin 172
204 Silver Springs 171
205 TIE Anderson and Deering 169
206 Port Lions 167
207 Newhalen 161
208 TIE Wales and Kaltag 160
209 Port Graham 150
210 Tanacross 145
211 Atmautluak 143
212 Ruby 139
213 Minto 136
214 Fort Greely 135
215 Pitkas Point 130
216 Coffman Cove 128
217 Venetie 126
218 TIE Nondalton and Kokhanok 125
219 Alcan Border 121
220 Chalkyitsik 118
221 Primrose 117
222 Tenakee Springs 115
223 Naukati Bay 110
224 Mud Bay 109
225 Ekwok 106
226 Ouzinkie 105
227 Chuathbaluk 103
228 Koyukuk 100
229 Shageluk 99
230 Nelson Lagoon 98
231 Port Heiden 97
232 Oscarville 95
233 TIE Chignik and Lowell Point 91
234 Nikolai 90
235 Eagle 89
236 Beaver 88
237 Whale Pass 87
238 Pelican 86
239 Hughes 85
240 Gulkana 83
241 Diomede 82
242 TIE Hope and St. George 79
243 Sleetmute 78
244 TIE Willow Creek, Anvik, and Port Alexander 74
245 TIE Chitina, Atka, and Twin Hills 71
246 Cold Bay 68
247 TIE Pilot Point and Clark's Point 65
248 Akhiok 64
249 Klukwan 61
250 TIE Whitestone and Igiugig 60
251 TIE Crooked Creek and Crown Point 57
252 Platinum 55
253 TIE Rampart and Perryville 54
254 Takotna 53
255 TIE Chignik Lake and Chistochina 52
256 Port Clarence 49
257 Chenega 48
258 Tolsona 46
259 Iliamna 43
260 TIE Circle, South Naknek, and Manley Hot Springs 42
261 Tatitlek 41
262 TIE Levelock and Eagle Village 40
263 TIE Sunrise and Stony River 39
264 Central 38
265 TIE Egegik and Excursion Inlet 36
266 Chignik Lagoon 35
267 Larsen Bay 33
268 TIE Skwentna and Alatna 30
269 Kasaan 29
270 Karluk 28
271 Slana 27
272 TIE Edna Bay and Mendeltna 25
273 Aleneva 24
274 Ferry 23
275 Dot Lake Village 22
276 TIE Pedro Bay and Bettles 21
277 TIE Lake Minchumina and Tonsina 20
278 TIE Kupreanof, Red Devil, and Attu Station 19
279 Elfin Cove 17
280 Evansville 16
281 Nikolski 15
282 Lime Village 13
283 TIE Chicken and Hyder 12
284 TIE Covenant Life, Stevens Village, and Wiseman 9
285 Ugashik 8
286 TIE Livengood and Healy Lake 7
287 Beluga 5
288 TIE Birch Creek and Four Mile Road 4
289 Portage Creek 3

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, 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 17 March 2022. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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