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Population (year 2000): 11,211. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,417 (+1.8% change)
Males: 5,058 (45.1%), Females: 6,153 (54.9%)

Lawrence County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 42.0 years
Median household income: $23,585 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,500 (year 2000)

Ironton, OH residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Ironton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.1%)
  • Black (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (18.2%), German (13.9%), Irish (11.7%), English (9.7%), Welsh (1.8%), Dutch (1.2%).Ohio

Elevation: 560 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Ironton,

For population 25 years and over in Ironton

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ironton city

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,813 (-13.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (412.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: KY (1.6 miles Russell, KY (2.7 miles Bellefonte, KY (2.9 miles Flatwoods, Grove, OH (3.1 miles Coal KY (3.3 miles Westwood, KY (3.7 miles Raceland, Rock, OH (3.8 miles Hanging KY (4.1 miles Worthington,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 5 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $76,400

Latitude: 38.53 N, Longitude: 82.68 W

Area code: 740

Ironton, Ohio business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.1%), Manufacturing (15.1%), Retail trade (14.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +991 (+8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,666 (44.8%)

Average climate in Ironton, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ironton,

Ironton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Ironton city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Ironton:
  • RIVER VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM-IRONTON CPS (2228 S NINTH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ironton:
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; ASHLAND, KY)
  • OUR LADY OF BELLEFONTE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ASHLAND, KY)
  • CABELL-HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL INC (about 19 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ironton:
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 15 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 77 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
  • RICKENBACKER INTERNATIONAL (about 89 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: LCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ironton:
  • ASHLAND-BOYD COUNTY (about 5 miles; ASHLAND, KY; ID: DWU)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AIRPARK (about 16 miles; CHESAPEAKE/HUNTINGTON WVA, OH; ID: HTW)
  • GREATER PORTSMOUTH REGIONAL (about 24 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; ID: PMH)

Amtrak stations near Ironton:
  • 5 miles: ASHLAND (99 15TH ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 9 $19,060 $25,413 0 $0
Correction 0 $0   2 $3,505
Firefighters 13 $31,510 $29,086 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $8,945 $21,468 1 $611
Police Protection - Officers 14 $33,932 $29,084 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 12 $19,127 $19,127 2 $985
Other Government Administration 9 $23,302 $31,069 8 $1,585
Financial Administration 5 $10,995 $26,388 1 $956
Other and Unallocable 4 $7,532 $22,596 0 $0
Water Supply 14 $31,124 $26,677 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,345 $28,140 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $14,061 $28,122 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 10 $18,967 $22,760 0 $0
Health 4 $9,970 $29,910 1 $1,169
Totals for Government 106 $230,869 $26,136 15 $8,812
College/University in Ironton:
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-SOUTHERN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 1,577; Location: 1804 LIBERTY AVE; Public; Website: www.ohiou.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ironton:
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,849)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; FT enrollment: 6,866)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 68 miles; ATHENS, OH; FT enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 71 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 79 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 94 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; FT enrollment: 2,306)
Public high schools in Ironton:
  • ROCK HILL SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 604; Location: 2415 COUNTY ROAD 26; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • IRONTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 523; Location: 1701 S 7TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Ironton:
  • ST JOSEPH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 912 SOUTH SIXTH STREET; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ironton:
  • ROCK HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 854; Location: 2676 COUNTY ROAD 26; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DAWSON-BRYANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 572; Location: 4503 STATE ROUTE 243; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROCK HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 468; Location: 2171 COUNTY ROAD 26; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • IRONTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 302 DELAWARE ST; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • IRONTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 1701 S 7TH ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WEST IRONTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 1203 N 3RD ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WHITWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 174; Location: 2220 S 5TH ST; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • KINGSBURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 315 S 6TH ST; Grades: 01 - 03)
Private primary/middle school in Ironton:
  • ST LAWRENCE SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 305 NORTH SEVENTH STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Ironton:
  • BRIGGS LAWRENCE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,651,753; Location: 321 S. 4TH ST.; 164,247 books; 8,621 audio materials; 16,096 video materials; 270 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Ironton: Memorial Hall (A), Briggs-Lawrence County Public Library (B), Ironton City Hall (C), Bide-A-Wee (D), Oak Ridge (E), Lawrence County Bar and Law Library (F), Lawrence County Courthouse (G), Lawrence County Museum (H).

Churches in Ironton include: Immanuel Church (A), Apostolic Gospel Church (B), Loran Street Church (C), Mount Olive Baptist Church (D), Nazarene Church (E), Ellison Street Church of the Nazarene (F), Elm Street Church of the Nazarene (G), Pine Street United Methodist Church (H).

Cemetery: Kelly Cemetery (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Yellow Branch (A), Storms Creek (B).

Parks in Ironton include: Fifth and Lawrence Streets Residential Historic District (1), Beechwood Park (2), Rankin Historic District (3).

Post office: (A).  


Ironton compared to Ohio state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Ironton:
  • WIRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCMI (1340 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Ironton:
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W216AT (91.1 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAU (94.9 FM; SOUTH WEBSTER, OH; Owner: IM-MEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRYV-FM1 (101.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Ironton:
  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W05CB (Channel 5; BURLINGTON, OH; Owner: VEARL R. PENNINGTON)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W55AT (Channel 55; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)

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