Irondale, Alabama Population 2021

13,353
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Irondale is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 13,353, it is the 52nd largest city in Alabama and the 2511th largest city in the United States . Irondale is currently growing at a rate of 1.75% annually and its population has increased by 8.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,349 in 2010. Irondale reached it's highest population of 13,353 in 2021. Spanning over 17 miles, Irondale has a population density of 771 people per square mile.

The average household income in Irondale is $72,432 with a poverty rate of 12.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,041 per month, and the median house value is $142,500. The median age in Irondale is 36.6 years, 34.9 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Irondale Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Irondale was:

  • White: 52.18%
  • Black or African American: 37.28%
  • Other race: 7.66%
  • Two or more races: 1.88%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Irondale, Alabama is 13,353 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,663.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,349.

Irondale, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,59452.18%
Black or African American4,71137.28%
Some Other Race9687.66%
Two or More Races2371.88%
Asian1170.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.08%
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Irondale Population by Race

Irondale Population Pyramid $2021

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Irondale Median Age

36.6


Total

34.9


Male

40.5


Female

Irondale Adults

There are 9,770 adults, (1,785 of whom are seniors) in Irondale.

Irondale Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Irondale Sex Ratio

Female

6,851

54.21%

Male

5,786

45.79%

Irondale Population by Age

Irondale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Irondale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
Male70.3%29.7%
All69.9%30.1%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Female58.1%41.9%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Irondale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1612.4469.9
Non Family2,1391.2568.3
Married1,9033.2877.3
Female9103.458.1
Male209370.3

3.21

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Irondale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4184.74%
9th to 12th Grade5185.88%
High School Graduate2,26625.72%
Some College1,86921.21%
Associates Degree6587.47%
Bachelors Degree2,10823.92%
Graduate Degree97411.05%
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Irondale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Irondale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,1794,6761,917
Black2,6762,546985
Hispanic58335853
Other Race426228
2+ Races17917942
Asian10610675
Native American101010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Irondale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,270$37,083$37,477
Less Than 9th Grade$25,025$19,107$26,906
High School Graduate$21,953$31,375$19,375
Some College$41,250$41,761$40,775
Bachelors Degree$46,746$51,393$45,625
Graduate Degree$62,396$75,850$61,806

$37,270

Average Earnings

$37,083

Average Male

$37,477

Average Female

Irondale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Irondale Language by Age

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Irondale Language

90.37% of Irondale residents speak only English, while 9.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.42% of the population.

Irondale Language

Irondale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,71162713.31%
Hispanic1,07449345.90%
White6,1774146.70%
Other96828829.75%
Multiple2377230.38%

12.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.91%

Male Poverty Rate

11.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Irondale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Irondale is Hispanic, with 45.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Irondale is White, with 6.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.79%.

Irondale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.23%
High School16.68%
Some College5.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%

Irondale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed72.08%
Female Unemployed26.63%
Male Employed8.85%
Female Employed5.81%

Irondale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Irondale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,445$72,432
Families$73,513$83,998
Married Families$88,060-
Non Families$34,649$53,213
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Income by Household Type

Irondale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Irondale Married by Age and Sex

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Irondale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Irondale Marital Status by Race

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Irondale Marital Status

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621

Number of Veterans

604

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam217
First Gulf War179
Korea49
World War II25
Second Gulf War

Irondale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64198
65 to 74167
75+142
35 to 54114
18 to 34

Irondale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3476.12%
Black1895.67%
2+ Races6033.52%
Asian1512.82%
Native American10100.00%

Irondale Veterans by Race

Irondale Veterans by Education

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17.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Irondale Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Irondale Employment by Age

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Irondale Employment by Race

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Irondale 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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69.02%

Born in Irondale

92.97%

Native Born

7.03%

Foreign Born

5.38%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.97% of Irondale residents were born in the United States, with 69.02% having been born in Alabama. 5.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Irondale Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,3532301.75%
202013,1232301.78%
201912,8932301.82%
201812,663920.73%
201712,571580.46%
201612,513-36-0.29%
201512,549-1-0.01%
201412,550530.42%
201312,49790.07%
201212,488400.32%
201112,448430.35%
201012,4052,5922.37%
20009,8133590.37%
19909,4542,9443.80%
19806,5103,3447.47%
19703,166-335-1.00%
19603,5014410.22%
19003,0600.00%

Irondale Population by Year