Iron River, WI 54847 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54847: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Iron River, WI 54847

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 115
  • Single Family Addresses: 937
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 49
  • County: Bayfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.562, Longitude -91.413
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Iron River, WI 54847 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,298
Population in Households 2,298
Population in Familes 1,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,035
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 685
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 856 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 988 (48.8%)
Median Home Value $186,446
Average Home Value $228,067


Median Household Income $46,537
Average Household Income $57,926
Per Capita Income $26,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.37%
Households 0.55% 0.38%
Families 0.48% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Iron River, WI 54847 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54847 to the other 772 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 445 42nd
Population Density1 # 694 10th
Diversity Index2 # 469 40th
Median Household Income # 537 31st
Per Capita Income # 417 46th

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