Wrangell, Alaska Population 2021

2,430
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Wrangell is a city located in Wrangell County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,430, it is the 20th largest city in Alaska and the 6918th largest city in the United States . Wrangell is currently declining at a rate of -1.46% annually but its population has increased by 2.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,369 in 2010. Wrangell reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3477 miles, Wrangell has a population density of 1 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wrangell is $71,889 with a poverty rate of 7.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $844 per month, and the median house value is $216,200. The median age in Wrangell is 49.4 years, 49.7 years for males, and 49.1 years for females.

Wrangell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wrangellwas:

  • White: 63.03%
  • Native American: 24.46%
  • Two or more races: 10.03%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
The current population of Wrangell, Alaska is 2,430 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,502.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,369.

Wrangell, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,57763.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native61224.46%
Two or More Races25110.03%
Some Other Race341.36%
Asian180.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.36%
Black or African American10.04%
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Wrangell Population by Race

Wrangell Population Pyramid $2021

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Wrangell Median Age

49.4


Total

49.7


Male

49.1


Female

Wrangell Adults

There are 2,034 adults, (569 of whom are seniors) in Wrangell.

Wrangell Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wrangell Sex Ratio

Female

1,145

45.76%

Male

1,357

54.24%

Wrangell Population by Age

Wrangell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wrangell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family49.6%50.4%
Female63.3%36.7%
All67.9%32.1%
Male68.9%31.1%
Married81.3%18.7%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wrangell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0272.3867.9
Married5302.9181.3
Non Family3731.2149.6
Female794.0363.3
Male453.0968.9

2.93

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Wrangell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade492.55%
9th to 12th Grade21010.91%
High School Graduate67935.27%
Some College45123.43%
Associates Degree1628.42%
Bachelors Degree25012.99%
Graduate Degree1246.44%
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Wrangell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wrangell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2861,171291
Native American41532344
2+ Races15410328
Hispanic77764
Other Race3433
Asian997
Islander33
Black11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.78%.

Wrangell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,375$46,583$37,895
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$34,926$47,500$24,107
Some College$38,487$40,250$37,500
Bachelors Degree$53,000$66,607$42,083
Graduate Degree$64,688$56,250$67,917

$41,375

Average Earnings

$46,583

Average Male

$37,895

Average Female

Wrangell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wrangell Language by Age

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Wrangell Language

96.14% of Wrangell residents speak only English, while 3.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Wrangell Language

Wrangell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,5321248.09%
Native605406.61%
Multiple251207.97%
Hispanic125118.80%

7.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.96%

Male Poverty Rate

11.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wrangell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wrangell is Hispanic, with 8.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wrangell is Native, with 6.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.53%.

Wrangell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.06%
High School10.49%
Some College5.89%
Bachelors or Greater0.54%

Wrangell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed43.48%
Female Unemployed16.13%
Female Employed6.08%
Male Employed2.34%

Wrangell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wrangell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,894$71,889
Families$69,600$85,564
Married Families$82,813-
Non Families$28,918$43,392
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Income by Household Type

Wrangell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wrangell Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Wrangell Marital Status

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224

Number of Veterans

217

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam88
Korea52
First Gulf War25
Second Gulf War11
World War II1

Wrangell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+95
65 to 7462
55 to 6431
35 to 5431
18 to 345

Wrangell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18213.27%
Native American398.88%
2+ Races21.18%
Black1100.00%

Wrangell Veterans by Race

Wrangell Veterans by Education

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1.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wrangell Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wrangell Employment by Age

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Wrangell Employment by Race

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Wrangell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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45.56%

Born in Wrangell

97.16%

Native Born

2.84%

Foreign Born

2.32%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.16% of Wrangell residents were born in the United States, with 45.56% having been born in Alaska. 2.32% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,430-36-1.46%
20202,466-36-1.44%
20192,502-36-1.42%
20182,538170.67%
20172,521251.00%
20162,496431.75%
20152,453120.49%
20142,441-7-0.29%
20132,448281.16%
20122,420261.09%
20112,394230.97%
20102,3710.00%

Wrangell Population by Year