Ironton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 10,900 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Ironton is the 164th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities, Ironton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ironton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ironton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ironton who work in office and administrative support (13.02%), sales jobs (11.33%), and food service (9.37%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ironton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.79 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Ironton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Ironton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.26% of adults in Ironton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Ironton in 2010 was $19,997, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,988 for a family of four. However, Ironton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ironton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ironton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ironton include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Ironton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.