Iron River employment information

IndexIron RiverWisconsinNational
Income per capita$22,352$27,907$28,555
Median household income$35,742$52,738$53,482
Median income owner occupied$37,188$67,186$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,750$30,207$33,219
Median earnings male$33,229$36,343$36,116
Median earnings female$13,056$25,134$25,692
Unemployment rate1.0%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level15.9%13.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Iron River is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Iron River is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Iron River is 82% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Iron River is 2% higher than the national average.

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Iron River median earnings by income bracket

Iron River employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry30.5%17.2%
Manufacturing sector27.6%2.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services10.3%12.5%
Public administration4.6%1.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%1.6%
Education, health & social services0.0%26.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Nebagamon, WI1,268$60,58313%
Brule, WI209$47,50011%
Port Wing, WI136$39,25027%
Grand View, WI177$37,08331%
Iron River, WI799$35,74233%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Conway, NC799$35,41734%
Mount Crested Butte, CO799$45,78114%
Indian Springs, TX799$14,93472%
Sandy Creek, NY799$44,50017%
Florence, MT798$50,1046%
Iron River, WI799$35,74233%
Source: The Iron River, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.