Mountain Iron, Minnesota Population 2020

2,831

Mountain Iron is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 2,831, it is the 212th largest city in Minnesota and the 6406th largest city in the United States. Mountain Iron is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -1.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,869 in 2010. Mountain Iron reached it's highest population of 4,134 in 1980. Spanning over 71 miles, Mountain Iron has a population density of 42 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mountain Iron is $59,916 with a poverty rate of 16.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $510 per month, and the median house value is $140,700. The median age in Mountain Iron is 43.4 years, 41 years for males, and 48.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.1 males.

Mountain Iron Demographics

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

  • White: 97.23%
  • Two or more races: 1.72%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mountain Iron, Minnesota is 2,831, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,845.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,869.

Mountain Iron, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,77397.23%
Two or More Races491.72%
Asian150.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.53%

Mountain Iron Population Pyramid 2020

Mountain Iron Median Age

43.4


Total

41


Male

48.2


Female

Mountain Iron Adults

There are 2,279 adults, (548 of whom are seniors) in Mountain Iron.

Mountain Iron Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain Iron Sex Ratio

Female

1,418

49.72%

Male

1,434

50.28%

Mountain Iron Households and Families

Mountain Iron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mountain Iron Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85.5%14.5%
All61.3%38.7%
Non Family41.6%58.4%
Female14.2%85.8%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3152.1661.3
Married6022.8585.5
Non Family5671.2141.6
Female1062.6714.2
Male403.75100

2.82

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mountain Iron Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade442.17%
9th to 12th Grade1256.15%
High School Graduate57428.26%
Some College47723.49%
Associates Degree35617.53%
Bachelors Degree33616.54%
Graduate Degree1195.86%

Mountain Iron Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9701,801455
Multiple Races3737
Asian1515
Native American99

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 white people with a rate of 23.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,780$59,301$32,552
Less Than High School$$$18,833
High School Grad$33,542$$33,235
Some College$39,152$52,431$21,976
Bachelors Degree$54,219$64,936$33,083
Graduate Degree$48,125$$48,056

$39,780

Average Earnings

$59,301

Average Male

$32,552

Average Female

Mountain Iron Language

Mountain Iron Language by Age

Mountain Iron Language

95.72% of Mountain Iron residents speak only English, while 4.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Mountain Iron Poverty

Mountain Iron Poverty by Race

16.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.76%

Male Poverty Rate

20.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountain Iron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountain Iron is White, with 17.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountain Iron is White, with 17.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.26%
High School21.25%
Some College10.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed15.38%
Male Employed2.99%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mountain Iron Income

Mountain Iron Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,803$59,916
Families$78,158$72,159
Married Families$83,295-
Non Families$28,345$43,285

Mountain Iron Marital Status

Mountain Iron Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountain Iron Married by Age and Sex

Mountain Iron 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.

Mountain Iron Marital Status by Race

Mountain Iron Veterans

252

Number of Veterans

252

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam124
Korea26
Second Gulf War16
World War II9
First Gulf War6
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74101
75+69
35 to 5453
55 to 6422
18 to 347

$Mountain Iron Veterans by Education

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain Iron Employment Status

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Mountain Iron 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

83.17%

Born in Minnesota

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.39% of Mountain Iron residents were born in the United States, with 83.17% having been born in Minnesota. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,831-7-0.25%
20192,838-7-0.25%
20182,845-8-0.28%
20172,853-7-0.24%
20162,860-6-0.21%
20152,866-9-0.31%
20142,87520.07%
20132,87370.24%
20122,86630.10%
20112,863-1-0.03%
20102,864-135-0.46%
20002,999-363-1.14%
19903,362-772-2.05%
19804,1340.00%