Ironton, Missouri Population 2021

1,371
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Ironton is a city located in Iron County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Iron County. With a 2020 population of 1,371, it is the 295th largest city in Missouri and the 9066th largest city in the United States . Ironton is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -6.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,460 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Ironton has a population density of 1,021 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ironton is $50,079 with a poverty rate of 32.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $629 per month, and the median house value is $84,400. The median age in Ironton is 40.7 years, 42.6 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Ironton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Irontonwas:

  • White: 98.89%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ironton, Missouri is 1,371 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,371.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,460.

Ironton, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,51198.89%
Two or More Races100.65%
Black or African American70.46%
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Ironton Population by Race

Ironton Population Pyramid $2021

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Ironton Median Age

40.7


Total

42.6


Male

38.8


Female

Ironton Adults

There are 1,156 adults, (408 of whom are seniors) in Ironton.

Ironton Age Dependency

104.3

Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ironton Sex Ratio

Female

794

51.96%

Male

734

48.04%

Ironton Population by Age

Ironton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ironton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male45.5%54.5%
Female59.3%40.7%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
All71.3%28.7%
Married86.3%13.7%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ironton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5922.4671.3
Married2703.2886.3
Non Family2091.1559.8
Female913.0959.3
Male222.3645.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Ironton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade827.82%
9th to 12th Grade1019.64%
High School Graduate37035.31%
Some College23222.14%
Associates Degree948.97%
Bachelors Degree13112.50%
Graduate Degree383.63%
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Ironton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ironton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White991809169
Hispanic4646
2+ Races1010
Black1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.05%.

Ironton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,815$31,250$18,974
Less Than 9th Grade$11,786$$12,500
High School Graduate$20,385$28,750$7,857
Some College$22,125$31,667$20,625
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,815

Average Earnings

$31,250

Average Male

$18,974

Average Female

Ironton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ironton Language by Age

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Ironton Language

98.28% of Ironton residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Ironton Language

Ironton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,40747633.83%
Black55100.00%
Multiple10330.00%

32.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.91%

Male Poverty Rate

30.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ironton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ironton is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ironton is Multiple, with 30.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.36%.

Ironton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.13%
High School26.55%
Some College25.55%
Bachelors or Greater1.19%

Ironton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed70.37%
Female Employed38.91%
Female Unemployed37.50%
Male Employed17.09%

Ironton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ironton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,214$50,079
Families$50,625$59,487
Married Families$61,875-
Non Families$20,903$32,359
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Income by Household Type

Ironton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ironton Married by Age and Sex

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Ironton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Ironton Marital Status by Race

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Ironton Marital Status

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111

Number of Veterans

105

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam50
First Gulf War24
Second Gulf War17
World War II5
Korea5

Ironton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7437
75+29
55 to 6426
35 to 5416
18 to 343

Ironton Veterans by Age

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Ironton Veterans by Race

Ironton Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ironton Veterans by Education

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41.1%

Labor Force Participation

38.1%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ironton Employment by Age

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Ironton Employment by Race

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Ironton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.27%

Born in Ironton

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.23% of Ironton residents were born in the United States, with 78.27% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ironton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,371-9-0.65%
20201,380-9-0.65%
20191,389-9-0.64%
20181,398-3-0.21%
20171,401100.72%
20161,391-12-0.86%
20151,403-23-1.61%
20141,426-17-1.18%
20131,443-13-0.89%
20121,456-12-0.82%
20111,46810.07%
20101,4670.00%

Ironton Population by Year