Ionia, Michigan Population 2022

11,849
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Ionia is a city located in Ionia County Michigan. Ionia has a 2020 population of 11,849. It is also the county seat of Ionia County. Ionia is currently growing at a rate of 1.95% annually and its population has increased by 4.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,309 in 2010.

The average household income in Ionia is $57,425 with a poverty rate of 21.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $800 per month, and the median house value is $105,800. The median age in Ionia is 36.6 years, 37.1 years for males, and 35 years for females.

Ionia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ioniawas:

  • White: 74.52%
  • Black or African American: 19.18%
  • Two or more races: 5.34%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ionia, Michigan is 11,849 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,849.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,309.

Ionia, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,33074.52%
Black or African American2,14419.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.30%
Asian410.37%
Some Other Race320.29%
Two or More Races5975.34%
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Ionia Population by Race

Ionia Population Pyramid 2022

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Ionia Median Age

36.4


Total

37.2


Male

33.6


Female

Ionia Adults

There are 9,269 adults, (1,075 of whom are seniors) in Ionia.

Ionia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ionia Sex Ratio

Female

3,867

34.59%

Male

7,311

65.41%

Ionia Population by Age

Ionia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ionia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All49.7%50.3%
Non Family37.7%62.3%
Male34.4%65.6%
Female31.8%68.2%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ionia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1412.549.7
Married1,1243.7373.5
Male2152.834.4
Female3023.2531.8
Non Family1,5001.3937.7

3.34

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Ionia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4505.64%
9th to 12th Grade5607.01%
High School Graduate3,63645.54%
Some College1,86723.38%
Associates Degree5757.20%
Bachelors Degree6808.52%
Graduate Degree2172.72%
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Ionia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ionia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,4344,940777
Hispanic62039260
Black1,7151,47650
2+ Races40419210
Asian88
Other Race2020
Native American2621

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 white people with a rate of 14.30%.

Ionia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,824$39,885$25,472
Less Than 9th Grade$$53,333$8,929
High School Graduate$25,771$30,469$21,641
Some College$34,695$41,864$26,921
Bachelors Degree$55,493$52,847$72,543
Graduate Degree$36,000$$35,694

$31,824

Average Earnings

$39,885

Average Male

$25,472

Average Female

Ionia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ionia Language by Age

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Ionia Language

94.75% of Ionia residents speak only English, while 5.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.34% of the population.

Ionia Language

Ionia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0151,25020.78%
Black4797615.87%
OtherNaN%
Multiple40611929.31%
Hispanic1,12332328.76%

21.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.46%

Male Poverty Rate

27.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ionia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ionia is White, with 20.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ionia is Hispanic, with 28.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.91%.

Ionia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.39%
High School26.86%
Some College3.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.21%

Ionia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.73%
Male Unemployed69.86%
Female Employed12.41%
Female Unemployed18.92%

Ionia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ionia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,880$57,340
Families$59,550$65,034
Married Families$67,574-
Non Families$34,659$45,256
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Income by Household Type

Ionia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ionia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Ionia Marital Status

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608

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War75
Vietnam187
Korea46
World War II3

Ionia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3451
35 to 54117
55 to 64170
65 to 74166
75+104

Ionia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5488.32%
Black462.22%
Native American617.65%
2+ Races81.71%
Hispanic161.99%

Ionia Veterans by Race

Ionia Veterans by Education

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5.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ionia Veterans by Education

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43.3%

Labor Force Participation

40.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ionia Employment by Age

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Ionia Employment by Race

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Ionia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.35%

Born in Ionia

97.07%

Native Born

2.93%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.07% of Ionia residents were born in the United States, with 83.35% having been born in Michigan. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ionia Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702,5000.00%
18804,1901,6905.30%
18904,4822920.68%
19005,2097271.51%
19105,030-179-0.35%
19206,9351,9053.26%
19306,562-373-0.55%
19406,392-170-0.26%
19506,412200.03%
19606,7543420.52%
19706,361-393-0.60%
19805,920-441-0.72%
19905,935150.03%
200010,5694,6345.94%
201011,3097400.68%
201111,273-36-0.32%
201211,338650.58%
201311,284-54-0.48%
201411,347630.56%
201511,271-76-0.67%
201611,177-94-0.83%
201711,172-5-0.04%
201810,941-231-2.07%
201911,1682272.07%
202011,3952272.03%
202111,6222271.99%
202211,8492271.95%

Ionia Population by Year