Ironwood, MI

Census Place

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Population
4,999
1.03% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
Median Age
48.9

Poverty Rate
24.4%

Median Household Income
$31,037
6.39% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$49,500
0.802% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
2,223
0.492% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Ironwood, MI had a population of 5k people with a median age of 48.9 and a median household income of $31,037. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Ironwood, MI declined from 5,051 to 4,999, a -1.03% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,174 to $31,037, a 6.39% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ironwood, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.58%), White (Hispanic) (0.84%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.72%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.32%). NaNk% of the people in Ironwood, MI speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Ironwood, MI is $49,500, and the homeownership rate is 72.8%. Most people in Ironwood, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Ironwood, MI is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Michigan across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Gogebic County, MI went to Donald J. Trump with 54.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (39.9%), followed by Other (5.27%). The most partisan county was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Gogebic County, MI
54.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Michigan
  1. 73.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 70.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 69.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Michigan was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Michigan colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Michigan have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Ironwood, MI is home to a population of 5k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.56% of Ironwood, MI residents were born outside of the country (78 people).

In 2018, there were 36.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.74k people) in Ironwood, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 129 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 42 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ironwood, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.74k ± 143
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    129 ± 119
  3. White (Hispanic)
    42 ± 38
1.24%
Hispanic Population
62 people

In 2018, there were 36.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.74k people) in Ironwood, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 129 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 42 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.24% of the people in Ironwood, MI are hispanic (62 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Ironwood, MI as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.56%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
78 people
0.871%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
44 people

As of 2018, 1.56% of Ironwood, MI residents (78 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ironwood, MI was 0.871%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

49
Median Native-Born Age
± 3.3
72
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 32.2

In 2018, the median age of all people in Ironwood, MI was 48.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 72. But people in Ironwood, MI are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Ironwood, MI residents was 48.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    76,763 ± 6,776 people
  2. India
    66,881 ± 6,328 people
  3. Iraq
    54,355 ± 5,708 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 76,763 Michigan residents, followed by India with 66,881 and Iraq with 54,355.

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Citizenship

99.1%
2018 Citizenship
99.5%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.1% of Ironwood, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Ironwood, MI was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    124 ± 55
  2. Korea
    86 ± 43
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    36 ± 35

Ironwood, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Ironwood, MI is $31,037. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Ironwood, MI was Census Tract 9507 with a value of $52,396, followed by Census Tract 9506 and Census Tract 9505, with respective values of $33,652 and $27,409.

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,762. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Ironwood, MI employs 2.22k people. The largest industries in Ironwood, MI are Manufacturing (351 people), Retail Trade (309 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (304 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($54,395), Educational Services ($39,861), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,406).

Wages

Median Household Income

$31,037
2018 value
± $4,991
6.39%
1 Year Growth
± 18.6%

Households in Ironwood, MI have a median annual income of $31,037, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $29,174 in 2017, which represents a 6.39% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,869
Average Male Salary in Michigan
± $1,109
$46,762
Average Female Salary in Michigan
± $850

In 2017, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Michigan
  1. Asian
    $62,263 ± $4,415
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $48,644 ± $58,127
  3. White
    $48,289 ± $702

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Michigan.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ironwood, MI is from Michigan.
0.476
2017 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.477
2016 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9507
  2. Census Tract 9506
  3. Census Tract 9505

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ironwood, MI was Census Tract 9507 with a value of $52,396, followed by Census Tract 9506 and Census Tract 9505, with respective values of $33,652 and $27,409.

The following map shows all of the places in Ironwood, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

24.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ironwood, MI (1.19k out of 4.88k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    1,172 ± 211
  2. Asian
    11 ± 52
  3. Hispanic
    9 ± 51

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ironwood, MI is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.22k
2018 Value
± 280
-0.492%
1 Year decline
± 17.7%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Ironwood, MI declined at a rate of -0.492%, from 2.23k employees to 2.22k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ironwood, MI, are Production Occupations (277 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (245 people), and Material Moving Occupations (216 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ironwood, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ironwood, MI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (277 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (245 people), and Material Moving Occupations (216 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ironwood, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.68 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.7 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ironwood, MI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($222,738), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($69,464), and Protective Service Occupations ($56,641).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.22k
2018 Value
± 280
-0.492%
1 Year decline
± 17.7%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Ironwood, MI declined at a rate of -0.492%, from 2.23k employees to 2.22k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ironwood, MI, are Manufacturing (351 people), Retail Trade (309 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (304 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ironwood, MI, though some of these residents may live in Ironwood, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Ironwood, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (351 people), Retail Trade (309 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (304 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ironwood, MI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.86 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.74 times), and Manufacturing (1.57 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ironwood, MI, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($54,395), Educational Services ($39,861), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,406).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $135B
  2. $35.4B
  3. $31.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $135B, followed by Mixed freight ($35.4B) and Machinery ($31.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Michigan products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$448B
2015 Value in Michigan
$623B
Projected 2045 Value in Michigan
39.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Michigan trade was $448B. This is expected to increase 39.1% to $623B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $35.1B
  2. $25.1B
  3. $20.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Indiana with $25.1B and Illinois and $20.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Michigan shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ironwood, MI was $49,500 in 2018, which is 0.215 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $49,900 to $49,500, a 0.802% decrease. The homeownership rate in Ironwood, MI is 72.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ironwood, MI have an average commute time of 16.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ironwood, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$49,500
2018 Median
± $6,950
$49,900
2017 Median
± $6,741

In 2018, the median property value in Ironwood, MI declined from to $49,500 from the previous year's value of $49,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ironwood, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ironwood, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$31,037
Median Household Income
± $4,991
2.47k
Number of Households
± 260

In 2018, the median household income of the 2.47k households in Ironwood, MI grew to $31,037 from the previous year's value of $29,174.

The following chart displays the households in Ironwood, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $10k - $15k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Ironwood, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ironwood, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.8%
2018 Homeownership
69.6%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 72.8% of the housing units in Ironwood, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Ironwood, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ironwood, MI have a shorter commute time (16.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.91% of the workforce in Ironwood, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    76.4%
  2. Carpooled
    11.4%
  3. Walked
    5.42%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Ironwood, MI was Drove Alone (76.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.4%) and those who Walked (5.42%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ironwood, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ironwood, MI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

90.2% of the population of Ironwood, MI has health coverage, with 31.5% on employee plans, 26% on Medicaid, 18.3% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 2.56% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Michigan was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Gogebic County, MI see 964 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.1% increase from the previous year (926 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2178 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 635 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Saginaw County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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964 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Gogebic County, MI

Primary care physicians in Gogebic County, MI see an average of 964 patients per year. This represents a 4.1% increase from the previous year (926 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Gogebic County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,055
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Michigan
$3,950
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,915
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,318
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Michigan (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,745 to $8,055.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.78%
Uninsured
31.5%
Employer Coverage
26%
Medicaid
18.3%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
2.56%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ironwood, MI declined by 28% from 13.6% to 9.78%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ironwood, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.5% prevalence
  2. 14.1% prevalence
  3. 14.1% prevalence

Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Michigan by county over multiple years.

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