Nuiqsut is located in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is within North Slope Borough on the Nechelik Channel, an estimation of 35 miles from the Beaufort Sea coast. Inupiat is a local native people who lived in tents while housing was built. Their native traditions were hunting (whale, caribou, fox, ptarmigan, etc.) and the making of native clothes and crafts. The total population was 433 as of 2000 census and had decreased to 402 on the 2010 census. The estimated per capita income in 2015 was $23,319. Nuiqsut was incorporated on June 24, 1975. It has Zip code 99789.