Wrangell, Alaska Population 2022

2,079
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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.

Wrangell Demographics

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

  • White: 65.18%
  • Native American: 22.75%
  • Two or more races: 8.29%
  • Asian: 1.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.27%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
The current population of Wrangell, Alaska is 2,079 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,510.

Wrangell, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Wrangell Population by Race

Wrangell Population Pyramid 2022

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Wrangell Median Age

47.8


Total

48.7


Male

46.4


Female

Wrangell Adults

There are 1,985 adults, (578 of whom are seniors) in Wrangell.

Wrangell Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wrangell Sex Ratio

Female

1,154

45.98%

Male

1,356

54.02%

Wrangell Population by Age

Wrangell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wrangell Household Types

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wrangell Households and Families

3.03

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Wrangell Households by Type

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Wrangell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wrangell Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Wrangell Educational Attainment by Race

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$43,819

Average Earnings

$52,250

Average Male

$41,375

Average Female

Wrangell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wrangell Language by Age

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Wrangell Language

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.

Wrangell Language

Wrangell Poverty by Race

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8.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.04%

Male Poverty Rate

9.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wrangell

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%.

Wrangell Poverty

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Wrangell Poverty Rate by Education

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Wrangell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wrangell Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wrangell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

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 Marital Status

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277

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wrangell Veterans by War

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Wrangell Veterans by Age

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Wrangell Veterans by Race

Wrangell Veterans by Education

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2.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wrangell Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

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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44.46%

Born in Wrangell

97.05%

Native Born

2.95%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Wrangell Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wrangell Population by Year