Ironton, Missouri Population 2020

1,411

Ironton is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 1,411, it is the 289th largest city in Missouri and the 8952nd largest city in the United States. Ironton is currently growing at a rate of 0.79% annually but its population has decreased by -3.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,460 in 2010. Ironton reached it's highest population of 1,462 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Ironton has a population density of 1,051 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ironton is $49,272 with a poverty rate of 29.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $615 per month, and the median house value is $88,300. The median age in Ironton is 40.9 years, 41.7 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.9 males.

Ironton Demographics

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

  • White: 98.15%
  • Black or African American: 1.14%
  • Two or more races: 0.72%
  • 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 1,411, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,389.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,460.

Ironton, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,64398.15%
Black or African American191.14%
Two or More Races120.72%

Ironton Population Pyramid 2020

Ironton Median Age

40.9


Total

41.7


Male

40.3


Female

Ironton Adults

There are 1,299 adults, (447 of whom are seniors) in Ironton.

Ironton Age Dependency

96.5

Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Ironton Sex Ratio

Female

846

50.54%

Male

828

49.46%

Ironton Households and Families

Ironton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ironton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All68.9%31.1%
Male60.5%39.5%
Female58.4%41.6%
Non Family56.8%43.2%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6712.3968.9
Married3123.0581.7
Non Family2271.2356.8
Female892.8558.4
Male432.8160.5

2.9

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ironton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade736.47%
9th to 12th Grade1089.57%
High School Graduate40035.46%
Some College23220.57%
Associates Degree11410.11%
Bachelors Degree16214.36%
Graduate Degree393.46%

Ironton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,048874201
Hispanic5959
Multiple Races126
Black98

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 white people with a rate of 19.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,942$29,297$18,080
Less Than High School$12,321$6,875$13,472
High School Grad$21,964$29,063$
Some College$25,189$30,536$22,143
Bachelors Degree$$$15,114
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,942

Average Earnings

$29,297

Average Male

$18,080

Average Female

Ironton Language

Ironton Language by Age

Ironton Language

98.55% of Ironton residents speak only English, while 1.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Ironton Poverty

Ironton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,51145530.11%
Black171058.82%
Hispanic67811.94%
Multiple12216.67%

29.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.44%

Male Poverty Rate

28.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ironton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ironton is Black, with 58.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ironton is Hispanic, with 11.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.76%
High School24.93%
Some College21.89%
Bachelors or Greater3.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed84.21%
Female Employed29.54%
Male Employed14.65%

Ironton Income

Ironton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,281$49,272
Families$47,500$57,752
Married Families$61,667-
Non Families$20,391$31,082

Ironton Marital Status

Ironton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ironton Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Ironton Marital Status by Race

Ironton Veterans

107

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam50
First Gulf War29
Second Gulf War14
Korea7
World War II5

$Ironton Veterans by Education

6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ironton Employment Status

43.1%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ironton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.30%

Born in Missouri

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.79% of Ironton residents were born in the United States, with 81.30% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,411110.79%
20191,400110.79%
20181,389-6-0.43%
20171,395110.79%
20161,384-13-0.93%
20151,397-24-1.69%
20141,421-15-1.04%
20131,436-13-0.90%
20121,449-13-0.89%
20111,46220.14%
20101,4600.00%