Iron County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Iron County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 5,671 with a growth rate of 0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Iron County, Wisconsin is the 70th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,748771.36%
20175,67160.11%
20165,665-54-0.94%
20155,719-139-2.37%
20145,858290.50%
20135,829-59-1.00%
20125,888-70-1.17%
20115,958340.57%
20105,924-229-3.72%
19906,153-577-8.57%
19806,7301973.02%
19706,533-1,297-16.56%
19607,830-884-10.14%
19508,714-1,335-13.28%
194010,0491161.17%
19309,933-328-3.20%
192010,2611,95523.54%
19108,3061,69025.54%
19006,6160.00%

Iron County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,562
Two or More Races79
American Indian and Alaska Native46
Black or African American36
Some Other Race16
Asian9

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

Iron County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

50100150200250300 Male Population50100150200250300 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Iron County, Wisconsin Median Age

53.8


Total

53.2


Male

54.3


Female

Iron County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 4,923 adults, (1,643 of whom are seniors) in Iron County, Wisconsin.

Iron County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

2,825

49.15%

Male

2,923

50.85%

Iron County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Iron County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Iron County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.4%6.6%
All76.2%23.8%
Female65.9%34.1%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Male52.6%47.4%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Iron County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9481.9176.2
Married1,3732.4293.4
Non Family1,1911.1561.6
Female2112.665.9
Male1732.2452.6

2.34

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Iron County, Wisconsin Households

Iron County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade671.45%
9th to 12th Grade2254.87%
High School Graduate1,63635.38%
Some College1,17525.41%
Associates Degree63013.62%
Bachelors Degree61113.21%
Graduate Degree2806.06%

Iron County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4224,177870
Multiple Races68642
Hispanic534615
Native American4440
Black3244
Other Race104
Asian73

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.30%.

Iron County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,095$31,541$23,882
Less Than High School$21,250$22,188$
High School Grad$25,222$30,584$20,150
Some College$27,174$34,265$21,957
Bachelors Degree$42,188$38,750$43,098
Graduate Degree$53,333$51,667$56,667

$29,095

Average Earnings

$31,541

Average Male

$23,882

Average Female

Iron County, Wisconsin Language

Iron County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Iron County, Wisconsin Language

96.11% of Iron County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 3.89% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty

Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,39278514.56%
Native462247.83%
Black262284.62%
Hispanic621524.19%
Multiple7379.59%
Other10660.00%

15.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.24%

Male Poverty Rate

17.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Wisconsin is Black, with 84.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Wisconsin is Multiple, with 9.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.52%.

Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.97%
High School15.26%
Some College10.78%
Bachelors or Greater8.23%

Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.30%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed12.64%
Male Employed6.45%

Iron County, Wisconsin Income

Iron County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,855$52,534
Families$53,906$66,942
Married Families$62,478$
Non Families$21,859$28,301

Iron County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Iron County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Iron County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Iron County, Wisconsin 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 45To54.

Iron County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


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

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

599

Number of Veterans

569

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam227
Korea89
First Gulf War65
Second Gulf War45
World War II35

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+191
65 to 74174
55 to 64113
35 to 54103
18 to 3418

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White58712.35%
Indian715.91%
2 or More56.76%
Hispanic35.56%

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

12.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Iron County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Iron County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Iron County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Iron County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hurley15471461-86-5.56%
Montreal807776-31-3.84%
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