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 (16.55%), management occupations (10.66%), and office and administrative support (9.89%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.05 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Iron Mountain are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.05% of adults in Iron Mountain having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Iron Mountain in 2010 was $23,007, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,028 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, Polish, Irish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Iron Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.