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Nuiqsut, Alaska

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From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Nuiqsut has a population of 428 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Nuiqsut is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Nuiqsut lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

Nuiqsut is within the boundaries of the (907) area code.

The ZIP code for Nuiqsut: 99789<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nuiqsut had a population of 402 people.

The population of Nuiqsut represents 0.06% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 402 people, the population of Nuiqsut decreased 7.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 433 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Nuiqsut had an population of 428 people. This is an increase of 6.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.15% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Nuiqsut.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nuiqsut ...

Looking for more information about Nuiqsut? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Nuiqsut, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nuiqsut.

Communities near Nuiqsut ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Alpine   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the North (N) of Nuiqsut

Located in North Slope Borough

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Nuiqsut.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nuiqsut.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nuiqsut - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Nuiqsut). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nuiqsut or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nuiqsut) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Nuiqsut. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nuiqsut

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nuiqsut. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 70.2171, Longitude: -150.9979     [Map].






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