Wrangell County, Alaska Population 2022

Wrangell County, Alaska's estimated population is 2,394 with a growth rate of -1.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wrangell County, Alaska is the 24th largest county in Alaska. The 2010 Population was 2,371 and has seen a growth of 0.97% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,3710.00%
20112,394230.97%
20122,420261.09%
20132,448281.16%
20142,441-7-0.29%
20152,453120.49%
20162,496431.75%
20172,521251.00%
20182,538170.67%
20192,502-36-1.42%
20202,466-36-1.44%
20212,430-36-1.46%
20222,394-36-1.48%
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Wrangell County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,63665.18%
Black or African American80.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native57122.75%
Asian431.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander321.27%
Some Other Race120.48%
Two or More Races2088.29%
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Wrangell County, Alaska Population by Race

Wrangell County, Alaska Population Pyramid 2022

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Wrangell County, Alaska Median Age

47.8


Total

48.7


Male

46.4


Female

Wrangell County, Alaska Adults

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

Wrangell County, Alaska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wrangell County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

1,154

45.98%

Male

1,356

54.02%

Wrangell County, Alaska Population by Age

Wrangell County, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wrangell County, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
Male83.3%16.7%
All71.3%28.7%
Female60.8%39.2%
Non Family49.3%50.7%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wrangell County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9892.4971.3
Married5352.9186.4
Male303.6383.3
Female794.6660.8
Non Family3451.2349.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Wrangell County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade211.12%
9th to 12th Grade19910.60%
High School Graduate61132.55%
Some College55329.46%
Associates Degree1769.38%
Bachelors Degree21611.51%
Graduate Degree1015.38%
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Wrangell County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wrangell County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian252420
White1,3371,229266
2+ Races1097011
Native American36329318
Hispanic68662
Black88
Islander88
Other Race1210

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 County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,819$52,250$41,375
Less Than 9th Grade$26,397$27,059$
High School Graduate$35,000$44,688$26,000
Some College$47,054$49,583$42,188
Bachelors Degree$44,702$61,250$41,354
Graduate Degree$54,125$53,935$63,750

$43,819

Average Earnings

$52,250

Average Male

$41,375

Average Female

Wrangell County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wrangell County, Alaska Language by Age

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Wrangell County, Alaska Language

96.54% of Wrangell County, Alaska 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 County, Alaska Language

Wrangell County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander322268.75%
Hispanic971212.37%
Native5646812.06%
White1,602925.74%
OtherNaN%
Multiple20862.88%

8.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.04%

Male Poverty Rate

9.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wrangell County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wrangell County, Alaska is Islander, with 68.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wrangell County, Alaska 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 County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.95%
High School7.32%
Some College4.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.64%

Wrangell County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.62%
Male Unemployed34.00%
Female Employed2.44%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wrangell County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wrangell County, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,438$74,848
Families$67,976$86,215
Married Families$84,375-
Non Families$35,625$48,771
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Income by Household Type

Wrangell County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wrangell County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

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Wrangell County, 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 County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

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Wrangell County, Alaska Marital Status

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277

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War42
Vietnam92
Korea41
World War II1

Wrangell County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 344
35 to 5442
55 to 6452
65 to 7472
75+107

Wrangell County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21915.53%
Black8100.00%
Native American4311.17%
Islander787.50%

Wrangell County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Wrangell County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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2.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wrangell County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Wrangell County, Alaska Employment by Age

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Wrangell County, Alaska Employment by Race

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Wrangell County, Alaska 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 County, Alaska

97.05%

Native Born

2.95%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.05% of Wrangell County, Alaska 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 County, Alaska Place of Birth

  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

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