Ironton, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Ironton, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Ironton had a population of 1,553 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Ironton is located at latitude 37.5958 and longitude -90.6298 in Iron County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ironton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Iron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Ironton (GNIS ID: 2395440) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Ironton is located within Township of Arcadia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iron County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ironton: Wilsonville.

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


Total Population 1,553
Population in Households 1,511
Population in Familes 1,160
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 1,156
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $32,982
Average Household Income $47,520
Per Capita Income $20,683


Total Housing Units 789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 395 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 282 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $92,882
Average Home Value $111,962


Total Households 677
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 407
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.75% 0.55%
Households 0.7% 0.56%
Families 1.0% 0.44%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.16%

Ironton, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ironton to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri 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 # 298 71st
Population Density # 278 73rd
Diversity Index # 493 52nd
Median Household Income # 904 13th
Per Capita Income # 732 29th

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