Iron River employment information

IndexIron RiverMichiganNational
Income per capita$18,817$26,143$28,555
Median household income$27,961$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$31,000$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,229$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$33,237$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$14,844$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate5.1%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level26.2%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Iron River is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Iron River is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Iron River is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Iron River is 68% higher than the national average.

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Iron River median earnings by income bracket

Iron River employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector7.5%2.0%
Financial & insurance services5.7%7.9%
Wholesale & retail services9.3%17.5%
Public administration2.8%9.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services1.8%34.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gaastra, MI318$33,75037%
Amasa, MI351$29,89644%
Caspian, MI790$25,26853%
Alpha, MI83$23,28156%
Iron River, MI2,979$27,96148%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Crandall, TX2,979$65,21722%
Lucedale, MS2,978$34,36336%
Lakewood, NY2,978$48,09210%
Westhampton, NY2,978$91,57671%
Moore Haven, FL2,978$32,60439%
Iron River, MI2,979$27,96148%
Source: The Iron River, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.