Irondale is a fast growing city in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. It is a suburb of Birmingham, northeast of Homewood and Mountain Brook, Alabama. Irondale is a favorite destination of outdoor enthusiasts because of it’s easy access to some of Alabama’s most famous natural resources, including; Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve, The Cahaba River, Lake Purdy and many popular cycling routes. Irondale citizens enjoy a robust quality of life with award winning schools, affordable housing, vibrant parks and progressive municipal government.
According to the 2010 census results, the population of the area was approximately 12,349 people. From 2000 to 2010, Irondale’s population growth percentage was 25.8% (or from 9,813 people to 12,349 people).
23.1% of the Irondale city residents were under 18 years of age. Census 2010 race data for Irondale city include the racial breakdown percentages of 35.3% black, 1.4% Asian and 7.8% Hispanic. Also, there were 5,495 housing units in Irondale city, 92.5% of which were occupied housing units.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.0 square miles (23 km2), of which 9.0 square miles (23 km2) is land and 0.11% is water.
Irondale is centrally located in close proximity to several major metropolitan cities including:
- Atlanta, GA – 140 Miles
- New Orleans, LA – 311 Miles
- Nashville, TN – 192 Miles
- Huntsville, AL – 101 Miles
- Montgomery – 91 Miles
- Mobile, AL – 258 Miles
- Tuscaloosa, AL – 58 Miles
Click Below for Detailed 2010 Irondale Census Data: