Ironton Lawrence County, Ohio

Ironton: City in Ohio, United States

About

Ironton is a city located in the county of Lawrence in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,129 and a population density of 2,495 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,418 inhabitants.

The city was created 173 years ago in 1848.

Ironton Quick Facts

Population : 10,418 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
County : Lawrence County
Postal code : 45638
Phone Area Codes : 740
Area : 4.46 km2
Altitude : 551 feet / 168 meters
Capital city : Ironton is capital of Lawrence County
Establishment : January 01, 1849 (173 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:33:40 (19th January 2022)
Density : 2,336 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.82% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Ironton is located at 38°32'12"N 82°40'59"W (38.5367500, -82.6829400).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Ironton decreased by 6.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,129 - census
2011 11,110 -0.17% estimation process
2012 11,063 -0.42% estimation process
2013 11,007 -0.51% estimation process
2014 10,944 -0.58% estimation process
2015 10,828 -1.07% estimation process
2016 10,774 -0.5% estimation process
2017 10,668 -0.99% estimation process
2018 10,598 -0.66% estimation process
2019 10,532 -0.63% estimation process
2020 10,418 -1.09% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,005
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,012
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,660
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,964
People under 5 years old, percentage : 11.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.9%
People over 65 (%) : 5.4%
Female persons, % : 47.5%
White only, percent : 45.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 37.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 2.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 9.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 16.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 38.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,421
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 20.4%

Ironton zip code is 45638. County name: Lawrence, County fips: 39087

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 20.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $94,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,001
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $384
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,032
2015-2019 Households : 4,369
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 34,454
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,936
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 178,771
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,526
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $39,559
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,110
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 618
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 325
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 216
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 274
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 299
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 83
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 477
2010 population per square mile : 518.8
2010 land area in square miles : 23.06

People born in Ironton (37)

People born in Ironton, including singer-songwriter Bobby Bare, jazz drummer Butch Miles, physicist David F. Edwards, .

List

  • Elza Jeffords (U.S. representative from Mississippi (1826-1885)) he was born in 23/05/1826
  • J. Alfred Taylor (American politician (1878-1956)) he was born in 25/09/1878
  • John K. Richards (United States federal judge (1856-1909)) he was born in 15/03/1856
  • David Lively (pianist) he was born in 27/06/1953
  • Gene James (American professional basketball player) he was born in 15/02/1925
  • Betty Neumar (American murderer) she was born in 01/11/1931
  • Chappie Geygan (American baseball player) he was born in 03/06/1903
  • Charlie Hastings (American baseball player) he was born in 11/11/1870
  • Emily Jordan Folger (Co-founder of the Folger Shakespeare Library) she was born in 15/05/1858
  • George Richards (American officer in the Boxer Rebellion, recipient of the Marine Corps Brevet Medal) he was born in 06/02/1872
  • Greg Gibson (American professional baseball umpire) he was born in 02/10/1968
  • Harlan Hatcher (American academic administrator) he was born in 09/09/1898
  • John David Holschuh (United States federal judge) he was born in 12/10/1926
  • Kelli Sobonya (American politician) she was born in 13/07/1963
  • Richard F. Gallagher (American football player, coach, and executive; basketball coach; baseball coach (1909-1995)) he was born in 28/10/1909
  • Terry Enyart (American baseball player) he was born in 10/10/1950
  • Terry McBrayer (American politician) he was born in 01/09/1937
  • Terry Waldo (American musician) he was born in 26/11/1944

Schools in Ironton

College & universities near Ironton, OH

Code Name City ZIP
204839 Ohio University-Southern Campus Ironton (OH) 45638

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ironton, OH

Code Name Address Type
AKY Ashland Transportation Center 99 15th Street RAIL
HUN Huntington 1050 8th Avenue RAIL
SPM South Portsmouth–South Shore station Main St & US 23 RAIL
CHW Charleston 350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast RAIL
MAY Maysville West Front St & Rosemary Clooney St RAIL

Post offices near Ironton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ironton Post Office Ironton (OH) 45638

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Ironton , Missouri City in Iron County, Missouri, United States with a population of 1,386 people.
  • Ironton , Wisconsin village in Sauk County, Wisconsin with a population of 690 people.
  • Ironton , Minnesota city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States of America with a population of 554 people.

Other cities in Lawrence County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lawrence County , OH.

City Name Population Title
Etna 17,487 Township in Licking County, Ohio
Northwood 5,457 City in Wood County, Ohio, United States of America
South Point 3,813 Town in Ohio, United States
Coal Grove 2,048 Village in Lawrence County, Ohio, United States of America
Vernon 1,460 Township of Ohio
Burlington 1,304 Census-designated place in Lawrence County, Ohio
Miller 1,050 Township in Knox County, Ohio
Lawrence 863 Township in Lawrence County, Ohio
Aid 833 Township in Lawrence County, Ohio
Chesapeake 696 Village in Lawrence County, Ohio, United States
Proctorville 538 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Ohio, United States of America
Athalia 353 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Ohio, United States of America
Hanging Rock 214 Ohio

Distance to Other Cities

Ironton distances to largest Ohio cities