Ione is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 7,000 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ione is the 442nd largest community in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ione is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ione is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ione who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (13.59%), office and administrative support (10.83%), and teaching (9.10%).
Also of interest is that Ione has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Ione does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Ione are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.21% of adults in Ione having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ione in 2010 was $25,383, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,532 for a family of four. However, Ione contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ione is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ione home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ione residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ione also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.19% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ione include Italian, Irish, English, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Ione is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.