Irondale, Georgia Population 2024

8,503

Irondale is a city located in Clayton County and Fayette County Georgia. Irondale has a 2024 population of 8,503. Irondale is currently growing at a rate of 1.18% annually and its population has increased by 4.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,107 in 2020.

The average household income in Irondale is $60,882 with a poverty rate of 21.9%. The median age in Irondale is 32.8 years: 32.7 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.

Irondale Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 65.03%
  • White: 15.16%
  • Two or more races: 12.58%
  • Other race: 5.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.76%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,694.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.88% (396)
The current population of Irondale, Georgia is 8,503 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,107.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American5,40165.03%
White1,25915.16%
Two or more races1,04512.58%
Other race4435.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1461.76%
Native American110.13%
Asian00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Irondale Population by Race

Irondale Population Pyramid 2024

Irondale Median Age

32.8

Total

32.7

Male

32.9

Female

Irondale Adults

There are 5,624 adults, (681 of whom are seniors) in Irondale.

Irondale Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Irondale Sex Ratio

Female4,56955.02%
Male3,73644.98%

Irondale Population by Age

Irondale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7553.0164.635.4
Married1,1223.8780.419.6
Non Family7201.1870.329.7
Female7183.4130.869.2
Male1953.3877.422.6

3.59

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Irondale Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3958.12%
Associates Degree3477.13%
Bachelors Degree51310.54%
Graduate Degree4128.47%
High School Graduate1,47830.38%
Less Than 9th Grade1112.28%
Some College1,60933.07%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Irondale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Irondale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black3,2453,064805
Hispanic71652077
2+ Races672511119
White6275661
Islander89890
Other Race88220
Native American11110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 24.81%.

Irondale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,222$73,015$0
Graduate Degree$70,161$0$54,500
High School Graduate$25,263$35,000$25,137
Less Than 9th Grade$27,821$40,405$19,461
Overall$33,321$41,293$28,690
Some College$34,598$39,609$33,795

$33,321

Average Earnings

$41,293

Average Male

$28,690

Average Female

Irondale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Irondale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Irondale Language

84.78% of Irondale residents speak only English, while 15.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.07% of the population.

Irondale Language

Irondale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,4011,47627.33%
Hispanic1,56519912.72%
Multiple1,04515915.22%
Other4438719.64%
White940768.09%
Native1111100%

21.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.66%

Male Poverty Rate

24.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Irondale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Irondale is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Irondale is White, with 8.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.75%.

Irondale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School18.74%
Some College17.38%
Less Than 9th Grade16.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Irondale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.58%
Female Employed15.72%
Male Employed1.14%
Female Unemployed0%

Irondale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Irondale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$55,406$65,397
Households$53,598$60,882
Married Families$71,707$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,146$42,889

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Irondale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

33.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Irondale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Irondale 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.

Irondale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Irondale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

630

Number of Veterans

625

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War246
Second Gulf War238
Vietnam215
Korea0
World War II0

Irondale Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74261
35 to 54211
55 to 64124
18 to 3425
75+9

Irondale Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black39710.89%
White20923.78%
Hispanic373.96%
2+ Races243.52%

Irondale Veterans by Race

Irondale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

22.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Irondale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Irondale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Irondale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Irondale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.48%

Born in Irondale

93.85%

Native Born

6.15%

Foreign Born

3.42%

Non Citizen

2.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.85% of Irondale residents were born in the United States, with 47.48% having been born in Georgia. 3.42% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,503991.18%
20238,404991.19%
20228,3051782.19%
20218,127200.25%
20208,107-117-1.42%
20198,224-354-4.13%
20188,5783344.05%
20178,244-228-2.69%
20168,472-16-0.19%
20158,4885617.08%
20147,927-254-3.1%
20138,181-28-0.34%
20128,20993112.79%
20117,278-168-2.26%
20107,44600%

Irondale Population by Year