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Population (year 2000): 6,293. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,728 (-9.0% change)
Males: 2,966 (47.1%), Females: 3,327 (52.9%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 42.2 years
Median household income: $23,502 (year 2000)
Median house value: $35,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Ironwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (17.0%), Italian (14.8%), Polish (12.6%), English (10.4%), Swedish (9.5%), Irish (8.8%).

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Elevation: 1503 feet

Land area: 6.6 square miles

Ironwood,

For population 25 years and over in Ironwood

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ironwood city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

1.3% Foreign born

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




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MN Duluth, (136.4 miles pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paul, MN St. (228.0 miles pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (361.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI (2.1 miles Hurley, WI Montreal, (5.8 miles MI (7.6 miles Bessemer, Pence, WI (8.2 miles) , WI (10.2 miles Kimball, Lake, WI (13.9 miles Pine MI Wakefield, (15.2 miles WI (17.7 miles Saxon,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 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

Latitude: 46.46 N, Longitude: 90.16 W

Area code: 906


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.7%), Manufacturing (15.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.4%), Retail trade (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +418 (+6.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,191 (51.1%)


 

Crime in Ironwood by Year

Type 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 31.8 0.0
Robberies 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 7 0 7
    per 100,000 111.2 0.0 111.2
Burglaries 17 13 15
    per 100,000 270.1 206.6 238.4
Thefts 62 45 52
    per 100,000 985.2 715.1 826.3
Auto thefts 3 2 4
    per 100,000 47.7 31.8 63.6
84.4 58.3 77.1


Average climate in Ironwood, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ironwood,

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

On 6/8/1985, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.2 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 7/14/1958, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Mario Tiziani - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 7/17/70).


Hospital/medical center in Ironwood:
  • GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL (N10561 GRAND VIEW LANE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ironwood:
  • FLAMBEAU HOSPITAL INC (about 39 miles; PARK FALLS, WI)
  • HOWARD YOUNG MEDICAL CENTER (about 50 miles; WOODRUFF, WI)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 52 miles; ASHLAND, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ironwood:
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 6 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; ID: IWD)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 75 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; ID: RHI)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 121 miles; MOSINEE, WI; ID: CWA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ironwood:
  • MANITOWISH WATERS (about 31 miles; MANITOWISH WATERS, WI; ID: D25)
  • PARK FALLS MUNI (about 40 miles; PARK FALLS, WI; ID: PKF)
  • FRANKS (about 42 miles; LAC DU FLAMBEAU, WI; ID: 4P5)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,829 $33,948 0 $0
Sewerage 2 $6,731 $40,386 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $18,423 $36,846 0 $0
Financial Administration 7 $18,491 $31,698 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $10,955 $43,820 5 $3,033
Police - Other 3 $5,843 $23,372 4 $3,689
Streets and Highways 13 $41,012 $37,857 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 4 $14,561 $43,683 6 $3,120
Local Libraries 2 $3,700 $22,200 4 $2,668
Police Protection - Officers 14 $46,762 $40,081 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7 $17,271 $29,607 0 $0
Totals for Government 62 $186,578 $36,111 19 $12,509


College/University in Ironwood:
  • GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 721; Location: E 4946 JACKSON RD; Public; Website: www.gogebic.cc.mi.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ironwood:
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 109 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 119 miles; HOUGHTON, MI; FT enrollment: 5,779)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 135 miles; DULUTH, MN; FT enrollment: 8,224)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 135 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; FT enrollment: 2,436)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 136 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 140 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; FT enrollment: 8,083)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 143 miles; DULUTH, MN; FT enrollment: 2,512)
Public primary/middle schools in Ironwood:
  • LUTHER L. WRIGHT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 714; Location: 650 E. AYER STREET; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • NORRIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 401 ALFRED WRIGHT BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SLEIGHT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 108 E. ARCH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Ironwood:
  • OUR LADY OF PEACE CATHOLIC GRA (Students: 92; Location: 106 S MARQUETTE ST; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Ironwood:
  • IRONWOOD CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $142,443; Location: 235 EAST AURORA STREET; 28,344 books; 911 audio materials; 1,160 video materials; 75 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Gogebic Country Club (A).

Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery (1).

Park in Ironwood: Norrie Park (1).


Ironwood compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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.)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, 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:
  • W280DD (103.9 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • W207BR (89.3 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • 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)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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