Wrangell, Alaska Population 2024

2,010

Wrangell is a city located in Wrangell County Alaska. Wrangell has a 2024 population of 2,010. Wrangell is currently declining at a rate of -1.47% annually and its population has decreased by -5.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,127 in 2020.

The average household income in Wrangell is $80,656 with a poverty rate of 10.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wrangell is 48.9 years, 51.3 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Wrangell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wrangell was:

  • White: 56.98%
  • Native American: 22.87%
  • Two or more races: 16.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.16%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.05%
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
2556.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
0.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.5% (-117)
The current population of Wrangell, Alaska is 2,010 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,127.

Wrangell, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,21656.98%
Native American48822.87%
Two or more races34416.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander462.16%
Other race210.98%
Asian180.84%
Black or African American10.05%
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Wrangell Population by Race

Wrangell Population Pyramid 2024

Wrangell Median Age

48.9

Total

51.3

Male

46.4

Female

Wrangell Adults

There are 1,662 adults, (576 of whom are seniors) in Wrangell.

Wrangell Age Dependency

96.5

Age Dependency Ratio

53

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wrangell Sex Ratio

Female99846.77%
Male1,13653.23%

Wrangell Population by Age

Wrangell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9282.2465.234.8
Non Family4301.1749.550.5
Married3942.8585.814.2
Female814.351.948.1
Male234.3952.247.8
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3.08

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wrangell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wrangell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wrangell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 24.72%.

Wrangell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,694

Average Earnings

$54,821

Average Male

$45,750

Average Female

Wrangell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wrangell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wrangell Language

95.44% of Wrangell residents speak only English, while 4.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.2% of the population.

Wrangell Language

Wrangell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native47910020.88%
White1,178564.75%
Islander462554.35%
Multiple343226.41%
Hispanic1201915.83%
Asian17635.29%
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10.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.51%

Male Poverty Rate

11.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wrangell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wrangell is Islander, with 54.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wrangell is White, with 4.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.41%.

Wrangell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.18%
High School7.41%
Some College3.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%
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Wrangell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.46%
Female Employed3.15%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Wrangell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wrangell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wrangell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wrangell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wrangell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wrangell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wrangell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

245

Number of Veterans

239

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Wrangell Veterans by War

count

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Wrangell Veterans by Age

count

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Wrangell Veterans by Race

Wrangell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wrangell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wrangell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wrangell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wrangell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.03%

Born in Wrangell

96.25%

Native Born

3.75%

Foreign Born

2.34%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.25% of Wrangell residents were born in the United States, with 51.03% having been born in Alaska. 2.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wrangell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,860-30-1.59%
20281,890-30-1.56%
20271,920-30-1.54%
20261,950-30-1.52%
20251,980-30-1.49%
20242,010-30-1.47%
20232,040-30-1.45%
20222,070-30-1.43%
20212,100-27-1.27%
20202,127-386-15.36%
20192,513-8-0.32%
20182,52150.2%
20172,516230.92%
20162,493411.67%
20152,452110.45%
20142,441-9-0.37%
20132,450261.07%
20122,424271.13%
20112,397241.01%
20102,373
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Wrangell Population by Year