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 (15.64%), sales jobs (13.23%), and management occupations (10.93%).

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.

As is often the case in a small town, Irmo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Irmo citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.52% of adults in Irmo have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Irmo in 2010 was $25,327, 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 $101,308 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, Polish, and Italian.

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