Wrangell, AK 99929 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99929: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wrangell, AK 99929

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 140
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Borough: Wrangell City and Borough Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 56.468, Longitude -132.385
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wrangell, AK 99929 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,357
Population in Households 2,338
Population in Familes 1,746
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 1,052
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 619
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 683 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 369 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 326 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $184,901
Average Home Value $193,668


Median Household Income $55,508
Average Household Income $75,609
Per Capita Income $34,021
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% -0.2%
Households 0.15% -0.13%
Families -0.08% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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, AK 99929 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99929 to the other 233 ZIP Codes 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 # 46 81st
Population Density1 # 120 48th
Diversity Index2 # 76 68th
Median Household Income # 85 64th
Per Capita Income # 55 77th

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