Ironville, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ironville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The Ironville Census Designated Place had a population of 638 as of July 1, 2016. Ironville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ironville is located at latitude 38.4575 and longitude -82.6986 in Boyd County. The formal boundaries for the Ironville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Boyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.

The Ironville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629636) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Ironville Census Designated Place is located within Ashland Division of Boyd County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ironville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Ironville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 638
Population in Households 596
Population in Familes 506
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 821
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 260
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $91,092
Average Home Value $139,671


Median Household Income $42,734
Average Household Income $53,535
Per Capita Income $21,669
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.22%
Households 0.5% 0.15%
Families -0.26% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ironville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ironville to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 319 41st
Population Density1 # 291 46th
Diversity Index2 # 483 11th
Median Household Income # 228 58th
Per Capita Income # 252 54th

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