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Demographics Analysis

The people of Iron County, Michigan give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Iron County, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 250

5 to 9 years : 290

10 to 14 years : 320

15 to 17 years : 245

18 and 19 years : 144

20 years : 24

21 years : 62

22 to 24 years : 297

25 to 29 years : 202

30 to 34 years : 248

35 to 39 years : 315

40 to 44 years : 442

45 to 49 years : 483

50 to 54 years : 534

55 to 59 years : 596

60 and 61 years : 166

62 to 64 years : 190

65 and 66 years : 173

67 to 69 years : 190

70 to 74 years : 230

75 to 79 years : 266

80 to 84 years : 113

85 years and over : 174

Female:

Under 5 years : 224

5 to 9 years : 315

10 to 14 years : 327

15 to 17 years : 225

18 and 19 years : 129

20 years : 30

21 years : 15

22 to 24 years : 231

25 to 29 years : 143

30 to 34 years : 190

35 to 39 years : 254

40 to 44 years : 407

45 to 49 years : 463

50 to 54 years : 521

55 to 59 years : 505

60 and 61 years : 158

62 to 64 years : 270

65 and 66 years : 146

67 to 69 years : 209

70 to 74 years : 284

75 to 79 years : 306

80 to 84 years : 274

85 years and over : 343


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Iron County, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,190

Multiple ancestry : 5,645

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 55

Ancestry not reported : 1,033


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Iron County, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 11,662

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 9

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 79

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 130

Not a U.S. citizen : 43


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Iron County, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 474

5 to 17 years : 1,722

18 to 24 years : 932

25 to 34 years : 783

35 to 44 years : 1,418

45 to 54 years : 2,001

55 to 59 years : 1,101

60 and 61 years : 324

62 to 64 years : 460

65 to 74 years : 1,232

75 years and over : 1,476

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 455

5 to 17 years : 1,412

18 to 24 years : 769

25 to 34 years : 624

35 to 44 years : 984

45 to 54 years : 1,308

55 to 59 years : 714

60 and 61 years : 229

62 to 64 years : 275

65 to 74 years : 877

75 years and over : 1,027

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 17 years : 300

18 to 24 years : 144

25 to 34 years : 146

35 to 44 years : 428

45 to 54 years : 642

55 to 59 years : 369

60 and 61 years : 77

62 to 64 years : 166

65 to 74 years : 332

75 years and over : 365

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 2

75 years and over : 20

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 2

18 to 24 years : 8

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 14

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 19

65 to 74 years : 21

75 years and over : 64


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Iron County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,408

Female : 4,266

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,433

Female : 1,555

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 48

Female : 40

Foreign born:

Male : 65

Female : 108


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Iron County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 8,286

Born in other state in the United States : 2,883

Native: born outside the United States : 69

Foreign born : 133


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Iron County, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,077

Now married, except separated : 3,656

Divorced : 684

Separated : 54

Widowed : 730

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 371

Now married, except separated : 1,702

Divorced : 354

Separated : 41

Widowed : 275

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 43

Now married, except separated : 17

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 20

Foreign born:

Never married : 14

Now married, except separated : 101

Divorced : 14

Separated : 0

Widowed : 44


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Iron County, Michigan)

Speak only English : 11,022

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 130

Speak English less than "very well" : 26

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 41

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 46

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

German:

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Hmong:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Laotian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 8


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Iron County, Michigan

  • German: 2,503   (15.1%)
  • Finnish: 1,917   (11.6%)
  • Swedish: 1,781   (10.7%)
  • Polish: 1,724   (10.4%)
  • Italian: 1,716   (10.4%)
  • English: 1,340   (8.1%)
  • Irish: 1,056   (6.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 1,052   (6.3%)
  • Other Groups: 614   (3.7%)
  • Norwegian: 458   (2.8%)
  • French Canadian: 417   (2.5%)
  • United States Or American: 303   (1.8%)
  • Dutch: 174   (1.0%)
  • Scottish: 166   (1.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 141   (0.9%)
  • Danish: 136   (0.8%)
  • Croatian: 121   (0.7%)
  • Austrian: 116   (0.7%)
  • Czech: 114   (0.7%)
  • Slovak: 90   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 79   (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 77   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 54   (0.3%)
  • Slavic: 45   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 41   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 37   (0.2%)
  • Bulgarian: 37   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 37   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 33   (0.2%)
  • European: 26   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 24   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 24   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 16   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 14   (0.1%)
  • British: 14   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 13   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 12   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 8   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.0%)
  • Macedonian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Latvian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 4   (0.0%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.0%)
  • Australian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Serbian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Iron County, Michigan is 11,923



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Iron County, Michigan: 5,954
Female Population in Iron County, Michigan: 5,969


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Iron County, Michigan: 47.1
Median Female Resident Age in Iron County, Michigan: 50.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Iron County, Michigan


White


Both sexes

52.4

Male

51.5

Female

53.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

51.0

Male

50.0

Female

52.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

37.5

Male

36.5

Female

38.5

Asian


Both sexes

50.0

Male

42.5

Female

50.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

18.5

Male

23.5

Female

13.5

Other


Both sexes

26.5

Male

19.8

Female

30.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.0

Male

18.2

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.1

Male

20.0

Female

22.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

52.5

Male

51.6

Female

53.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Iron County, Michigan


  • White: 11,371
  • African American: 134
  • American Indian: 64
  • Asian: 89
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 5
  • Some Other Race: 39
  • Two or More Races: 221



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Iron County, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Iron County, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 24   (0.51%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.17%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (0.23%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 196   (4.17%)
  • 9th Grade: 122   (2.59%)
  • 10th Grade: 168   (3.57%)
  • 11th Grade: 136   (2.89%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 98   (2.08%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,002   (42.57%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 301   (6.4%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 644   (13.69%)
  • Associate Degree: 300   (6.38%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 442   (9.4%)
  • Master's Degree: 166   (3.53%)
  • Professional School Degree: 62   (1.32%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 23   (0.49%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 33   (0.66%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.08%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (0.34%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 113   (2.28%)
  • 9th Grade: 116   (2.34%)
  • 10th Grade: 163   (3.28%)
  • 11th Grade: 130   (2.62%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 131   (2.64%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,410   (48.52%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 390   (7.85%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 529   (10.65%)
  • Associate Degree: 298   (6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 439   (8.84%)
  • Master's Degree: 134   (2.7%)
  • Professional School Degree: 51   (1.03%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (0.18%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Iron County, Michigan

  • West Iron County Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 601 Garfield Avenue, Iron River, MI 49935, Phone: (906) 265-9218, Students: 1,154 )

  • Forest Park School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 801 Forest Parkway, Crystal Falls, MI 49920, Phone: (906) 875-6761, Students: 624 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Iron County, Michigan

  • Forest Park School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 801 Forest Parkway, Crystal Falls, MI 49920, Phone: (906) 875-6869, Students: 618 )

  • Stambaugh Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: 700 Washington Avenue, Iron River, MI 49935, Phone: (906) 265-6141, Students: 358 )

  • West Iron County Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 612 W. Adams Street, Iron River, MI 49935, Phone: (906) 265-0016, Students: 322 )

  • Developmental Kindergarten


    ( Grades: K-KG, Location: 3256 E. U.s. 2, Iron River, MI 49935, Phone: (906) 265-5188, Students: 27 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Iron County, Michigan

  • West Iron County High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 701 Garfield Avenue, Iron River, MI 49935, Phone: (906) 265-5184, Students: 397 )

  • A.c.e. High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 611 Jefferson Street, Iron River, MI 49935, Phone: (906) 265-2355, Students: 16 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Iron County, Michigan

  • Iron River Christian Academy


    ( Grades: 1-12, Location: 107 N 5th Avenue, Iron River, MI 49935, Phone: (906) 265-5034, Students: 6 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Iron County, Michigan

  • Crystal Falls District Community Library


    237 Superior Avenue, Crystal Falls, MI 49920

  • West Iron District Library


    116 West Genesee Street, Iron River, MI 49935

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Iron County, Michigan


  • Alpha Historical Museum


    Po Box 7, Alpha, MI 49902

  • Amasa Historical Society


    Po Box 111, Amasa, MI 49903

  • Beechwood Historical Society


    Po Box 219, Iron River, MI 49935

  • Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery


    351 West Center St, Cedar City, UT 84720

  • Cedar City Daughters Of Utah Pioneers Foundation


    453 Kayenta Circle, Cedar City, UT 84720

  • Classic Farm Machinery Of Iron County


    148 Stanley Lake Dr, Iron River, MI 49935

  • Crystal Falls Museum Society


    Po65, Crystal Falls, MI 49920

  • Friends Of Fort Davidson


    Po Box 509, Pilot Knob, MO 63663

  • Frontier Homestead State Park


    635 North Main, Cedar City, UT 84720

  • Happy Canyon Rim Research & Field Foundation


    890 Spruce Street, Cedar City, UT 84720

  • Harbour House Museum


    17 N 4th St, Crystal Falls, MI 49920
    http://www.harbourhousemuseum.org

  • Iron County Historical And Museum Society


    Po Box 272, Caspian, MI 49915
    http://www.ironcountyhistoricalmuseum.org

  • Iron County Historical Society


    Po Box 183, Ironton, MO 63650

  • Iron County Historical Society Inc


    303 Iron St, Hurley, WI 54534

  • Iron Mission Museum Foundation Inc


    635 N Main Street, Cedar City, UT 84720

  • Kanarra Historical Society Inc


    40 South Main, Cedar City, UT 84720

  • Mercer Area Historical Society


    Po Box 638, Mercer, WI 54547

  • Parowan Heritage Foundation


    Po 1354, Parowan, UT 84761

  • Parowan Meetinghouse


    100 South St, Parowan, UT 84761

  • Southern Utah Space Foundation Inc


    340 W 1425 N Apt 82, Cedar City, UT 84720

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Iron County, Michigan affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Iron County, Michigan.

Area Features of Iron County, Michigan


Airport


(1) Iron County Airport   (2) Stambaugh Airport  

Building


(1) Alpha - Mastodon Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters   (2) Alpha Village Hall   (3) Amasa - Hematite Township Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Amasa Community Library   (5) Amasa Museum   (6) Bates Township Hall   (7) Caspian Police Department   (8) Caspian Volunteer Fire Department Gaastra Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Crystal Falls Fire Department   (10) Crystal Falls Library   (11) Crystal Falls Police Department   (12) Gaastra Police Station   (13) Greater Iron County Emergency Medical Services Station 2   (14) Harbour House Museum   (15) Iron County Courthouse   (16) Iron County Historical Museum   (17) Iron County Ice Arena   (18) Iron County Sheriff S Office   (19) Iron River City Hall   (20) Iron River Police Department   (21) Michigan Department Of Natural Resources Crystal Falls Field Office   (22) Michigan State Police Department   (23) Raymond Gustafson Archive Library   (24) West Iron County Fire Department   (25) West Iron District Library  

Canal


(1) Little Bull Diversion Canal  

Cape


(1) Hotel Point  

Cemetery


(1) Bates Cemetery   (2) Crystal Falls City Cemetery   (3) Hematite Cemetery   (4) Indian Burial Ground   (5) Iron River Cemetery   (6) Resthaven Cemetery   (7) Rosehill Cemetery   (8) Stambaugh Cemetery  

Census


(1) Amasa Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Beechwood Church   (2) Bethany Church   (3) Bethany Lutheran Church   (4) Christ United Methodist Church   (5) Community Church Of Nazarene   (6) Faith Baptist Church   (7) Finnish Lutheran Church   (8) First Assembly Of God Church   (9) First Baptist Church   (10) First Lutheran Church   (11) First Presbyterian Church   (12) Grace Covenant Church   (13) Grace United Methodist Church   (14) Guardian Angels Church   (15) Iron River Bible Church   (16) Iron River Jehovah S Witnesses   (17) Iron River Seventh-day Adventist Church   (18) Lakeland Baptist Church   (19) Lakeview Bible Church   (20) Saint Agnes Catholic Church   (21) Saint Cecilia Church   (22) Saint John S Episcopal Church   (23) Saint Mark S Episcopal Church   (24) Saint Paul S Lutheran Church   (25) Saint Peters Lutheran Church   (26) Sion Lutheran Church   (27) Trinity Lutheran Church   (28) United Lutheran Church   (29) Wesley United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Caspian   (2) City Of Crystal Falls   (3) City Of Gaastra   (4) City Of Iron River   (5) City Of Stambaugh Historical   (6) Iron County   (7) Township Of Bates   (8) Township Of Crystal Falls   (9) Township Of Hematite   (10) Township Of Iron River   (11) Township Of Mansfield   (12) Township Of Mastodon   (13) Township Of Stambaugh   (14) Village Of Alpha  

Dam


(1) Bear Trap Dam   (2) Gagnon Dam   (3) Hemlock Falls Dam   (4) Holmes Dam   (5) Lower Paint Dam   (6) Premo Dam   (7) Spaulding Dam   (8) Way Dam  

Falls


(1) Chicagon Falls   (2) Chipmunk Falls   (3) Margeson Falls   (4) Michigamme Falls Historical  

Hospital


(1) Crystal Falls Family Health Center   (2) Crystal Manor Nursing Home   (3) Falls Clinic   (4) Iron County Community Hospital   (5) Iron County Medical Care Facility   (6) Iron River Care Center   (7) Marquette Medical Clinic  

Island


(1) Scaddens Island  

Lake


(1) Anderson Lake   (2) Archie Pond   (3) Armstrong Lake   (4) Arrow Lake   (5) Barrett Lake   (6) Bass Lake   (7) Basswood Pond   (8) Bates Lake   (9) Bearpaw Lake   (10) Beaver Lake   (11) Bennan Lake   (12) Big Spring Hole   (13) Blue Lake   (14) Bone Lake   (15) Bonny Lake   (16) Branch Line Lake   (17) Brule Lake   (18) Buck Lake   (19) Buddle Lake   (20) Cable Lake   (21) Camp Lake   (22) Cemetery Lake   (23) Chamberlain Lake   (24) Chara Lake   (25) Chicagon Lake   (26) Chief Edwards Lake   (27) Chuck Lake   (28) Circle Lake   (29) Club Lake   (30) Cone Lake   (31) Cougar Lake   (32) Crowfoot Lake   (33) Dahm Lake   (34) Dam Lake   (35) Dead Mans Lake   (36) Deer Lake   (37) Diana Pond   (38) Dry Lake   (39) East Paint Lake   (40) Ebony Lake   (41) Elk Lake   (42) Ermine Lake   (43) Fern Lake   (44) Finger Lake   (45) Finn Lake   (46) Fire Lake   (47) First Lake   (48) Fortune Lakes   (49) Forty Nine Pond   (50) Fourth Lake   (51) Frog Pond   (52) Fur Farm Pond   (53) Gadwall Lake   (54) Galpin Lake   (55) Gibson Lake   (56) Gilbert Lake   (57) Glidden Lake   (58) Golden Lake   (59) Gravel Pit Lake   (60) Greig Lake   (61) Hagerman Lake   (62) Hammer Lake   (63) Hannah Webb Lake   (64) Hardwood Lake   (65) Hemlock Lake   (66) Holmes Lake   (67) Homan Lake   (68) Hope Lake   (69) Horn Lake   (70) Horseshoe Lake   (71) Ice Lake   (72) Indian Lake   (73) Iron Lake   (74) Isaacson Lake   (75) Ishkote Lake   (76) James Lake   (77) Johnson Lake   (78) Kennedy Lake   (79) Ketchum Lake   (80) Lake Emily   (81) Lake Fifteen   (82) Lake Ihm   (83) Lake Nine   (84) Lake Ottawa   (85) Lake Sixteen   (86) Lake Thirty Two   (87) Lake Twentytwo   (88) Laurel Lake   (89) Leather Leaf Lake   (90) Light Lake   (91) Little Hagerman Lake   (92) Little Mud Lake   (93) Little Pickerel Lake   (94) Little Smoky Lake   (95) Little Tamarack Lake   (96) Little Tobin Lake   (97) Little Wolf Lake   (98) Liver Lake   (99) Long Lake   (100) Lost Lake   (101) Lower Holmes Lake   (102) Maggie Lakes   (103) Mallard Lake   (104) Merrick Lake   (105) Merriman Lake   (106) Minnie Lake   (107) Moccasin Lake   (108) Moose Lake   (109) Morrison Lake   (110) Mud Lake   (111) Mud Lakes   (112) Murphy Lake   (113) Nelson Lake   (114) North Deerskin Lake   (115) Ottawa Lake   (116) Otter Lake   (117) Paint Lake   (118) Paint River Pond   (119) Pin Lake   (120) Plover Lake   (121) Poker Lake   (122) Polliwog Lake   (123) Ponozzo Lake   (124) Poplar Ridge Lake   (125) Porcupine Lake   (126) Porter Lake   (127) Premo Lake   (128) Quiver Lake   (129) Railroad Lake   (130) Runkle Lake   (131) Sago Lake   (132) Scott Lake   (133) Second Lake   (134) Seven Springs Lake   (135) Shoe Pac Lake   (136) Silver Lake   (137) Smoky Lake   (138) Snipe Lake   (139) Snow Lake   (140) Spies Lake   (141) Spot Lake   (142) Square Lake   (143) Squaw Lake   (144) Stager Lake   (145) Stanley Lake   (146) Sullivan Lake   (147) Sunset Lake   (148) Swamp Lake   (149) Swan Lake   (150) Third Lake   (151) Tim Bowers Pond   (152) Timber Lake   (153) Toots Lake   (154) Twin Lakes   (155) Upper Holmes Lake   (156) Violet Lake   (157) Wagner Lake   (158) Webb Lake   (159) Wide Waters   (160) Wildcat Lake   (161) Wildwood Lake   (162) Winslow Lake   (163) Wolf Lake  

Locale


(1) Alpha Station Historical   (2) Amasa Station   (3) Balsam Station   (4) Basswood Station Historical   (5) Beechwood Station Historical   (6) Black House Campground   (7) Brule Mountain Ski Area   (8) Camp Gibbs   (9) Camp Gibbs Recreation Area   (10) Casagranda Race Track   (11) Caspian Station Historical   (12) Crystal Falls Station Historical   (13) Crystal View Golf Course   (14) Deer Lake State Forest Campground   (15) Dunn Station Historical   (16) Elmwood Station Historical   (17) Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp   (18) George Young Golf Course   (19) Glidden Lake State Forest Campground   (20) Golden Lake Recreation Area   (21) Hagerman Lake Recreation Area   (22) Hazel Station Historical   (23) Holmes Park   (24) Iron County Fairgrounds   (25) Iron River Country Club   (26) Iron River Rv Park   (27) Iron River Station Historical   (28) Kelso Junction   (29) Lake Ottawa Recreation Area   (30) Mcmillan Camp   (31) Mitchell Spur   (32) Old Atkinson Dam Site   (33) Paint Dam   (34) Paint River Forks Campground   (35) Paint River Hills Campground   (36) Panola Station Historical   (37) Pentoga Station Historical   (38) Scott Lake Station Historical   (39) Stager Station Historical   (40) Stambaugh Station Historical   (41) State Line Recreation Area   (42) Triangle Ranch   (43) University Of Michigan Forestry Camp   (44) Wild River Motel And Rv Park  

Mine


(1) Bates Mine   (2) Bengal Mine   (3) Book Mine   (4) Cardiff Mine   (5) Davidson Number Three Mine   (6) Dober Number 2 Mine   (7) Forbes Mine   (8) Hiawatha Number One Mine   (9) Hiawatha Number Two Mine   (10) Homer Mine   (11) James Mine   (12) Minckler Mine   (13) Monongahela Mine   (14) Porter Mine   (15) Rogers Mine   (16) Shafer Mine   (17) Sherwood Mine   (18) Spies Mine   (19) Warner Mine   (20) Wauseca Mine  

Park


(1) Bachman Park   (2) Bewabic Park   (3) Elmwood Wayside   (4) First Roadside Park Historical Marker   (5) Gibson Lake Park   (6) Hoover Park   (7) Ice Lake Park   (8) Indian Village Historical Marker   (9) Iron County Forest Preserve   (10) Iron County Historical Marker   (11) Iron Inn Historical Marker   (12) Lincoln Park   (13) Mackinnon House Historical Marker Historical   (14) Mattol Park   (15) Me-squa-l-cum-e Park   (16) Nanaimo Park   (17) Nelson Field   (18) Pentoga Park   (19) Runkle Lake Park   (20) Stager Lake Park   (21) Sunset Lake Park  

Populated Place


(1) Alpha   (2) Amasa   (3) Balsam   (4) Basswood   (5) Bates Junction   (6) Bates Location   (7) Beechwood   (8) Caspian   (9) Chicagon   (10) Crystal Falls   (11) Dunn Location   (12) Elmwood   (13) Erickson Landing   (14) Forbes Location   (15) Fortune Lake   (16) Gaastra   (17) Gibbs City   (18) Gibson Lake   (19) Hazel   (20) Hiawatha Location   (21) Homer Location   (22) Iron River   (23) Kelso Junction   (24) Kimball Location   (25) Mansfield Location   (26) Mapleton   (27) Mastodon   (28) Mineral Hills   (29) Monongahela Location   (30) Naults   (31) New Bristol Location   (32) Odgers Location   (33) Palatka   (34) Panola   (35) Pentoga   (36) Rogers Location   (37) Scott Lake   (38) Shafer Location   (39) Stager   (40) Stambaugh   (41) Tobin Location   (42) Virgil Location   (43) Western Location  

Post Office


(1) Alpha Post Office   (2) Amasa Post Office   (3) Balsam Post Office Historical   (4) Beechwood Post Office Historical   (5) Caspian Post Office   (6) Clinch Post Office Historical   (7) Crystal Falls Post Office   (8) Dunn Post Office Historical   (9) Gaastra Post Office   (10) Gibbs City Post Office Historical   (11) Iron River Post Office   (12) Mapleton Post Office Historical   (13) Mastodon Mine Post Office Historical   (14) Paintriver Post Office Historical   (15) Pentoga Post Office Historical   (16) Saunders Post Office Historical   (17) Stambaugh Post Office  

Rapids


(1) Hemlock Rapids   (2) Horserace Rapids   (3) Little Bull Rapids   (4) Lower Hemlock Rapids   (5) Snake Rapids  

Reservoir


(1) Camp Eight Ponds   (2) Mccutcheon Lake   (3) Michigamme Reservoir  

School


(1) Ace High School   (2) Bates School   (3) Forest Park High School   (4) Iron County Community School   (5) Stambaugh Elementary School   (6) West Iron County High School   (7) West Iron Middle School  

Stream


(1) Alpha Creek   (2) Armstrong Creek   (3) Autio Creek   (4) Barnetts Creek   (5) Bass Creek   (6) Beaver Creek   (7) Blaney Creek   (8) Bleat Creek   (9) Borski Creek   (10) Briar Hill Creek   (11) Bush Creek   (12) Camp Creek   (13) Camp Eight Creek   (14) Camp Lake Creek   (15) Camp Ten Creek   (16) Cedar Creek   (17) Chicagon Slough   (18) Clarks Creek   (19) Cooks Run   (20) Costigan Creek   (21) Crystal Spring Creek   (22) De Mongo Creek   (23) Deer River   (24) Defiance Creek   (25) Dunn Creek   (26) East Branch Armstrong Creek   (27) East Branch Fence River   (28) East Branch Hemlock River   (29) East Branch Net River   (30) East Fork Premo Creek   (31) Edna Creek   (32) Ermine Creek   (33) Fence River   (34) Finn Farm Creek   (35) Fire Lake Creek   (36) Flanigan Creek   (37) Fortune Lake Creek   (38) Fourth Creek   (39) Fribley Creek   (40) Gilbert Creek   (41) Golden Creek   (42) Gravel Pit Creek   (43) Hagerman Creek   (44) Harrison Creek   (45) Hemlock River   (46) Holmes Creek   (47) Iron Lake Creek   (48) Iron River   (49) Jesso Creek   (50) Johnson Creek   (51) Jones Camp Creek   (52) Jungle Creek   (53) Kelso Creek   (54) Kelso River   (55) Ketchum Creek   (56) Lambert Creek   (57) Little Hemlock River   (58) Lode Creek   (59) Longs Creek   (60) Mallard Creek   (61) Manila Creek   (62) Margeson Creek   (63) Mastodon Creek   (64) Mcallister Creek   (65) Mccolman Creek   (66) Mccutcheon Creek   (67) Mcgoverns Creek   (68) Mcmillan Creek   (69) Mcrae Creek   (70) Michigamme Slough   (71) Mikes Creek   (72) Mitigwaki Creek   (73) Morrison Creek   (74) Nash Creek   (75) Nelson Creek   (76) Net River   (77) New York Creek   (78) Nolenchec Creek   (79) North Branch Iron River   (80) North Branch Paint River   (81) Noyes Creek   (82) Old Joe Creek   (83) Olson Creek   (84) Paint Creek   (85) Paint River   (86) Parks Creek   (87) Pass Creek   (88) Pendleton Creek   (89) Peterson Creek   (90) Pickerel Lake Creek   (91) Porter Creek   (92) Post Creek   (93) Premo Creek   (94) Railroad Creek   (95) Saint Paul Creek   (96) Seven Springs Creek   (97) Seventeen Creek   (98) Shenky Creek   (99) Silver Creek   (100) South Branch Iron River   (101) South Branch Paint River   (102) South Slough   (103) Spring Lake Creek   (104) Stager Creek   (105) Stanley Creek   (106) Start Creek   (107) Stump Creek   (108) Sunset Creek   (109) Thirtythree Creek   (110) Tim Bowers Creek   (111) Twenty Six Creek   (112) Wagner Creek   (113) Waterworks Creek   (114) West Branch Armstrong Creek   (115) West Branch Fence River   (116) West Branch Hemlock River   (117) West Branch Mccutcheon Creek   (118) West Branch Net River   (119) Winslow Creek   (120) Youngers Creek  

Summit


(1) Michigamme Mountain   (2) Sheridan Hill  

Swamp


(1) Triangle Spur  

Tower


(1) Bates Fire Tower   (2) Brule Lookout Tower   (3) Gibbs Lookout   (4) Golden Lake Lookout Tower   (5) Wikb-am Iron River   (6) Wikb-fm Iron River  

Trail


(1) Big Bear Ski Trail   (2) Double Doodle Ski Trail   (3) Homestead Ski Trail   (4) Hot Cider Ski Trail   (5) Log Jam Ski Trail   (6) Maple Syrup Ski Trail   (7) North Forty Ski Trail   (8) Otterslide Ski Trail   (9) Snow Shoe Ski Trail   (10) Spillway Ski Trail   (11) Sunrise Ski Trail   (12) The Rapids Ski Trail   (13) Timberdoodle Ski Trail   (14) Whitewater Ski Trail  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Iron County, Michigan

49935 (pop. 5,864) 49920 (pop. 4,460) 49964 (pop. 1,017)
49915 (pop. 904) 49927 (pop. 484) 49902 (pop. 200)
49903 (pop. 166)    


Counties Nearby Iron County, Michigan

Baraga County, MI  (pop. 8,650) 36.1 Miles
Dickinson County, MI  (pop. 26,163) 36.3 Miles
Ontonagon County, MI  (pop. 6,907) 47.9 Miles
Marquette County, MI  (pop. 67,643) 49.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Iron County, Michigan

906



Elevation in Iron County, Michigan is 1,624.0 ft. (495.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Iron County, Michigan

Lat: 46.196152 N        Long: -88.561747 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Iron County, Michigan need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Michigan

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.93 2.94 0.00 0.00 2.80
  Full-Service Providers 8.73 7.86 5.05 10.17 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.73 7.85 5.03 10.17 0.00 7.12
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.62 4.91 0.00 0.00 5.03
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.90 5.10 10.77 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 8.52 7.90 5.09 10.77 0.00 7.11
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.67
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.23 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.97
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.73 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.56 4.41 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.91 5.04 10.43 0.00 7.15
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.79 5.02 10.43 0.00 7.09
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.51
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.18 4.43 0.00 0.00 4.50
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.59 4.98 0.00 8.21 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.55 4.96 0.00 8.21 6.85
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.13 1.80 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.44
  Energy-Only Providers 6.49 5.42 4.24 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 8.33 7.66 4.86 0.00 7.89 7.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.33 7.57 4.92 0.00 7.89 6.94
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.22 1.93 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.49
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 5.78 4.37 0.00 0.00 5.19
  Full-Service Providers 8.40 7.87 5.33 0.00 13.07 7.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.40 7.84 5.32 0.00 13.07 7.23
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.69 2.65 1.05 0.00 0.00 1.87
  Energy-Only Providers 5.42 7.00 4.07 0.00 0.00 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.77 8.42 6.13 0.00 10.06 8.17
  Total Electric Industry 9.77 8.51 6.05 0.00 10.06 8.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Iron County, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 266   (5.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 247   (5.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 404   (8.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 404   (8.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 585   (12.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 596   (12.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 699   (14.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 382   (8.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 208   (4.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 184   (3.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 67   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 50   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 365   (7.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 297   (6.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Iron County, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,840

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 387

In 3-person carpool : 45

In 4-person carpool : 73

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 19

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 3

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 9

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 4

Bicycle : 3

Walked : 234

Other means : 25

Worked at home : 141


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Iron County, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 401

5 to 9 minutes : 1,267

10 to 14 minutes : 968

15 to 19 minutes : 565

20 to 24 minutes : 414

25 to 29 minutes : 122

30 to 34 minutes : 342

35 to 39 minutes : 44

40 to 44 minutes : 86

45 to 59 minutes : 209

60 to 89 minutes : 135

90 or more minutes : 89


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Iron County, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 2,183

No Social Security income : 3,256


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Iron County, Michigan)

With retirement income : 1,454

No retirement income : 3,985


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Iron County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 84

$10,000 to $14,999 : 107

$15,000 to $19,999 : 279

$20,000 to $24,999 : 178

$25,000 to $29,999 : 210

$30,000 to $34,999 : 183

$35,000 to $39,999 : 223

$40,000 to $44,999 : 272

$45,000 to $49,999 : 232

$50,000 to $59,999 : 367

$60,000 to $74,999 : 366

$75,000 to $99,999 : 375

$100,000 to $124,999 : 145

$125,000 to $149,999 : 50

$150,000 to $199,999 : 43

$200,000 or more : 45


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Iron County, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,377


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Iron County, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 533  (21.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 379  (15.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 364  (14.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 113  (4.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 552  (21.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 704  (28.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 805  (32.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 812  (32.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4  (0.2%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Iron County, Michigan

Employed: 5,645
Unemployed: 430



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Iron County, Michigan

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 23.5%
  • Other: 76.5%



Water Usage In Iron County, Michigan

Ground Water

 
Fresh 2.40 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 2.40 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 123 Farms In Iron County, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Iron County, Michigan

First National Bank Of Crystal Falls - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $132.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3

The First National Bank & Trust Company Of Iron Mountain - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $298k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 8

The Miners State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $119.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Firstmerit Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $24.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 382

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Iron County, Michigan

  • Kings Land O' Lakes


    (about 31.5 miles in Watersmeet, Michigan; Airport Code: LNL)

  • Ford


    (about 33.8 miles in Iron Mountain, Michigan; Airport Code: IMT)

  • Eagle River Union


    (about 38.5 miles in Eagle River, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EGV)

  • Marquette County


    (about 56.8 miles in Gwinn, Michigan; Airport Code: MQT)

  • K. I. Sawyer AFB


    (about 56.8 miles in Gwinn, Michigan; Airport Code: SAW)

  • Sawyer International


    (about 56.8 miles in Gwinn, Michigan; Airport Code: MQT)

  • Rhinelander/Oneida County


    (about 58.1 miles in Monico, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RHI)

  • Lakeland/Noble F. Lee Memorial Field


    (about 59.0 miles in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ARV)

  • Grognet Seaplane Base


    (about 67.1 miles in Hancock, Michigan; Airport Code: QGS)

  • Houghton County Memorial


    (about 67.2 miles in Hubbell, Michigan; Airport Code: CMX)

  • Delta County


    (about 78.1 miles in Wells, Michigan; Airport Code: ESC)

  • Gogebic-Iron County


    (about 78.2 miles in Bessemer, Michigan; Airport Code: IWD)

  • Menominee-Marinette Twin County


    (about 86.3 miles in Marinette, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MNM)

  • Menominee County


    (about 86.7 miles in Marinette, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MNM)

  • Price County


    (about 94.6 miles in Phillips, Wisconsin; Airport Code: WI2)

  • Ephraim Gibralter Creek


    (about 98.8 miles in Fish Creek, Wisconsin; Airport Code: WI3)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Iron County, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.85%

Carpooled

13.61%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.24%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.08%

Bicycle

0.04%

Walked

4.45%

Other Means

0.43%

Worked At Home

3.30%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Iron County, Michigan, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Iron County, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,621

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 177

Female householder, no husband present : 361

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,029

Householder not living alone : 251


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Iron County, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 10

Male householder and female partner : 153

Female householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and male partner : 94

All other households : 5,168


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Iron County, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,456

Renter-occupied housing units : 165

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 163

Renter-occupied housing units : 14

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 205

Renter-occupied housing units : 156

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,698

Renter-occupied housing units : 582


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Iron County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 473

$10,000 to $14,999 : 514

$15,000 to $19,999 : 586

$20,000 to $24,999 : 401

$25,000 to $29,999 : 443

$30,000 to $34,999 : 370

$35,000 to $39,999 : 361

$40,000 to $44,999 : 321

$45,000 to $49,999 : 259

$50,000 to $59,999 : 534

$60,000 to $74,999 : 467

$75,000 to $99,999 : 404

$100,000 to $124,999 : 164

$125,000 to $149,999 : 54

$150,000 to $199,999 : 43

$200,000 or more : 45


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Iron County, Michigan)

Total : 9,055


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Iron County, Michigan)

Occupied : 5,439

Vacant : 3,616


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Iron County, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Iron County, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 92

Built 2000 to 2004 : 471

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,024

Built 1980 to 1989 : 804

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,179

Built 1960 to 1969 : 588

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,082

Built 1940 to 1949 : 997

Built 1939 or earlier : 2,818


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Iron County, Michigan)

Utility gas : 3,042

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,227

Electricity : 230

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 253

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 653

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 22

No fuel used : 12


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Iron County, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 46

$10,000 to $14,999 : 84

$15,000 to $19,999 : 74

$20,000 to $24,999 : 128

$25,000 to $29,999 : 119

$30,000 to $34,999 : 148

$35,000 to $39,999 : 243

$40,000 to $49,999 : 294

$50,000 to $59,999 : 439

$60,000 to $69,999 : 462

$70,000 to $79,999 : 365

$80,000 to $89,999 : 338

$90,000 to $99,999 : 149

$100,000 to $124,999 : 399

$125,000 to $149,999 : 207

$150,000 to $174,999 : 317

$175,000 to $199,999 : 124

$200,000 to $249,999 : 246

$250,000 to $299,999 : 84

$300,000 to $399,999 : 117

$400,000 to $499,999 : 46

$500,000 to $749,999 : 76

$750,000 to $999,999 : 12

$1,000,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Iron County, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 75

Home equity loan only : 347

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 26

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,898

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,176


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Iron County, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : $124,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $170,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $168,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $105,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $105,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $88,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $66,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $58,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $57,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Iron County, Michigan: 58.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Iron County, Michigan

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 57 57 $5,465,995
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

57 57 $5,465,995
2000        
  Single Family 50 50 $4,928,987
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

50 50 $4,928,987
2001        
  Single Family 79 79 $7,061,255
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

79 79 $7,061,255
2002        
  Single Family 59 59 $7,969,249
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

59 59 $7,969,249
2003        
  Single Family 61 61 $7,756,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

61 61 $7,756,500
2004        
  Single Family 50 50 $6,564,300
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

50 50 $6,564,300
2005        
  Single Family 76 76 $8,683,444
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

76 76 $8,683,444
2006        
  Single Family 34 34 $5,068,020
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

34 34 $5,068,020


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Iron County, MI): $28,560
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Iron County): $51,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Iron County, Michigan

Utility Gas: 58.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 20.3%
Electricity: 3.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 9.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 8.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Iron County, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 7.32%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.41%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 69.01%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 22.25%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Iron County): $346
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Iron County): $539


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Iron County, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Iron County, Michigan

United Home Care


     Address: 1400 West Ice Lake Road, Iron River, Michigan 49935
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/10/1998

Baraga Cnty Homecare & Hospice


     Address: 510 Memorial Street Suite A, L Anse, Michigan 49946
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 3/21/1997

Dickinson Home Health


     Address: 617 North Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1996

Horizon Home Care


     Address: 1001 Giesau Drive, Ontonagon, Michigan 49953
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/14/2002

Up Home Health & Hospice


     Address: 1414 W Fair Ave, Marquette, Michigan 49855
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/20/1986

Hospitals Close To Iron County, Michigan

Iron County Community Hospital


     Address: 1400 W Ice Lake Road, Iron River, Michigan 49935
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Dickinson County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1721 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Marquette General Hospital


     Address: 420 West Magnetic Street, Marquette, Michigan 49855
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Marys Hospital


     Address: 2251 North Shore Dr, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Howard Young Med Ctr


     Address: 240 Maple St Po Box 470, Woodruff, Wisconsin 54568
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Iron County, Michigan

Iron Co Medical Care Facility


     Address: 1523 U S Highway 2, Crystal Falls, Michigan 49920
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 172
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Iron River Care Center


     Address: 330 Lincoln Ave, Iron River, Michigan 49935
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Golden Livingcenter-florence


     Address: 2150 Chapin St, Florence, Wisconsin 54121
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 62%

Manorcare Health Services


     Address: 1225 Woodward Avenue, Kingsford, Michigan 49801
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 101
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Freeman Nursing & Rehab Community


     Address: 1805 Pyle Drive, Kingsford, Michigan 49802
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Iron County, Michigan

Name: Kewaunee
Address: N490 Highway 42; Kewaunee, WI 54216-9510
Distance: 131 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Iron County, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 3,685
    Disabled Workers: 680
    Widowers Workers: 665
    Spouses Workers: 350
    Children Workers: 350


(updated 2007)



Iron County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.38%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.52%
  • Other 1.11%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Iron County, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Iron County, MI

5.27 % of Iron County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,374

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Iron County, MI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Dickinson County , MI 0.39 % ($43,833 AGI )
  • Marquette County , MI 0.30 % ($17,929 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.26 % ($33,167 AGI )

Relocation away from Iron County, MI

5.48 % of Iron County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,055

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Iron County, MI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Dickinson County , MI 0.71 % ($26,848 AGI )
  • Marquette County , MI 0.41 % ($27,474 AGI )
  • Brown County , WI 0.37 % ($23,235 AGI )
  • Houghton County , MI 0.22 % ($32,500 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Michigan

Low Bracket: $0 (4.35%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (4.35%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Michigan

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Iron County, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Iron County, Michigan


On 06/20/1979, a tornado touched down 6.03 miles from the center of Iron County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 08/09/1958, a tornado touched down 12.07 miles from the center of Iron County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from less than $50.

On 08/15/1978, a tornado touched down 12.07 miles from the center of Iron County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 2 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 07/14/1995, a tornado touched down 13.48 miles from the center of Iron County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/14/1981, a tornado touched down 20.4 miles from the center of Iron County, Michigan. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.



Storms In Iron County, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
07/14/1999, 10:00 pm 0 0 $225K --
         
Hail        
06/09/2000, 01:30 am 0 0 $4M --
         
Lightning        
05/13/1998, 01:00 am 0 0 $50K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/08/2007, 04:19 am 0 0 $3K --
06/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
05/24/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
07/28/2006, 06:30 pm 0 0 $50K --
07/28/2006, 06:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/14/1998, 06:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
09/18/1997, 11:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
08/07/1996, 04:25 am 0 0 $5K --
         



Tornados In Iron County, Michigan

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1995-07-14 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1979-06-20 -- 33 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1978-08-15 1 50 1 0 2 $25K --
  1958-08-09 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Iron County, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



Jails in Iron County, Michigan


  • Iron County Jail


    2 South 6th Street, Crystal Falls, MI 49920
    Capacity: 51
    Confined: 37
    Avg. Population: 34
    Year Built: 1998


(updated 2006)



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