Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area

Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, Alaska


In AK panhandle in central-eastern Alexander Archipelago, south of Juneau. Name Origin:
For the two chief cities.

Area (sq mi):: 9021.21 (land 5834.94; water 3186.27) Population per square mile: 1.10
Population 2005: 6,245 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.60%; 1990-2000 -5.10% Population 2000: 6,684 (White 72.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 1.60%; Other 25.10%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $23,494; median household $46,434; Population below poverty level: 7.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,852-$31,861
Unemployment (2004): 12.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.80% Median travel time to work: 12.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 3.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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