Iron County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Iron County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 5,671 with a growth rate of -3.06% 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
20175,671-179-3.06%
20165,8501853.27%
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
White5,660
Two or More Races85
American Indian and Alaska Native39
Black or African American39
Some Other Race23
Asian4

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

Iron County, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin Median Age

53.2


Total

52.6


Male

53.9


Female

Iron County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 4,973 adults, (1,667 of which are seniors) in Iron County, Wisconsin.

Iron County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

2,880

49.23%

Male

2,970

50.77%

Iron County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Iron County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Iron County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.9%6.1%
All77.6%22.4%
Female65.5%34.5%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Male57.6%42.4%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Iron County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9541.9477.6
Married1,4092.4993.9
Non Family1,1721.1662.9
Female2032.365.5
Male1702.3557.6

2.39

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade641.37%
9th to 12th Grade2435.20%
High School Graduate1,62434.74%
Some College1,22226.14%
Associates Degree60312.90%
Bachelors Degree62113.28%
Graduate Degree2986.37%

Iron County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4994,238902
Multiple Races66592
Hispanic403310
Native American36363
Black3022
Other Race126
Asian4

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 25.00%.

Iron County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,987$31,341$23,824
Less Than High School$17,500$$20,500
High School Grad$22,487$29,301$19,107
Some College$27,316$31,763$22,763
Bachelors Degree$43,241$53,750$41,875
Graduate Degree$51,731$50,500$54,167

$27,987

Average Earnings

$31,341

Average Male

$23,824

Average Female

Iron County, Wisconsin Language

Iron County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Iron County, Wisconsin Language

96.10% of Iron County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 3.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty

Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,49166212.06%
Black312993.55%
Native391948.72%
Hispanic501122.00%
Other12650.00%
Multiple7956.33%

12.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.49%

Male Poverty Rate

14.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Wisconsin is Black, with 93.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Wisconsin is Multiple, with 6.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.56%.

Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.21%
High School14.16%
Some College9.31%
Bachelors or Greater7.10%

Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.94%
Female Unemployed32.31%
Female Employed9.20%
Male Employed5.48%

Iron County, Wisconsin Income

Iron County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,270$50,698
Families$54,103$63,553
Married Families$61,012$
Non Families$22,143$29,243

Iron County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Iron County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

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 55To64.

Iron County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

695

Number of Veterans

660

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam268
Korea96
First Gulf War68
Second Gulf War54
World War II43

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+207
65 to 74202
55 to 64144
35 to 54116
18 to 3426

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White68614.23%
Indian513.89%
2 or More45.56%
Hispanic12.44%

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

14.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Iron County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

54%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

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