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Alaska Counties by Population

Below are the 29 Alaska counties sorted by population from 1 to 29 . 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 County Population
1 Anchorage Municipality 291,247
2 Matanuska-Susitna Borough 107,081
3 Fairbanks North Star Borough 95,655
4 Kenai Peninsula Borough 58,799
5 Juneau City and Borough 32,255
6 Bethel Census Area 18,666
7 Ketchikan Gateway Borough 13,948
8 Kodiak Island Borough 13,101
9 North Slope Borough 11,031
10 Nome Census Area 10,046
11 Valdez-Cordova Census Area 9,243
12 Sitka City and Borough 8,458
13 Kusilvak Census Area 8,368
14 Northwest Arctic Borough 7,793
15 Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 6,808
16 Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area 5,753
17 Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5,343
18 Aleutians West Census Area 5,232
19 Dillingham Census Area 4,857
20 Aleutians East Borough 3,420
21 Petersburg Borough 3,398
22 Hoonah-Angoon Census Area 2,365
23 Wrangell City and Borough 2,127
24 Haines Borough 2,080
25 Denali Borough 1,619
26 Lake and Peninsula Borough 1,476
27 Skagway Municipality 1,240
28 Bristol Bay Borough 844
29 Yakutat City and Borough 662

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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