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Demographics

People

Total Population2,911
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens28.6%
Employed Population 16+1,067
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married37.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.2%
Median Earnings25+$21,190
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,571

Wealth

Median Family Income$35,781
% Above Poverty Level69.8%
% Below Poverty Level30.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home9.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone51.6%
Median Gross Rent$468
Median House Value$48,200

Ancestry

German17.6%
Italian14.2%
Irish10.7%
French Except Basque10.3%
Finnish10.3%
Polish8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.7%
English5.5%
Swedish5.4%
Dutch5.3%
Norwegian2.2%
Greek2.1%
Croatian1.2%
Scottish1%
Canadian1%
Austrian0.7%
Bulgarian0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Czech0.2%
Macedonian0.2%
Arab0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Iron River Almanac

CategoryValue
County Iron County
Standard Zip Codes49935
Phone Area Codes906
Time ZoneAmerica/Menominee
Approximate Latitude46.09
Approximate Longitude-88.63

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)

StationSTAMBAUGH 2 SSE
Distance3.2 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 20 F
Apr Temp25 to 50 F
Jul Temp51 to 77 F
Oct Temp31 to 53 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches
StationBEECHWOOD 7 WNW
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp2 to 22 F
Apr Temp28 to 53 F
Jul Temp53 to 78 F
Oct Temp34 to 55 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationBRULE ISLAND
Distance22.7 miles
Jan Temp-3 to 20 F
Apr Temp28 to 51 F
Jul Temp53 to 79 F
Oct Temp33 to 53 F
Annual Precip30 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alpha175$0
Caspian648$39,861
Crystal Falls1,618$48,583
Gaastra355$40,139

Iron River Public Libraries

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

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Iron River Hospitals

Northstar Health System
(Non-profit)
1400 W Ice Lake Road

Iron River Public Schools

Stambaugh Elementary School
700 Washington Ave
ZIP: 49935
(906) 265-6141
Primary
Total Enrollment 389
West Iron County High School
701 Garfield Ave
ZIP: 49935
(906) 265-5184
High
Total Enrollment 236
West Iron County Middle School
701 Garfield Ave
ZIP: 49935
(906) 265-5184
Middle
Total Enrollment 218
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