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Iron County, Michigan

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Iron County, Michigan
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
11,622
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
11,622
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
11,628
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 11,631
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 11,817
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
3.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
17.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
31.4%
Female persons, percent
49.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
93.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 1,029
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 1.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 9,153
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 84.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $84,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,016
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $401
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $606
Building permits, 2022 152
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 5,087
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.21
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 91.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 2.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 84.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 74.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 92.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 19.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 15.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 47.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 45.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 17,326
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 55,085
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 16,725
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 107,572
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $9,681
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 20.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $45,792
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $28,723
Persons in poverty, percent
15.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 349
Total employment, 2021 2,270
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 96,780
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -10.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 732
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 302
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 185
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 275
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 236
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 10.0
Population per square mile, 2010 10.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 1,166.00
Land area in square miles, 2010 1,166.15
FIPS Code 26071
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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