For population 25 years and over in Iron City:
For population 15 years and over in Iron City city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $350 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (45.9 miles , pop. 53,929).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (90.7 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (471.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: St. Joseph, TN (2.2 miles ), Loretto, TN (3.0 miles ), St. Florian, AL (3.3 miles ), Killen, AL (3.4 miles ), Underwood-Petersville, AL (3.5 miles ), Lexington, AL (3.6 miles ), Cloverdale, AL (3.6 miles ), Collinwood, TN (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 35.03 N, Longitude: 87.58 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-11.1%).
Work and jobs in Iron City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Iron City, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Iron City-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 209% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Iron City city center killed 3 people and injured 32 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Iron City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from Iron City center
On 5/4/1994 at 09:12:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/2000 at 11:32:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from Iron City center
On 5/4/2007 at 16:16:28, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Melba Montgomery - Country singer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Iron City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iron City:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.94. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Iron City and their reported violations in the past:IRON CITY UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 655, Purch_groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:QUIGLEY'S ASSOC. FOODS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.9%
(26.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Iron City compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Iron City (based on Lawrence County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Iron City government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,543 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,850 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Iron City fatal accident list:
Apr 21, 2009 07:00 PM, Holly Creek Rd, Lat: 35.03342222, Lon: -87.584525, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 27, 2006 10:35 AM, Sr-242, Lat: 35.028981, Lon: -87.582061, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 4, 1993 05:00 PM, Sr227, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 29, 1988 10:20 PM, Walnut, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 6, 1986 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 30, 1977 11:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $89,000
Total average daily traffic: 160
Total average daily truck traffic: 3
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 256
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Iron City)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Iron City, TN