Wrangell Borough AK Information


Wrangell Borough Subdivisions

Wrangell Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,362
Daytime Population: Workers 1,101
Daytime Population: Residents 1,255
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,356
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 2,343
Population in Familes 1,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $56,184
Average Household Income $76,888
Per Capita Income $34,682


Total Housing Units 1,428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 696 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 371 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $186,364
Average Home Value $190,553


Total Households 1,057
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 621
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% -0.11%
Households 0.05% -0.06%
Families -0.18% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


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, 2017 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 Density # 15 52nd
Diversity Index # 18 41st
Median Household Income # 19 38th
Per Capita Income # 11 66th

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