For population 25 years and over in Iron River:
For population 15 years and over in Iron River city:
123 residents are foreign born (0.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $966 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (113.6 miles , pop. 102,313).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (212.3 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (298.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Stambaugh, MI (1.1 miles ), Mineral Hills, MI (1.2 miles ), Caspian, MI (1.5 miles ), Gaastra, MI (1.7 miles ), Tipler, WI (3.2 miles ), Alvin, WI (3.5 miles) , Alpha, MI (3.6 miles) , Crystal Falls, MI (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 46.10 N, Longitude: 88.64 W
Area code: 906
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Iron River detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Work and jobs in Iron River: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Iron River, Michigan
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Iron River-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.4 miles away from the Iron River city center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/4/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Iron County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dan Benishek - Politician.
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Local government website: www.ironriver.org
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Public high school in Iron River:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Iron River and their reported violations in the past:BATES TOWNSHIP (Population served: 1001, Groundwater):
Past health violations:HOUGHTON CITGO STATION (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:LAKEWOOD CITGO QUIK FOOD MART (Serves WI, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SKI BRULE (HOMESTEAD) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MOUNTAIN HAUS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Iron River that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.1%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 75.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Iron River compared to Michigan state average:
Banks with branches in Iron River (2011 data):
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Iron River (based on Iron County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.35%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,374 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:
5.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,055 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 River fatal accident list:
Mar 21, 2003 05:15 PM, Sr-189, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Jun 9, 1998 10:40 AM, Us-2, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 26, 1996 10:07 AM, 2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 25, 1975 06:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $26,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,275
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,083
Total future (year 2010) average daily traffic: 20,541
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Iron River)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Iron River, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Iron River)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Iron River)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2013.