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.
Ione is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 food service (11.30%), law enforcement and fire fighting (10.88%), and teaching (8.72%).
Of important note, Ione is also a city of artists. Ione has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ione’s character.
The percentage of adults in Ione with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.15% of adults in Ione have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ione in 2010 was $13,793, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,172 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 24.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ione include Italian, Irish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Ione is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.