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Iron River is a township 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 46.241N. The longitude is -88.788W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,568 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,585.
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 49967 ZIP code.
16% of Iron River residents report German ancestry, and 6% 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 $14,679, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Iron River residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Iron River, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $210. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $519.
Iron County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Iron River political report.
The average commute time for Iron River workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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