Iron Mountain, Michigan

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Population in 2022: 7,495 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.1%
 
Males: 4,012  (53.5%)
Females: 3,483  (46.5%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Michigan median age:

40.3 years

Zip codes: 49801, 49802.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $52,035 (it was $32,526 in 2000)
Iron Mountain:

$52,035
MI:

$66,986

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $32,769 (it was $19,918 in 2000)

Iron Mountain city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $125,646 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Iron Mountain:

$125,646
MI:

$224,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $175,468; detached houses: $183,935; townhouses or other attached units: $200,574; in 2-unit structures: $110,917; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $65,903; mobile homes: $45,483

Median gross rent in 2022: $716.

March 2022 cost of living index in Iron Mountain: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 10.7%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.9% for Black residents, 0.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.9% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Iron Mountain, MI (2022)
    • 6,79990.6%White alone
    • 2142.9%Hispanic
    • 1962.6%Two or more races
    • 911.2%Black alone
    • 690.9%American Indian alone
    • 630.8%Asian alone
    • 220.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Iron Mountain, Michigan as of April 17, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Iron Mountain is 168 to 1.


Crime rates in Iron Mountain by year

Type

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(53.5)
2
(27.0)
3
(40.9)
2
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(68.3)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(13.4)
2
(27.0)
9
(122.8)
4
(54.6)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index43.324.637.737.70.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Iron Mountain, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 15 (14 officers - 13 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Michigan average:

1.86
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Ancestries: Italian (14.2%), English (12.0%), German (10.2%), Finnish (7.5%), Swedish (7.0%), European (5.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1138 feet

Land area: 7.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,041 people per square mile   (low).

Iron Mountain, Michigan map

114 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,020 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,843 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (90.6 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (191.7 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (276.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Kingsford, MI (1.3 miles ),
Quinnesec, MI (1.9 miles ),
Niagara, WI (2.1 miles ),
Aurora, WI (2.2 miles ),
Norway, MI (2.8 miles ),
Commonwealth, WI (3.3 miles ),
Homestead, WI (3.3 miles ),
Florence, WI (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 45.82 N, Longitude: 88.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,559 (+60.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,388 (70.7%)

Area code: 906

Distribution of median household income in Iron Mountain, MI in 2022
Distribution of house value in Iron Mountain, MI in 2022
Iron Mountain satellite photo by USGS

Iron Mountain tourist attractions:

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.7%
Michigan:

3.5%
Historical population in Iron Mountain, MI
Historical housing units in Iron Mountain, MI
Most common industries in Iron Mountain, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Paper (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Paper (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Wood products (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Iron Mountain, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Iron Mountain, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Iron Mountain, Michigan environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 56.4. This is better than average.

City:

56.4
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Iron Mountain-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Iron Mountain city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/11/1987, a category F3 tornado 10.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Iron Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is above Michigan state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 280.5 miles away from Iron Mountain center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 304.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 385.0 miles away from Iron Mountain center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 451.8 miles away from Iron Mountain center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 486.5 miles away from Iron Mountain center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dickinson County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iron Mountain topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Iron Mountain:

  • DICKINSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1721 S STEPHENSON AVE)
  • IRON MOUNTAIN MI VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 325 EAST H STREET)
  • HYLAND NURSING HOME (601 EAST G ST)
  • FRESENIUS - IRON MOUNTAIN (1711 S STEPHENSON AVE)
  • DICKINSON HOME HEALTH (617 NORTH STEPHENSON AVE)
  • PENINSULA HOME HEALTH CARE (105 EAST B STREET)

Airports located in Iron Mountain:

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

  • Northern Michigan University (about 60 miles; Marquette, MI; Full-time enrollment: 8,258)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 90 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 90 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 93 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 96 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 97 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 109 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)

Public high schools in Iron Mountain:

Public elementary/middle schools in Iron Mountain:

  • CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 285, Location: 300 W B ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 900 5TH ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 800 E E ST, Grades: 4-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Iron Mountain:

  • PINE MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 10, Location: N3770 PINE MOUNTAIN RD, Grades: 1-8)
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Library in Iron Mountain:

  • DICKINSON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $961,333; Location: 401 IRON MOUNTAIN STREET; 92,615 books; 1 e-books; 3,973 audio materials; 5,654 video materials; 4 other licensed databases; 283 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Iron Mountain is home to Steve Mariucci and Tom Izzo as well as Anna DeForge. They should be added to this site information

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Iron Mountain: Antoine Station (A), Timberstone Golf Course (B), Pine Mountain Ski Resort (C), Iron Mountain Station (D), Michigan State Travel Information Center (E), Pine Grove Country Club (F), Dickinson County Courthouse (G), Dickinson County Library (H), Iron Mountain Police Department (I), Iron Mountain Fire Department (J), Dickinson County Sheriffs Department (K), Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame (L), Cornish Pump Museum (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Midtown Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Iron Mountain include: First Baptist Church (A), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Cornerstone Community Church (C), First Covenant Church (D), First Lutheran Church (E), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (F), Mount Olive Evangelical Lutheran Church (G), New Hope Church of God (H), Our Saviours Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: West Mud Lake (A), Mud Lake (B), Crystal Lake (C), Chapin Mine (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Iron Mountain include: East Side Park (1), West Side Park (2), Upper Peninsula Vietnam Veterans Memorial (3), Cornish Pump Historical Marker (4), Maria Santissima Immacolata Historical Marker (5), Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Church Historical Marker (6), Dickinson County Historical Marker (7), Dickinson County Courthouse and Jail Historical Marker (8), Carnegie Library Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: House of Yesteryear Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; W7764 South US Highway 2).

Hotels: Guesthouse Inn - Iron Mountain (1609 S Stephenson Ave), Edgewater Resort Country Log Cabins (N4128 North US Highway 2), Econo Lodge (1609 South Stephenson Avenue), Famers Sports Bar & Grill (N3332 Pine Mountain Road), Best Western Executives Inn (1518 S Stephenson Ave), Comfort Inn of Iron Mountain (1555 North Stephenson Avenue), Budget Host Inn (1663 North Stephenson Avenue), Comfort Inn Iron Mountain (1555 North Stephenson Avenue), Best Inn (1609 South Stephenson Avenue).

Birthplace of: Robert J. Flaherty - Documentary filmmaker, Tom Izzo - Basketball player-coach, Bob Landsee - Football player and coach, Gene Ronzani - Football player and coach, Steve Mariucci - Football coach, Vince Megna - Lawyer, Anna DeForge - WNBA player (Phoenix Mercury, born: Apr 14, 1976), F. L. Ferzacca - Football coach, Gordon Lund - Baseball player, Lisa Cerasoli - Television actor.

Dickinson 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 Mountain and their reported violations in the past:

STORHEIMS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAKE MARY PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MOUNTAIN HAUS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PINE MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WISCONSIN ELECTRIC POWER CO#19 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2013), St Public Notif issued (AUG-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2013)

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

  • RIVERSBEND CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RANDVILLE BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE ANTOINE PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORWAY LAKE PARK (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WISCONSIN ELECTRIC POWER CO#27 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WISCONSIN ELECTRIC PWR-MTN LK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • L-C'S TAVERN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUMMER BREEZE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEWBERG PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WISC ELEC POWER CO-SITE 20 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.2%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Iron Mountain in 2010:

  • 90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Iron Mountain in 2000:

  • 89 people in nursing homes
  • 64 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Iron Mountain (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank & Trust Company of Iron Mountain: North Branch, Econo Food Branch, The First National Bank & Trust Comp, South Branch. Info updated 2010/01/06: Bank assets: $297.0 mil, Deposits: $240.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Iron Mountain Branch at 1805 South Stephenson Avenue, branch established on 1921/07/10. 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: Iron Mountain Branch at 101 West B Street, branch established on 1892/01/01. 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.
  • Upper Peninsula State Bank: Iron Mountain Branch at 1890 South Stephenson Avenue, branch established on 1995/10/20. Info updated 2010/02/10: Bank assets: $191.3 mil, Deposits: $154.5 mil, headquarters in Escanaba, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: S.B.e. Corp.
  • Citizens Bank: 1000 S Carpenter Ave Branch at 1000 South Carpenter Avenue, 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.
  • The First National Bank of Norway: Iron Mountain Branch at 1917 Stephenson Ave, branch established on 2001/10/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $89.1 mil, Deposits: $77.6 mil, headquarters in Norway, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Interstate Financial, Inc.
  • Northern Michigan Bank & Trust: Iron Mountain Branch at 500 South Stephenson Avenue, branch established on 2004/12/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $224.5 mil, Deposits: $203.7 mil, headquarters in Escanaba, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Michigan Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Iron Mountain:

Marital status in Iron Mountain, MI
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Iron Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Michigan average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Iron Mountain
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Iron Mountain, MI (based on Dickinson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,3368
Evangelical Protestant6,05126
Mainline Protestant2,15010
Other2702
Orthodox1141
None8,247-
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: 9
This county:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

6.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Dickinson County:

8.91 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

9.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Dickinson County:

28.6%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dickinson County:

14.6%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Iron Mountain:

47.0%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Iron Mountain:

28.7
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Iron Mountain:

18.8%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Iron Mountain:

9.7%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.8%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Iron Mountain:

56.5%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.1%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Iron Mountain, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$78,111$72,1020$0
Streets and Highways 7$28,456$48,7820$0
Firefighters 6$53,534$107,0685$16,003
Financial Administration 4$18,406$55,2180$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$19,594$78,3764$8,681
Water Supply 2$10,636$63,8160$0
Police - Other 2$10,511$63,0660$0
Other and Unallocable 2$8,942$53,6522$1,174
Sewerage 2$8,923$53,5380$0
Other Government Administration 2$13,908$83,4480$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,476$53,7120$0
Totals for Government 44$255,498$69,68111$25,858

Iron Mountain government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $126,000 ($16.81)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,551,000 ($206.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,340,000 ($178.79)
    Sewerage: $1,186,000 ($158.24)
    Regular Highways: $1,181,000 ($157.57)
    Water Utilities: $955,000 ($127.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $780,000 ($104.07)
    General - Other: $717,000 ($95.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $513,000 ($68.45)
    Central Staff Services: $372,000 ($49.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $263,000 ($35.09)
    Financial Administration: $164,000 ($21.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $123,000 ($16.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($5.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($1.07)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($2.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $309,000 ($41.23)
    Water Utilities: $300,000 ($40.03)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($5.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,319,000 ($309.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($8.14)

Iron Mountain government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $926,000 ($123.55)
    Other: $659,000 ($87.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $547,000 ($72.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $244,000 ($32.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $252,000 ($33.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $764,000 ($101.93)
    Rents: $80,000 ($10.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $52,000 ($6.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($2.94)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($1.87)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($1.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,543,000 ($205.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $960,000 ($128.09)
    General Local Government Support: $795,000 ($106.07)
    Other: $28,000 ($3.74)
  • Tax - Property: $5,118,000 ($682.86)
    Other License: $14,000 ($1.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.13)

Iron Mountain government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,295,000 ($439.63)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,035,000 ($404.94)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $260,000 ($34.69)

Iron Mountain government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,680,000 ($1024.68)
Businesses in Iron Mountain, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Slumberland1
FedEx1Subway2
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS9
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Iron Mountain:

  • WMIQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iron Mountain:

  • WOBE (100.7 FM; CRYSTAL FALLS, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • WJNR-FM (101.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF IRON MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • W244AW (96.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR CNTY WI)
  • WHTO (106.7 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: TODD STUART NOORDYK)
  • WIMK (93.1 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVCM (91.5 FM; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: VCY AMERICA INC.)
  • WEUL (98.1 FM; KINGSFORD, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WZNL (94.3 FM; NORWAY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WYKX (104.7 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WIKB-FM (99.1 FM; IRON RIVER, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WMVM (91.3 FM; GOODMAN, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Iron Mountain:

  • KTTM (Channel 12; HURON, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDHS (Channel 8; IRON MOUNTAIN, MI; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W54AR (Channel 54; FENCE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJMN-TV (Channel 3; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLUC-TV (Channel 6; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: WLUC LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
Iron Mountain fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Iron Mountain fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.6mTotal length
  • 6,759Total average daily traffic
  • 473Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,376Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Iron Mountain)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 142 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Iron Mountain, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Iron Mountain)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Iron Mountain)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 37. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 75 took place in 2003, and the least - 21 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Iron Mountain, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.1%), and Outside Fires (39.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Iron Mountain, MI
    • 25941.1%Structure Fires
    • 24939.5%Outside Fires
    • 9615.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 264.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Iron Mountain, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Iron Mountain, Michigan:

  • Comfort Inn Of Iron Mountain, 1555 N Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801 , Phone: (906) 774-5505, Fax: (906) 774-2631
  • Super 8 Motel - Iron Mountain, 2702 N Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801 , Phone: (906) 774-3400, Fax: (906) 774-9903
  • Econolodge, 1609 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801 , Phone: (906) 776-8000, Fax: (906) 776-9918
  • Country Inn & Suites Of Iron Mountain, W8172 S US 2, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801 , Phone: (906) 774-1900, Fax: (906) 774-4920
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Of Iron Mountain, 1535 N Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801 , Phone: (906) 774-1668, Fax: (906) 774-1851
  • Days Inn Of Iron Mountain, 2001 S Stephenson, Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801 , Phone: (906) 774-2181, Fax: (906) 774-8252
  • Country Inn and Suites by Radisson, Iron Mountain, MI, 2005 S Stephenson Ave, Iron mountain, Michigan 49801 , Phone: (906) 774-1900
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Iron Mountain, Michigan
Most common first names in Iron Mountain, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21678.3 years
Mary17081.4 years
William13774.9 years
Joseph13478.4 years
Robert9570.0 years
James9073.0 years
Frank9079.4 years
George9076.9 years
Anna8884.2 years
Edward6878.9 years
Most common last names in Iron Mountain, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13178.7 years
Anderson12178.4 years
Peterson6679.5 years
Larson5777.3 years
Carlson5777.4 years
Erickson4778.6 years
Olson4777.0 years
Nelson3877.5 years
Miller2973.3 years
Swanson2880.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Iron Mountain, MI
  • 87.4%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Iron Mountain, MI
  • 62.2%Utility gas
  • 31.4%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Iron Mountain compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Iron Mountain on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 (49801) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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