Iron City, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 368. Estimated population in 2021: 379 (+3.0% change)
Males: 175 (47.6%), Females: 193 (52.4%)

Lawrence County

Zip code: 38463

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $20,625
Median house value: $33,600

Races in Iron City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)

Ancestries: United States (44.0%), Irish (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), English (3.0%), French (2.2%), German (1.4%).

Elevation: 559 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Iron City

  • High school or higher: 53.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iron City city

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-11.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Iron City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Iron City:

  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 21 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Abbreviation: MSL)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 63 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)
  • TUPELO RGNL (about 98 miles; TUPELO, MS; Abbreviation: TUP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Iron City:

  • LAWRENCEBURG-LAWRENCE COUNTY (about 28 miles; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Abbreviation: 2M2)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY (about 32 miles; COURTLAND, AL; Abbreviation: 9A4)
  • JOHN A BAKER FLD (about 35 miles; HOHENWALD, TN; Abbreviation: 0M3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iron City:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 14 miles; FLORENCE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,770)
  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 19 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,669)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; DECATUR, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,547)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 68 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,795)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,628)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)

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