Iron County, Michigan Population 2019

Iron County, Michigan's estimated population is 11,124 with a growth rate of -0.52% 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
201711,124-58-0.52%
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
White10,822
American Indian and Alaska Native138
Two or More Races135
Black or African American89
Some Other Race55
Asian52

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Iron County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Iron County, Michigan Median Age

53.8


Total

53.2


Male

54.4


Female

Iron County, Michigan Adults

There are 9,442 adults, (3,262 of whom are seniors) in Iron County, Michigan.

Iron County, Michigan Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

5,715

50.62%

Male

5,576

49.38%

Iron County, Michigan Households and Families

Iron County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Iron County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.6%5.4%
Male85%15%
All82.6%17.4%
Non Family74.4%25.6%
Female62.2%37.8%

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Iron County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3152.0682.6
Non Family2,4501.1774.4
Married2,3242.7194.6
Female3943.3862.2
Male147385

2.72

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

5.9%

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 Grade1341.52%
9th to 12th Grade5756.53%
High School Graduate3,97645.16%
Some College1,74019.76%
Associates Degree7498.51%
Bachelors Degree1,09912.48%
Graduate Degree5326.04%

Iron County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4647,7981,603
Hispanic121937
Black79691
Native American736915
Asian50458
Multiple Races4542
Other Race1771

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 94.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 20.55%.

Iron County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,217$29,595$26,029
Less Than High School$19,091$20,370$11,250
High School Grad$23,906$25,884$21,250
Some College$29,503$32,169$27,851
Bachelors Degree$39,868$51,705$34,412
Graduate Degree$40,313$38,750$43,750

$27,217

Average Earnings

$29,595

Average Male

$26,029

Average Female

Iron County, Michigan Language

Iron County, Michigan Language by Age

Iron County, Michigan Language

97.19% of Iron County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

Iron County, Michigan Poverty

Iron County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,4141,42913.72%
Hispanic1988743.94%
Other554887.27%
Black743344.59%
Multiple1351712.59%
Native13475.22%
Asian5223.85%

14.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.56%

Male Poverty Rate

15.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Michigan is Other, with 87.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Michigan is Asian, with 3.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.65%.

Iron County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.22%
High School15.04%
Some College8.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.98%

Iron County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Male Unemployed39.20%
Female Employed10.13%
Male Employed6.50%

Iron County, Michigan Income

Iron County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,773$48,635
Families$52,346$62,114
Married Families$58,348$
Non Families$22,233$31,196

Iron County, Michigan Marital Status

Iron County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Iron County, Michigan Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Iron County, Michigan Veterans

Iron County, Michigan Veterans by War

1,247

Number of Veterans

1,194

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam540
Korea148
First Gulf War101
World War II75
Second Gulf War57

Iron County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74448
75+390
55 to 64283
35 to 54117
18 to 349

Iron County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,23313.50%
Black77.87%
Indian55.43%
Hispanic32.36%
2 or More23.77%

Iron County, Michigan Veterans by Education

9.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron County, Michigan Employment Status

Iron County, Michigan Employment by Age

48%

Labor Force Participation

45.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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