Wrangell, Alaska Population 2020

2,523
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Wrangell is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,523, it is the 20th largest city in Alaska and the 6788th largest city in the United States. Wrangell is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 6.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,369 in 2010. Spanning over 3477 miles, Wrangell has a population density of 1 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wrangell is $70,025 with a poverty rate of 7.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $809 per month, and the median house value is $212,600. The median age in Wrangell is 49.5 years, 51.6 years for males, and 48.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.2 males.

Wrangell Demographics

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

  • White: 67.23%
  • Native American: 19.97%
  • Two or more races: 8.37%
  • Asian: 2.78%
  • Other race: 1.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.08%
The current population of Wrangell, Alaska is 2,523, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,503.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,369.

Wrangell, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,67067.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native49619.97%
Two or More Races2088.37%
Asian692.78%
Some Other Race301.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.36%
Black or African American20.08%
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Wrangell Population Pyramid 2020

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Wrangell Median Age

49.5


Total

51.6


Male

48.3


Female

Wrangell Adults

There are 1,991 adults, (548 of whom are seniors) in Wrangell.

Wrangell Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wrangell Sex Ratio

Female

1,182

47.58%

Male

1,302

52.42%

Wrangell Households and Families

Wrangell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wrangell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All68.3%31.7%
Male62%38%
Female60.2%39.8%
Non Family50.5%49.5%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0742.2668.3
Married5122.885.2
Non Family4241.2650.5
Female883.660.2
Male502.9662

2.81

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

10.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wrangell Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade613.25%
9th to 12th Grade1588.43%
High School Graduate70537.60%
Some College43423.15%
Associates Degree1296.88%
Bachelors Degree26314.03%
Graduate Degree1256.67%
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Wrangell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3601,219304
Native American32325841
Multiple Races988618
Hispanic77765
Asian333320
Other Race3029
Islander44
Black22

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 60.61%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,662$44,076$37,750
Less Than High School$31,023$31,364$
High School Grad$30,395$33,889$23,000
Some College$36,842$41,750$30,625
Bachelors Degree$44,342$67,750$41,193
Graduate Degree$68,611$$68,750

$40,662

Average Earnings

$44,076

Average Male

$37,750

Average Female

Wrangell Language

Wrangell Language by Age

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Wrangell Language

93.96% of Wrangell residents speak only English, while 6.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Wrangell Poverty

Wrangell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,6261126.89%
Native492499.96%
Multiple2082110.10%
Hispanic120119.17%

7.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.25%

Male Poverty Rate

9.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wrangell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wrangell is Multiple, with 10.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wrangell is White, with 6.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.56%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.36%
High School7.19%
Some College7.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.35%
Female Unemployed23.33%
Female Employed5.56%
Male Employed4.33%

Wrangell Income

Wrangell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,583$70,025
Families$71,923$84,803
Married Families$84,205-
Non Families$30,595$43,841
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Wrangell Marital Status

Wrangell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

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 Veterans

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269

Number of Veterans

242

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
Korea48
First Gulf War22
Second Gulf War13
World War II2
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Age Group Veterans
75+116
65 to 7470
35 to 5450
55 to 6426
18 to 347
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Name Veterans % of Total
White23015.97%
Indian3510.00%
2 or More21.77%
Black2100.00%

Wrangell Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wrangell Employment Status

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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38.24%

Born in Alaska

94.93%

Native Born

5.07%

Foreign Born

4.19%

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.93% of Wrangell residents were born in the United States, with 38.24% having been born in Alaska. 4.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,523100.40%
20192,513100.40%
20182,503-8-0.32%
20172,511100.40%
20162,501421.71%
20152,459120.49%
20142,447-8-0.33%
20132,455301.24%
20122,425301.25%
20112,395241.01%
20102,3710.00%