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Who Lives Here

Ionia Demographics

Education

High School

58%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

8%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

38%

3 people

26%

4 people

17%

5 people

11%

6+ people

8%

Household Income

0-50k

50%

50-100k

35%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

2%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

10%

20-45

43%

45-65

29%

65+

11%

Getting Around Ionia

Ionia Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

47%

15-30 Mins

24%

30-40 Mins

9%

40-60 Mins

15%

60+ Mins

5%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2929

Walk Score®

Percentage: 4242

Bike Score®

Ionia Education

Schools

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Living in Ionia, MI

Ionia, a town in Michigan, has a population of slightly less than 11,000. Young professionals can expect to fit right in, as they make up an above-average percentage of the population, while retirees figure less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just over 38, are younger than most cities in Michigan. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 67% of residents own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $743 per month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Michigan. Each month, renters in Ionia will save around $131 compared to the state average.

Ionia residents have an average commute of about 25 minutes. Many residents (26%) drive themselves to work, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

Compared to the national average, Ionia has a large concentration of residents older than 25 who have a high school degree or equivalent (31%). Furthermore, 8% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Six percent of the population in Ionia works in manufacturing, making it the most common industry. Ionia workers bring in an average annual income of about $53K, about $9,000 less than their peers elsewhere in Michigan. Ionia's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.