Wrangell demographics profile

StatisticWrangellAlaskaNational
Population2,401736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1191
Median age48.833.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%48%43%
Speak English94%84%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Wrangell, AK has a population of 2,401 and is the 10,060th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1 per sq mi which is 6% lower than the Alaska average and 99% lower than the national average. The median age in Wrangell is 49 which is approximately 45% higher than the Alaska average of 34. In Wrangell, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 40% of Wrangell residents were born in Alaska, 55% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Wrangell is 6% lower than Alaska.
  • The median age in Wrangell is 45% higher than Alaska.
  • In Wrangell 67.51% of the population is White.
  • In Wrangell 0.29% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wrangell 3.46% of the population is Asian.

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Wrangell population breakdown by race

RaceWrangellAlaskaNational
White67.51%65.62%73.35%
Black or African American0.29%3.32%12.63%
Asian3.46%6.00%5.22%
American Indian19.24%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race9.37%8.46%3.06%
Other race0.12%1.34%4.75%
In Wrangell, 3.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Wrangell, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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