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.
Ironton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
One of the benefits of Ironton is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.79 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Ironton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Ironton rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.26% of adults 25 and older in Ironton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
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.