Alaska Population By County (2018)
Created on February 23, 2020.
Data Updated on May 9, 2021.

According to the US Census Bureau population estimates, there were 735,139 people living in Alaska in 2018. Anchorage County was the most populated county with 290,521 residents, followed by Matanuska-Susitna County with 107,115 residents, and Fairbanks North Star County with 98,565 residents. Yakutat County with a population of 596 was the least populated county in Alaska in 2018.

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Alaska Population By County (2018)
Table of Alaska Population By County (2018)
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County Population % of State Population
Aleutians East 3,395 0.46%
Aleutians West 5,640 0.77%
Anchorage 290,521 39.52%
Bethel 18,219 2.48%
Bristol Bay 880 0.12%
Denali 2,032 0.28%
Dillingham 4,991 0.68%
Fairbanks North Star 98,565 13.41%
Haines 2,488 0.34%
Hoonah-Angoon 2,155 0.29%
Juneau 32,037 4.36%
Kenai Peninsula 58,561 7.97%
Ketchikan Gateway 13,856 1.89%
Kodiak Island 13,250 1.80%
Kusilvak 8,323 1.13%
Lake and Peninsula 1,596 0.22%
Matanuska-Susitna 107,115 14.57%
Nome 10,053 1.37%
North Slope 9,850 1.34%
Northwest Arctic 7,694 1.05%
Petersburg 3,244 0.44%
Prince of Wales-Hyder 6,360 0.87%
Sitka 8,554 1.16%
Skagway 1,169 0.16%
Southeast Fairbanks 6,937 0.94%
Valdez-Cordova 9,161 1.25%
Wrangell 2,538 0.35%
Yakutat 596 0.08%
Yukon-Koyukuk 5,359 0.73%