U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Ironwood, Michigan forum City-Data.com Homepage

Ironwood, Michigan



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Ironwood, MI housing info, Gogebic County, Michigan, MI smaller cities, MI small cities, All Cities.


Ironwood: Black Copper Harbor User note: This is actually Black River harbor where the Black River flows into Lake Superior... Ironwood: Interstate Falls on the Montreal River Ironwood: Lake Superior Black Copper Harbor Ironwood: Indianhead
Ironwood: Shadow of Copper Peak against the fall colors. October 2, 2011 Ironwood: Autumn Blaze Ironwood: World's Largest Fiber Glass Native American Statue. Ironwood: Copper Peak ski jump
Ironwood: Copper Peak
 

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the World

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map



Current weather forecast for Ironwood, MI
Population in 2012: 5,246 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.6%
 

Males: 2,651  (50.5%)
Females: 2,595  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  45.5 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49938.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,819 (it was $23,502 in 2000)
Ironwood:

$27,819
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,699

Ironwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $49,393 (it was $35,100 in 2000)
Ironwood:

$49,393
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,467; Detached houses: $70,236; Townhouses or other attached units: $339,547; In 2-unit structures: $103,396; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $383,991; Mobile homes: $29,510

Median gross rent in 2012: $547.

Ironwood, MI residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Ironwood races chart
  • White alone - 5,150 (96.0%)
  • Hispanic - 89 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 42 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 45 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ironwood: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ironwood, MI forum
Recent posts about Ironwood, Michigan on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Ironwood is mentioned 201 times on our forum:
Opinions on Ironwood / Western U.P.?  (14 replies)
restaurant for anniversary dinner - ironwood and environs  (1 reply)
Internet service in Ironwood  (1 reply)
Resorts/cabins/lodging in the Ironwood area?  (0 replies)
Life in Ironwood  (2 replies)
Michigan Wolf Hunt , it's going on now !  (59 replies)

Latest news from Ironwood, MI collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Italian (13.3%), German (12.7%), English (8.5%), Irish (8.1%), Polish (7.1%), United States (7.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1503 feet

Land area: 6.55 square miles.

Population density: 800 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Ironwood,MI real estate house value index trend





Home Value Estimate
Address:
Unit (optional):
City
State
Zip


Ironwood, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Ironwood:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ironwood city:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

149 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe).

This city:  2.8%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Ironwood, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Ironwood to the number of sex offenders is 404 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,192 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $916 (1.9%)

Ironwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (95.7 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (176.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (342.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hurley, WI (1.2 miles ), Montreal, WI (2.1 miles ), Kimball, WI (2.3 miles ), Bessemer, MI (2.3 miles ), Pence, WI (2.6 miles) , Carey, WI (2.9 miles) , Iron Belt, WI (3.0 miles) , Wakefield, MI (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $156,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $83,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.46 N, Longitude: 90.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +442 (+8.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 994 (44.7%)

Area code: 906

Ironwood household income distribution Ironwood home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Ironwood by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 020221
per 100,000 0.033.10.034.437.218.7
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 707496
per 100,000 110.70.0117.268.8167.2112.4
Burglaries 171315151212
per 100,000 268.7215.3251.2258.0222.9224.8
Thefts 62455260124138
per 100,000 980.1745.2870.71032.22303.52584.8
Auto thefts 324520
per 100,000 47.433.167.086.037.20.0
Arson 002001
per 100,000 0.00.033.50.00.018.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.6) 77.968.775.499.8161.4145.3

(click on a table row to update graph)

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Michigan average:

1.74

This city's Wikipedia profile

Ironwood, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.9%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -534 (-7.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Work and jobs in Ironwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ironwood, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ironwood, Michigan average temperatures Ironwood, Michigan average precipitation
 
Ironwood, Michigan humidity
 
Ironwood, Michigan wind speed
 
Ironwood, Michigan snowfall
 
Ironwood, Michigan sunshine
 
Ironwood, Michigan clear and cloudy days
 

Back to the top

Tornado activity:

Ironwood-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.3 miles away from the Ironwood city center killed 2 people and injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F3 tornado 41.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gogebic County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ironwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Renee Ellmers - Nurse, Jack Gotta - Player of and football, Mario Tiziani - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 7/17/70), Raymond Joseph Cannon - Politician, William C. Gribble, Jr. - General.


Hospitals/medical centers in Ironwood:

  • CARING HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, N10567 GRAND VIEW LANE)
  • ASPIRUS GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, N10561 GRAND VIEW LANE)
  • JOSEPHSON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 634 E AYER ST)
  • WESTGATE NURSING AND REHAB COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, 1500 NORTH LOWELL STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Ironwood, MI

Airports located in Ironwood:

  • Gogebic-Iron County Airport (Runways: 1, Commercial Ops: 1,404, Air Taxi Ops: 1,000, Itinerant Ops: 6,600, Local Ops: 7,950, Military Ops: 100)

Local government website: www.upclics.org/Ironwood/gov.htm

College/University in Ironwood:

  • Gogebic Community College (Full-time enrollment: 738; Location: E 4946 Jackson Rd; Public; Website: www.gogebic.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ironwood:

  • Michigan Technological University (about 89 miles; Houghton, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 94 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 95 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 96 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Lake Superior College (about 97 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 132 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 132 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 7,952)

Public high school in Ironwood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ironwood:

Private elementary/middle school in Ironwood:

  • ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 72; Location: 106 S MARQUETTE ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Ironwood

Library in Ironwood:

  • IRONWOOD CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $179,902; Location: 235 EAST AURORA STREET; 25,418 books; 340 audio materials; 409 video materials; 3 other licensed databases; 86 print serial subscriptions)

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Ironwood: Gogebic County Fairgrounds (A), Gogebic Country Club (B), Carnegie Library (C), Ironwood Police Department (D), Ironwood Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ironwood include: Grace Community Fellowship (A), Jehovahs Witness Kingdom Hall (B), Assembly of God Church (C), Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Our Lady of Peace Church (E), Wesley United Methodist Church (F), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (G), Living Water Missionary Church (H), Lighthouse Faith Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Ironwood include: Longyear Park (1), Downtown Ironwood Pocket Park (2), Curry Park (3), Kuitunen Park (4), Hiawatha Park (5), Curry House Historical Marker (6), Norrie Park Historical Marker (7), Ironwood City Hall Historical Marker (8), Newport Hill Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ironwood Area Historical Society Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 150 North Lowell Street), Ironwood Tourism Council (648 West Cloverland Drive).

Hotels: Budget Host Cloverland Motel (West US2), Blue Cloud Motel (105 West Cloverland Drive), Comfort Inn Ironwood (210 East Cloverland Drive), Comfort Inn (210 East Cloverland Drive), Davey's Motel (260 East Cloverland Drive), Classic Motor Inn (1200 East Cloverland Drive), Americinn - Ironwood- Mi (1117 E Cloverland Dr), Advance Motel (663 East Cloverland Drive), Cedars Motel (West US2).

Court: United States Government - Social Security Administration (1401 East Cloverland Drive).

 
Gogebic 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 Ironwood and their reported violations in the past:

USFS - MARION LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 64, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-1997), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-1998)
MEL'S BAR (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
HAUTALA'S TAVERN (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1998 and MAR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-1998), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SYLVANIA ENTRANCE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SYLVANIA CAMPGROUND-1ST LOOP (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SYLVANIA CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
USFS KENTON DISTRICT OFFICE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LAKE OTTAWA REC AREA (USFS) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • NORRIE PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORWAY LAKE (PICINIC) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PERCH LAKE CAMPGROUND (USFS) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.8%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 41.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 59.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.9%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ironwood, MI

127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Ironwood in 2000:

  • 144 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Ironwood compared to Michigan state average:

Ironwood, Michigan environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


Back to the top

Banks with branches in Ironwood (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ironwood Branch at 205 West Aurora Street, branch established on 1941/11/10; Cloverland Branch at 900 East Cloverland Drive, branch established on 1980/01/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • River Valley Bank: Ironwood Branch at 200 South Suffolk Street, branch established on 1909/08/24. Info updated 2007/11/20: Bank assets: $984.4 mil, Deposits: $839.5 mil, headquarters in Wausau, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: River Valley Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank: 100 S Suffolk St Branch at 100 South Suffolk Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Gogebic Range Bank: at 155 East Cloverland Drive, branch established on 2002/05/20. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $63.9 mil, Deposits: $56.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: West End Financial Corp.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ironwood, Michigan:

  • Black River Lodge, N12390 Black River Rd, Ironwood, MI 49938 , Phone: (906) 932-3857, Fax: (906) 932-6601
  • America's Best Value Inn, 160 E Cloverland Dr, Ironwood, MI 49938 , Phone: (906) 932-3395, Fax: (906) 932-2507
  • Comfort Inn, 210 E Cloverland Dr, Ironwood, MI 49938 , Phone: (906) 932-2224, Fax: (906) 932-9929
  • Americinn, 1117 E Cloverland Dr, Ironwood, MI 49938 , Phone: (906) 932-7200, Fax: (906) 932-7222
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ironwood, Michigan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ironwood travel time to work - commute


Ironwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Ironwood city (based on Gogebic County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.38%
Here62.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist Churches
Adherents51.6%29.9%10.0%2.7%2.2%
Congregations17.9%21.4%14.3%7.1%7.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodBaptist General ConferenceEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.0%0.7%0.7%0.5%0.6%
Congregations10.7%3.6%3.6%3.6%10.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Gogebic County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Gogebic County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

12.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gogebic County:

10.2%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Gogebic County:

29.6%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$15,872$38,0930$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,567$54,2680$0
Judicial and Legal 13$49,093$45,3170$0
Streets and Highways 10$28,430$34,1160$0
Sewerage 2$5,730$34,3800$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,621$31,4520$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$21,425$36,7291$1,397
Water Supply 7$22,461$38,5050$0
Local Libraries 2$3,985$23,9105$2,433
Other and Unallocable 6$16,386$32,7721$642
Totals for Government 56$179,570$38,4797$4,472

Ironwood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $94,000 ($17.92)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($11.06)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,261,000 ($240.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,209,000 ($230.46)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,074,000 ($204.73)
    Police Protection: $973,000 ($185.47)
    General - Other: $363,000 ($69.20)
    Sewerage: $356,000 ($67.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $184,000 ($35.07)
    Central Staff Services: $182,000 ($34.69)
    Financial Administration: $143,000 ($27.26)
    Libraries: $119,000 ($22.68)
    General Public Buildings: $114,000 ($21.73)
    Health Services - Other: $47,000 ($8.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $35,000 ($6.67)
    Fire Protection: $33,000 ($6.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($3.05)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $5,524,000 ($1052.99)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $4,426,000 ($843.69)
    Benefit Payments: $731,000 ($139.34)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $608,000 ($115.90)
    Withdrawals: $30,000 ($5.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $803,000 ($153.07)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $200,000 ($38.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $445,000 ($84.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $76,000 ($14.49)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($3.05)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($0.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,282,000 ($435.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($8.96)

Ironwood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,256,000 ($239.42)
    All Other: $160,000 ($30.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $112,000 ($21.35)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $142,000 ($27.07)
    From Local Government: $132,000 ($25.16)
    Interest Revenue: $-213,000 ($-40.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $460,000 ($87.69)
    Housing & Community Development: $376,000 ($71.67)
    Highways: $200,000 ($38.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($2.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $226,000 ($43.08)
    Rents: $104,000 ($19.82)
    Interest Earnings: $72,000 ($13.72)
    Property Sale Other: $34,000 ($6.48)
    Special Assessments: $16,000 ($3.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,401,000 ($267.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,074,000 ($204.73)
    Highways: $888,000 ($169.27)
    All Other: $8,000 ($1.52)
  • Tax - Property: $1,539,000 ($293.37)
    NEC: $24,000 ($4.57)

Ironwood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $787,000 ($150.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $735,000 ($140.11)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($9.91)

Ironwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,876,000 ($357.61)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $46,000 ($8.77)

4.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,288 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
Michigan average:

5.24%

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:
from Iron County, WI  0.58% ($19,273 average AGI)
from Ontonagon County, MI  0.39% ($23,227)
from Vilas County, WI  0.19% ($22,455)


6.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Michigan average:

5.98%

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:
to Iron County, WI  0.72% ($26,690 average AGI)
to Marquette County, MI  0.43% ($35,160)
to Ontonagon County, MI  0.28% ($33,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ironwood:

  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHRY (1450 AM; 1 kW; HURLEY, WI; Owner: BIG G LITTLE O INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ironwood:

  • W207BR (89.3 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • W280DD (103.9 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • W265AI (100.9 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY B/C, INC.)
  • W201BP (88.1 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIMI (99.7 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUPM (106.9 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: BIG G LITTLE O, INC.)
  • W224AW (92.7 FM; BERGLAND, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WHBM-FM (90.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Ironwood:

  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ironwood, Michigan:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Michigan average:
  • Fatal accident count: 144
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 222
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 25

See more detailed statistics of Ironwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 17,965
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,048
Total future (year 2006) average daily traffic: 27,068


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ironwood


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ironwood, MI

Most common first names in Ironwood, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John25676.9 years
Mary15781.6 years
William11376.6 years
Joseph10177.1 years
Anna7383.6 years
George7275.3 years
Frank7075.7 years
Robert6469.5 years
Carl6277.0 years
Helen6078.4 years
Most common last names in Ironwood, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13277.4 years
Anderson9877.4 years
Erickson5977.4 years
Maki5176.8 years
Carlson3881.5 years
Mattson3776.2 years
Niemi3778.3 years
Hill3371.3 years
Peterson3378.2 years
Swanson3274.5 years
Businesses in Ironwood, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
FedEx1Sears1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS7
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Ironwood, MI


Ironwood on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #76 (49938) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Finnish first ancestries"
  • #90 (49938) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slavic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Zishan A. Haroon (4)
  • Robert J. Jacquart (2)
  • Andrew Kell Balduc (1)
  • Austin M. Macholl (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.

Back to Ironwood, MI housing info, Gogebic County, Michigan, MI smaller cities, MI small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.