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Irondale, Ohio
Village
Irondale Post Office sits near Yellow Creek
Irondale Post Office sits near Yellow Creek
Location of Irondale, Ohio
Location of Irondale, Ohio
Location of Irondale in Jefferson County
Location of Irondale in Jefferson County
Coordinates: 40°34′14″N 80°43′37″W / 40.57056°N 80.72694°W / 40.57056; -80.72694Coordinates: 40°34′14″N 80°43′37″W / 40.57056°N 80.72694°W / 40.57056; -80.72694
Country United States
State Ohio
County Jefferson
Township Saline
Area
 • Total 1.48 sq mi (3.82 km2)
 • Land 1.45 sq mi (3.75 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
709 ft (216 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 387
 • Estimate 
(2019)
358
 • Density 247.07/sq mi (95.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43932
Area code(s) 330
FIPS code 39-37422
GNIS feature ID 1064888

Irondale is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. The population was 387 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Irondale was originally known as Pottsdale, for Samuel Potts, who started a salt operation at Yellow Creek circa 1806. Coal mining began at the settlement in 1861, and a blast furnace was built giving the town its new name, Irondale.

Geography

Irondale is located at 40°34′14″N 80°43′37″W / 40.57056°N 80.72694°W / 40.57056; -80.72694 (40.570621, -80.726993).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.48 square miles (3.83 km2), of which 1.45 square miles (3.76 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 751
1880 399 −46.9%
1890 694 73.9%
1950 775
1960 705 −9.0%
1970 602 −14.6%
1980 535 −11.1%
1990 382 −28.6%
2000 418 9.4%
2010 387 −7.4%
2019 (est.) 358 −7.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 387 people, 142 households, and 104 families living in the village. The population density was 266.9 inhabitants per square mile (103.1/km2). There were 165 housing units at an average density of 113.8 per square mile (43.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.7% White and 0.3% African American.

There were 142 households, of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.8% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.19.

The median age in the village was 36.1 years. 28.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.0% male and 47.0% female.

Education

Public education in the village of Irondale is provided by the Edison Local School District. Campuses serving the village include Stanton Elementary School (Preschool-Grade 8) and Edison High School [1] (Grades 9-12).

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