Irvington is a somewhat small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 14,705 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Irvington is the 47th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Irvington is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.52% of the Irvington workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Irvington is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Irvington who work in office and administrative support (12.53%), management occupations (8.37%), and sales jobs (7.06%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Irvington has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Irvington a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Irvington is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Irvington, just 6.43% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Irvington in 2010 was $19,486, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,944 for a family of four. However, Irvington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Irvington is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Irvington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Irvington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Irvington include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Irvington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Laotian and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).