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Iron County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2014: 5,917 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 6,861 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,090
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,181
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,487
Renter-occupied apartments: 551 (it was 596 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 757 sq. mi.

Water area: 162.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Iron County: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.3%), Construction (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 33%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 67%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Iron County, Wisconsin:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.6%)
Median resident age:  51.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  38.0 years
Males: 2,959  (50.0%)
Females: 2,958  (50.0%)
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Iron County,WI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Iron County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,346 ($29,580 in 1999)

This county:

$38346
Wisconsin:

$51467

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $413 (lower quartile is $299, upper quartile is $489)
This county:

$413
State:

$644


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,643 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
Iron:

$105,643
Wisconsin:

$163,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,510 - $198,761
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $994
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $402

Institutionalized population: 96

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 37
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 44
  • Auto thefts: 2
Iron County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 68 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2014: 29 buildings, average cost: $194,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,678 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,419 (1.6%)

Iron County household income distribution in 2009 Iron County home values distribution Iron County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.4%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 39.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.2% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.0%
Iron County:

17.0%
Wisconsin:

13.5%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 41.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.8% for American Indian residents, 11.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 51 years old
(Males: 50 years old, Females: 53 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 43 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Iron County is $401 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $644 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hurley, Mercer, Montreal, Kimball, Oma, Saxon, Knight, Pence, Carey, Iron Belt.

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

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Neighboring counties: Benton County, Oregon , Somerset County, Maine , Washington County, Maine , Fremont County, Idaho , Keweenaw County, Michigan , Pine County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 189
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 121 (71% naturalized citizens)

Iron County:

1.8%
Whole state:

3.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 20
  • 1990 to 1994: 7
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 10
  • 1975 to 1979: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1965 to 1969: 71

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.5%

Iron County marital status for males Iron County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,693
  • One, attached: 85
  • Two: 209
  • 3 or 4: 139
  • 5 to 9: 93
  • 10 to 19: 64
  • 20 or more: 78
  • Mobile homes: 325
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 20

Housing units in Iron County with a mortgage: 780 (51 second mortgage, 95 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 955

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

68.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Iron County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,1733
Evangelical Protestant3886
Mainline Protestant1813
None3,174-
Iron County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Iron County:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Iron County:

11.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

23.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Iron County:

8.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Iron County:

26.7%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Iron County:

Average size of farms: 206 acres
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,942
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,524
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.09

Earthquake activity:

Iron County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 97% 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 283.7 miles away from Iron County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 295.6 miles away from the county 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 339.9 miles away from the county 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 321.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 470.2 miles away from Iron County center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 248.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • WisconsinHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3249): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • WisconsinFlooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to July 6, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1369): May 11, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1369, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • WisconsinSevere Storms, Tornadoes And Flooding, Incident Period: May 26, 2000 to July 19, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1332): June 24, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1332, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • WisconsinSevere Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: July 4, 1999 to July 31, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1284): August 16, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1284, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • WisconsinDrought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared (EM-3014): June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • WisconsinHeavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: September 10, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-352): September 10, 1972, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-352, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain
  • WisconsinFLOODING, Incident Period: May 1, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-260): May 1, 1969, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-260, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Iron County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (14%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Italy (12%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Other Northern Europe (6%)
  • Hungary (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Iron County (%):

  • German (21%)
  • Italian (19%)
  • Finnish (15%)
  • Polish (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Swedish (4%)

Iron County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,136 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 367 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 114 (4%)
  • Other means: 8 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 163 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

102 people in nursing homes
8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,019.

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,993 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.41% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($16,534 average AGI)
3.26% relocated from other states ($25,459 average AGI)
Iron County:

3.26%
Wisconsin average:

1.76%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gogebic County, MI  1.82% ($23,660 average AGI)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,439 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.66% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($15,585 average AGI)
2.15% relocated to other states ($10,854 average AGI)
Iron County:

2.15%
Wisconsin average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gogebic County, MI  0.70% ($15,389 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Births per 1000 population in Iron County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Iron County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 20.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Iron County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Iron County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Iron County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,673 (1,429 aged, 244 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 79 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Iron County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (188)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (95)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (94)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (52)
  • Unspecified dementia (47)
  • Congestive heart failure (45)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (39)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (35)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (33)
  • Pneumonitis due to food and vomit (23)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 451.2
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1413.750
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 30.08

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 62.99
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 60.16

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,820
  • In family households: 4,512 (1,121 male householders, 573 female householders)
    1,346 spouses, 1,209 children (1,131 natural, 29 adopted, 49 stepchildren), 37 grandchildren, 34 brothers or sisters, 55 parents, 23 other relatives, 102 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,308 (598 male householders (497 living alone)), 530 female householders (470 living alone)), 180 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 96 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,036 2-persons, 325 3-persons, 236 4-persons, 70 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 967 1-person, 145 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 3 4-persons.

973 married couples with children.
268 single-parent households (82 men, 186 women).

96.1% of residents of Iron County speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $48,354,000 ($7238 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,070,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $21,996,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,440,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $80,000
Federal grants: $12,919,000
Federal procurement contracts: $282,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,638,000 ($2,570,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $391,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,490,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,677,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 209
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 462
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +49
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Iron County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.62 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 8
  • 2000 to 2004: 323
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,010
  • 1980 to 1989: 768
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,013
  • 1960 to 1969: 486
  • 1950 to 1959: 623
  • 1940 to 1949: 368
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,314
Rooms in houses/apartments in Iron County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 105
  • 4 rooms: 374
  • 5 rooms: 650
  • 6 rooms: 640
  • 7 rooms: 361
  • 8 rooms: 207
  • 9+ rooms: 105
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 82
  • 3 rooms: 162
  • 4 rooms: 138
  • 5 rooms: 104
  • 6 rooms: 74
  • 7 rooms: 13
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9+ rooms: 7
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Iron County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 132
  • 2 bedrooms: 779
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,080
  • 4 bedrooms: 410
  • 5+ bedrooms: 72
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 250
  • 2 bedrooms: 215
  • 3 bedrooms: 100
  • 4 bedrooms: 25
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4
Cars and other vehicles available in Iron County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 135
  • 1 vehicle: 772
  • 2 vehicles: 1,086
  • 3 vehicles: 384
  • 4 vehicles: 97
  • 5+ vehicles: 13
  • no vehicle: 147
  • 1 vehicle: 285
  • 2 vehicles: 113
  • 3 vehicles: 51
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

63% of Iron County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Wisconsin.

Iron County:

63.1%
State average:

57.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3120
  • Northeast: 104
  • Midwest: 3257
  • South: 132
  • West: 91

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 10%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Iron County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (36.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19.5%)
  • Wood (10.0%)
  • Electricity (3.8%)
  • Utility gas (49.8%)
  • Electricity (24.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.4%)
  • Wood (3.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

0.9%
Wisconsin:

16.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

0.5%
Wisconsin:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

10.2%
Wisconsin:

18.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Iron County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $3,055,000
    Regular Highways: $1,142,000
    Parks & Recreation: $72,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $45,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $2,026,000
    Regular Highways: $873,000
    Police Protection: $871,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $763,000
    General - Other: $714,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $464,000
    Financial Administration: $320,000
    Parks & Recreation: $255,000
    Central Staff Services: $220,000
    General Public Buildings: $169,000
    Corrections - Other: $167,000
    Welfare - Other: $131,000
    Solid Waste Management: $122,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $42,000
    Libraries: $29,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $11,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,881,000

Iron County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $746,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $46,000
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000
    All Other: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $360,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $272,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,625,000
    Highways: $1,549,000
    All Other: $643,000
    General Support: $510,000
    Health & Hospitals: $98,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,369,000
    Total General Sales: $387,000
    NEC: $119,000

Iron County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,247,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,025,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,086,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,186,000

Iron County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $667,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,797,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 120
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 106
  • Number of recipients under 18: 17
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 84
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 19
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 55
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 47
Iron County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Iron County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Iron County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12075.6 years
Mary8182.5 years
Joseph6477.9 years
William5674.2 years
James4871.8 years
Frank3978.0 years
Anna3784.9 years
Robert3569.2 years
Margaret3080.5 years
George2574.5 years
Most common last names in Iron County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson2376.2 years
Johnson2273.5 years
Anderson2271.9 years
Saari1877.2 years
Erspamer1781.5 years
Thompson1378.0 years
Hill1175.7 years
Calvi1078.2 years
Smith1083.5 years
Fafford1085.5 years
Businesses in Iron County, WI
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Dairy Queen1True Value1
Days Inn1U-Haul1

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