Iron County is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. The County Seat is Crystal Falls and the largest city is Iron River. The Official Web Site is located at http://ironmi.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 11,387 and the 2010 census population was 11,817. The land area is 1,166.15 square miles and there are 10.1 persons per square mile.
96.8% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 1.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 89.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $75,100, there are 5,289 households, an average of 2.13 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,499, the median household income is $34,685, and 14.2% of the persons in Iron County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 993. Retail sales (in $1000) were $101,386, and sales per capita were $8,496. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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