Northwest Arctic Borough , Alaska

Northwest Arctic Borough: Borough in Alaska, United States

Northwest Arctic Borough locator map
Location of Northwest Arctic Borough on Alaska map.

About

Northwest Arctic Borough is a county located in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,523. After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 7,644 inhabitants. Its county seat is Kotzebue. The county was created 35 years ago in 1985.

Cape Krusenstern '17915864183' image
Cape Krusenstern '17915864183'
Cape Krusenstern '17915864183' image

Geography

Northwest Arctic Borough is located at 66°49'60"N 161°0'2"W (66.8333300, -161.0005600). It has 3 neighbors: Nome Census Area, North Slope Borough and Yukon Koyukuk Census Area.

Northwest Arctic Borough map

The largest city of Northwest Arctic Borough is Kotzebue with a population of 3,260. Other cities include, Selawik population 840, Noorvik population 679, Buckland population 422 and Kiana population 338. See all Northwest Arctic Borough cities & populated places.

Northwest Arctic Borough Quick Facts

Population : 7,644 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
Area : 105573 km2
Water as percent of area : 12.7%
Land as percent of area : 87.3%
Named for : Arctic, northwest
Altitude : 49 feet / 15 meters
Capital : Kotzebue
Establishment : January 01, 1986
Time Zone : Alaska Time Zone
Local time : 07:05:02 (26th October 2021)
Population growth : 1.58% (2010-2020)

Northwest Arctic Borough has 3 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Northwest Arctic Borough increased by 1.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,523 - census
2011 7,705 2.36% estimation process
2012 7,705 0% estimation process
2013 7,725 0.26% estimation process
2014 7,772 0.6% estimation process
2015 7,772 0% estimation process
2016 7,691 -1.05% estimation process
2017 7,795 1.33% estimation process
2018 7,694 -1.31% estimation process
2019 7,621 -0.96% estimation process
2020 7,644 0.3% estimation process

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Northwest Arctic Borough Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Northwest Arctic Borough.

City Name Population Title
Kotzebue 3,260 City in Alaska, USA
Selawik 840 City in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, United States
Noorvik 679 City in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, United States
Buckland 422 City in Alaska, USA
Kivalina 379 Alaska town facing tundra erosion
Kiana 338 City in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, United States
Shungnak 267 City in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, United States
Kobuk 153 City in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, United States
Deering 123 City in Alaska

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