Iron County, Wisconsin Population 2024

6,286

Iron County, Wisconsin's estimated 2024 population is 6,286 with a growth rate of 0.5% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Iron County, Wisconsin is the 70th largest county in Wisconsin. The 2010 population was 5,925 and has seen a growth of 6.09% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,441310.48%
20286,410310.49%
20276,379310.49%
20266,348310.49%
20256,317310.49%
20246,286310.5%
20236,255310.5%
20226,224310.5%
20216,193470.76%
20206,1464588.05%
20195,688170.3%
20185,671-4-0.07%
20175,675190.34%
20165,656-68-1.19%
20155,724-136-2.32%
20145,860310.53%
20135,829-59-1%
20125,888-71-1.19%
20115,959340.57%
20105,925
19906,153-577-8.57%
19806,7301973.02%
19706,533-1,297-16.56%
19607,830-884-10.14%
19508,714-1,335-13.28%
194010,0491161.17%
19309,933-328-3.2%
192010,2611,95523.54%
19108,3061,69025.54%
19006,6161752.72%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.5% (31)
County Website
Iron County
County Seat
2010 Population
5,925
Area
758 mi²
Density
8 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.09% (361)
Founded
1893

Iron County, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,82894.98%
Two or more races1682.74%
Native American771.25%
Other race360.59%
Asian230.37%
Black or African American40.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Iron County, Wisconsin Population by Race

Iron County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2024

Iron County, Wisconsin Median Age

56.1

Total

55.9

Male

56.4

Female

Iron County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 5,222 adults, (1,933 of whom are seniors) in Iron County, Wisconsin.

Iron County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

86.6

Age Dependency Ratio

58.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Iron County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female3,02149.23%
Male3,11550.77%

Iron County, Wisconsin Population by Age

Iron County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9412.0484.915.1
Married1,3502.5495.94.1
Non Family1,2441.2475.224.8
Female1942.9475.324.7
Male1533.0880.419.6
showing: 5 rows

2.55

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

84.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Iron County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Iron County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Iron County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 75%.

Iron County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,859

Average Earnings

$45,589

Average Male

$29,557

Average Female

Iron County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Iron County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Iron County, Wisconsin Language

97.3% of Iron County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 2.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Iron County, Wisconsin Language

Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,66259510.51%
Multiple1632112.88%
Native751013.33%
Hispanic9222.17%
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10.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.87%

Male Poverty Rate

13.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iron County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Wisconsin is Native, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iron County, Wisconsin is Hispanic, with 2.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.56%.

Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.17%
High School13.89%
Some College8.43%
Bachelors or Greater2.08%
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Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.37%
Female Unemployed32.14%
Female Employed9.61%
Male Employed4.57%
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Iron County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Iron County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Iron County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Iron County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Iron County, Wisconsin 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 County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Iron County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

550

Number of Veterans

503

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

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Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

count

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Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

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Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iron County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Iron County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Iron County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Iron County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

43.73%

Born in Iron County, Wisconsin

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.65% of Iron County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 43.73% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Iron County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

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