Irmo, SC Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Irmo?

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There are 11,685 residents in Irmo, with a median age of 39.2. Of this, 48.61% are males and 51.39% are females. US-born citizens make up 94.16% of the resident pool in Irmo, while non-US-born citizens account for 3.74%. Additionally, 2.1% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 10,060 people in Irmo currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 11,685 0.9%
Male Population 5,680 7.0%
Female Population 6,005 -4.3%
Male population 48.61%
Female population 51.39%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.2 -1.0%
Citizen US Born 11,003 0.1%
Citizen not US Born 437 17.2%
Not Citizen 245 11.9%
Citizen US Born 94.16%
Citizen not US Born 3.74%
Not Citizen 2.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same County 360 11.5%
Moved from Same State 659 33.7%
Moved from Different State 561 -51.3%
Same House as Last Year 10,060 5.3%
Moved from Same County 3.09%
Moved from Same State 5.66%
Moved from Different State 4.82%
Same House as Last Year 86.43%

What are the employment statistics in Irmo?

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White-collar workers make up 87.64% of the working population in Irmo, while blue-collar employees account for 12.36%. There are also 668 entrepreneurs in Irmo (10.91% of the workforce); 4,007 workers employed in private companies (65.43%); and 1,140 people working in governmental institutions (18.62%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 5,367 2.2%
Blue Collar 757 -11.6%
White Collar 87.64%
Blue Collar 12.36%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 668 17.6%
Private Companies 4,007 -2.3%
Governmental Workers 1,140 3.7%
Not for Profit Companies 309 -8.8%
Self Employees 10.91%
Private Companies 65.43%
Governmental Workers 18.62%
Not for Profit Companies 5.05%

How many households are there in Irmo?

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There are a total of 4,641 households in Irmo, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 72.36% of these Irmo households, while non-family units account for the remaining 27.64%. Additionally, 33.35% of households have children and 66.65% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 4,641 1.6%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.8%
Family Households 3,358 0.2%
Non-family Households 1,283 5.4%
Family Households 72.36%
Non-family Households 27.64%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,548 10.4%
Households without Children 3,093 -2.3%
Households with Children 33.35%
Households without Children 66.65%

What are the median and average incomes in Irmo?

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The average annual household income in Irmo is $87,005, while the median household income sits at $77,656 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $81,967, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $90,583. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $49,142 and $58,287, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $87,005 -9.6%
Median Household Income $77,656 -4.6%
People below Poverty Level 769 25.9%
People above Poverty Level 10,866 -0.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Irmo?

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There are 5,037 housing units in Irmo, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1983. Of the 4,641 occupied housing units in Irmo, 79.51% are owner-occupied, while 20.49% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 78.08% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $168,000. In general, housing costs reach $1,172 per month in Irmo.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 5,037 3.4%
Median Year Built 1983 -0.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 7 -22.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 173 16.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,792 17.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,789 -3.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 348 3.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 435 12.1%
Built between 2010 and 2019 481 -20.8%
Built in 2020 or Later 12 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 4,641 1.6%
Owner Occupied 3,690 0.3%
Renter Occupied 951 7.1%
Owner Occupied 79.51%
Renter Occupied 20.49%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 2,881 8.6%
Without Mortgage 809 -21.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $168,000 11.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $169,400 0.4%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,172 6.8%
With Mortgage 78.08%
Without Mortgage 21.92%

What is the level of education in Irmo?

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Approximately 27.64% of the population in Irmo holds a high school degree (that's 2,515 residents), while 25.05% have attained a college certificate (3,151 locals) and 21.67% have a bachelor's degree (1,972 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 215 1.9%
Some High School 2,515 14.4%
Some College 3,151 -2.4%
Associate Degree 1,207 24.9%
Bachelor's Degree 1,972 -15.7%
Graduate Degree 911 -5.9%
No High School 2.36%
Some High School 27.64%
Some College 25.05%
Associate Degree 13.26%
Bachelor's Degree 21.67%
Graduate Degree 10.01%

What is the marital status of Irmo residents?

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A total of 3,041 people in Irmo have never been married (which represents 31.45% of the total population), while 5,269 of them are wedded (54.5%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 93 (0.96%) and 987 (10.21%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 3,041 9.8%
Married 5,269 -6.3%
Separated 93 8.1%
Widowed 371 -12.9%
Divorced 987 5.6%
Never Married 31.45%
Married 54.5%
Separated 0.96%
Widowed 3.84%
Divorced 10.21%

What are the most common means of transportation in Irmo?

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The top three means of transportation people in Irmo use to get to work are: car, taxi cab and walking. A total of 5,689 residents commute by car, 54 prefer going to work by taxi cab and 20 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 5,689 5.7%
TaxiCab 54 1.9%
Walk 20 -66.1%

What is the median and average household income in Irmo by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
29063 38,754 14,095 $90,243.00 $113,639.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 29063

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