Iron River, Michigan

Iron River, Michigan

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Iron River, Michigan
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Iron River, Michigan


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Michigan
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Iron

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area_total_km2 = 9.0
area_land_km2 = 9.0
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 3.5
area_land_sq_mi = 3.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1929
population_density_km2 = 214.5
population_density_sq_mi = 555.7

timezone = Central (CST)
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timezone_DST = CDT
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elevation_m = 461
elevation_ft = 1512
latd = 46 |latm = 5 |lats = 47 |latNS = N
longd = 88 |longm = 38 |longs = 26 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 49935
area_code = 906
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blank_info = 26-40980GR|2
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Iron River is a city in Iron County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 1,929. The U.S. Census Bureau 2006 population estimate for this city is 3,122. [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFPopulation?_event=ChangeGeoContext&geo_id=16000US2640980&_geoContext=&_street=&_county=iron+river&_cityTown=iron+river&_state=04000US26&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=010&_submenuId=population_0&ds_name=null&_ci_nbr=null&qr_name=null&reg=null%3Anull&_keyword=&_industry= U.S. Census] 2006 Population estimate]

The city is situated at the southeast corner of Iron River Township, but is administratively autonomous.

On July 1, 2000, the city of Stambaugh and the village of Mineral Hills were both merged into the City of Iron River.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.0 km²), of which, 3.5 square miles (9.0 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.57%) is water.

The area is noted for its vast forest land, scenic lakes, and winter sports.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there are 1,929 people, 876 households, and 487 families residing in the city. The population density is 555.7 per square mile (214.6/km²). There are 988 housing units at an average density of 284.6/sq mi (109.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 95.33% White, 0.16% African American, 1.92% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 2.33% from two or more races. 0.78% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. 15.4% were of German, 13.4% Swedish, 13.2% Italian, 9.9% Polish, 7.8% English, 7.6% Finnish, 5.9% French and 5.1% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 98.3% spoke English as their first language.

There are 876 households out of which 23.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% are married couples living together, 11.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.4% are non-families. 40.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 23.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.09 and the average family size is 2.80.

In the city the population is spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 30.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 47 years. For every 100 females there are 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $23,438, and the median income for a family is $33,942. Males have a median income of $28,083 versus $20,714 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,728. 11.9% of the population and 6.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.5% of those under the age of 18 and 10.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Transportation

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References

External links

* [http://www.ironriver.org/ City of Iron River]


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