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Pronunciation: JOO-no   <1>

Time Zone: Juneau lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT)

Telephone Area Code: (907)

ZIP Codes: 99801-99803, 99811, 99850<2>

Elevation: 60 feet [18.29 m] above sea level<3>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Juneau)


2018:<4>     32,113   (2.68% increase since 2010)  
2010:     31,275   (1.84% increase since 2000)
2000:     30,711

Total Area:<5>   3,253 sq. miles [8,427.5 km²]   - of which 16.96% is water (551 sq. miles [1,429.6 km²])

Housing Units:<6>   13,055

Websites for Juneau

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<7>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Juneau. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.3024, Longitude: -134.4211     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   58° 18' 8"
Lon:   -134° 25' 15"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<8>   Juneau B-2

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Juneau

GNIS ID:   1404263
FIPS State / Place Code:   02 / 36400

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Juneau)

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From the US Census


2018:     737,438   (3.83% increase since 2010)  
2010:     710,231   (13.29% increase since 2000)
2000:     626,932

Websites for State of Alaska

Official Website:
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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alaska

GNIS ID:   1785533
FIPS State:   02

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<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Juneau). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Juneau or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Juneau includes: 99801, 99802, 99811 & 99850.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Juneau - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2018.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Juneau. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<7>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Juneau, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<8>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Juneau.

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