Cities in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska by Population (2024)

There are 12 cities in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Kotzebue1Alaska2,9393,099-1.34%11924.76
Selawik2Alaska742812-2.37%3182.33
Noatak3Alaska6324228.22%3916.03
Noorvik4Alaska629693-2.48%7510.84
Buckland5Alaska498549-2.54%5850.85
Kiana6Alaska411453-2.61%2,1860.19
Kivalina7Alaska406444-2.4%2491.63
Ambler8Alaska247273-2.76%2410.28
Shungnak9Alaska247273-2.76%318.05
Kobuk10Alaska170186-2.3%1115.51
Deering11Alaska165183-2.94%335.02
Red Dog Mine12Alaska000%068.85

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska?

Kotzebue is the largest city in Northwest Arctic Borough.

What is the smallest city in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska?

Red Dog Mine is the smallest city in Northwest Arctic Borough.

How many cities are in Northwest Arctic Borough?

There are 12 cities in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska.

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