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: 628
  • PO Box Addresses: 353
  • Residential Addresses: 8,931
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 313
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,618

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

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Ironton, OH 45638 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 20,839
Population in Households 20,316
Population in Familes 16,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 523
Population Density2 263
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $38,159
Average Household Income $51,143
Per Capita Income $21,353


Total Housing Units 9,751 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,766 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,754 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,231 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $86,799
Average Home Value $114,945


Total Households 8,520
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,553
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 -0.51% -0.47%
Households -0.52% -0.48%
Families -0.71% -0.61%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Ironton, OH 45638 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 45638 to the other 1,160 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 202 83rd
Population Density # 540 54th
Diversity Index # 560 52nd
Median Household Income # 1028 11th
Per Capita Income # 947 18th

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