Iron County , Michigan

Iron County: County in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan

About

Iron County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,817 and a population density of 4 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,066 inhabitants. Its county seat is Crystal Falls. The county was created 136 years ago in 1885.

Iron County Quick Facts

Population : 11,066 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
Different from : Iron County, Iron County, Irion County, Iron County
Area : 3137 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.7%
Land as percent of area : 96.3%
Named for : iron
Capital : Crystal Falls
Establishment : April 04, 1885
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:02:01 (1st December 2021)
Density : 4 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.79% (2010-2020)
Weather : 14℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
Iron County locator map
Location of Iron County on Michigan map.
Courthouse Crystal Falls MI image
Courthouse Crystal Falls MI
Courthouse Crystal Falls MI image

Geography

Iron County is located at 46°12'31"N 88°31'50"W (46.2086900, -88.5305300). It has 8 neighbors: Baraga County, Gogebic County, Houghton County, Marquette County, Ontonagon County, Florence County, Forest County and Vilas County.

Iron County map

The largest city of Iron County is Crystal Falls with a population of 1,651. Other cities include, Stambaugh, Iron River population 1,215, Iron River population 960, Caspian population 845 and Gaastra population 324. See all Iron County cities & populated places.

Iron County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Iron County.

City Name Population Title
Crystal Falls 1,651 City in and county seat of Iron County, Michigan, United States
Stambaugh, Iron River 1,215 City in Iron County, Michigan, United States of America
Elmwood 1,134 Township in Tuscola County, Michigan
Iron River 960 City in Iron County, Michigan, United States of America
Caspian 845 City in Iron County in the U.
Mastodon 616 Township in Iron County, Michigan
Gaastra 324 City in Iron County, Michigan, United States
Mansfield 227 Township in Iron County, Michigan
Alpha 135 Village in Michigan

Weather

Iron County forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. more

Iron County has 8 neighbours.

  • Crystal Falls

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Iron County decreased by 6.79% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,817 - census
2011 11,764 -0.45% estimation process
2012 11,565 -1.72% estimation process
2013 11,500 -0.57% estimation process
2014 11,344 -1.38% estimation process
2015 11,320 -0.21% estimation process
2016 11,167 -1.37% estimation process
2017 11,105 -0.56% estimation process
2018 11,104 -0.01% estimation process
2019 11,066 -0.34% estimation process
2020 11,066 0% estimation process

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Local Places in Iron County

Other places with the same name (4)

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