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Ironton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Ironton had a population of 10,606 as of July 1, 2019. Ironton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ironton is located at latitude 38.5367 and longitude -82.6829 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ironton encompass a land area of 4.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.3 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 551 feet.

The City of Ironton (GNIS ID: 2395438) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Ironton is located within Township of Upper, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ironton: Iron Town, New Town, Newtown.

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Ironton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ironton, OH Housing Affordability Index is 173
State of Ohio Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ironton, OH Wealth Index is 39
State of Ohio Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 10,606
Population in Households 10,235
Population in Familes 7,758
Population in Group Qrtrs 371
Population Density 2,549
Diversity Index1 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,327
Average Household Income $47,545
Per Capita Income $20,499
Wealth Index3 39

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,184 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,692 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,878 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 614 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $97,083
Housing Affordability Index2 173
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,570
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 2,677
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.52% -0.41%
Households -0.57% -0.43%
Families -0.79% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Ironton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ironton to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 177 86th
Population Density # 142 88th
Diversity Index # 422 65th
Median Household Income # 1171 4th
Per Capita Income # 1086 11th

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