Iron County MI Information


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  1. Iron County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forIron County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Michigan Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Iron County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,228
Population in Households 11,873
Population in Familes 8,791
Population in Group Qrtrs 355
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $38,505
Average Household Income $50,911
Per Capita Income $24,813


Total Housing Units 9,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,658 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,191 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,813 (39.5%)
Median Home Value $89,769
Average Home Value $128,617


Total Households 5,849
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 3,369
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.42% 0.16%
Households 0.58% 0.34%
Families 0.31% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.31%


Iron County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iron County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 72 14th
Population Density # 77 10th
Diversity Index # 65 23rd
Median Household Income # 76 10th
Per Capita Income # 45 47th

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