Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Population 2020

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 2,487 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska is the 22nd largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20202,487-8-0.32%
20192,495-8-0.32%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.32%
State
Founded
1834 (1834)
County Seat

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Population Growth

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%

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2020

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Median Age

49.5


Total

51.6


Male

48.3


Female

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 1,991 adults, (548 of whom are seniors) in Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska.

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

1,182

47.58%

Male

1,302

52.42%

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Households and Families

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska 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)

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Education

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%

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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%.

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 City and Borough, Alaska Language

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Language

93.96% of Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska 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 City and Borough, Alaska Poverty

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

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 City and Borough, Alaska

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska 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%.

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

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Income

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

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

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska 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 City and Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Veterans

269

Number of Veterans

242

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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

$Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

38.24%

Born in Alaska

94.93%

Native Born

5.07%

Foreign Born

4.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.93% of Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska 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.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990