Statewide Claims to Fame

Ironwood is 7th in Michigan out of 174 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Ironwood is 10th in Michigan out of 174 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Ironwood is 11th in Michigan out of 174 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Ironwood is 14th in Michigan out of 174 other cities in Race - White

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Ironwood Rank Michigan US
Current population (2012) 5,246 143rd 9,883,360 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.4 74th 56,538.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 839.1 169th 174.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Ironwood Rank Michigan US
Residents younger than 5 5.3% 131st 5.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.3% 156th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 21.7% 7th 14.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Ironwood Rank Michigan US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.0% 69th 88.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 19.3% 103rd 25.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Ironwood Rank Michigan US
Race - White 96.0% 14th 80.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.5% 160th 14.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.1% 11th 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.2% 170th 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 70th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 123rd 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 170th 4.6% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 95.3% 10th 76.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Ironwood Rank Michigan US
Female residents 51.9% 88th 50.9% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.8% 107th 6.0% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Ironwood Rank Michigan US
Housing units 3,175 140th 4,525,480 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 13.6% 152nd 18.1% 25.9%
Households 2,660 145th 3,825,182 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 71.8% 60th 73.5% 66.1%
Home median value $59,400 167th $137,300 $186,200
People per household 2.0 173rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Ironwood Rank Michigan US
Income per capita $21,014 110th $25,482 $27,915
Income per household $30,301 151st $48,669 $52,762
Income below poverty line 21.6% 48th 15.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Ironwood Rank Michigan US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 667 118th 816,972 27,092,908
Retail sales $86,844 116th $109,102,594 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,011 56th $10,855 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $13,436 102nd $14,536,648 $613,795,732

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