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Iron River is a town in Bayfield County.

The latitude of Iron River is 46.548N. The longitude is -91.364W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,207 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,059.


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Median household income
Local
$28,796
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Iron River demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Blueberry Festival - July 28-29, 2007
  • Bayfield County Fair - Aug. 23-26, 2007
  • Iron River Summer Festival - June 15-17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Iron River web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below 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 Bayfield 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 54847 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% 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 $16,449, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Iron River residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Iron River, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.


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Bayfield County supported John Kerry 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 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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