Ionia, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Ionia, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ionia had a population of 271 as of July 1, 2018. Ionia ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ionia is located at latitude 43.0341 and longitude -92.456 in Chickasaw County. 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. Chickasaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,145 feet.

The City of Ionia (GNIS ID: 2395432) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Ionia is located within Township of Chickasaw, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chickasaw County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ionia: Lonia.

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Ionia, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 271
Population in Households 264
Population in Familes 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 492
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $44,556
Average Household Income $54,287
Per Capita Income $21,578


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $106,250
Average Home Value $240,957


Total Households 111
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.86% -0.83%
Households -0.84% -0.73%
Families 1.1% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

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, 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 # 625 38th
Population Density # 657 35th
Diversity Index # 823 19th
Median Household Income # 891 12th
Per Capita Income # 979 3rd

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