Ironton, Ohio Population 2022

10,459
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Ironton is a city located in Lawrence County Ohio. It is also the county seat of Lawrence County. With a 2020 population of 10,459, it is the 178th largest city in Ohio and the 3965th largest city in the United States. Ironton is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -2.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,749 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Ironton has a population density of 2,514 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ironton is $47,531 with a poverty rate of 26.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ironton is 44.5 years, 41.5 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Ironton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.81%
  • Black or African American: 3.39%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ironton, Ohio is 10,459 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,749.

Ironton, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

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Ironton Population by Race

Ironton Population Pyramid 2022

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Ironton Median Age

41.3


Total

41.5


Male

40.9


Female

Ironton Adults

There are 8,297 adults, (2,442 of whom are seniors) in Ironton.

Ironton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ironton Sex Ratio

Female

5,612

52.21%

Male

5,137

47.79%

Ironton Population by Age

Ironton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ironton Household Types

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ironton Households and Families

3.23

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Ironton Households by Type

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Ironton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ironton Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Ironton Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,593

Average Earnings

$35,158

Average Male

$30,902

Average Female

Ironton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ironton Language by Age

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Ironton Language

99.22% of Ironton residents speak only English, while 0.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Ironton Language

Ironton Poverty by Race

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26.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.87%

Male Poverty Rate

28.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ironton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ironton is White, with 27.40% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.47%.

Ironton Poverty

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Ironton Poverty Rate by Education

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Ironton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ironton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Ironton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ironton Marital Status by Race

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Ironton Marital Status

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672

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Ironton Veterans by War

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Ironton Veterans by Age

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Ironton Veterans by Race

Ironton Veterans by Education

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6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ironton Veterans by Education

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44.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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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57.90%

Born in Ironton

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.51% of Ironton residents were born in the United States, with 57.90% having been born in Ohio. 0.49% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Ironton Population by Year