Irondale, Alabama Population 2020

12,665

Irondale is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 12,665, it is the 55th largest city in Alabama and the 2615th largest city in the United States. Irondale is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 2.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,349 in 2010. Spanning over 17 miles, Irondale has a population density of 731 people per square mile.

The average household income in Irondale is $68,388 with a poverty rate of 17.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $973 per month, and the median house value is $136,900. The median age in Irondale is 36.9 years, 36.3 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.0 males.

Irondale Demographics

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

  • White: 50.83%
  • Black or African American: 39.39%
  • Other race: 7.22%
  • Two or more races: 1.62%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Irondale, Alabama is 12,665, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,555.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,349.

Irondale, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,34050.83%
Black or African American4,91339.39%
Some Other Race9007.22%
Two or More Races2021.62%
Asian1090.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.08%

Irondale Population Pyramid 2020

Irondale Median Age

36.9


Total

36.3


Male

37.2


Female

Irondale Adults

There are 9,539 adults, (1,758 of whom are seniors) in Irondale.

Irondale Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Irondale Sex Ratio

Female

6,780

54.35%

Male

5,694

45.65%

Irondale Households and Families

Irondale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Irondale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male95.2%4.8%
Married79.7%20.3%
All69.9%30.1%
Non Family67.9%32.1%
Female50.6%49.4%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0922.4569.9
Married1,9763.1179.7
Non Family1,9181.1867.9
Female1,0333.3750.6
Male1653.3895.2

3.12

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Irondale Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4725.50%
9th to 12th Grade5476.37%
High School Graduate2,40628.02%
Some College1,51917.69%
Associates Degree7428.64%
Bachelors Degree1,91022.24%
Graduate Degree99211.55%

Irondale Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,8604,2991,735
Black2,7302,590974
Hispanic66941578
Other Race43225010
Multiple Races15715746
Asian989859
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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,378$37,857$35,841
Less Than High School$19,539$19,342$21,172
High School Grad$22,168$31,314$20,183
Some College$41,839$46,125$40,165
Bachelors Degree$45,450$50,089$44,073
Graduate Degree$65,250$78,309$62,981

$36,378

Average Earnings

$37,857

Average Male

$35,841

Average Female

Irondale Language

Irondale Language by Age

Irondale Language

89.09% of Irondale residents speak only English, while 10.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.82% of the population.

Irondale Poverty

Irondale Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,91396619.66%
White5,86168611.70%
Hispanic1,14848542.25%
Other90028431.56%
Multiple2026230.69%

17.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.26%

Male Poverty Rate

17.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Irondale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Irondale is Hispanic, with 42.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Irondale is White, with 11.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.36%
High School19.62%
Some College6.50%
Bachelors or Greater5.65%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed77.06%
Female Unemployed31.37%
Female Employed11.06%
Male Employed8.21%

Irondale Income

Irondale Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,007$68,388
Families$63,977$79,831
Married Families$86,115-
Non Families$32,033$45,015

Irondale Marital Status

Irondale Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Irondale Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Irondale Marital Status by Race

Irondale Veterans

605

Number of Veterans

575

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam183
First Gulf War161
Korea65
World War II26
Second Gulf War25
Name Veterans % of Total
White3506.36%
Black1795.42%
2 or More5233.12%
Asian1412.84%
Indian10100.00%

$Irondale Veterans by Education

15.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Irondale Employment Status

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Irondale Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.31%

Born in Alabama

92.45%

Native Born

7.55%

Foreign Born

5.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.45% of Irondale residents were born in the United States, with 69.31% having been born in Alabama. 5.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,665550.44%
201912,610550.44%
201812,555840.67%
201712,471550.44%
201612,416-38-0.31%
201512,454-4-0.03%
201412,458510.41%
201312,40790.07%
201212,398370.30%
201112,361190.15%
201012,3422,5292.32%
20009,8133590.37%
19909,4542,9443.80%
19806,5103,3447.47%
19703,166-335-1.00%
19603,5014410.22%
19003,0600.00%