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The Town of Irmo had a population of 11,897 as of July 1, 2016. Irmo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Irmo is located at latitude 34.1013 and longitude -81.1945 in Lexington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Irmo (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lexington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 358 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Town of Irmo are located in Lexington County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Richland County.
The Town of Irmo (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Irmo is located within Dutch Fork Division of Lexington County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Irmo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||11,885|
|Population in Familes||10,118|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||12|
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,863 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,673 (75.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||920 (18.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||270 ( 5.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$136,799|
|Average Home Value||$161,156|
|Median Household Income||$64,440|
|Average Household Income||$77,865|
|Per Capita Income||$29,343|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.24%|
|Per Capita Income||1.82%|
The table below compares Irmo to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 46||89th|
|Population Density1||# 34||92nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 120||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 18||96th|
|Per Capita Income||# 42||90th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.