Irmo Demographics

Business Overview

Approximately 7,431 Irmo residents are employed (16 years and older). The following are the top five occupations:

- Administrative 21%

- Professional 16%

- Managerial 24%

- Sales 17%

- Service / Repair 6%

Business Patterns

The issuance of a business license does not accurately identify where the owner or their employees reside. Its purpose is to identify the type of business, location and estimated gross revenue. Irmo's largest percentage of business licenses are in:

- Construction 27%

- Real Estate 8%

- Service 49%

- Retail 16%

Future Growth

Irmo, with its resident's young (30 median age), highly educated (50%), and well-to-do ($42,281 median household income) has a bright future. Irmo's geographic location on I-26, near I-20, and close to Lake Murray, will ensure continued growth. Many people in the Midlands move to the Irmo area for it's above average school system, quality of life, and enjoyable lifestyle.

Town of Irmo Census (2010)

Population





Classification

Town of Irmo

Percent

Lexington County

Richland County

Persons

11,097


198,428

341,569

- Households

4,326




- Family Households

3,086

71%



- Husband / Wife Family

2,233

52%



- with own children under 18

1,416

33%



- Male householder (no wife)

151

4%



- Female householder (no husband)

702

16%



- Non-Family Households

1,240

29%



- Householder Living Alone

1,026

24%



Total Housing Units

4,595




Occupied Housing Units

4,326

                 94%



Gender





- Male

5,246

47%



- Female

5,851

53%



Race





- White

7,171

65%



- Black

3,316

29%



- Hispanic

371

3%



- Asian

178

2%



- Other

61

1%



Per Capita Income

$15,312


$14,921

$14,003

Median Family Income

$44,349




- Under 30K

642

15%



- 30K to 100K

2,716

63%



- Above 100K

940

22%



Median House Income

$42,281


$32,914

$28,848

- Under 20K

335

9%



- 20K to 45K

1,523

41%



- 45K to 100K

1,643

44%



- Above 100K

241

6%



Education (over 25 yrs)





- H.S. Graduate

95%


77%

79%

- College Graduate

50%


21%

28%