Irmo, SC


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Living in Irmo

Irmo is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 12,056 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Irmo is the 38th largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Irmo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Irmo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Irmo is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Irmo who work in office and administrative support (16.52%), sales jobs (14.27%), and management occupations (8.94%).

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

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

The citizens of Irmo are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.80% of adults in Irmo have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Irmo in 2010 was $25,396, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,584 for a family of four. However, Irmo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Irmo is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Irmo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Irmo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Irmo include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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