Ironton, Missouri Population 2023

1,481

Ironton is a city located in Iron County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Iron County. With a 2023 population of 1,481, it is the 303rd largest city in Missouri and the 12626th largest city in the United States.Ironton is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually but its population has decreased by -7.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,602 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Ironton has a population density of 1,103 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ironton is $50,079 with a poverty rate of 34.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ironton is 42.5 years, 44.8 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Ironton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ironton was:

  • White: 96.00%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
  • 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 1,481 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,602.

Ironton, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ironton Population by Race

Ironton Population Pyramid 2023

Ironton Median Age

42.5

Total

44.8

Male

38.8

Female

Ironton Adults

There are 1,194 adults, (380 of whom are seniors) in Ironton.

Ironton Age Dependency

96.8

Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ironton Sex Ratio

Female80350.12%
Male79949.88%

Ironton Population by Age

Ironton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.92

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ironton Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ironton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ironton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 44.44%.

Ironton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$26,607

Average Earnings

$30,903

Average Male

$22,813

Average Female

Ironton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ironton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ironton Language

99.28% of Ironton residents speak only English, while 0.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Ironton Language

Ironton Poverty by Race

rate

34.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.68%

Male Poverty Rate

24.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ironton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ironton is White, with 37.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ironton is Multiple, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.16%.

Ironton Poverty

Ironton Poverty Rate by Education

Ironton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ironton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ironton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ironton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ironton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

100

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

Ironton Veterans by War

Ironton Veterans by Age

count

Ironton Veterans by Race

Ironton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ironton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ironton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ironton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ironton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.12%

Born in Ironton

106.85%

Native Born

1.76%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

106.85% of Ironton residents were born in the United States, with 83.12% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Ironton Population by Year