Ironton, OH 45638 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 45638: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ironton, OH 45638

Acceptable Alternative
Coal Grove, OH 45638
Hanging Rock, OH 45638

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lawrence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.524, Longitude -82.664
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 45638 has segments in 2 Counties (Lawrence, Scioto).

  • Businesses Addresses: 635
  • PO Box Addresses: 371
  • Residential Addresses: 9,003
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 313
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,690

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ironton, OH 45638 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,705
Daytime Population: Workers 6,113
Daytime Population: Residents 13,091
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,204
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 20,188
Population in Familes 16,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 517
Population Density2 269
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $37,584
Average Household Income $50,428
Per Capita Income $21,022


Total Housing Units 9,645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,423 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,026 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,196 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $83,664
Average Home Value $107,394


Total Households 8,449
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 5,504
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.62% -0.6%
Households -0.65% -0.62%
Families -0.87% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Ironton, OH 45638 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 45638 to the other 1,163 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 201 83rd
Population Density # 543 53rd
Diversity Index # 551 52nd
Median Household Income # 1023 12th
Per Capita Income # 927 20th

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