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Irmo is a town in Richland County, in the Columbia metro area. (The community straddles Richland and Lexington counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community name combines the first two letters of the names of C.J. Iredell and H.C. Moseley, railroad men

The latitude of Irmo is 34.085N. The longitude is -81.183W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 354 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,170.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$55,847
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Irmo demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 68. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Irmo Okra Strut Festival - Sept. 28-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Irmo web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Murray

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Irmo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Richland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Columbia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29063 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Irmo residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Irmo ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Irmo was $22,312, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Irmo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Irmo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $636.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $912.


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Richland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Irmo political report.

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The average commute time for Irmo workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Irmo include Amerisuites, Wellesley Inn & Suites.

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