Irondale is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 12,468 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Irondale is the 57th largest community in Alabama.
Irondale real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Irondale house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Irondale is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Irondale is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Irondale who work in office and administrative support (14.20%), healthcare (11.07%), and management occupations (10.18%).
As is often the case in a small city, Irondale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Irondale is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.04% of adults in Irondale have a college degree.
The per capita income in Irondale in 2010 was $29,621, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,484 for a family of four. However, Irondale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Irondale is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Irondale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Irondale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Irondale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.52% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Irondale include Irish, German, English, African, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Irondale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.