Wrangell is a city located in Wrangell County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,079, it is the 47th largest city in Alaska and the 10737th largest city in the United States. Wrangell is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -17.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,510 in 2020. 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 8.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $868 per month, and the median house value is $221,700. The median age in Wrangell is 49.4 years, 49.7 years for males, and 49.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wrangellwas:
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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 80.00%.
96.54% of Wrangell residents speak only English, while 3.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wrangell is Islander, with 68.75% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wrangell is Multiple, with 2.88% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.32%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wrangell
97.05% of Wrangell residents were born in the United States, with 44.46% having been born in Alaska. 1.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.