Iron County


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Iron County, Michigan

2 S 6th St
Crystal Falls, MI 49920
Phone: (906) 875-3221
Fax: (906) 875-6775
www.iron.org

On the southwest border of the Upper Peninsula of MI; established Apr 3, 1885 from Marquette and Menominee counties. Name Origin: For the iron mines in the area

Area (sq mi):: 1211.02 (land 1166.36; water 44.67) Population per square mile: 10.50
Population 2005: 12,299 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.40%; 1990-2000 -0.30% Population 2000: 13,138 (White 95.90%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 45.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,506; median household $28,560; Population below poverty level: 11.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,344-$22,822
Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Iron County, Wisconsin

300 Taconite St
Hurley, WI 54534
Phone: (715) 561-3375
Fax: (715) 561-2928
www.ironcountywi.com

On central northern border of WI; organized Mar 1, 1893 from Ashland and Oneida counties. Name Origin: For the huge deposits of iron ore found in the Mesabi Range

Area (sq mi):: 919.24 (land 757.23; water 162.01) Population per square mile: 8.80
Population 2005: 6,649 State rank: 70 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.10%; 1990-2000 11.50% Population 2000: 6,861 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 45.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,371; median household $29,580; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,772-$22,912
Unemployment (2004): 8.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Iron County, Missouri

25 S Main St
Ironton, MO 63650
Phone: (573) 546-2912
Fax: (573) 546-6499
www.ironcounty.org

In southeastern MO, northwest of Cape Girardeau; organized Feb 17, 1857 from Madison, Saint Francois, Wayne, Washington, and Reynolds counties. Name Origin: For the rich iron deposits

Area (sq mi):: 552.05 (land 551.34; water 0.71) Population per square mile: 18.60
Population 2005: 10,273 State rank: 86 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.00%; 1990-2000 -0.30% Population 2000: 10,697 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,227; median household $26,080; Population below poverty level: 19.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,056-$20,417
Unemployment (2004): 8.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Iron County, Utah

68 S 100 East
Parowan, UT 84761
Phone: (435) 477-3375
Fax: (435) 477-8847
www.ironcounty.net

On the southwestern border of UT; organized as Little Salt Lake County in 1850 (prior to statehood) from unorganized territory; name changed later that year. Name Origin: For the county's iron ore deposits and mines

Area (sq mi):: 3301.84 (land 3297.98; water 3.87) Population per square mile: 11.60
Population 2005: 38,311 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 13.40%; 1990-2000 62.50% Population 2000: 33,779 (White 91.30%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 4.10%; Asian 0.70%; Other 6.00%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 24.20
Income 2000: per capita $13,568; median household $33,114; Population below poverty level: 19.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,389-$18,908
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 15.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cedar City (22,224)

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    As an added benefit, the construction of the solar power project is expected to create an estimated 250 construction jobs within the rural communities of Iron County and produce $17 million in direct property and income taxes over 20 years.
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    These Mesoproterozoic structures and the similar ones composed of calcite from Iron County are the oldest known evidence of biogenic activity in Missouri and this part of North America.