Irmo, SC

Irmo profile

Living in Irmo

Irmo is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 12,483 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Irmo is the 38th largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Irmo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Irmo is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Irmo who work in management occupations (15.56%), office and administrative support (14.71%), and sales jobs (8.85%).

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.

The citizens of Irmo are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.27% of adults in Irmo have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Irmo in 2018 was $31,021, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,084 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 German, English, Irish, European, and French.

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