The City of Mountain Iron had a population of 2,826 as of July 1, 2015. Mountain Iron ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Mountain Iron is located at latitude 47.5367 and longitude -92.617 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mountain Iron (see map below) encompass a land area of 68.52 sq. miles and a water area of 2.79 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,483 feet.
The City of Mountain Iron has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mountain Iron population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mountain Iron: City of Mountain Iron.
|Population in Households||2,810|
|Population in Familes||2,117|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||16|
|Average Household Size||2.11|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,467 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||908 (61.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||423 (28.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||135 ( 9.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$139,020|
|Average Home Value||$147,990|
|Median Household Income||$39,039|
|Average Household Income||$50,271|
|Per Capita Income||$23,697|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.55%|
|Per Capita Income||2.63%|
The table below compares Mountain Iron to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 215||76th|
|Population Density1||# 871||4th|
|Diversity Index2||# 683||25th|
|Median Household Income||# 794||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 644||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.