Ironwood employment information

IndexIronwoodMichiganNational
Income per capita$18,980$27,549$29,829
Median household income$27,459$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,135$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,072$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$21,010$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$17,612$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate6.6%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level30.8%16.3%15.1%
The Ironwood, MI employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Ironwood is $18,980, which is 31% lower than than the Michigan average and 36% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $27,459, which is 46% lower than than the Michigan average and 50% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Ironwood is 7%, which is 43% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Ironwood is 31% which is 104% higher than than the national average.

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$18,304$27,459$54,918
City
$33,865$50,803$101,606
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Ironwood is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ironwood is 50% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ironwood is 43% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ironwood is 104% higher than the national average.

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Ironwood employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.5%1.4%
Manufacturing sector20.2%9.4%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.1%
Wholesale & retail services21.1%14.7%
Public administration7.2%5.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%1.4%
Education, health & social services12.5%27.2%
Other26.8%28.7%

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Bessemer, MI1,921$32,14642%
Hurley, WI1,480$30,39145%
Ironwood, MI5,089$27,45950%

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Toronto, OH5,087$38,43831%
Fort Lee, VA5,091$61,14211%
Tucumcari, NM5,091$25,07955%
Palmetto, GA5,087$48,59012%
Redwood Falls, MN5,086$45,76017%
Ironwood, MI5,089$27,45950%
Source: The Ironwood, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).