Ironton, Ohio Population 2021

10,400
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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 10,400, it is the 169th largest city in Ohio and the 3011th largest city in the United States . Ironton is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -6.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,129 in 2010. Ironton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Ironton has a population density of 2,499 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ironton is $47,531 with a poverty rate of 22.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $614 per month, and the median house value is $95,900. 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: 93.68%
  • Black or African American: 3.86%
  • Two or more races: 2.30%
  • Asian: 0.08%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ironton, Ohio is 10,400 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,532.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,129.

Ironton, Ohio Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,92993.68%
Black or African American4093.86%
Two or More Races2442.30%
Asian90.08%
Some Other Race80.08%
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Ironton Population by Race

Ironton Population Pyramid $2021

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Ironton Median Age

44.5


Total

41.5


Male

46.8


Female

Ironton Adults

There are 8,368 adults, (2,242 of whom are seniors) in Ironton.

Ironton Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ironton Sex Ratio

Female

5,489

51.79%

Male

5,110

48.21%

Ironton Population by Age

Ironton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ironton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female44.1%55.9%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
All57%43%
Male72.9%27.1%
Married75.1%24.9%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ironton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3812.3457
Non Family2,0171.1445.3
Married1,4603.4675.1
Female5903.3544.1
Male3142.9472.9

3.24

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Ironton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2783.67%
9th to 12th Grade6999.22%
High School Graduate3,37144.45%
Some College1,45019.12%
Associates Degree6108.04%
Bachelors Degree7499.88%
Graduate Degree4275.63%
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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
White7,1636,2461,068
Black30227377
Hispanic736520
2+ Races37142
Asian999
Other Race8

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,207$35,729$31,939
Less Than 9th Grade$18,500$$
High School Graduate$32,228$33,591$26,061
Some College$30,561$32,069$30,152
Bachelors Degree$52,788$53,958$52,273
Graduate Degree$51,688$39,940$60,357

$33,207

Average Earnings

$35,729

Average Male

$31,939

Average Female

Ironton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ironton Language by Age

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Ironton Language

98.39% of Ironton residents speak only English, while 1.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Ironton Language

Ironton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,5652,13422.31%
Multiple2429539.26%
Black3947619.29%
Hispanic1471812.24%

22.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.04%

Male Poverty Rate

23.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ironton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ironton is Multiple, with 39.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ironton is Hispanic, with 12.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.39%.

Ironton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.00%
High School26.13%
Some College9.58%
Bachelors or Greater6.00%

Ironton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed70.83%
Male Unemployed43.28%
Female Employed9.54%
Male Employed8.39%

Ironton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ironton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,666$47,531
Families$53,544$58,936
Married Families$68,458-
Non Families$23,758$32,180
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Income by Household Type

Ironton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

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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640

Number of Veterans

619

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam212
Korea87
Second Gulf War43
World War II23
First Gulf War18

Ironton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+233
55 to 64178
65 to 74176
35 to 5433
18 to 3420

Ironton Veterans by Age

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Ironton Veterans by Race

Ironton Veterans by Education

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9.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ironton Veterans by Education

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45.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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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60.57%

Born in Ironton

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.47% of Ironton residents were born in the United States, with 60.57% having been born in Ohio. 0.53% 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
202110,400-66-0.63%
202010,466-66-0.63%
201910,532-66-0.62%
201810,598-70-0.66%
201710,668-106-0.98%
201610,774-54-0.50%
201510,828-116-1.06%
201410,944-63-0.57%
201311,007-56-0.51%
201211,063-47-0.42%
201111,110-5-0.04%
201011,115-96-0.09%
200011,211-1,540-1.28%
199012,751-1,539-1.13%
198014,290-740-0.50%
197015,030-715-0.46%
196015,745-588-0.37%
195016,3334820.30%
194015,851-770-0.47%
193016,6212,6141.73%
192014,0078600.64%
191013,1471,2791.03%
190011,8689290.82%
189010,9392,0822.13%
18808,8573,1714.53%
18705,6861,9954.42%
18603,6910.00%

Ironton Population by Year