Wrangell Borough AK Information

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Wrangell Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wrangell Borough AK Housing Affordability Index is 146
State of Alaska Housing Affordability Index is 124
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Wrangell Borough AK Wealth Index is 69
State of Alaska Wealth Index is 106
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,412
Population in Households 2,393
Population in Familes 1,789
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density 1
Diversity Index1 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,070
Average Household Income $70,200
Per Capita Income $31,386
Wealth Index3 69

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 657 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 421 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 399 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $197,330
Housing Affordability Index2 146
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,078
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 636
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.19% 0.22%
Households 0.25% 0.26%
Families 0.12% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.57%

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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, 2019 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 # 17 45th
Median Household Income # 22 28th
Per Capita Income # 19 38th

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