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Population in 2012: 2,403 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 

Males: 1,143  (47.6%)
Females: 1,260  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  46.7 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99903, 99929.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,855 (it was $43,250 in 2000)
Wrangell:

$45,855
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,705

Wrangell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $168,139 (it was $121,000 in 2000)
Wrangell:

$168,139
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $194,530; Detached houses: $229,607; Townhouses or other attached units: $249,767; In 2-unit structures: $292,750; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $226,216; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $357,806; Mobile homes: $47,565; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $114,254

Median gross rent in 2012: $759.

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Wrangell races chart
  • White alone - 1,739 (73.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 324 (13.7%)
  • Two or more races - 228 (9.6%)
  • Asian alone - 31 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 10 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.08%)

Races in Wrangell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wrangell: 110.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.3%), Irish (12.2%), English (7.1%), Norwegian (6.1%), French Canadian (3.3%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 45.3 square miles.

Population density: 53 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Wrangell:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wrangell city:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

101 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:  4.3%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Wrangell, Alaska as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wrangell to the number of sex offenders is 601 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,503 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $354 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (674.7 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Anchorage, AK (700.4 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1683.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Thoms Place, AK (4.4 miles) , Petersburg, AK (5.7 miles ), Kupreanof, AK (5.8 miles) , Coffman Cove, AK (5.9 miles) , Whale Pass, AK (6.1 miles) , Port Protection, AK (6.9 miles) , Point Baker, AK (7.0 miles) , Meyers Chuck, AK (7.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $224,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $22,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,000

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Latitude: 56.46 N, Longitude: 132.38 W

Area code: 907

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Crime rates in Wrangell by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 003001000000
per 100,000 0.00.0133.50.00.046.80.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.046.80.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 1022482133033
per 100,000 427.984.489.0183.1367.693.649.3150.2153.20.0124.4124.4
Burglaries 261112401265186747
per 100,000 1112.5464.1533.81830.7551.5280.8246.5900.9306.4328.6165.9290.3
Thefts 79978311310288679047362227
per 100,000 3380.44092.83692.25171.64687.54117.93303.74504.52400.41690.1912.51119.9
Auto thefts 736793543053
per 100,000 299.5126.6266.9320.4413.6140.4246.5200.2153.20.0207.4124.4
Arson 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.046.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 334.7231.6509.5412.1345.2334.0185.7300.1166.494.092.9103.7

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Crime rate in Wrangell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Alaska average:

1.76

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Population change in the 1990s: -170 (-6.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Average climate in Wrangell, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Wrangell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/7/2004 at 02:21:04, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2006 at 12:41:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from Wrangell center
On 11/30/2004 at 10:16:56, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/1997 at 05:19:45, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/2007 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from Wrangell center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Hospitals/medical centers in Wrangell:

  • WRANGELL MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 310 BENNETT STREET PO BOX 1081)
  • WRANGELL MEDICAL CENTER LTC (Nursing Home, P.O. BOX 1081)

Political contributions by individuals in Wrangell, AK

Airports and other landing facilities located in Wrangell:


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Local government website: www.wrangell.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wrangell:

  • Whatcom Community College (about 672 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 676 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 697 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 703 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Everett Community College (about 725 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 733 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 737 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 3,488)

Public high school in Wrangell:

Public elementary/middle school in Wrangell:

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Library in Wrangell:

  • IRENE INGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $216,069; Location: 124 SECOND AVENUE; 35,979 books; 1,160 audio materials; 1,952 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL has closed, gone out of business.

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Notable locations in Wrangell: Alaska Island Community Services Tideline Clinic (A), Wrangell Public Health Center - Southeast Region (B), Wrangell Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (C), Wrangell Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pats Lake (A), Wrangell Upper Reservoir (B), Wrangell Lower Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Institute Creek (A), Pat Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Sunrise Aviation Inc (Airport Box 432) (1), Alaska Waters Inc - Jim (Tours & Charters; 107 Stikine Avenue) (2), Alaska Waters Inc - Wilma (Tours & Charters; 107 Stikine Avenue) (3), Alaska Vistas (Tours & Charters; Box 2245) (4), Alaska Waters Inc (Tours & Charters; 107 Stikine Avenue) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Bruce Harding's Old Sourdough Lodge (1104 Peninsula) (1), Stikine Inn (PO Box 990) (2), Fennimore's Trading Post Bed & Breakfast (312 Stikine Avenue) (3), Thunderbird Hotel (225 Front Street) (4), Harding's Old Sourdough Lodge (1104 Peninsula Avenue) (5), Rooney's Roost (206 McKinnon Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Alaska State - Court System- Trial Courts (Po Box 869) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wrangell and their reported violations in the past:

WRANGELL (Population served: 2300, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-2004
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2003
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2003
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-1998
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and AUG-12-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2000)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In NOV-1997
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In AUG-1997
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.6%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 16.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wrangell, AK

People in group quarters in Wrangell in 2010:

  • 10 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in maritime/merchant vessels

People in group quarters in Wrangell in 2000:

  • 11 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other types of correctional institutions

Wrangell compared to Alaska state average:

Wrangell, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Wrangell (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Wrangell Branch at 224 Bruger Street, branch established on 1989/10/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $441.5 mil, Deposits: $387.1 mil, headquarters in Ketchikan, AK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Wrangell Branch at 115 Main Street, branch established on 1960/04/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wrangell, Alaska:

  • Hungry Beaver Hotel, PO Box 1677, Wrangell, AK 99929 , Phone: (907) 874-3005, Fax: (907) 874-3284
  • Stikine Inn, 107 Stikine Ave, Wrangell, AK 99929 , Phone: (907) 874-3388, Fax: (907) 874-3923
  • Bruce Harding's Old Sourdough Lodge, 1104 Peninsula St, Wrangell, AK 99929 , Phone: (907) 874-3613, Fax: (907) 874-3455
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wrangell, Alaska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wrangell travel time to work - commute


Wrangell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wrangell city (based on Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.42%
Here38.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSalvation ArmyEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents22.5%22.4%16.6%8.6%6.9%
Congregations12.5%12.5%8.3%12.5%8.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents6.7%5.5%3.5%3.4%3.8%
Congregations12.5%4.2%8.3%8.3%12.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Here:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

7.0%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

25.4%
State:

27.8%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$13,878$41,6341$910
Other Government Administration 3$16,991$67,9640$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$25,412$60,9890$0
Police - Other 2$5,319$31,9140$0
Firefighters 1$4,124$49,4881$2,150
Correction 5$17,188$41,2511$172
Streets and Highways 5$22,883$54,9191$3,007
Water Transport and Terminals 5$19,127$45,9050$0
Hospitals 36$188,921$62,97417$51,033
Solid Waste Management 2$7,887$47,3220$0
Sewerage 2$7,208$43,2480$0
Parks and Recreation 4$14,913$44,73920$6,845
Electric Power 6$24,529$49,0580$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 47$169,747$43,34016$7,272
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 11$31,288$34,1328$13,453
Local Libraries 1$4,053$48,6365$3,771
Other and Unallocable 3$9,532$38,1281$1,797
Totals for Government 142$583,000$49,26871$90,410

Wrangell government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $2,848,000 ($1185.19)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $4,000 ($1.66)
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $5,186,000 ($2158.14)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $4,930,000 ($2051.60)
    Electric Utilities: $2,057,000 ($856.01)
    General - Other: $1,835,000 ($763.63)
    Financial Administration: $732,000 ($304.62)
    Police Protection: $495,000 ($205.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $426,000 ($177.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $365,000 ($151.89)
    Regular Highways: $310,000 ($129.01)
    Water Utilities: $304,000 ($126.51)
    Sewerage: $299,000 ($124.43)
    Fire Protection: $232,000 ($96.55)
    Libraries: $197,000 ($81.98)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $94,000 ($39.12)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($7.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $311,000 ($129.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $152,000 ($63.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,001,000 ($4994.17)

Wrangell government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,186,000 ($2158.14)
    All Other: $3,137,000 ($1305.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $336,000 ($139.83)
    Sewerage: $329,000 ($136.91)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $162,000 ($67.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $967,000 ($402.41)
    All Other: $837,000 ($348.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $752,000 ($312.94)
    Interest Earnings: $83,000 ($34.54)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,119,000 ($881.81)
    Water Utilities: $239,000 ($99.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $3,187,000 ($1326.26)
    All Other: $284,000 ($118.19)
    General Support: $254,000 ($105.70)
  • Tax - Property: $2,847,000 ($1184.77)
    Total General Sales: $1,700,000 ($707.45)
    Other Selective Sales: $60,000 ($24.97)
    NEC: $2,000 ($0.83)

Wrangell government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $6,221,000 ($2588.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $5,523,000 ($2298.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $698,000 ($290.47)

Wrangell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,150,000 ($1727.01)

7.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Juneau City and Borough, AK  0.93% ($34,143 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.49% ($35,182)


8.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.66%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Juneau City and Borough, AK  1.04% ($33,292 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.70% ($36,438)
to Sitka City and Borough, AK  0.61% ($21,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wrangell:

  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wrangell:

  • KSTK (101.7 FM; WRANGELL, AK; Owner: WRANGELL RADIO GROUP)
  • K235AD (94.9 FM; WRANGELL, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • K220CV (91.9 FM; WRANGELL, ETC., AK; Owner: WRANGELL RADIO GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wrangell:

  • K15AJ (Channel 15; WRANGELL, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K21AF (Channel 21; WRANGELL, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09OQ (Channel 9; WRANGELL, AK; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNITY B/CING , INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Wrangell, Alaska:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alaska average:
  • Fatal accident count: 136
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 63
  • Fatalities: 149
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 364
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

Wrangell fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 1999 05:29 AM, Zimovia Highway, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 1989 02:40 AM, Evergreen, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 11, 1988 06:02 PM, Front Str, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 536
Total average daily truck traffic: 9
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 594

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wrangell)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Wrangell, AK)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wrangell)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wrangell)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Wrangell


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wrangell, AK

Most common first names in Wrangell, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1771.3 years
James1072.8 years
Mary1082.7 years
William1076.9 years
Robert874.0 years
Frank672.5 years
Joseph671.4 years
Arthur674.3 years
Donald663.7 years
Carl578.6 years
Most common last names in Wrangell, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith773.8 years
Taylor681.2 years
Anderson573.0 years
Bradley575.8 years
Lewis571.4 years
Miller572.6 years
Wigg569.8 years
Benjamin466.2 years
Clark478.3 years
Harding472.3 years

Businesses in Wrangell, AK

  • True Value: 1


Wrangell on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
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  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #14 (99903) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries"
  • #56 (99929) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
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