Irondale, AL
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Irondale profile

Living in Irondale

Irondale is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 13,518 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Irondale is the 55th largest community in Alabama.

Irondale real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Irondale house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.40% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

As is often the case in a small city, Irondale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Irondale are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.64% of adults in Irondale have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Irondale in 2018 was $36,079, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,316 for a family of four. However, Irondale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Irondale is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Irondale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Irondale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Irondale include English, Irish, European, German, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Irondale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.