Ionia is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 11,372 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Ionia is the 100th largest community in Michigan. Ionia has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Ionia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ionia is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ionia who work in office and administrative support (15.49%), healthcare (9.01%), and sales jobs (8.63%).
In Ionia, just 11.81% 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 Ionia in 2010 was $12,632, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,528 for a family of four.
Ionia is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ionia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ionia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ionia include English, Irish, Dutch, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Ionia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.