Ironwood, MI Population

By | June 18, 2019

Population: 6,293. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,728 (-9.0% change)
Males: 2,966 (47.1%), Females: 3,327 (52.9%)

Gogebic County

Zip code: 49938

Median resident age: 42.2 years
Median household income: $23,502
Median house value: $35,500

Races in Ironwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (17.0%), Italian (14.8%), Polish (12.6%), English (10.4%), Swedish (9.5%), Irish (8.8%).

Elevation: 1503 feet

Land area: 6.6 square miles

Map of Ironwood, MI

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ironwood

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ironwood city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -534 (-7.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Ironwood:

  • GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL (N10561 GRAND VIEW LANE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Ironwood:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ironwood:

  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 6 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 75 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 121 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)

Other public-use airports nearest to Ironwood:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Ironwood:

  • GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 721; Location: E 4946 JACKSON RD; Public; Website: www.gogebic.cc.mi.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ironwood:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 109 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 119 miles; HOUGHTON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,779)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 135 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 135 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 136 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 140 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 143 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)

Public primary/middle schools in Ironwood:

  • LUTHER L. WRIGHT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 714; Location: 650 E. AYER STREET; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • NORRIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 401 ALFRED WRIGHT BOULEVARD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SLEIGHT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 108 E. ARCH STREET; Grades: PK – 05)

Private primary/middle school in Ironwood:

  • OUR LADY OF PEACE CATHOLIC GRA (Students: 92; Location: 106 S MARQUETTE ST; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Ironwood:

  • IRONWOOD CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $142,443; Location: 235 EAST AURORA STREET; 28,344 books; 911 audio materials; 1,160 video materials; 75 serial subscriptions)