Irondale, AL

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Living in Irondale

Irondale is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 12,555 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, Irondale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Irondale are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (11.53%), sales jobs (9.60%), and management occupations (9.43%).

Being a small city, Irondale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The overall education level of Irondale citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.79% of adults in Irondale have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Irondale in 2010 was $28,745, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,980 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, African, and Italian.

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