Iron County, Missouri Population 2022

Iron County, Missouri's estimated population is 9,319 with a growth rate of -1.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Iron County, Missouri is the 88th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 10,630 and has seen a growth of -12.33% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18605,8420.00%
18706,2784367.46%
18808,1831,90530.34%
18909,11993611.44%
19008,716-403-4.42%
19108,563-153-1.76%
19209,45889510.45%
19309,6421841.95%
194010,4407988.28%
19509,458-982-9.41%
19608,041-1,417-14.98%
19709,5291,48818.51%
198011,0841,55516.32%
199010,726-358-3.23%
201010,630-96-0.90%
201110,521-109-1.03%
201210,412-109-1.04%
201310,303-109-1.05%
201410,194-109-1.06%
201510,085-109-1.07%
20169,976-109-1.08%
20179,867-109-1.09%
20189,758-109-1.10%
20199,649-109-1.12%
20209,537-112-1.16%
20219,428-109-1.14%
20229,319-109-1.16%
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Iron County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,71195.67%
Black or African American490.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.40%
Asian480.47%
Two or More Races3012.97%
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Iron County, Missouri Population by Race

Iron County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Iron County, Missouri Median Age

45.9


Total

44.6


Male

46.6


Female

Iron County, Missouri Adults

There are 8,039 adults, (2,262 of whom are seniors) in Iron County, Missouri.

Iron County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

5,133

50.57%

Male

5,017

49.43%

Iron County, Missouri Population by Age

Iron County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Iron County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All73.2%26.8%
Female62%38%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Male58.7%41.3%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Iron County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1022.3873.2
Married2,0493.0485.6
Male1962.4758.7
Female5212.8462
Non Family1,3361.1960.6

2.88

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Iron County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5877.97%
9th to 12th Grade79510.79%
High School Graduate2,97240.35%
Some College1,49620.31%
Associates Degree6388.66%
Bachelors Degree6108.28%
Graduate Degree2683.64%
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Iron County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Iron County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian484829
Black352510
Hispanic13212129
White7,0015,654802
2+ Races13311911
Native American2020

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 asian people with a rate of 60.42%.

Iron County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,033$32,009$23,929
Less Than 9th Grade$14,071$17,813$10,263
High School Graduate$26,124$31,959$22,559
Some College$30,409$36,197$25,104
Bachelors Degree$35,518$45,893$35,000
Graduate Degree$53,750$59,167$44,800

$28,033

Average Earnings

$32,009

Average Male

$23,929

Average Female

Iron County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Iron County, Missouri Language by Age

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Iron County, Missouri Language

98.05% of Iron County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Iron County, Missouri Language

Iron County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,2552,10622.76%
Black18422.22%
Asian4836.25%
OtherNaN%
Multiple2954013.56%
Hispanic178147.87%

22.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.01%

Male Poverty Rate

24.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Missouri is White, with 22.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 7.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.34%.

Iron County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.37%
High School19.57%
Some College14.40%
Bachelors or Greater8.80%

Iron County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.91%
Male Unemployed33.87%
Female Employed12.45%
Female Unemployed68.04%

Iron County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Iron County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,082$52,371
Families$52,157$58,397
Married Families$62,427-
Non Families$23,237$36,206
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Income by Household Type

Iron County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Iron County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Iron County, Missouri Marriage

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

Iron County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Iron County, Missouri Marital Status

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809

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War163
First Gulf War134
Vietnam264
Korea37
World War II23

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3433
35 to 54206
55 to 64200
65 to 74214
75+156

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7579.75%
Black49.76%
2+ Races4829.63%

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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16.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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49.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Iron County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Iron County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Iron County, Missouri Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.98%

Born in Iron County, Missouri

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.10%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Iron County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 80.98% having been born in Missouri. 0.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Iron County, Missouri Place of Birth

  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

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