Kaktovik is a city located in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is within North Slope Borough. The work Kaktovik means "Seining Place" which was a traditional fishing place. It was incorporated in 1971. Kaktovik has a total area of 1.0 square mile at 70°07′58″N 143°36′58″W. It is elevated by 36 feet above sea level. The Harold Kaveolook School in Kaktovik is operated by the North Slope Borough School District. As of 2010 census, Kaktovik total population was 239 with a population density of 254.49/sq mi. Zip code is 99747.