Wrangell, Alaska

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 2,521 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 1,275  (50.6%)
Females: 1,246  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

50.1 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99903, 99929.

Wrangell Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,373 (it was $43,250 in 2000)
Wrangell:

$61,373
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,000 (it was $21,851 in 2000)

Wrangell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $240,503 (it was $121,000 in 2000)
Wrangell:

$240,503
AK:

$273,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $777.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wrangell: 106.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.9%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 2.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.7% for American Indian residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)
Settings
X
Data:
Click to activate map...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Wrangell, AK (2017)
    • 1,56464.9%White alone
    • 43818.2%American Indian alone
    • 2269.4%Two or more races
    • 923.8%Asian alone
    • 753.1%Hispanic
    • 60.2%Black alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Wrangell, Alaska as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wrangell is 806 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Wrangell by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.5)
1
(42.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(83.5)
1
(39.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(367.6)
2
(93.6)
1
(49.3)
3
(150.2)
3
(153.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(124.4)
3
(124.4)
6
(248.6)
4
(166.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(250.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(551.5)
6
(280.8)
5
(246.5)
18
(900.9)
6
(306.4)
7
(328.6)
4
(165.9)
7
(290.3)
6
(248.6)
5
(207.6)
8
(340.3)
1
(42.0)
1
(41.8)
1
(39.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
102
(4,688)
88
(4,118)
67
(3,304)
90
(4,505)
47
(2,400)
36
(1,690)
22
(912.5)
27
(1,120)
16
(662.8)
16
(664.2)
22
(935.8)
17
(714.3)
22
(918.6)
18
(714.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(413.6)
3
(140.4)
5
(246.5)
4
(200.2)
3
(153.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(207.4)
3
(124.4)
1
(41.4)
3
(124.5)
2
(85.1)
3
(126.1)
5
(208.8)
4
(158.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(46.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)332.7321.9179.0289.3160.490.689.6100.096.9117.5102.141.6173.375.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Wrangell, AK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Alaska average:

1.73
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Wrangell, AK forum
Recent posts about Wrangell, Alaska on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Wrangell is mentioned 537 times on our forum:
Wrangell rentals  (3 replies)
Moving to Wrangell, AK  (14 replies)
Looking for Info on Wrangell( utilities, heating, etc)  (8 replies)
Community around Homer and Petersburg (yet another moving to alaska thread)  (16 replies)
Are we crazy? Moving from Colorado...  (115 replies)
Cruise vs Land Tour  (11 replies)

Latest news from Wrangell, AK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (10.5%), Norwegian (8.4%), European (6.7%), Irish (5.5%), English (1.9%), Swedish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 45.3 square miles.

Population density: 56 people per square mile   (very low).

Wrangell, Alaska map

116 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This city:

4.8%
Alaska:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,771 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $808 (0.5%)

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)

Latitude: 56.46 N, Longitude: 132.38 W

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in Wrangell, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wrangell, AK in 2017
Most common industries in Wrangell, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.6%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (25.3%)
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Public administration (10.8%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Food (4.4%)
  • Wood products (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Water transportation (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Wrangell, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (11.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.0%)
  • Carpenters (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Child care workers (5.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Wrangell, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wrangell, Alaska average temperatures Wrangell, Alaska average precipitation Wrangell, Alaska humidity Wrangell, Alaska wind speed Wrangell, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Wrangell, Alaska environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Earthquake activity:

Wrangell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 201.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1972 at 21:45:14, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 142.6 miles away from Wrangell center
On 10/24/1927 at 15:59:44, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 165.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 09:49:47, a magnitude 6.8 (5.9 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 12.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 142.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 629.6 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/30/1987 at 19:23:19, a magnitude 7.9 (6.7 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.9 MW, 7.1 ML) earthquake occurred 412.0 miles away from Wrangell center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Wrangell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wrangell:

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

Airports and other landing facilities located in Wrangell:

See details about Airports and other landing facilities located in Wrangell, AK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wrangell:

  • Whatcom Community College (about 672 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 676 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 691 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 697 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 703 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 703 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Everett Community College (about 725 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)

Public high school in Wrangell:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wrangell:

  • EVERGREEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 135, Location: 350 BENNETT STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • STIKINE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 312 CHURCH STREET, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Wrangell

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.

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

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: 2,300, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2009
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2008
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-19-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: LT2ESWTR. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2008)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Wrangell:

Marital status in Wrangell, AK
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Wrangell:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Alaska average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wrangell
2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic--
Evangelical Protestant--
Mainline Protestant--
Other--
None--
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

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
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.3%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.9%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wrangell:

24.9%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.3%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wrangell:

6.8
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wrangell:

38.3%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

55.7%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Wrangell:

78.2%
State:

80.9%

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

Wrangell government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $65,000 ($25.78)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $11,011,000 ($4367.71)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,235,000 ($2076.56)
    Electric Utilities: $3,740,000 ($1483.54)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $2,974,000 ($1179.69)
    Regular Highways: $1,370,000 ($543.44)
    Water Utilities: $1,256,000 ($498.21)
    Police Protection: $1,040,000 ($412.53)
    Sewerage: $871,000 ($345.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $576,000 ($228.48)
    Central Staff Services: $530,000 ($210.23)
    Correctional Institutions: $471,000 ($186.83)
    Financial Administration: $466,000 ($184.85)
    General Public Buildings: $459,000 ($182.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $344,000 ($136.45)
    General - Other: $323,000 ($128.12)
    Libraries: $259,000 ($102.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $187,000 ($74.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $65,000 ($25.78)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000 ($4.76)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.79)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $102,000 ($40.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,000 ($19.83)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($2.38)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($1.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,392,000 ($7692.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($6.74)

Wrangell government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,642,000 ($4221.34)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,224,000 ($485.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $578,000 ($229.27)
    Sewerage: $572,000 ($226.89)
    Other: $157,000 ($62.28)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,000 ($2.38)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $6,000 ($2.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,104,000 ($437.92)
    Other: $956,000 ($379.21)
    Sewerage: $674,000 ($267.35)
    Health and Hospitals: $270,000 ($107.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $456,000 ($180.88)
    Rents: $111,000 ($44.03)
    Sale of Property: $80,000 ($31.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $48,000 ($19.04)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($13.88)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,272,000 ($1694.57)
    Water Utilities: $667,000 ($264.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $4,210,000 ($1669.97)
    General Local Government Support: $577,000 ($228.88)
    Other: $577,000 ($228.88)
    Water Utilities: $74,000 ($29.35)
    Electric Utilities: $45,000 ($17.85)
    Health and Hospitals: $6,000 ($2.38)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,786,000 ($708.45)
    Property: $1,653,000 ($655.69)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($1.19)

Wrangell government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,449,000 ($971.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,052,000 ($813.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $397,000 ($157.48)

Wrangell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,637,000 ($12152.72)

Businesses in Wrangell, AK

  • True Value: 1

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.)
Wrangell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 11, 1988 06:02 PM, Front Str, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 72Number of bridges
  • 423ft / 129mTotal length
  • $924,000Total costs
  • 1,534Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,214Total future (year 2013) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wrangell, AK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 411980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wrangell, AK
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wrangell)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wrangell, AK)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (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: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wrangell)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wrangell)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 28 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wrangell, AK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (70.6%), and Outside Fires (18.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wrangell, AK
    • 17370.6%Structure Fires
    • 4518.4%Outside Fires
    • 229.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 52.0%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wrangell, AK
  • 36.2%Electricity
  • 28.2%Wood
  • 27.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wrangell, AK
  • 50.8%Electricity
  • 34.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.9%Wood
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Wrangell compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 19 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator