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
  • County: Bayfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.562, Longitude -91.413
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 118
  • PO Box Addresses: 330
  • Residential Addresses: 1,008
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 45
    • Single Family Addresses: 963

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Iron River, WI 54847 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,235
Daytime Population: Workers 567
Daytime Population: Residents 1,186
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,753
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 2,235
Population in Familes 1,765
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $47,351
Average Household Income $61,954
Per Capita Income $27,859


Total Housing Units 2,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 823 (41.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 182 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 999 (49.9%)
Median Home Value $187,801
Average Home Value $233,657


Total Households 1,005
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 662
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 0.27% 0.09%
Households 0.33% 0.18%
Families 0.23% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

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

The table below compares 54847 to the other 769 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin 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 # 453 41st
Population Density # 681 11th
Diversity Index # 451 42nd
Median Household Income # 592 23rd
Per Capita Income # 401 48th

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