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People

Total Population 2,944
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 29%
Employed Population 16+ 913
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 42.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,750
% Above Poverty Level 72.6%
% Below Poverty Level 27.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 48.8%
Median Gross Rent $481
Median House Value $46,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 9.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Iron River Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 113 miles N of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 214 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Iron
Standard Zip Codes 49935
Phone Area Codes 906
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.092
Longitude -88.642

Iron River Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station STAMBAUGH 2 SSE
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 20 F
Apr Temp 25 to 50 F
Jul Temp 51 to 77 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station BEECHWOOD 7 WNW
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 28 to 53 F
Jul Temp 53 to 78 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station BRULE ISLAND
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 20 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 30 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alpha 75 $41,250
Caspian 723 $43,750
Crystal Falls 1,683 $46,184
Gaastra 352 $36,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Iron River Public Libraries

Library
West Iron District Library
116 W. GENESEE STREET
Iron River, Michigan
(906) 265-2831

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Iron River Hospitals

IRON COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1400 W ICE LAKE ROAD
(906) 265-6121
Emergency Service: Yes

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Iron River High Schools

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WEST IRON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
701 GARFIELD AVENUE
906-265-5184
Serves 396 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

A.C.E. HIGH SCHOOL
611 JEFFERSON STREET
906-265-2355
A Non-traditional School
Serves 18 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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