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Population in 2012: 11,422 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 

Males: 7,502  (65.7%)
Females: 3,920  (34.3%)

Median resident age:  32.3 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48846.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,647 (it was $38,289 in 2000)
Ionia:

$31,647
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,069

Ionia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,833 (it was $77,300 in 2000)
Ionia:

$76,833
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $105,011; Detached houses: $105,225; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,701; In 2-unit structures: $99,110; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $288,634; Mobile homes: $52,382

Median gross rent in 2012: $625.

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  • White alone - 8,239 (71.0%)
  • Black alone - 2,080 (17.9%)
  • Hispanic - 792 (6.8%)
  • Two or more races - 379 (3.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 57 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 29 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 26 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ionia: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.6%), Irish (8.1%), English (7.6%), Polish (6.2%), United States (5.7%), Dutch (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 5.04 square miles.

Population density: 2,265 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ionia:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ionia city:

  • Never married: 48.3%
  • Now married: 28.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

156 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 201 registered sex offenders living in Ionia, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Ionia to the number of sex offenders is 57 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,320 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,157 (1.3%)

Ionia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (30.0 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (108.0 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (155.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lyons, MI (2.5 miles ), Muir, MI (2.6 miles ), Saranac, MI (2.9 miles ), Pewamo, MI (3.4 miles ), Portland, MI (3.4 miles ), Belding, MI (3.4 miles ), Clarksville, MI (3.6 miles ), Hubbardston, MI (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $49,800
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.98 N, Longitude: 85.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,360 (+20.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 928 (29.9%)

Area code: 616

Ionia household income distribution Ionia home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Ionia by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 9161617111291091067
per 100,000 84.7149.7144.7139.888.997.571.578.870.888.252.761.3
Robberies 140012101410
per 100,000 9.437.40.00.08.116.37.90.07.935.38.80.0
Assaults 181113191517951412148
per 100,000 169.4102.9117.5156.2121.3138.271.539.4110.1105.8123.070.1
Burglaries 474546363652433338253925
per 100,000 442.4421.0415.9296.0291.1422.6341.4260.1298.9220.4342.6219.1
Thefts 252244225221192198253198202171218166
per 100,000 2371.82282.92034.21817.01552.31609.12008.71560.41588.91507.71914.81454.9
Auto thefts 13161411814575867
per 100,000 122.4149.7126.690.464.7113.839.755.239.370.552.761.3
Arson 100204200011
per 100,000 9.40.00.016.40.032.515.90.00.00.08.88.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 239.6283.8259.3243.2185.1213.2180.9155.7168.3183.3173.9141.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ionia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Michigan average:

1.74

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Ionia, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -327 (-3.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Ionia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Ionia-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Ionia city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ionia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ionia County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Nick Bussell - Racing driver.

Main business address for: INDEPENDENT BANK CORP /MI/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Ionia:

  • DAVITA - IONIA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2622 HEARTLAND BLVD)
  • HELPING HANDS HOME NURSING INC (Home Health Center, 545 APPLETREE DRIVE)
  • HELPING HANDS HOSPICE OF IONIA CO (Hospital, 545 APPLETREE DRIVE)
  • IONIA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 479 LAFAYETTE STREET)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-IONIA (Nursing Home, 814 E LINCOLN AVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Ionia, MI

Airports located in Ionia:


Local government website: city.ionia.mi.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ionia:

  • Davenport University (about 26 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,488)
  • Calvin College (about 27 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 3,895)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 31 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 7,546)
  • Lansing Community College (about 32 miles; Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 7,815)
  • Michigan State University (about 35 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,413)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 42 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 19,392)
  • Central Michigan University (about 45 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 20,153)

Public high schools in Ionia:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ionia:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ionia:

  • SS PETER & PAUL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: 317 BALDIE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • IONIA SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 721 ELMWOOD DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • IONIA NAZARENE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 83 E TUTTLE RD; Grades: PK - 11)
See full list of schools located in Ionia, map of school districts: IONIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Ionia:

  • IONIA COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $597,036; Location: 126 EAST MAIN STREET; 34,256 books; 1,235 audio materials; 834 video materials; 91 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The local radio station, WION, is no longer owned by Agricultural Resource Group. Itwas purchased in 2004 by Packer Radio WION, LLC and is owned and operated locally as a Full-Service Station, (Music, News, Sports) 24 hours per day. It has the same original call-letters of WION, and a new "name" of I-1430. Visit its website to learn more at www.i1430.com

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Notable locations in Ionia: Ionia State Reformatory (A), Ionia Fair Grounds (B), Ionia Station (C), Ionia Department of Public Safety (D), Life Emergency Medical Services of Ionia County (E), Ionia County Courthouse (F), Ionia County Office of Sheriff (G), Ionia Community Library (H), Ionia Police Department (I), Ionia Fire Department (J), Ionia City Hall (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ionia include: Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church (A), First Christian Church (B), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (C), Zion United Methodist Church (D), Resurrection Life Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Heartland Community Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oakhill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ionia include: Hale Park (1), Jackson Street Tennis Courts (2), McCann Park (3), Balice Park (4), Harper Park (5), Shattuck Park (6), Skate Park (7), Fred W Green Historical Marker (8), Frederick Hall House Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Ionia County Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 251 East Main Street).

Hotels: Evergreen Motel (2030 North State Road), Amerihost Inn (423 Brown Boulevard).

 
Ionia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Ionia and their reported violations in the past:

MCDONALDS RESTAURANT #2389 (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
IONIA BIG BOY RESTAURANT (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE CORNER LANDING (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORTHSIDE PARTY STORE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SHERI`S RESTAURANT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-05-1996), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
IONIA SKATELAND, INC. (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
GREGORY'S TAVERN (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
IONIA CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.8%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.4% for Black residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 51.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ionia, MI

People in group quarters in Ionia in 2010:

  • 5,033 people in state prisons
  • 112 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 85 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Ionia in 2000:

  • 4,166 people in state prisons
  • 122 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Ionia compared to Michigan state average:

Ionia, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Ionia (2011 data):

  • Independent Bank: at 230 West Main Street, Ionia Point Branch, South Ionia Branch. Info updated 2010/10/20: Bank assets: $2,304.7 mil, Deposits: $2,092.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corporation
  • Firstbank - West Michigan: Dexter Drive-In Branch at 202 Dexter Street, branch established on 1963/01/11; at 302 West Main Street, branch established on 1934/06/15. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $202.5 mil, Deposits: $162.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Ionia Meijer Branch at 2770 S State Rd, branch established on 2005/12/06. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Ionia Branch at 3153 Commerce Lane, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ionia, Michigan:

  • Ionia Super 8, 7245 S State Rd, Ionia, MI 48846 , Phone: (616) 527-2828, Fax: (260) 562-2815
  • American Inn & Suites, 423 Brown Blvd, Ionia, MI 48846 , Phone: (616) 527-2200, Fax: (616) 527-2200
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ionia, Michigan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ionia travel time to work - commute


Ionia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ionia city (based on Ionia County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.81%
Here35.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChristian Reformed Church in North America
Adherents62.9%8.4%4.1%3.3%2.5%
Congregations12.7%17.5%4.8%7.9%3.2%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene The Evangelical Covenant ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.4%2.2%1.6%1.3%11.1%
Congregations4.8%6.3%1.6%4.8%36.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Ionia County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Ionia County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Ionia County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.2%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ionia County:

17.6%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$27,520$41,2800$0
Other Government Administration 5$17,077$40,9858$1,328
Police Protection - Officers 18$75,584$50,3893$5,515
Police - Other 1$2,865$34,3803$1,229
Firefighters 0$0 11$1,096
Solid Waste Management 6$21,863$43,7260$0
Sewerage 5$18,219$43,7260$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,053$36,3180$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$13,581$32,5941$943
Water Supply 9$30,978$41,3041$1,127
Transit 9$16,317$21,75612$6,379
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$3,487
Totals for Government 68$230,057$40,59844$21,104

Ionia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $778,000 ($68.11)
    Regular Highways: $451,000 ($39.49)
    Sewerage: $432,000 ($37.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $176,000 ($15.41)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,283,000 ($199.88)
    Police Protection: $1,177,000 ($103.05)
    Sewerage: $1,043,000 ($91.32)
    Water Utilities: $897,000 ($78.53)
    Transit Utilities: $661,000 ($57.87)
    Regular Highways: $614,000 ($53.76)
    Financial Administration: $514,000 ($45.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $496,000 ($43.42)
    Housing & Community Development: $490,000 ($42.90)
    Libraries: $381,000 ($33.36)
    Central Staff Services: $173,000 ($15.15)
    Health Services - Other: $165,000 ($14.45)
    General Public Buildings: $112,000 ($9.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($4.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,113,000 ($97.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $313,000 ($27.40)
    General - Other: $281,000 ($24.60)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,731,000 ($239.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($3.76)

Ionia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,196,000 ($104.71)
    All Other: $1,049,000 ($91.84)
    Housing & Community Development: $257,000 ($22.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $58,000 ($5.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($2.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $341,000 ($29.85)
    Housing & Community Development: $247,000 ($21.62)
    All Other: $136,000 ($11.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $219,000 ($19.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $431,000 ($37.73)
    General Revenue, NEC: $368,000 ($32.22)
    Interest Earnings: $178,000 ($15.58)
    Special Assessments: $150,000 ($13.13)
    Property Sale Other: $32,000 ($2.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $932,000 ($81.60)
    Transit Utilities: $104,000 ($9.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,052,000 ($92.10)
    Highways: $737,000 ($64.52)
    Water Utilities: $490,000 ($42.90)
    All Other: $358,000 ($31.34)
    Transit Utilities: $339,000 ($29.68)
  • Tax - Property: $2,242,000 ($196.29)
    NEC: $12,000 ($1.05)

Ionia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $684,000 ($59.88)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $17,910,000 ($1568.03)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $265,000 ($23.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $14,678,000 ($1285.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,007,000 ($263.26)
    Water Utilities: $663,000 ($58.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $490,000 ($42.90)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($1.84)

Ionia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,190,000 ($366.84)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

6.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,402 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Michigan average:

5.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kent County, MI  1.63% ($30,790 average AGI)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.89% ($26,582)
from Ingham County, MI  0.47% ($38,097)


6.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Michigan average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, MI  1.71% ($31,663 average AGI)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.98% ($26,953)
to Eaton County, MI  0.47% ($31,505)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ionia:

  • WION (1430 AM; 5 kW; IONIA, MI; Owner: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE GROUP, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ionia:

  • WODJ (107.3 FM; GREENVILLE, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WKMY (92.1 FM; ST. JOHNS, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WQHH (96.5 FM; DEWITT, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)

TV broadcast stations around Ionia:

  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19BA (Channel 19; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Ionia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 17,662
Total average daily truck traffic: 529
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 22,870

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ionia)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Ionia, MI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DE34IP318, 5801 N. Hoppough Road (Mi00173) (Lat: 43.072722 Lon: -85.092278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQQF502
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 11/27/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 828 East Washington Street (Lat: 42.986694 Lon: -85.059167), Overall height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: KNKM983
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • 3148 South Stage Road (Lat: 42.994194 Lon: -85.009167), Overall height: 53.4 m, Call Sign: KNKO294
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2004, Expiration Date: 06/22/2014, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Ionia County Airport 148 S. State (Lat: 42.939722 Lon: -85.065889), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: KXR5
    Assigned Frequencies: 121.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2008, Expiration Date: 04/29/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2009
    Registrant: State Of Bureau Of Aeronautics & Freight Services Michigan, 2700 E. Airport Service Dr., Lansing, MI 48906, Phone: (517) 335-9627, Fax: (517) 321-6422, Email:
  • Ionia County Airport- 468 E. Sprague Rd (Lat: 42.939722 Lon: -85.065278), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQKV730
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Michael R Soper
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 2700 Port Lansing Rd, Lansing, MI 48906, Phone: (517) 335-9237, Fax: (517) 321-6422, Email:
  • 468 E. Sprague Rd (Lat: 42.939667 Lon: -85.065722), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 5.5 m, Call Sign: WQLT371
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2010, Expiration Date: 04/20/2020, Certifier: Michael R Soper
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 2700 Port Lansing Rd, Lansing, MI 48906, Phone: (517) 335-9237, Fax: (517) 321-6422, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ionia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ionia)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$59,5917$69,70742$74,1518$22,9731$67,28013$49,8981$7,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$29,9000$02$68,5600$00$01$41,5300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$50,0706$50,61526$87,7165$32,0100$07$38,0892$40,635
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$43,5822$62,82514$76,1761$4,1500$02$43,8300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$70,2150$01$111,7900$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0306.00 , 0317.00, 0318.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$88,8700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$51,0701$54,0301$50,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$89,1200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0306.00 , 0317.00, 0318.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 115
  • Hazardous Condition: 110
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Ionia


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ionia, MI

Most common first names in Ionia, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9574.1 years
Mary8182.0 years
William7576.3 years
Robert7372.2 years
Charles6375.5 years
Richard5467.1 years
James5473.3 years
Margaret4983.0 years
George4974.7 years
Harold4773.9 years
Most common last names in Ionia, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5876.2 years
Miller4371.3 years
White2773.4 years
Bennett2473.2 years
Martin2479.8 years
Brown2375.0 years
Johnson2272.2 years
Nelson1980.6 years
Fox1974.0 years
Peterson1576.8 years
Businesses in Ionia, MI
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Menards1
Arby's1Penske1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
GNC1Sears1
H&R Block1Sprint Nextel2
Jimmy John's1Subway4
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS2
Lowe's1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Meijer1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Ionia, MI


Ionia on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #59 (48846) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Moroccan first ancestries"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Ann Hanson (3)
  • Joannes Stefanus Van 'T Schip (2)
  • Deborah A. O'Toole (2)
  • Troy A. Waterman (2)
  • Dirk Zylstra (1)
  • J. Scott Anderson (1)
  • Brian Lee Curtis (1)
  • Amy Sue Puroll (1)
  • John A. Piselli (1)

Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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