Ionia, Michigan Population 2020

10,944

Ionia is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 10,944, it is the 83rd largest city in Michigan and the 2905th largest city in the United States. Ionia is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -3.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,394 in 2010. Ionia reached it's highest population of 11,354 in 2014. Spanning over 6 miles, Ionia has a population density of 2,022 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ionia is $54,040 with a poverty rate of 24.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $808 per month, and the median house value is $94,300. The median age in Ionia is 35.9 years, 35.6 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 197.2 males.

Ionia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ionia was:

  • White: 74.91%
  • Black or African American: 20.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.77%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ionia, Michigan is 10,944, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,952.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,394.

Ionia, Michigan Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202064,172-19-0.03%
201964,191-19-0.03%
201864,210-19-0.03%
201764,229650.10%
201664,1641180.18%
201564,046-185-0.29%
201464,2312430.38%
201363,9881090.17%
201263,879260.04%
201163,853110.02%
201063,8420.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,38074.91%
Black or African American2,25820.18%
Two or More Races4223.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.61%
Asian410.37%
Some Other Race180.16%

Ionia Population Pyramid 2020

Ionia Median Age

35.9


Total

35.6


Male

36.6


Female

Ionia Adults

There are 9,193 adults, (1,007 of whom are seniors) in Ionia.

Ionia Age Dependency

36.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ionia Sex Ratio

Female

3,764

33.65%

Male

7,423

66.35%

Ionia Households and Families

Ionia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ionia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.4%34.6%
All50.1%49.9%
Non Family43.1%56.9%
Female41.5%58.5%
Male23.7%76.3%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8832.6450.1
Married1,1603.6965.4
Non Family1,1081.3643.1
Female3373.0541.5
Male2782.8323.7

3.24

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

10.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ionia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3224.17%
9th to 12th Grade88511.47%
High School Graduate3,50845.45%
Some College1,56020.21%
Associates Degree4836.26%
Bachelors Degree7059.13%
Graduate Degree2563.32%

Ionia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2184,470786
Black1,7131,38267
Hispanic48940252
Multiple Races32627956
Native American6156
Other Race1313
Asian1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 17.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,500$31,176$26,298
Less Than High School$12,550$$
High School Grad$25,131$25,352$25,034
Some College$30,685$40,660$27,083
Bachelors Degree$38,950$36,383$43,229
Graduate Degree$51,250$$41,083

$27,500

Average Earnings

$31,176

Average Male

$26,298

Average Female

Ionia Language

Ionia Language by Age

Ionia Language

95.93% of Ionia residents speak only English, while 4.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Ionia Poverty

Ionia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,9371,67428.20%
Hispanic85018621.88%
Black587274.60%

24.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.33%

Male Poverty Rate

27.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ionia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ionia is White, with 28.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ionia is Black, with 4.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.50%
High School23.58%
Bachelors or Greater8.14%
Some College6.49%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.97%
Male Unemployed40.71%
Female Employed18.30%
Male Employed9.75%

Ionia Income

Ionia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,693$54,040
Families$46,446$57,282
Married Families$58,384-
Non Families$34,643$44,603

Ionia Marital Status

Ionia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ionia Married by Age and Sex

Ionia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ionia Marital Status by Race

Ionia Veterans

492

Number of Veterans

475

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam216
First Gulf War61
Korea51
Second Gulf War45
World War II2
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64171
65 to 74119
35 to 5499
75+85
18 to 3418
Name Veterans % of Total
White3705.58%
Black1175.71%
Hispanic213.33%
Indian57.35%

$Ionia Veterans by Education

3.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ionia Employment Status

37.9%

Labor Force Participation

34.8%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ionia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.73%

Born in Michigan

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.55% of Ionia residents were born in the United States, with 82.73% having been born in Michigan. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,944-4-0.04%
201910,948-4-0.04%
201810,952-231-2.07%
201711,183-4-0.04%
201611,187-92-0.82%
201511,279-75-0.66%
201411,354630.56%
201311,291-52-0.46%
201211,343620.55%
201111,281-37-0.33%
201011,3187490.69%
200010,5694,6345.94%
19905,935150.03%
19805,920-441-0.72%
19706,361-393-0.60%
19606,7543420.52%
19506,412200.03%
19406,392-170-0.26%
19306,562-373-0.55%
19206,9351,9053.26%
19105,030-179-0.35%
19005,2097271.51%
18904,4822920.68%
18804,1901,6905.30%
18702,5000.00%