Iron County vs. Ashland County

Iron County (WI)Ashland County (WI)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)5,67615,600
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-4.1%-3.4%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)5,91616,157
Population, Census, April 1, 20105,91616,157
Persons under 5 years, percent3.0%5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent15.4%21.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent30.9%19.6%
Female persons, percent49.7%49.9%
White alone, percent96.1%83.8%
Black or African American alone, percent0.3%0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.5%11.6%
Asian alone, percent0.4%0.5%
Two or More Races, percent1.7%3.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent1.3%3.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent95.2%82.2%
Veterans, 2014-20185851,141
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20181.2%1.2%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)6,1109,648
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201874.9%68.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$113,100$110,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,022$1,173
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$435$462
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$535$636
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201310.4%14.6%
Building permits, 2018298
Households, 2014-20183,0036,546
Persons per household, 2014-20181.862.31
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201884.2%87.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20183.9%3.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201884.2%82.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201872.3%69.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201893.7%92.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.0%21.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201812.8%12.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent7.3%7.9%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.2%61.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201852.0%58.3%
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)12,580143,093
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)21,33833,747
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)54,263214,159
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$9,144$13,392
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201820.916.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$40,801$43,861
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$28,550$23,505
Persons in poverty, percent13.2%15.8%
Total employer establishments, 2017193487
Total employment, 20171,3366,345
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)38,293261,277
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-3.3%-0.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20175021,099
All firms, 20126781,553
Men-owned firms, 2012448762
Women-owned firms, 2012181463
Nonminority-owned firms, 20126491,365
Veteran-owned firms, 201215379
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20125081,327
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%8.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%29.4%
Population per square mile, 20107.815.5
Land area in square miles, 2010758.171,045.04

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Iron county (WI) and Ashland county (WI) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.