Ione is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 8,568 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ione is the 442nd largest community in California. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Ione, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Ione, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Ione’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Ione does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $73,036.00.
Unlike some cities, Ione isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ione are a mix 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 management occupations (14.50%), food service (13.55%), and sales jobs (11.08%).
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.
One downside of living in Ione is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ione, the average commute to work is 30.28 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In Ione, just 10.86% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Ione in 2018 was $21,794, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,176 for a family of four. However, Ione contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ione is an extremely 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 23.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ione include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Ione is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.