Iron River, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,123.
Population change since 2000: +6.0%
 
Males: 558  (49.7%)
Females: 565  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

49.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 54847.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,154 (it was $28,796 in 2000)
Iron River:

$45,154
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,681 (it was $16,449 in 2000)

Iron River town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $161,220 (it was $81,700 in 2000)
Iron River:

$161,220
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $211,387; detached houses: $219,999; townhouses or other attached units: $301,970; in 2-unit structures: $160,946; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $309,423; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,452; mobile homes: $87,874; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $52,698
March 2019 cost of living index in Iron River: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Iron River, WI (2010)
    • 1,06694.9%White alone
    • 282.5%American Indian alone
    • 191.7%Two or more races
    • 60.5%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Black alone

Races in Iron River detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Iron River, Wisconsin as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Iron River is 160 to 1.


Crime rates in Iron River by year

Type

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(89.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(177.3)
2
(176.5)
2
(176.2)
1
(87.4)
6
(532.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(89.2)
1
(88.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(266.0)
10
(882.6)
4
(352.4)
4
(349.7)
1
(88.7)
4
(354.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(443.3)
6
(529.6)
5
(440.5)
6
(524.5)
7
(621.1)
5
(443.3)
6
(535.2)
3
(264.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(177.3)
1
(89.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(264.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)71.8118.377.562.9164.256.7117.834.4

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City-data.com crime index in Iron River, WI

Crime rate in Iron River detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (28.9%), Norwegian (18.1%), Swedish (16.5%), Irish (11.8%), Polish (9.5%), English (8.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1120 feet

Land area: 31.4 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

Iron River, Wisconsin map

18 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Wisconsin:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Iron River town:

1.8% ($1,482)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (38.3 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (138.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (373.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Tripp, WI (2.2 miles ),
Hughes, WI (2.3 miles ),
Delta, WI (2.5 miles ),
Oulu, WI (2.8 miles ),
Keystone, WI (3.1 miles ),
Pilsen, WI (3.1 miles ),
Brule, WI (3.2 miles ),
Orienta, WI (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 46.55 N, Longitude: 91.38 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Iron River, WI in 2017
Iron River satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.9%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +156 (+17.3%).
Most common industries in Iron River, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.0%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.1%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Iron River, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.5%)

Average climate in Iron River, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Iron River-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.8 miles away from the Iron River town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/3/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Iron River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 231.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 243.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 267.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 421.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 373.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from Iron River center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bayfield County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iron River topographic map

Airports located in Iron River:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iron River:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 36 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,302)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 39 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 39 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lake Superior College (about 40 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 62 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 118 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 122 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)

Public elementary/middle school in Iron River:

See full list of schools located in Iron River

Library in Iron River:

  • EVELYN GOLDBERG BRIGGS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $87,471; Location: 68235 S. MAIN ST.; 12,146 books; 11,545 e-books; 3,325 audio materials; 1,832 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 77 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Iron River: Iron River Ambulance Service (A), Iron River Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Spider Lake (A), Fire Lake (B), Half Moon Lake (C), Moon Lake (D), Iron River Flowage 8.37 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Iron River Historical Museum (Po Box 713).

Hotel: Lumbermen's Inn Motel (Po Box 767).

Bayfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Iron River and their reported violations in the past:

IRON RIVER SANITARY DISTRICT (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Public Notif issued (FEB-10-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-11-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-11-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-11-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-2010), St Public Notif issued (NOV-12-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2010), St Public Notif issued (OCT-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2008), St Public Notif issued (DEC-12-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-17-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2007), St Public Notif issued (DEC-19-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif issued (NOV-07-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
WOODYS FOOD & SPIRITS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Iron River that have no violations reported:

  • SPOT (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TOP O THE MORN RESORT (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCENIC DRIVE RESORT - CABINS (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILDWOOD CAMPGROUNDS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOON LAKE PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRI-LAKE TIMBERS HILL CAMPSITES (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRI-LAKE TIMBERS LAKE CABINS & BAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCENIC DRIVE RESORT RESTAURANT & BAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN PINES GOLF COURSE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.1%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

15.4%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.7%
Whole state:

3.7%

Banks with branches in Iron River (2011 data):

  • Chippewa Valley Bank: Iron River Branch at 68240 S. Main Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2008/08/27: Bank assets: $248.1 mil, Deposits: $212.3 mil, headquarters in Winter, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Chippewa Valley Agency, Ltd.
  • Security State Bank: at U S Hwy #2 7865, branch established on 1911/06/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $83.6 mil, Deposits: $63.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bank Shares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Iron River:

Marital status in Iron River, WI
  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Iron River:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Iron River, WI (based on Bayfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,10910
Mainline Protestant2,24714
Evangelical Protestant84710
Other11
Orthodox--
None8,810-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Bayfield County:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

26.56 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bayfield County:

14.3%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

6.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ashland County, WI  1.19% ($39,615 average AGI)
from Douglas County, WI  0.78% ($43,275)


5.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ashland County, WI  0.97% ($35,492 average AGI)
to Douglas County, WI  0.75% ($39,837)

Businesses in Iron River, WI

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Iron River:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iron River:

  • WNXR (107.3 FM; IRON RIVER, WI; Owner: GERALD J. HACKMAN)
  • WHSA (89.9 FM; BRULE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEGZ (105.9 FM; WASHBURN, WI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBMX (107.7 FM; PROCTOR, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WWAX (92.1 FM; HERMANTOWN, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WSCN (100.5 FM; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDNI (90.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQDS-FM (94.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KLDJ (101.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • KUMD-FM (103.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA)
  • KDAL-FM (95.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCB (105.1 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WJJH (96.7 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Iron River:

  • WDIO-TV (Channel 10; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KDLH (Channel 3; DULUTH, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • KBJR-TV (Channel 6; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQDS-TV (Channel 21; DULUTH, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAST-LP (Channel 25; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: RESOURCE RECOVERY OF WISCONSIN, INC.)

Iron River fatal accident list:

Jan 6, 2000 09:20 AM, Us-2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.5mTotal length
  • $777,000Total costs
  • 5,745Total average daily traffic
  • 477Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,008Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Iron River)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Forest Rd 241 Pilsen Twp (Lat: 46.584667 Lon: -91.254917), Structure height: 97 m, Call Sign: KLQ570,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.370 MHz, 158.370 MHz, 153.200 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2012, Expiration Date: 03/13/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2016, Registrant: Great Lakes Gas Transmission Limited Partnership, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4520, Fax: (248) 205-4620, Email:
  • S Of Ush 2 On George St (Lat: 46.559944 Lon: -91.416861), Call Sign: KNFZ714, Licensee ID: L00007608,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2000, Expiration Date: 07/31/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002, Registrant: Dairyland Power Cooperative, 3200 East Avenue South, La Crosse, WI 54601, Phone: (608) 788-4000
  • New City Water Tower (Lat: 46.501056 Lon: -91.335194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41 m, Overall height: 47 m, Call Sign: WPRV971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.075 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2005, Expiration Date: 02/23/2016, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2013, Certifier: Richard Forsythe, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc, 517 Sachs Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • Lat: 46.546389 Lon: -91.348056, Call Sign: WQDI281,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.795 MHz, 160.095 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2005, Expiration Date: 09/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2015, Certifier: Greg T Kolodziej, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Forest Rd 223 (Lat: 46.546861 Lon: -91.414056), Overall height: 115.8 m, Call Sign: WMU839,
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.875 MHz, 950.125 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/1994, Expiration Date: 12/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2012, Registrant: Law Office Of Kevin M. Walsh, Pllc, 603 Davis Street, Suite 1009, Austin, TX 78701, Phone: (512) 234-3099, Email:
  • IRON RIVER, Approx. 0.25 Miles North Of Spider Lake In Bayfield County. (Lat: 46.546889 Lon: -91.414083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WNEX753,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2018, Expiration Date: 07/13/2028, Registrant: Wisconsin State Patrol, 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI 53707, Phone: (608) 709-0095, Email:
  • IRON RIVER, 2.25 Mi. Ese (Lat: 46.557778 Lon: -91.363056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.6 m, Call Sign: WQWW538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2015, Expiration Date: 12/09/2025, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • IRON RIVER, .9 Mi S Of (Lat: 46.546861 Lon: -91.414056), Overall height: 115.8 m, Call Sign: WLC264, Licensee ID: L00101511,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz, 2121.60 MHz, 2128.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Chequamegon Telephone Cooperative, Cable, WI 54821

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 0.9 Miles South Of (Lat: 46.546861 Lon: -91.414056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Call Sign: KWU519,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.5000 MHz, 152.840 MHz, 75.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/16/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: Robert Bliss, Registrant: Contact Wireless, LLC, 4925 N. Conquistador St., Las Vegas, NV 89149, Phone: (702) 233-0153, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Iron River)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Iron River)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 19 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Iron River, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.2%), and Outside Fires (23.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Iron River, WI
    • 7365.2%Structure Fires
    • 2623.2%Outside Fires
    • 1210.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Iron River, WI
Most common first names in Iron River, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3474.7 years
William2277.1 years
George1775.3 years
Robert1675.4 years
Mary1480.1 years
Edward1273.1 years
Charles1173.6 years
James1172.8 years
Joseph1066.1 years
Margaret1080.5 years
Most common last names in Iron River, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2475.5 years
Anderson1778.7 years
Maki1276.0 years
Lahti1075.4 years
Olson873.2 years
Nelson877.9 years
Pudas876.5 years
Peterson882.7 years
Lind660.5 years
Rantala678.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Iron River, WI
  • 41.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 32.3%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Wood
  • 6.7%Electricity
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Iron River, WI
  • 72.6%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 2.4%Other fuel


Iron River compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Thomas J. Gazdik, Jr. (3)
  • James B. Vee (1)
  • Patrick C. St. Germain (1)
  • John Plaster (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.