Iron Mountain, Michigan Population 2020

7,303

Iron Mountain is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 7,303, it is the 124th largest city in Michigan and the 3853rd largest city in the United States. Iron Mountain is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -4.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,624 in 2010. Iron Mountain reached it's highest population of 11,652 in 1930. Spanning over 8 miles, Iron Mountain has a population density of 968 people per square mile.

The average household income in Iron Mountain is $59,043 with a poverty rate of 13.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $657 per month, and the median house value is $79,700. The median age in Iron Mountain is 42 years, 41.1 years for males, and 43.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males.

Iron Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 97.12%
  • Black or African American: 1.03%
  • Asian: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Two or more races: 0.54%
  • Other race: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Iron Mountain, Michigan is 7,303, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,353.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,624.

Iron Mountain, Michigan Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202029,544-80-0.27%
201929,624-80-0.27%
201829,704-80-0.27%
201729,784-26-0.09%
201629,810-191-0.64%
201530,001-242-0.81%
201430,243-155-0.51%
201330,398-139-0.46%
201230,537910.30%
201130,446-110-0.36%
201030,5560.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,19397.12%
Black or African American761.03%
Asian520.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native430.58%
Two or More Races400.54%
Some Other Race20.03%

Iron Mountain Population Pyramid 2020

Iron Mountain Median Age

42


Total

41.1


Male

43.6


Female

Iron Mountain Adults

There are 5,806 adults, (1,311 of whom are seniors) in Iron Mountain.

Iron Mountain Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron Mountain Sex Ratio

Female

3,703

50.00%

Male

3,703

50.00%

Iron Mountain Households and Families

Iron Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Iron Mountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.4%6.6%
All69.6%30.4%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
Male45.8%54.2%
Female41%59%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0142.3969.6
Married1,3983.0493.4
Non Family1,0261.1952.8
Female4223.0241
Male1682.8445.8

2.92

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Iron Mountain Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade861.66%
9th to 12th Grade2484.80%
High School Graduate1,68932.68%
Some College1,30025.15%
Associates Degree4899.46%
Bachelors Degree92517.90%
Graduate Degree4318.34%

Iron Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9854,6651,299
Black595731
Hispanic48407
Native American4335
Asian413719
Multiple Races55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 52.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,345$52,260$26,575
Less Than High School$16,786$20,526$
High School Grad$27,132$35,889$17,115
Some College$39,107$56,625$27,042
Bachelors Degree$50,380$64,539$27,100
Graduate Degree$74,286$78,365$49,000

$37,345

Average Earnings

$52,260

Average Male

$26,575

Average Female

Iron Mountain Language

Iron Mountain Language by Age

Iron Mountain Language

98.79% of Iron Mountain residents speak only English, while 1.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Iron Mountain Poverty

Iron Mountain Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,94489412.87%
Black605693.33%
Native2727100.00%
Hispanic982626.53%

13.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.28%

Male Poverty Rate

16.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron Mountain is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron Mountain is White, with 12.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.86%.

Name Poverty
High School19.27%
Less Than High School17.61%
Some College12.41%
Bachelors or Greater9.73%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.82%
Male Unemployed43.33%
Female Employed6.32%
Male Employed5.12%

Iron Mountain Income

Iron Mountain Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,776$59,043
Families$58,775$71,696
Married Families$74,844-
Non Families$26,863$31,615

Iron Mountain Marital Status

Iron Mountain Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Iron Mountain Married by Age and Sex

Iron Mountain 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 55-64.

Iron Mountain Marital Status by Race

Iron Mountain Veterans

703

Number of Veterans

662

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam198
First Gulf War121
Second Gulf War98
Korea74
World War II57
Age Group Veterans
75+209
35 to 54208
55 to 64116
65 to 74112
18 to 3458
Name Veterans % of Total
White68712.18%
Black1621.05%
Hispanic916.07%

$Iron Mountain Veterans by Education

5.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron Mountain Employment Status

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Iron Mountain 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

74.33%

Born in Michigan

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.22% of Iron Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 74.33% having been born in Michigan. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,303-25-0.34%
20197,328-25-0.34%
20187,353-17-0.23%
20177,370-25-0.34%
20167,395-52-0.70%
20157,447-74-0.98%
20147,521-36-0.48%
20137,557-47-0.62%
20127,604240.32%
20117,580-44-0.58%
20107,624-530-0.67%
20008,154-371-0.44%
19908,5251840.22%
19808,341-361-0.42%
19708,702-597-0.66%
19609,299-380-0.40%
19509,679-1,401-1.34%
194011,080-572-0.50%
193011,6523,4013.51%
19208,251-965-1.10%
19109,216-26-0.03%
19009,2426430.72%
18908,5990.00%