For population 25 years and over in Ironton:
For population 15 years and over in Ironton city:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $513 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (74.1 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (332.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Arcadia, MO (1.0 miles ), Pilot Knob, MO (1.3 miles ), Iron Mountain Lake, MO (2.5 miles ), Bismarck, MO (3.4 miles ), Caledonia, MO (3.7 miles) , Irondale, MO (4.0 miles ), Farmington, MO (4.1 miles ), Annapolis, MO (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.60 N, Longitude: 90.63 W
Area code: 573
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Crime in Ironton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -98 (-6.2%).
Work and jobs in Ironton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ironton, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ironton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/22/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Ironton city center killed 4 people and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 12/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 25.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 52 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ironton-area historical earthquake activity is above Missouri state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from Ironton center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from Ironton center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Iron County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Chris Carr (basketball) - Basketball player, Jeff Tesreau - Baseball player and coach, Chris Foster - College basketball player (Northern Iowa Panthers).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ironton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ironton:
Public high school in Ironton:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Ironton:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0493. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.79. This is better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.38. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.0. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ironton and their reported violations in the past:BAPTIST HOME (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 33.9%
(30.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.8% for Black residents, 55.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in Ironton:
Ironton compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Ironton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Ironton (based on Iron County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.00%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ironton government finances in 2002:
8.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,304 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,383 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Ironton, Missouri:See more detailed statistics of Ironton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $1,773,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,880
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,339
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 14,693
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ironton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ironton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ironton)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: