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. 37.67% 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, construction workers and builders, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Irvington who work in office and administrative support (16.04%), sales jobs (8.05%), and management occupations (8.02%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Irvington is worth considering.
In terms of college education, Irvington ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.81% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Irvington in 2010 was $18,899, 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 $75,596 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 Spanish.