Ironton, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   160    Ironton city

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     12,751
Urban population....................................................     12,751
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................      2,743
Preprimary school...................................................        146
Elementary or high school...........................................      2,058
  Percent in private school.........................................        5.6
College.............................................................        539

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................      8,610
Less than 9th grade.................................................      1,142
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................      1,706
High school graduate................................................      3,327
Some college, no degree.............................................      1,244
Associates degree...................................................        360
Bachelor's degree...................................................        503
Graduate or professional degree.....................................        328

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       66.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................        9.7

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     11,960
Lived in same house.................................................      7,185
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................      4,762
  Same State........................................................      3,716
    Same county.....................................................      3,333
    Different county................................................        383
  Different State...................................................      1,046
Lived abroad........................................................         13

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................      7,466
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        702
  With a mobility limitation........................................        413
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        471
With a work disability..............................................      1,247
    In labor force..................................................        253
  Prevented from working............................................        900
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      2,321
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        500
  With a mobility limitation........................................        406
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        248

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        467
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,576
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      1,731

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      1,776
  65 years and over.................................................        570

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     12,688
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       75.9
Foreign-born population.............................................         63
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................          0

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     11,960
Speak a language other than English.................................        226
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         51
  Speak Spanish.....................................................         99
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         28
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................         11
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................          0

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     13,217
Arab................................................................          0
Austrian............................................................          0
Belgian.............................................................          0
Canadian............................................................          0
Czech...............................................................          0
Danish..............................................................         10
Dutch...............................................................        424
English.............................................................      1,867
Finnish.............................................................          9
French (except Basque)..............................................        201
French Canadian.....................................................          7
German..............................................................      3,694
Greek...............................................................         35
Hungarian...........................................................         30
Irish...............................................................      2,699
Italian.............................................................        130
Lithuanian..........................................................          0
Norwegian...........................................................         42
Polish..............................................................         41
Portuguese..........................................................          0
Romanian............................................................          0
Russian.............................................................          0
Scotch-Irish........................................................        226
Scottish............................................................        213
Slovak..............................................................         15
Subsaharan African..................................................          8
Swedish.............................................................         52
Swiss...............................................................         57
Ukrainian...........................................................          0
United States or American...........................................      1,559
Welsh...............................................................        317
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................          0
Yugoslavian.........................................................          0
Other ancestries....................................................      1,581
 

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     10,133
In labor force......................................................      4,946
      Percent in labor force........................................       48.8
  Civilian labor force..............................................      4,936
    Employed........................................................      4,295
    Unemployed......................................................        641
      Percent unemployed............................................       13.0
  Armed Forces......................................................         10
Not in labor force..................................................      5,187

      Males 16 years and over.......................................      4,368
In labor force......................................................      2,645
      Percent in labor force........................................       60.6
  Civilian labor force..............................................      2,635
    Employed........................................................      2,277
    Unemployed......................................................        358
      Percent unemployed............................................       13.6
  Armed Forces......................................................         10
Not in labor force..................................................      1,723

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      5,765
In labor force......................................................      2,301
      Percent in labor force........................................       39.9
  Civilian labor force..............................................      2,301
    Employed........................................................      2,018
    Unemployed......................................................        283
      Percent unemployed............................................       12.3
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      3,464

      Females 16 years and over.....................................      5,765
With own children under 6 years.....................................        701
  Percent in labor force............................................       47.4
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................        962
  Percent in labor force............................................       68.4

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...        990
All parents present in household in labor force.....................        454

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      1,968
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      1,123

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................        753
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................         86
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................         12
  Unemployed........................................................         28
  Not in labor force................................................         46
 

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................      4,235
Percent drove alone.................................................       80.9
Percent in carpools.................................................       11.0
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.2
Percent using other means...........................................        0.9
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        7.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       16.1

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      4,295
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............        324
Professional specialty occupations..................................        551
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        205
Sales occupations...................................................        572
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............        695
Private household occupations.......................................         22
Protective service occupations......................................         51
Service occupations, except protective and household................        538
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................         45
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................        595
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................        248
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        235
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        214

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................      4,295
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................         30
Mining..............................................................         50
Construction........................................................        192
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................        468
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................        459
Transportation......................................................        229
Communications and other public utilities...........................         79
Wholesale trade.....................................................         92
Retail trade........................................................        935
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................        164
Business and repair services........................................        182
Personal services...................................................         87
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................         43
Health services.....................................................        530
Educational services................................................        309
Other professional and related services.............................        257
Public administration...............................................        189

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................      4,295
Private wage and salary workers.....................................      3,369
Government workers..................................................        699
  Local government workers..........................................        379
  State government workers..........................................        191
  Federal government workers........................................        129
Self-employed workers...............................................        218
Unpaid family workers...............................................          9
 

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................      5,347
Less than $5,000....................................................        593
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      1,025
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        783
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        967
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        611
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        739
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        466
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         97
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         56
$150,000 or more....................................................         10
Median household income (dollars)...................................     17,248

  Families..........................................................      3,585
Less than $5,000....................................................        199
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        459
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        452
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        666
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        540
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        696
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        416
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         97
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         50
$150,000 or more....................................................         10
Median family income (dollars)......................................     25,295

  Nonfamily households..............................................      1,762
Less than $5,000....................................................        406
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        596
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        311
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        295
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................         76
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................         43
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................         35
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................          0
$100,000 to $149,999................................................          0
$150,000 or more....................................................          0
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................      8,379

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     10,217
 

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................      5,347
With wage and salary income.........................................      3,098
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     28,249
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................        338
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     15,958
With farm self-employment income....................................         23
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      3,739
With Social Security income.........................................      2,217
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      7,700
With public assistance income.......................................        930
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,816
With retirement income..............................................      1,212
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      6,578

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     12,403
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,953

Persons 18 years and over...........................................      9,415
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,859
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      2,321
    Below poverty level.............................................        353

Related children under 18 years.....................................      2,966
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,094
  Related children under 5 years....................................        791
    Below poverty level.............................................        400
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      2,175
    Below poverty level.............................................        694

Unrelated individuals...............................................      1,989
    Below poverty level.............................................        692

  All families......................................................      3,585
    Below poverty level.............................................        708
With related children under 18 years................................      1,781
    Below poverty level.............................................        564
  With related children under 5 years...............................        668
    Below poverty level.............................................        317

  Female householder families.......................................        757
    Below poverty level.............................................        379
With related children under 18 years................................        507
    Below poverty level.............................................        341
  With related children under 5 years...............................        200
    Below poverty level.............................................        165

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................       23.8
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       19.7
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................       15.2
  Related children under 18 years...................................       36.9
    Related children under 5 years..................................       50.6
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       31.9
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       34.8

All families........................................................       19.7
  With related children under 18 years..............................       31.7
    With related children under 5 years.............................       47.5

Female householder families.........................................       50.1
  With related children under 18 years..............................       67.3
    With related children under 5 years.............................       82.5

      Total housing units...........................................      5,720

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................         62
1985 to 1988........................................................         70
1980 to 1984........................................................        141
1970 to 1979........................................................        773
1960 to 1969........................................................        740
1950 to 1959........................................................        866
1940 to 1949........................................................        580
1939 or earlier.....................................................      2,488

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................         43
1 bedroom...........................................................        892
2 bedrooms..........................................................      2,085
3 bedrooms..........................................................      1,984
4 bedrooms..........................................................        633
5 or more bedrooms..................................................         83

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................         41
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................         37
Condominium housing units...........................................          0

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................      5,703
Individual drilled well.............................................          0
Individual dug well.................................................          0
Some other source...................................................         17

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................      5,669
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................         45
Other means.........................................................          6

      Occupied housing units........................................      5,304

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................      4,099
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................         52
Electricity.........................................................        933
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................         72
Coal or coke........................................................         69
Wood................................................................         72
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................          7
No fuel used........................................................          0

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        955
1985 to 1988........................................................      1,189
1980 to 1984........................................................        565
1970 to 1979........................................................      1,080
1960 to 1969........................................................        675
1959 or earlier.....................................................        840

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................        493

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................      5,304
None................................................................        881
1...................................................................      2,211
2...................................................................      1,455
3 or more...........................................................        757

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      3,063
  With a mortgage...................................................      1,343
    Less than $300..................................................        187
    $300 to $499....................................................        564
    $500 to $699....................................................        389
    $700 to $999....................................................        140
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................         47
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................         16
    $2,000 or more..................................................          0
    Median (dollars)................................................        476
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      1,720
    Less than $100..................................................        102
    $100 to $199....................................................      1,177
    $200 to $299....................................................        361
    $300 to $399....................................................         30
    $400 or more....................................................         50
    Median (dollars)................................................        164

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      3,063
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      2,210
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        258
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        134
  30 to 34 percent..................................................         91
  35 percent or more................................................        350
  Not computed......................................................         20
 

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      2,089
  Less than $200....................................................        501
  $200 to $299......................................................        724
  $300 to $499......................................................        720
  $500 to $749......................................................         30
  $750 to $999......................................................          5
  $1,000 or more....................................................          0
  No cash rent......................................................        109
  Median (dollars)..................................................        273

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      2,089
  Less than 20 percent..............................................        517
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        277
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        241
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        164
  35 percent or more................................................        760
  Not computed......................................................        130
 


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