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Iron River is a city in Iron County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Iron River. For links to other places called Iron River, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Iron River is 46.092N. The longitude is -88.642W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,512 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,929.


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Median household income
Local
$23,438
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Iron River demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Nanaimo
Local festivals include:
  • Iron County Fair - Aug. 16-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Iron River web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Iron County Historical Museum Complex
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Iron River demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Iron County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49935 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Iron River residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Iron River ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Iron River was $15,728, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Iron River residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Iron River, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $274.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $580.


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Libraries in Iron River include West Iron District Library ... View libraries

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Iron County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Iron River political report.

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The average commute time for Iron River workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Iron River include Americinn Motel & Suites.

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