Irmo, South Carolina Population 2022

12,837
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Irmo is a city located in Richland County South Carolina. Irmo has a 2020 population of 12,837. Irmo is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 14.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,166 in 2010.

The average household income in Irmo is $77,667 with a poverty rate of 7.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,214 per month, and the median house value is $145,100. The median age in Irmo is 38.7 years, 36.2 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Irmo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Irmowas:

  • White: 66.56%
  • Black or African American: 27.81%
  • Asian: 3.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Irmo, South Carolina is 12,837 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,837.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,166.

Irmo, South Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,25266.56%
Black or African American3,44827.81%
Asian4533.65%
Two or More Races2441.97%
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Irmo Population by Race

Irmo Population Pyramid 2022

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Irmo Median Age

39.6


Total

37


Male

41.6


Female

Irmo Adults

There are 9,849 adults, (1,977 of whom are seniors) in Irmo.

Irmo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Irmo Sex Ratio

Female

6,801

54.86%

Male

5,596

45.14%

Irmo Population by Age

Irmo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Irmo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family90.2%9.8%
Married85.8%14.2%
All81.9%18.1%
Male66.7%33.3%
Female47.3%52.7%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Irmo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8272.5681.9
Married2,8453.0585.8
Male1502.566.7
Female5643.0847.3
Non Family1,2681.2690.2

2.99

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Irmo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2352.60%
9th to 12th Grade2923.24%
High School Graduate1,51516.79%
Some College2,63129.15%
Associates Degree1,06311.78%
Bachelors Degree2,12823.58%
Graduate Degree1,16112.86%
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Irmo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Irmo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,1101,816897
2+ Races11911943
White6,4476,3162,295
Hispanic20420434
Asian1676520

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 42.51%.

Irmo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,312$51,576$38,145
Less Than 9th Grade$18,194$18,958$
High School Graduate$32,662$43,445$21,065
Some College$41,777$39,572$44,868
Bachelors Degree$44,182$90,579$26,947
Graduate Degree$52,936$58,693$52,304

$43,312

Average Earnings

$51,576

Average Male

$38,145

Average Female

Irmo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Irmo Language by Age

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Irmo Language

94.88% of Irmo residents speak only English, while 5.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.

Irmo Language

Irmo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2444920.08%
Black3,43741111.96%
White8,0054525.65%
OtherNaN%

7.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.24%

Male Poverty Rate

9.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Irmo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Irmo is Multiple, with 20.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Irmo is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.87%.

Irmo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.21%
High School7.33%
Some College5.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%

Irmo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.01%
Male Unemployed2.19%
Female Employed4.16%
Female Unemployed22.73%

Irmo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Irmo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,344$90,162
Families$81,116$93,092
Married Families$92,951-
Non Families$53,169$70,603
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Income by Household Type

Irmo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Irmo Married by Age and Sex

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Irmo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Irmo Marital Status by Race

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Irmo Marital Status

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840

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War102
First Gulf War226
Vietnam368
Korea25
World War II46

Irmo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3439
35 to 54160
55 to 64148
65 to 74253
75+240

Irmo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White70810.25%
Black1325.41%
Hispanic239.09%

Irmo Veterans by Race

Irmo Veterans by Education

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3.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Irmo Veterans by Education

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67.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Irmo Employment by Age

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Irmo Employment by Race

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Irmo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.34%

Born in Irmo

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.35% of Irmo residents were born in the United States, with 55.34% having been born in South Carolina. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Irmo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402000.00%
19604002003.53%
19705001002.26%
19803,9573,45722.98%
199011,2807,32311.04%
200011,039-241-0.22%
201011,1661270.11%
201111,3011351.21%
201211,4691681.49%
201311,6471781.55%
201411,8091621.39%
201511,9641551.31%
201612,0771130.94%
201712,2361591.32%
201812,3651291.05%
201912,4831180.95%
202012,6011180.95%
202112,7191180.94%
202212,8371180.93%

Irmo Population by Year