Iron City, Tennessee Population 2024

259

Iron City is a city located in Lawrence County and Wayne County Tennessee. Iron City has a 2024 population of 259. Iron City is currently growing at a rate of 16.14% annually and its population has increased by 175.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 94 in 2020.

The average household income in Iron City is $28,254 with a poverty rate of 48.24%. The median age in Iron City is 51.4 years: 54.4 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Iron City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Iron City was:

  • White: 71.66%
  • Two or more races: 28.34%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
374.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
175.53% (165)
The current population of Iron City, Tennessee is 259 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 94.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13471.66%
Two or more races5328.34%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Iron City Population by Race

Iron City Population Pyramid 2024

Iron City Median Age

51.4

Total

54.4

Male

33.8

Female

Iron City Adults

There are 127 adults, (28 of whom are seniors) in Iron City.

Iron City Age Dependency

88.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron City Sex Ratio

Female6635.29%
Male12164.71%

Iron City Population by Age

Iron City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All792.371000
Non Family4101000
Married233.351000
Male115.181000
Female431000

3.21

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Iron City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1713.93%
Associates Degree64.92%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate7561.48%
Less Than 9th Grade1915.57%
Some College54.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Iron City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Iron City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White102660
2+ Races20200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 0%.

Iron City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$18,594$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$0$38,824$0
Some College$0$0$0

$0

Average Earnings

$38,824

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Iron City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Iron City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Iron City Language

100% of Iron City residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Iron City Language

Iron City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple5353100%
White1172924.79%

48.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

48.62%

Male Poverty Rate

47.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron City is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron City is White, with 24.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 84.27%.

Iron City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School52%
Some College45.45%
Less Than 9th Grade13.89%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Iron City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed35%
Male Employed0%

Iron City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Iron City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$32,545
Households-$28,254
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$24,110

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Iron City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

25.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Iron City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Iron City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Iron City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Iron City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Iron City Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 745
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Iron City Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White54.67%

Iron City Veterans by Race

Iron City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

41.3%

Employment Rate

23.3%

Unemployment Rate

Iron City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Iron City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Iron City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.26%

Born in Iron City

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Iron City residents were born in the United States, with 73.26% having been born in Tennessee. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Iron City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242593616.14%
20232233619.25%
20221873623.84%
20211515760.64%
202094-73-43.71%
2019167-55-24.77%
2018222-13-5.53%
2017235-1-0.42%
20162362813.46%
2015208-37-15.1%
20142456536.11%
2013180-37-17.05%
20122172110.71%
201119600%

Iron City Population by Year