Irmo, South Carolina 

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+4.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

92.2 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

5.3 / 7.0

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Irmo, South Carolina

Irmo, South Carolina is a lovely city situated in Richland County. Residents in Irmo can experience the best this area has to offer with lots of local parks full of playgrounds and nature walks perfect for weekend family outings or an evening stroll. Shopping centers offering retail therapy are all around coupled with irresistible eateries that make dining out an unforgettable experience every time! Irmo also boasts excellent schools ranging from pre-Kindergarten through college prep courses providing parents with peace of mind when it comes to their children's educational needs. With its scenic beauty and endless possibilities - Irmo truly is an ideal location to call home! College town/Capital city - Central South Carolina.
State: South Carolina
County: Richland County
Metro Area: Columbia Metro Area
City: Irmo
Zip Codes: 29063
Cost of Living: -7.8% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 225 ft above sea level

Irmo, Sc Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
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What Bert Has To Say About Columbia Metro Area

Columbia is the capital, the largest city, and the commercial, industrial and educational hub for the state. The city is laid out in a traditional grid along the Congaree River with a number of historic buildings, although many of the older ones were destroyed in Sherman’s famous march. Columbia is home to the University of South Carolina, whose attractive and historic campus is in the south part of the downtown area adds a dose of college town feel, a few amenities, and sports-related entertainment to the area. The downtown is clean and attractive, with entertainment near the campus and in a restored waterfront area. Beautiful older residential areas extend east with a clear antebellum imprint and good home values, but this isn’t the part of town with the best reputation for education and safety.


The unemployment rate in Irmo is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Irmo jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Irmo's cost of living is 7.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Irmo's Cost of Living

May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Irmo, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Richland county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 68.4% to 30.1%. More Voting Stats

Irmo's population is 11,581 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.8%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 25.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Irmo is $259,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 18.4%.

Irmo public schools spend $17,361 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Irmo. More Education

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Housing Market in Irmo

It's a good time to buy in Irmo. Home Appreciation is up 18.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Irmo is $259,200.
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Reviews for Irmo   9 Reviews
A hidden gem in an up and coming state. - 2/8/2019
I grew up in near Annapolis MD but lived in both Savannah and Atlanta GA for twenty years. Moved to Columbia in 2009 working in IT for SC Dept of Education. Had an... Read More

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Evenly situated between the beach and the mountain - 6/11/2012
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