Iron county is located in southeast Missouri. Iron county has 550.26 square miles of land area and 1.81 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Iron county population is 10,424, which has shrunk 2.55% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 7.74% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Iron county median household income is $37,259 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 42.86% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.91% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Iron county median house value is $80,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 55.79% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 52.06% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Iron county is better than the state average in quality. The Iron county area code is 573.
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