Irmo, South Carolina

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Irmo is a town located in South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 11,039.

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Geography

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Location of Irmo, South Carolina

Irmo is located at 34°5'33" North, 81°11'10" West (34.092629, -81.186073)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 10.7 km² (4.1 mi²). None of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 11,039 people, 3,911 households, and 3,163 families residing in the town. The population density is 1,032.0/km² (2,670.2/mi²). There are 4,066 housing units at an average density of 380.1/km² (983.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 76.76% White, 20.16% African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.43% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. 1.42% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,911 households out of which 47.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.9% are married couples living together, 12.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 19.1% are non-families. 15.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.81 and the average family size is 3.15.

In the town the population is spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 4.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $55,847, and the median income for a family is $62,005. Males have a median income of $41,054 versus $30,171 for females. The per capita income for the town is $22,312. 4.3% of the population and 3.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.4% of those under the age of 18 and 11.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Festivals

Irmo is home to the annual Okra Strut (http://www.irmookrastrut.com)

Origin

Irmo was cofounded by Irving and Mosley.

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