Irmo, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 12,250 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.0%
 
Males: 5,495  (44.9%)
Females: 6,755  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29063.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $62,262 (it was $55,847 in 2000)
Irmo:

$62,262
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,321 (it was $22,312 in 2000)

Irmo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $135,747 (it was $93,700 in 2000)
Irmo:

$135,747
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $153,774; detached houses: $149,296; townhouses or other attached units: $127,479

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,090.

March 2019 cost of living index in Irmo: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.0%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Irmo, SC (2010)
    • 6,98162.9%White alone
    • 3,27729.5%Black alone
    • 3713.3%Hispanic
    • 2232.0%Two or more races
    • 1781.6%Asian alone
    • 410.4%American Indian alone
    • 260.2%Other race alone

Races in Irmo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Irmo, South Carolina as of August 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Irmo is 382 to 1.


Crime rates in Irmo by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(44.1)
4
(35.1)
5
(44.0)
1
(8.6)
3
(25.6)
4
(33.3)
3
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(41.4)
3
(24.5)
6
(48.6)
7
(56.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(105.9)
10
(87.7)
10
(88.0)
13
(112.2)
8
(68.2)
8
(66.5)
6
(53.4)
5
(43.0)
13
(107.6)
5
(40.8)
6
(48.6)
2
(16.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
37
(326.5)
37
(324.6)
27
(237.6)
27
(233.1)
42
(357.8)
28
(232.9)
38
(338.5)
48
(413.2)
50
(413.9)
58
(473.9)
43
(348.1)
55
(443.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
66
(582.4)
56
(491.3)
52
(457.6)
57
(492.1)
66
(562.3)
55
(457.5)
69
(614.6)
70
(602.6)
61
(504.9)
62
(506.5)
103
(833.8)
55
(443.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
301
(2,656)
299
(2,623)
298
(2,622)
251
(2,167)
236
(2,011)
219
(1,822)
262
(2,334)
256
(2,204)
311
(2,574)
332
(2,712)
329
(2,663)
380
(3,061)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(52.9)
12
(105.3)
16
(140.8)
11
(95.0)
9
(76.7)
13
(108.1)
13
(115.8)
14
(120.5)
13
(107.6)
20
(163.4)
15
(121.4)
12
(96.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(35.1)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
1
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)283.6267.1257.3233.2238.4206.7268.6235.5295.1283.7297.7299.8

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Crime rate in Irmo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (9.6%), English (8.1%), German (5.5%), Irish (3.7%), European (1.8%), British (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 349 feet

Land area: 4.13 square miles.

Population density: 2,963 people per square mile   (average).

Irmo, South Carolina map

313 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

This town:

2.5%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $892 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $888 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (1.5 miles , pop. 59,332).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (79.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (527.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Dutch Fork, SC (1.2 miles ),
Seven Oaks, SC (2.0 miles ),
Lake Murray of Richland, SC (2.2 miles ),
St. Andrews, SC (2.5 miles ),
Camp Ground, SC (2.8 miles ),
Lexington, SC (2.9 miles ),
Oak Grove, SC (2.9 miles ),
West Columbia, SC (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.09 N, Longitude: 81.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,383 (+11.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 836 (13.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Distribution of median household income in Irmo, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Irmo, SC in 2017

Property values in Irmo, SC

Irmo satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Historical population in Irmo, SC
Historical housing units in Irmo, SC
Most common industries in Irmo, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.5%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (13.4%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Public administration (13.7%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Irmo, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)

Average climate in Irmo, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Irmo, South Carolina average temperatures Irmo, South Carolina average precipitation Irmo, South Carolina humidity Irmo, South Carolina wind speed Irmo, South Carolina snowfall Irmo, South Carolina sunshine Irmo, South Carolina clear and cloudy days

Irmo, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.128. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.128
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.19. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.19
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.168. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.168
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00137. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00137
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Irmo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Irmo town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the town center injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Irmo-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 102.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from Irmo center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 137.4 miles away from Irmo center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 196.7 miles away from Irmo center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lexington County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Irmo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Irmo:

  • ASCENSION HOSPICE (7142 WOODROW STREET)
  • PALMETTO HOSPICE, LLC (1204 LEXINGTON AVENUE SUITE 2A)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE IRMO (1012 LYKES LANE)

Amtrak station near Irmo:

  • 11 miles: COLUMBIA (850 PULASKI ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Operable nuclear power plant near Irmo:

  • 14 miles: Virgil C. Summer in Jenkinsville, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Irmo:

  • Midlands Technical College (about 11 miles; West Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 8,916)
  • Benedict College (about 11 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 12 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 44 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • South Carolina State University (about 46 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Central Carolina Technical College (about 49 miles; Sumter, SC; FT enrollment: 3,108)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 50 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public high school in Irmo:

  • DUTCH FORK HIGH (Students: 2,046, Location: 1400 OLD TAMAH ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Irmo:

  • VICTORY BIBLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 32, Location: 10245 BROAD RIVER RD, Grades: KG-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Irmo:

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Points of interest:

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Shopping Center: Friarsgate Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Irmo include: Saint Peters Church (A), Union Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Golden Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Iceland (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1019 Broad Stone Road).

Hotels: AmeriSuites Columbia I 26 (1130 Kinley Road), Homegate Studios & Suites (1170 Kinley Road).

Birthplace of: Bobby Weed - Golf course architect, Danny Efland - Stock car racing driver, Jerome Singleton - Paralympic sprinter, Rodney Burgess - Football player.

Lexington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Irmo and their reported violations in the past:

RICHLAND CO/POND DRIVE (4050042) (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CRESTHAVEN MHP (4060001) (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
BELAIRE MHP (4060009) (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Irmo that have no violations reported:

  • HOPKINS COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (4020002) (Population served: 420, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOODSMOKE CAMPGROUND (4070680) (Population served: 8, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.3%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
8 people in in-patient hospice facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Irmo in 2000:

  • 32 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Irmo (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Irmo Branch at 1265 Lake Murray Blvd, branch established on 1990/09/04; Broad River Road Branch at 7330 Broad River Road, branch established on 2005/03/14. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Irmo Branch at 949 Lake Murray Boulevard, branch established on 1982/05/03; Ballentine Branch at 1509 Dutch Fork Road, branch established on 1987/06/01. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Irmo Branch at 7425 St. Andrews Road, branch established on 1976/10/04; Broad River Branch at 7231 Broad River Road, branch established on 2004/09/20. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First Palmetto Savings Bank, F.S.B.: Irmo Branch at 7327 Saint Andrews Road, branch established on 1996/05/13. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $625.7 mil, Deposits: $495.8 mil, headquarters in Camden, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • Ameris Bank: Irmo Branch at 1200 Lake Murray Boulevard, branch established on 2008/10/23. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, headquarters in Moultrie, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp
  • First Community Bank, National Association: Irmo Branch at 1030 Lake Murray Boulevard, branch established on 1999/03/29. Info updated 2006/07/18: Bank assets: $593.9 mil, Deposits: $469.0 mil, headquarters in Lexington, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Corporation
  • Synovus Bank: Irmo Branch at 1363 Lake Murray Boulevard, branch established on 1989/04/19. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Irmo:

Marital status in Irmo, SC
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Irmo:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Irmo
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Irmo, SC (based on Lexington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,801183
Mainline Protestant43,90978
Catholic5,7393
Black Protestant4,70626
Other4,43314
Orthodox2303
None135,573-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
Lexington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Lexington County:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 188
This county:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lexington County:

8.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
State:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Irmo:

46.9%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Irmo:

44.5%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Irmo:

24.7%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Irmo:

9.8%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Irmo:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Irmo:

55.5%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.7%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Irmo, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$78,902$41,1660$0
Other and Unallocable 7$16,512$28,3060$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,017$48,0686$4,818
Police - Other 2$6,756$40,5361$2,652
Financial Administration 2$8,239$49,4340$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,520$42,2402$5,695
Totals for Government 38$125,946$39,7729$13,165

Irmo government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $76,000 ($6.20)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($3.43)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,923,000 ($156.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $623,000 ($50.86)
    Regular Highways: $431,000 ($35.18)
    General - Other: $325,000 ($26.53)
    Central Staff Services: $243,000 ($19.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $173,000 ($14.12)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($1.22)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $433,000 ($35.35)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($0.82)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $5,000 ($0.41)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $42,000 ($3.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $230,000 ($18.78)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($4.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $443,000 ($36.16)

Irmo government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $590,000 ($48.16)
    Other: $432,000 ($35.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $156,000 ($12.73)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($1.14)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $207,000 ($16.90)
    Other: $62,000 ($5.06)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,485,000 ($121.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $781,000 ($63.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $545,000 ($44.49)

Irmo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,408,000 ($441.47)

7.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richland County, SC  3.08% ($50,474 average AGI)
from Orangeburg County, SC  0.18% ($42,876)
from Aiken County, SC  0.18% ($45,476)


7.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,492 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.22%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richland County, SC  2.59% ($41,856 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.18% ($59,073)
to Aiken County, SC  0.17% ($43,022)
Businesses in Irmo, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1New Balance2
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut2
Burger King1Publix Super Markets1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chick-Fil-A1SONIC Drive-In1
Circle K1Sprint Nextel1
Cracker Barrel1Starbucks1
DHL1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Taco Bell1
FedEx4Toyota1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kroger1UPS9
Lane Furniture1Waffle House1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Walmart1
McDonald's2YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Irmo:

  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WGCV (620 AM; 1 kW; CAYCE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WOIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Irmo:

  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W222AD (92.3 FM; IRMO, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGVC (106.3 FM; SIMPSONVILLE, SC; Owner: SIMPSONVILLE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WYFV (88.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Irmo:

  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Irmo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 230ft / 70.1mTotal length
  • $3,405,000Total costs
  • 301,698Total average daily traffic
  • 31,979Total average daily truck traffic
  • 132,026Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Irmo, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81950-1959
  • 61970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Irmo, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Irmo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 413 Western Lane (Lat: 34.114722 Lon: -81.186389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WQHY297,
    Assigned Frequencies: 936.912 MHz, 936.925 MHz, 936.950 MHz, 936.962 MHz, 937.450 MHz, 937.462 MHz, 937.475 MHz, 937.487 MHz, 937.500 MHz, 937.975 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 11/29/2007, Expiration Date: 11/29/2017, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2013, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • St Andrews Road At Irmo High School (Lat: 34.068694 Lon: -81.170944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 16.1 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPYM713,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.137 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2013, Expiration Date: 09/10/2023, Certifier: H. Thomas Arthur, Registrant: Scana Services, Inc., 5 National Guard Road, Mc-M30, Columbia, SC 29201, Phone: (803) 217-9284, Fax: (803) 217-7675, Email:
  • Lat: 34.084833 Lon: -81.182556, Call Sign: WQAQ272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.087 MHz, Grant Date: 06/25/2014, Expiration Date: 07/19/2024, Certifier: Whit Cline, Registrant: Universa Licensing Service, 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

149 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Irmo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Irmo)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED64$119,15122$106,600146$120,1083$55,77715$78,4210$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$107,2152$127,91013$119,3251$34,2501$58,3400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$111,1093$107,97748$117,2296$36,6402$70,1400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$123,0425$93,49640$118,8842$55,0602$95,7851$52,640
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$124,3101$74,37012$101,9610$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.05 , 0211.04, 0211.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$141,0588$146,6150$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$112,9701$82,230
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$131,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$109,2600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$43,5900$01$43,590

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.05 , 0211.04, 0211.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Irmo, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Irmo, SC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 74. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 122 took place in 2007, and the least - 9 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Irmo, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.4%), and Structure Fires (36.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Irmo, SC
    • 57445.4%Outside Fires
    • 46136.5%Structure Fires
    • 19515.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 342.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Irmo, SC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Irmo, South Carolina:

  • Hyatt Place Columbia/Harbison, 1130 Kinley Rd, Irmo, South Carolina 29063 , Phone: (803) 407-1560, Fax: (803) 407-9365
  • Extended Stay America, 1170 Kinley Rd, Irmo, South Carolina 29063 , Phone: (803) 781-8590, Fax: (803) 781-2830
  • Residence Inn Columbia NW Columbia / Harbison, 944 Lk Murray Blvd, Irmo, South Carolina 29063 , Phone: (803) 749-7575
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Irmo, South Carolina
Most common first names in Irmo, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6174.9 years
James4571.6 years
Mary4477.1 years
William3974.3 years
Robert3069.1 years
George2275.8 years
Charles2075.9 years
Willie1872.9 years
Margaret1680.0 years
Frances1675.9 years
Most common last names in Irmo, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bouknight2981.4 years
Derrick2879.3 years
Richardson2485.0 years
Davis2368.2 years
Smith1976.7 years
Corley1977.5 years
Williams1771.8 years
Jones1677.1 years
Geiger1571.1 years
Metz1482.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Irmo, SC
  • 74.7%Electricity
  • 23.1%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Irmo, SC
  • 91.9%Electricity
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Irmo compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 45 pilots and 33 other airmen in this city.
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