Iron County, Michigan Population 2018

Iron County, Michigan's estimated population is 11,124 with a growth rate of -2.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Iron County, Michigan is the 73rd largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,124-269-2.36%
201611,3932111.89%
201611,182-133-1.18%
201511,315-26-0.23%
201411,341-154-1.34%
201311,495-67-0.58%
201211,562-199-1.69%
201111,761-48-0.41%
201011,809-1,366-10.37%
199013,175-460-3.37%
198013,635-178-1.29%
197013,813-3,371-19.62%
196017,184-508-2.87%
195017,692-2,551-12.60%
194020,243-562-2.70%
193020,805-1,302-5.89%
192022,1076,94345.79%
191015,1646,17468.68%
19008,9904,558102.84%
18904,4320.00%

Iron County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,938
American Indian and Alaska Native144
Two or More Races141
Black or African American63
Some Other Race55
Asian52

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Iron County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Iron County, Michigan Median Age

53.5


Total

52.9


Male

54.3


Female

Iron County, Michigan Adults

There are 9,536 adults, (3,236 of which are seniors) in Iron County, Michigan.

Iron County, Michigan Age Dependency

81

Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

5,774

50.68%

Male

5,619

49.32%

Iron County, Michigan Households and Families

Iron County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Iron County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96%4%
All82.5%17.5%
Male80.8%19.2%
Non Family73.2%26.8%
Female62.1%37.9%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Iron County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4012.0482.5
Non Family2,4361.1473.2
Married2,3472.6796
Female4253.2862.1
Male1932.9680.8

2.71

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Iron County, Michigan Households

Iron County, Michigan Education

Iron County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1621.82%
9th to 12th Grade5806.51%
High School Graduate3,98244.67%
Some College1,79720.16%
Associates Degree7768.71%
Bachelors Degree1,11612.52%
Graduate Degree5015.62%

Iron County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,5587,8541,569
Hispanic112929
Native American959232
Black63511
Multiple Races6054
Asian50446
Other Race22115

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.68%.

Iron County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,744$28,312$22,146
Less Than High School$19,458$20,820$
High School Grad$20,726$25,513$17,337
Some College$27,721$31,806$25,382
Bachelors Degree$36,845$37,500$36,250
Graduate Degree$50,625$46,500$57,560

$25,744

Average Earnings

$28,312

Average Male

$22,146

Average Female

Iron County, Michigan Language

Iron County, Michigan Language by Age

Iron County, Michigan Language

97.15% of Iron County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Iron County, Michigan Poverty

Iron County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5541,75216.60%
Hispanic1869148.92%
Other554480.00%
Black473472.34%
Multiple1413323.40%
Native1381410.14%
Asian5247.69%

17.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.88%

Male Poverty Rate

17.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Michigan is Other, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Michigan is Asian, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.06%.

Iron County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.66%
High School18.49%
Some College10.61%
Bachelors or Greater4.60%

Iron County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.94%
Female Unemployed42.55%
Female Employed12.97%
Male Employed8.94%

Iron County, Michigan Income

Iron County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,137$45,586
Families$47,864$57,205
Married Families$55,927$
Non Families$20,934$30,171

Iron County, Michigan Marital Status

Iron County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Iron County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Iron County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Iron County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Iron County, Michigan Veterans

Iron County, Michigan Veterans by War

1,334

Number of Veterans

1,272

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam541
Korea164
World War II145
First Gulf War101
Second Gulf War85

Iron County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+440
65 to 74422
55 to 64291
35 to 54161
18 to 3420

Iron County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,31314.23%
Black1015.87%
Indian76.73%
Hispanic54.31%
2 or More45.97%

Iron County, Michigan Veterans by Education

13.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron County, Michigan Employment Status

Iron County, Michigan Employment by Age

48%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Iron County, Michigan Employment by Race

Iron County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Iron County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Iron River30292864-165-5.45%
Crystal Falls14691392-77-5.24%
Caspian906856-50-5.52%
Gaastra347328-19-5.48%
Alpha145136-9-6.21%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990