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Iron Mountain
  • Town in Michigan

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade C minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Iron Mountain is a town in Michigan with a population of 7,369. Iron Mountain is in Dickinson County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Iron Mountain offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Iron Mountain there are a lot of bars. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Iron Mountain and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Iron Mountain are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$85,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$670
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    68.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    27.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    54.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Iron Mountain

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,364
National
$62,843

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