Wrangell Borough AK Information


Wrangell Borough Subdivisions

Wrangell Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,377
Population in Households 2,358
Population in Familes 1,762
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 1,063
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 626
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 692 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 371 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 365 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $185,294
Average Home Value $193,786


Median Household Income $55,350
Average Household Income $75,491
Per Capita Income $34,033
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% -0.19%
Households 0.15% -0.13%
Families -0.08% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Wrangell Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wrangell Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 24th
Population Density1 # 15 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 17 45th
Median Household Income # 19 38th
Per Capita Income # 12 62nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.