Iron County MO Information

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Iron County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Iron County MO Housing Affordability Index is 210
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Iron County MO Wealth Index is 43
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 11,606
Population in Households 11,330
Population in Families 8,975
Population in Group Qrtrs 276
Population Density 21
Diversity Index1 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,909
Average Household Income $50,597
Per Capita Income $20,882
Wealth Index3 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,498 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,285 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,093 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $92,103
Housing Affordability Index2 210
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,783
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,075
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.95% 0.6%
Households 0.96% 0.6%
Families 0.81% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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Iron County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iron County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 84 28th
Population Density # 81 30th
Diversity Index # 71 38th
Median Household Income # 95 18th
Per Capita Income # 97 17th

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