Irondale, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Irondale, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Irondale Census Designated Place had a population of 8,092 as of July 1, 2018. Irondale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Irondale is located at latitude 33.4807 and longitude -84.3588 in Clayton County. The formal boundaries for the Irondale Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Clayton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 840 feet.

The Irondale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402621) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Irondale Census Designated Place is located within Jonesboro Division of Clayton County.

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Irondale, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,092
Population in Households 8,092
Population in Familes 7,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,565
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $47,575
Average Household Income $57,220
Per Capita Income $17,925


Total Housing Units 2,729 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,896 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 639 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $112,791
Average Home Value $124,314


Total Households 2,535
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 1,955
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.01% 1.16%
Households 0.89% 1.1%
Families 0.76% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

Irondale, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Irondale to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 119 81st
Population Density # 42 93rd
Diversity Index # 45 93rd
Median Household Income # 212 66th
Per Capita Income # 496 21st

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