Latest Data (2018)
Population 590
Nationwide Rank 12629

Quick Facts

Wainwright, Alaska is the 12,629th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Wainwright, Alaska is a city.

Wainwright, Alaska is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Wainwright had its largest population ever.

Wainwright, Alaska is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 85% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
12619 Orderville, Utah 591 -1.8%
12620 Port Matilda, Pennsylvania 591 -6.1%
12621 Solon Springs, Wisconsin 591 2.6%
12622 Wheatland, Pennsylvania 591 -20.9%
12623 Cherry Valley, Arkansas 590 -16.0%
12624 Hill City, Minnesota 590 20.4%
12625 Jarratt, Virginia 590 0.6%
12626 Lawndale, North Carolina 590 -8.2%
12628 Portland, North Dakota 590 -1.3%
12629 Wainwright, Alaska 590 8.4%
12630 Bucoda, Washington 589 -6.9%
12631 Chaumont, New York 589 -3.1%
12632 Danielsville, Georgia 589 30.5%
12633 Kewanna, Indiana 589 -4.2%
12634 Naylor, Missouri 589 -3.1%
12635 Oak Grove, Illinois 589 -19.0%
12636 Orleans, Iowa 589 -5.9%
12637 Stagecoach, Texas 589 28.6%
12638 Victory, New York 589 8.0%
12639 Welch, Oklahoma 589 -0.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alaska

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
9797 Sand Point 1,140 20.2%
10014 Chevak 1,075 40.3%
10043 King Cove 1,065 35.1%
10088 Akutan 1,052 47.7%
10627 Delta Junction 931 10.8%
10878 Mountain Village 876 15.8%
10965 Togiak 857 5.9%
11039 Selawik 845 9.3%
11154 Emmonak 825 7.4%
11217 Klawock 815 -4.3%
11371 Hoonah 788 -7.8%
11453 Alakanuk 773 18.3%
11550 Kwethluk 756 5.8%
11792 Point Hope 716 -5.1%
11860 Savoonga 705 9.9%
11880 Quinhagak 701 26.0%
11882 Gambell 700 8.1%
11906 Unalakleet 697 -6.4%
11995 Noorvik 683 7.5%
12102 Toksook Bay 667 25.1%
12300 Kotlik 637 7.6%
12371 Pilot Station 624 13.2%
12424 Shishmaref 617 10.1%
12629 Wainwright 590 8.4%
12751 Stebbins 571 4.7%
12783 St. Mary's 567 13.1%
12816 Kake 563 -20.5%
12960 Aniak 545 -4.8%
12969 Fort Yukon 543 -8.4%
13013 Scammon Bay 538 15.4%
13107 Nunapitchuk 526 12.6%
13160 New Stuyahok 519 10.1%
13371 St. Paul 496 -5.1%
13415 Kachemak 490 13.9%
13488 Thorne Bay 483 -12.9%
13619 Galena 469 -30.3%
13632 Chefornak 467 18.2%
13710 Marshall 461 31.7%
13722 Angoon 459 -19.0%
13816 Manokotak 448 12.2%
13832 Gustavus 446 4.6%
14005 Nuiqsut 428 -0.6%
14020 Buckland 426 4.6%
14132 St. Michael 415 13.0%
14165 Napaskiak 412 5.3%
14272 Brevig Mission 401 45.8%
14339 Akiak 394 27.5%
14349 Hydaburg 393 3.1%
14425 Saxman 384 -3.7%
14485 Kivalina 379 0.2%
14558 Koyuk 371 25.3%
14575 Napakiak 370 4.8%
14636 Nenana 363 -9.4%
14842 Anaktuvuk Pass 344 22.4%
14876 Russian Mission 342 15.1%
14883 Elim 341 9.2%
14911 Kiana 339 -12.8%
14927 Anderson 337 -8.1%
15015 Adak 329 5.7%
15086 McGrath 322 -19.5%
15174 Nightmute 314 50.9%
15192 Eek 312 11.4%
15210 Lower Kalskag 311 16.4%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 590 12,629
2017 584 12,678
2016 573 12,746
2015 580 12,694
2014 580 12,700
2013 579 12,717
2012 575 12,757
2011 565 12,827
2010 556 12,901
2009 494 13,402
2008 492 13,418
2007 486 13,484
2006 489 13,458
2005 499 13,348
2004 510 13,259
2003 522 13,171
2002 527 13,123
2001 533 13,083
2000 544 13,021
1990 492 13,125