Irondale SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

Irondale, AL Photos

Irondale, Alabama Info Snack

Irondale is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. It is a suburb of Birmingham, northeast of Homewood and Mountain Brook. At the 2010 census the population was 12,349. The setting of the book (later a film) Fried Green Tomatoes, by Irondale native Fannie Flagg, is loosely based on the town and the landmark Irondale Cafe, known as The Whistle-Stop Cafe in the book & film. Irondale is also the location of Catholic radio/television broadcaster EWTN. The city's annual Whistle-Stop Festival attracts thousands to its eclectic mix of art, food and music.
Population
12,453
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
18.2%
Median Home
$130,200
Median Income
$50,440
Median Rent
$888

Rankings for Irondale in Alabama

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1

Birmingham, AL
Population 212,265

2

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Population 10,850

3

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Population 12,585

4

Leeds, AL
Population 11,847

5

Center Point, AL
Population 16,564

6

Trussville, AL
Population 21,145

7

Chelsea, AL
Population 12,199

8

Pelham, AL
Population 22,941

9

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Population 13,799

10

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Population 25,678

Map Of Irondale, AL

Population over time in Irondale

Year Population % Change
2017 12,453 0.5%
2016 12,388 -0.1%
2015 12,398 -0.0%
2014 12,399 0.5%
2013 12,342 0.2%
2012 12,323 0.6%
2011 12,248 0.6%
2010 12,180 -

Crime in Irondale Per 100k

Crime Irondale AL USA
Violent Crime 436.8 524.2 382.9
Murder 16.2 8.3 5.3
Robbery 32.4 86.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 380.2 387.8 248.9
Property Crime 3187.2 2957.3 2362.0
Burglary 719.9 645.7 430.4
Larceny 2111.3 2048.1 1694.0
Car Theft 355.9 263.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Irondale

White
49.2% (6,131)
African American
35.2% (4,379)
American Indian
0.1% (8)
Asian
1.2% (146)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.4% (176)
Two Or More
1.4% (178)
Hispanic
11.5% (1,435)
Race Irondale AL USA
White 49.2% 65.9% 61.5%
African American 35.2% 26.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 11.5% 4.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Irondale, Alabama

Less than $10,000
5.6% (69,736)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.3% (66,000)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.9% (148,190)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.5% (168,115)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (165,624)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.2% (251,550)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (151,926)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.1% (125,775)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.3% (53,547)
$200,000 or more
3.7% (46,076)
Income Irondale AL USA
Less than $10,000 5.6% 9.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.3% 6.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.9% 12.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.5% 10.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 13.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.2% 17.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 11.1% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.1% 11.3% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.3% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.7% 3.3% 6.3%

Gender in Irondale

Female
54.4% (6,774)
Male
45.6% (5,678)
Gender Irondale AL USA
Female 54.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 45.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Irondale for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.8% (718)
9-12th Grade
5.8% (727)
High School / GED
29.2% (3,638)
Some College
18.1% (2,250)
Associate's Degree
9.1% (1,128)
Bachelor's Degree
20.2% (2,520)
Master's Degree
7.7% (962)
Professional Degree
2.2% (277)
Doctorate Degree
1.8% (229)
Education Irondale AL USA
< 9th Grade 5.8% 4.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.8% 10.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 29.2% 30.9% 27.3%
Some College 18.1% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.1% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 20.2% 15.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 7.7% 6.6% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.2% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.8% 1.0% 1.4%

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