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Ionia, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ionia is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Chickasaw County at latitude 43.0361 and longitude -92.4584. Chickasaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,145 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Ionia, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ionia, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Ionia indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Ionia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ionia: Lonia.

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Ionia, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 285
Population in Households 275
Population in Familes 235
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 518
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 87
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $140,625
Average Home Value $173,077


Median Household Income $49,487
Average Household Income $54,007
Per Capita Income $21,364
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.49% -0.21%
Households -0.2% -0.17%
Families 3.88% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Ionia, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ionia to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 612 40th
Population Density1 # 630 38th
Diversity Index2 # 703 30th
Median Household Income # 668 34th
Per Capita Income # 901 11th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.