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People

Total Population 2,387
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 21.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,025
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 51.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,964
% Above Poverty Level 88.2%
% Below Poverty Level 11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 9 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 19.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.8%
Median Gross Rent $732
Median House Value $171,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40%
US/American 0%
English 9.4%
Irish 10.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wrangell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 674 miles NW of Bellingham, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 703 miles SE of Anchorage, Alaska
County Wrangell-Petersburg
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99929
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 56.46
Longitude -132.38

Wrangell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WRANGELL AP
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 50 F
Jul Temp 50 to 65 F
Oct Temp 40 to 50 F
Annual Precip 79.3 inches
Station BEAVER FALLS
Distance 82.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 50 F
Jul Temp 52 to 65 F
Oct Temp 41 to 50 F
Annual Precip 149.3 inches
Station LITTLE PORT WALTER
Distance 87 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 37 F
Apr Temp 35 to 47 F
Jul Temp 49 to 62 F
Oct Temp 40 to 50 F
Annual Precip 225.5 inches

Wrangell Public Libraries

Library
Irene Ingle Public Library
124 SECOND STREET
Wrangell, Alaska
(907) 874-3535
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Wrangell High Schools

WRANGELL HIGH SCHOOL
REID STREET
907-874-3395
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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