Rangarr is the closest thing to a a mayor that the community has. He is the younger son of the hero, Hallbjörn Ásbjarnarson, and it is his relation to one of the three Dragon-Slayers that has cemented his credibility with his fellow farmers. Even when people have a personal problem with Rangarr, they acknowledge his lineage and believe he will do the right thing. Rangarr is married to Aðalbjörg Anundardóttir, and has four adult children.
Rangarr is a farmer, one of the best farmers in Nýjarheim.