Iron Mountain is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,504 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Iron Mountain is the 151st largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Iron Mountain was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Iron Mountain is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Iron Mountain is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Iron Mountain who work in sales jobs (15.77%), office and administrative support (11.43%), and healthcare (8.23%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Iron Mountain spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.80 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, Iron Mountain is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.49% of adults 25 and older in Iron Mountain have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Iron Mountain in 2010 was $21,611, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,444 for a family of four. However, Iron Mountain contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Iron Mountain home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Iron Mountain residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Iron Mountain include Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Iron Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Chinese.