Irondale, AL

Irondale profile

Living in Irondale

Irondale is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 13,497 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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Irondale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Irondale is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Irondale who work in management occupations (11.21%), office and administrative support (10.91%), and healthcare (10.09%).

Also of interest is that Irondale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

As is often the case in a small city, Irondale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Irondale are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.98% of adults in Irondale have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Irondale in 2018 was $30,722, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,888 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. Important ancestries of people in Irondale include Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Irondale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.