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Iron County, Wisconsin
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Iron County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Seat Hurley
Largest city Hurley
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

919 sq mi (2,381 km²)
757 sq mi (1,961 km²)
162 sq mi (420 km²), 17.62%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6,861
4/sq mi (9/km²)
Founded information needed
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.iron.wi.gov

Iron County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 6,861. Its county seat is Hurley.[1]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 919 square miles (2,381 km²), of which, 757 square miles (1,961 km²) of it is land and 162 square miles (420 km²) of it (17.62%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Iron County.
Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 6,616
1910 8,306 25.5%
1920 10,261 23.5%
1930 9,933 −3.2%
1940 10,049 1.2%
1950 8,714 −13.3%
1960 7,830 −10.1%
1970 6,533 −16.6%
1980 6,730 3.0%
1990 6,153 −8.6%
2000 6,861 11.5%
WI Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,861 people, 3,083 households, and 1,960 families residing in the county. The population density was 9 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 5,706 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.28% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 0.66% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 20.9% were of German, 18.6% Italian, 15.2% Finnish, 9.3% Polish and 6.4% Irish ancestry. 97.1% spoke English as their first language.

There were 3,083 households out of which 22.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% were married couples living together, 7.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.40% were non-families. 32.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the county, the population was spread out with 19.40% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 24.70% from 25 to 44, 26.80% from 45 to 64, and 23.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 96.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.80 males.

Municipalities

The Old Iron County Courthouse (now the Iron County Historical Museum) in Hurley, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Cities

Towns

Unincorporated communities

See also

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 46°20′N 90°16′W / 46.33°N 90.26°W / 46.33; -90.26


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Iron County, Wisconsin
Map
File:Map of Wisconsin highlighting Iron County.png
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the USA highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Hurley
Largest City Hurley
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 17.62%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6861
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.ironcountywi.com

Iron County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population was 6,861. Its county seat is Hurley6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,381 km² (919 sq mi). 1,961 km² (757 sq mi) of it is land and 420 km² (162 sq mi) of it (17.62%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

2000 Census Age Pyramid for Iron County.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,861 people, 3,083 households, and 1,960 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (9/sq mi). There were 5,706 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.28% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 0.66% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 20.9% were of German, 18.6% Italian, 15.2% Finnish, 9.3% Polish and 6.4% Irish ancestry.

There were 3,083 households out of which 22.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% were married couples living together, 7.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.40% were non-families. 32.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the county, the population was spread out with 19.40% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 24.70% from 25 to 44, 26.80% from 45 to 64, and 23.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 96.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.80 males.

Municipalities

Cities

Towns

Unincorporated communities

External links

Coordinates: 46°20′N 90°16′W / 46.33, -90.26

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