Iron County, Missouri Population 2021

Iron County, Missouri's estimated population is 10,001 with a growth rate of -0.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Iron County, Missouri is the 87th largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 10,592 and has seen a growth of -5.58% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,001-62-0.62%
202010,063-62-0.61%
201910,125-62-0.61%
201810,18760.06%
201710,181580.57%
201610,123-80-0.78%
201510,203-159-1.53%
201410,362-99-0.95%
201310,461-87-0.82%
201210,548-72-0.68%
201110,620280.26%
201010,592-134-1.25%
199010,726-358-3.23%
198011,0841,55516.32%
19709,5291,48818.51%
19608,041-1,417-14.98%
19509,458-982-9.41%
194010,4407988.28%
19309,6421841.95%
19209,45889510.45%
19108,563-153-1.76%
19008,716-403-4.42%
18909,11993611.44%
18808,1831,90530.34%
18706,2784367.46%
18605,8420.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.62% (-62)
Founded
February 17, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
10,592
Growth Since 2010
-5.58% (-591)
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Iron County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,71395.56%
Two or More Races2382.34%
Black or African American1131.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.66%
Asian270.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.06%
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Iron County, Missouri Population by Race

Iron County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Iron County, Missouri Median Age

45.7


Total

44.5


Male

46.9


Female

Iron County, Missouri Adults

There are 8,051 adults, (2,230 of whom are seniors) in Iron County, Missouri.

Iron County, Missouri Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

5,160

50.77%

Male

5,004

49.23%

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
Male39.1%60.9%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Female66.7%33.3%
All70.8%29.2%
Married82.5%17.5%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Iron County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0742.470.8
Married2,0833.0182.5
Non Family1,3641.2358.7
Female4353.0566.7
Male1922.739.1

2.91

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Iron County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4596.24%
9th to 12th Grade90212.26%
High School Graduate3,04841.42%
Some College1,55221.09%
Associates Degree6008.15%
Bachelors Degree5607.61%
Graduate Degree2383.23%
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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
White7,0025,688755
Hispanic12311322
2+ Races1159611
Black66487
Asian2727
Native American2727
Islander333

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Iron County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,788$31,682$19,634
Less Than 9th Grade$12,917$14,464$11,908
High School Graduate$24,494$31,556$15,822
Some College$29,856$42,708$23,920
Bachelors Degree$39,625$52,604$37,768
Graduate Degree$47,500$82,917$43,750

$26,788

Average Earnings

$31,682

Average Male

$19,634

Average Female

Iron County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Iron County, Missouri Language by Age

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Iron County, Missouri Language

97.87% of Iron County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Iron County, Missouri Language

Iron County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,2622,05222.16%
Black926671.74%
Multiple2345623.93%
Hispanic17895.06%
Asian27414.81%

22.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.09%

Male Poverty Rate

21.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Missouri is Black, with 71.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 5.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.52%.

Iron County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.36%
Some College18.42%
High School16.61%
Bachelors or Greater10.01%

Iron County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed48.55%
Female Unemployed43.82%
Male Employed12.60%
Female Employed11.23%

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$37,435$51,670
Families$48,482$57,347
Married Families$56,080-
Non Families$23,134$37,785
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Income by Household Type

Iron County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Iron County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Iron County, Missouri Marital Status

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810

Number of Veterans

733

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam343
Second Gulf War99
First Gulf War84
Korea40
World War II33

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74298
55 to 64174
75+163
35 to 54148
18 to 3427

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7739.96%
2+ Races3724.67%

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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14.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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49.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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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80.76%

Born in Iron County, Missouri

98.89%

Native Born

1.11%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.89% of Iron County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 80.76% having been born in Missouri. 0.16% 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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