Iron County is located in North Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Hurley and the largest city is Hurley. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.iron.wi.gov. The 2014 population estimate is 5,917 and the 2010 census population was 5,916. The land area is 758.17 square miles and there are 7.8 persons per square mile.
97.3% of the population is White, 0.2% is Black or African American, 0.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 91.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $108,300, there are 2,953 households, an average of 1.97 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,324, the median household income is $39,051, and 16.4% of the persons in Iron County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 638. Retail sales (in $1000) were $74,581, and sales per capita were $11,906.
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