Iron County, Missouri Population 2020

Iron County, Missouri's estimated population is 10,205 with a growth rate of 0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Iron County, Missouri is the 86th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201810,177-28-0.27%
201710,205720.71%
201610,133-81-0.79%
201510,214-163-1.57%
201410,377-99-0.95%
201310,476-86-0.81%
201210,562-72-0.68%
201110,634270.25%
201010,607-119-1.11%
199010,726-358-3.23%
198011,0841,55516.32%
19709,5291,48818.51%
19608,041-1,417-14.98%
19509,458-982-9.41%
194010,4407988.28%
19309,6421841.95%
19209,45889510.45%
19108,563-153-1.76%
19008,716-403-4.42%
18909,11993611.44%
18808,1831,90530.34%
18706,2784367.46%
18605,8420.00%

How Many People Live in Iron County, Missouri?

10,205

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,77795.66%
Two or More Races2192.14%
Black or African American1241.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native740.72%
Asian190.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.08%

Iron County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2020

Iron County, Missouri Median Age

45.4


Total

43.2


Male

47.5


Female

Iron County, Missouri Adults

There are 8,087 adults, (2,180 of whom are seniors) in Iron County, Missouri.

Iron County, Missouri Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

5,192

50.80%

Male

5,029

49.20%

Iron County, Missouri Households and Families

Iron County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Iron County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All69.8%30.2%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Female58.1%41.9%
Male39.8%60.2%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1562.3769.8
Married2,1282.9881.8
Non Family1,4031.2259.2
Female4342.9158.1
Male1912.7939.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Iron County, Missouri Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4626.29%
9th to 12th Grade94912.91%
High School Graduate3,10442.23%
Some College1,50520.48%
Associates Degree5277.17%
Bachelors Degree5607.62%
Graduate Degree2433.31%

Iron County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0245,652752
Hispanic11911924
Multiple Races926712
Black61559
Native American34262
Asian1919
Islander444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,585$32,899$17,409
Less Than High School$13,730$16,500$12,868
High School Grad$23,688$31,758$14,738
Some College$31,146$46,750$26,086
Bachelors Degree$37,773$53,092$34,750
Graduate Degree$46,000$95,521$37,708

$26,585

Average Earnings

$32,899

Average Male

$17,409

Average Female

Iron County, Missouri Language

Iron County, Missouri Language by Age

Iron County, Missouri Language

98.14% of Iron County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Iron County, Missouri Poverty

Iron County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3271,89220.29%
Black976769.07%
Multiple2135927.70%
Native743040.54%
Hispanic177169.04%

20.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.48%

Male Poverty Rate

20.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Missouri is Black, with 69.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 9.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.31%
Some College15.61%
High School15.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.14%
Male Unemployed45.70%
Female Employed11.40%
Male Employed10.53%

Iron County, Missouri Income

Iron County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,188$49,709
Families$48,125$56,640
Married Families$53,630-
Non Families$23,099$34,160

Iron County, Missouri Marital Status

Iron County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Iron County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Iron County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Iron County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Iron County, Missouri Veterans

875

Number of Veterans

791

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam357
Second Gulf War103
First Gulf War99
Korea60
World War II43

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White84410.82%
2 or More2519.84%
Indian613.33%

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by Education

11.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron County, Missouri Employment Status

50.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Iron County, Missouri Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.55%

Born in Missouri

98.87%

Native Born

1.13%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.87% of Iron County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 81.55% having been born in Missouri. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Iron County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ironton14621377-85-5.81%
Pilot Knob745705-40-5.37%
Viburnum693654-39-5.63%
Arcadia602565-37-6.15%
Annapolis358342-16-4.47%
Des Arc172164-8-4.65%
  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