Shungnak is a city in Northwest Arctic Borough located in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is known as the original village of Kobuk approximately 10 miles upstream, was hugely abandoned due to flooding. Shungnak is the former village of Kochuk that was settled in 1899 and became incorporated on May 4, 1967. It has a total area of 9.6 square miles at 66°53′9″N 157°8′15″W. The elevation is about 144 feet above sea level. As of the census of 2010, Shungnak had a total population of 262 individuals. The population density was 27.13/sq mi. Estimated per capita income in 2015 was $12,188. The Northwest Arctic Borough School District operates the Shungnak School. The city of Shungnak has Zip code 99773.