Iron County, Michigan Population 2020

Iron County, Michigan's estimated population is 11,119 with a growth rate of -0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Iron County, Michigan is the 73rd largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,117-2-0.02%
201711,119-43-0.39%
201611,162-154-1.36%
201511,316-28-0.25%
201411,344-155-1.35%
201311,499-65-0.56%
201211,564-198-1.68%
201111,762-47-0.40%
201011,809-1,366-10.37%
199013,175-460-3.37%
198013,635-178-1.29%
197013,813-3,371-19.62%
196017,184-508-2.87%
195017,692-2,551-12.60%
194020,243-562-2.70%
193020,805-1,302-5.89%
192022,1076,94345.79%
191015,1646,17468.68%
19008,9904,558102.84%
18904,4320.00%

How Many People Live in Iron County, Michigan?

11,119

Iron County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,77696.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native1761.57%
Two or More Races1311.17%
Asian650.58%
Black or African American570.51%
Some Other Race70.06%

Iron County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Iron County, Michigan Median Age

54.1


Total

53.5


Male

55


Female

Iron County, Michigan Adults

There are 9,395 adults, (3,303 of whom are seniors) in Iron County, Michigan.

Iron County, Michigan Age Dependency

84

Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

5,617

50.10%

Male

5,595

49.90%

Iron County, Michigan Households and Families

Iron County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Iron County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.2%5.8%
Male84%16%
All80.8%19.2%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
Female63.5%36.5%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3272.0380.8
Non Family2,3851.1670.9
Married2,3032.6394.2
Female4583.2263.5
Male1813.0684

2.66

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Iron County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1081.23%
9th to 12th Grade5906.74%
High School Graduate3,83243.78%
Some College1,79520.51%
Associates Degree7808.91%
Bachelors Degree1,04511.94%
Graduate Degree6026.88%

Iron County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,3887,7421,620
Hispanic1291056
Native American938613
Asian585010
Multiple Races5448
Black52411
Other Race771

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,044$31,049$25,794
Less Than High School$19,282$19,961$17,833
High School Grad$24,256$27,679$21,299
Some College$30,389$33,526$28,301
Bachelors Degree$42,163$56,141$35,417
Graduate Degree$38,906$37,198$43,125

$28,044

Average Earnings

$31,049

Average Male

$25,794

Average Female

Iron County, Michigan Language

Iron County, Michigan Language by Age

Iron County, Michigan Language

97.21% of Iron County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Iron County, Michigan Poverty

Iron County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,3111,43613.93%
Hispanic2055627.32%
Multiple1313425.95%
Black421638.10%
Native16763.59%
Asian6534.62%

14.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.56%

Male Poverty Rate

15.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Michigan is Black, with 38.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Michigan is Native, with 3.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.50%
High School15.17%
Some College9.14%
Bachelors or Greater6.54%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.47%
Male Unemployed34.30%
Female Employed8.45%
Male Employed6.06%

Iron County, Michigan Income

Iron County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,918$50,742
Families$55,441$64,575
Married Families$61,036-
Non Families$22,526$32,040

Iron County, Michigan Marital Status

Iron County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Iron County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Iron County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Iron County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Iron County, Michigan Veterans

1,229

Number of Veterans

1,157

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam542
Korea153
First Gulf War130
Second Gulf War79
World War II60
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,20713.28%
Indian119.91%
Hispanic63.92%
Black58.77%
2 or More46.35%
Asian23.23%

$Iron County, Michigan Veterans by Education

10.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron County, Michigan Employment Status

48.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Iron County, Michigan 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

69.40%

Born in Michigan

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.47% of Iron County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 69.40% having been born in Michigan. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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