Iron County MO Information


Iron County Subdivisions

Iron County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,647
Daytime Population: Workers 3,760
Daytime Population: Residents 6,848
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,608
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 10,371
Population in Familes 8,229
Population in Group Qrtrs 276
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $37,620
Average Household Income $49,182
Per Capita Income $20,704


Total Housing Units 5,490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,137 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,245 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,108 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $89,524
Average Home Value $117,421


Total Households 4,382
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 2,825
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.02% -0.34%
Households 0.01% -0.36%
Families -0.14% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


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, 2017 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 # 85 27th
Population Density # 87 25th
Diversity Index # 59 49th
Median Household Income # 84 28th
Per Capita Income # 86 26th

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