Ionia County, Michigan Population 2020

Ionia County, Michigan's estimated population is 64,172 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ionia County, Michigan is the 31st largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth 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%
201063,8426,81811.96%
199057,0245,20910.05%
198051,8155,96713.01%
197045,8482,7166.30%
196043,1324,97413.04%
195038,1582,4486.86%
194035,7106171.76%
193035,0932,0066.06%
192033,087-463-1.38%
191033,550-779-2.27%
190034,3291,5284.66%
189032,801-1,071-3.16%
188033,8726,19122.37%
187027,68110,99965.93%
186016,6829,085119.59%
18507,5975,674295.06%
18401,9230.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.03%
County Website
Founded
March 2, 1831 (created) 1837 (organized)[1]
County Seat

Ionia County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59,05192.01%
Black or African American2,9404.58%
Two or More Races1,3742.14%
Some Other Race3440.54%
Asian2570.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native2040.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.01%

Ionia County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Ionia County, Michigan Median Age

38.7


Total

38


Male

39.6


Female

Ionia County, Michigan Adults

There are 49,146 adults, (8,950 of whom are seniors) in Ionia County, Michigan.

Ionia County, Michigan Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ionia County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

30,123

46.94%

Male

34,053

53.06%

Ionia County, Michigan Households and Families

Ionia County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ionia County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family67%33%
Male61.5%38.5%
Female57.9%42.1%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,8582.6477.1
Married12,2223.2688.1
Non Family6,9671.2867
Female2,1173.157.9
Male1,5523.2561.5

3.12

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ionia County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1852.73%
9th to 12th Grade3,0957.14%
High School Graduate17,18439.63%
Some College10,63324.52%
Associates Degree4,2759.86%
Bachelors Degree5,00411.54%
Graduate Degree1,9844.58%

Ionia County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39,12535,6896,638
Black1,9571,62483
Hispanic1,4381,032122
Multiple Races710656104
Other Race22712520
Native American1801586
Asian16412435

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 92.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 21.34%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,579$40,843$28,435
Less Than High School$22,813$27,202$13,708
High School Grad$30,440$35,924$22,908
Some College$36,167$44,314$28,958
Bachelors Degree$50,591$57,347$43,333
Graduate Degree$62,215$74,627$57,422

$35,579

Average Earnings

$40,843

Average Male

$28,435

Average Female

Ionia County, Michigan Language

Ionia County, Michigan Language by Age

Ionia County, Michigan Language

97.19% of Ionia County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.73% of the population.

Ionia County, Michigan Poverty

Ionia County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White54,8476,80212.40%
Hispanic2,81650417.90%
Multiple1,13923420.54%
Other3236720.74%
Asian2476225.10%
Black1,236584.69%
Native1364936.03%

12.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.44%

Male Poverty Rate

14.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ionia County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ionia County, Michigan is Native, with 36.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ionia County, Michigan is Black, with 4.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.08%
High School12.94%
Some College7.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.55%
Male Unemployed21.04%
Female Employed8.40%
Male Employed5.41%

Ionia County, Michigan Income

Ionia County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,343$65,383
Families$63,537$74,014
Married Families$73,295$82,319
Non Families$30,996$40,564

Ionia County, Michigan Marital Status

Ionia County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ionia County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Ionia County, Michigan 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 County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Ionia County, Michigan Veterans

3,610

Number of Veterans

3,370

Male Veterans

240

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,441
Second Gulf War554
First Gulf War497
Korea352
World War II77
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,049
35 to 54828
75+752
55 to 64709
18 to 34272
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4357.60%
Black1184.98%
Hispanic502.60%
Asian177.56%
Other165.76%
2 or More141.63%
Indian105.35%

$Ionia County, Michigan Veterans by Education

4.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ionia County, Michigan Employment Status

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ionia County, Michigan 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

88.03%

Born in Michigan

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.47% of Ionia County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 88.03% having been born in Michigan. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990