Ionia, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 87 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.4%
Males: 43  (50.0%)
Females: 44  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

59.2 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 65335

Estimated median household income in 2019: $23,290 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Ionia:

$23,290
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,925 (it was $12,317 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $57,603 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Ionia:

$57,603
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $83,158; detached houses: $56,127; mobile homes: $238,789

Median gross rent in 2019: $734.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ionia: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 35.9%
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According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ionia, Missouri as of December 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ionia is 53 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (48.4%), American (32.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 958 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 567 people per square mile   (low).

Ionia, Missouri map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $369 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $395 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (61.7 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (77.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (377.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Cole Camp, MO (2.7 miles ),
Lincoln, MO (2.8 miles ),
Green Ridge, MO (3.0 miles ),
Windsor, MO (3.3 miles ),
Sedalia, MO (3.8 miles ),
Calhoun, MO (4.1 miles ),
Smithton, MO (4.2 miles ),
Warsaw, MO (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.50 N, Longitude: 93.32 W

Area code: 660

Distribution of median household income in Ionia, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ionia, MO in 2019

Ionia satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Missouri:

3.9%

Average climate in Ionia, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ionia, Missouri average temperatures Ionia, Missouri average precipitation Ionia, Missouri humidity Ionia, Missouri wind speed Ionia, Missouri snowfall Ionia, Missouri sunshine Ionia, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Ionia-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Ionia town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/20/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ionia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 477% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 244.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 279.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 294.4 miles away from Ionia center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 226.7 miles away from Ionia center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 294.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Benton County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ionia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ionia:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COLE CAMP, MO)
  • LINCOLN COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LINCOLN, MO)
  • ROYAL OAKS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WINDSOR, MO)
  • WINDSOR HOSP DISTRICT (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WINDSOR, MO)
  • TRUMAN VALLEY HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WINDSOR, MO)
  • WINDSOR HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WINDSOR, MO)
  • FAIR VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SEDALIA, MO)

Amtrak station near Ionia:

  • 16 miles: SEDALIA (PACIFIC & OSAGE STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ionia:

  • State Fair Community College (about 14 miles; Sedalia, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,581)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 29 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 9,952)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 62 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Columbia College (about 63 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 63 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Lincoln University (about 63 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • Rockhurst University (about 77 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)

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Benton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

53.5%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Ionia:

Marital status in Ionia, MO
  • Never married: 1.5%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ionia:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 19.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Missouri average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ionia, MO (based on Benton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,25330
Mainline Protestant1,8428
Catholic3602
Other1793
None10,422-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

18.44 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Benton County:

10.1%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Benton County:

29.4%
State:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Benton County:

11.8%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Strongest AM radio stations in Ionia:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KSIS (1050 AM; 1 kW; SEDALIA, MO)
  • KDRO (1490 AM; 1 kW; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: MATHEWSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KBNN (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEBANON, MO; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ionia:

  • KLRQ (96.1 FM; CLINTON, MO; Owner: B & F BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWKJ (98.5 FM; WINDSOR, MO; Owner: D & H MEDIA, LLC)
  • KPOW-FM (97.7 FM; LA MONTE, MO; Owner: SEDALIA INVESTMENT GROUP LLC)
  • KTXY (106.9 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KXKX (105.7 FM; KNOB NOSTER, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCVK (107.7 FM; OTTERVILLE, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KSDL (92.1 FM; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BICK BROADCASTING)
  • KAYQ (97.1 FM; WARSAW, MO; Owner: VALKYRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMO-FM (102.9 FM; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ionia:

  • KMOS-TV (Channel 6; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMIZ (Channel 17; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF COLUMBIA, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 46.4mTotal length
  • $4,604,000Total costs
  • 21,183Total average daily traffic
  • 2,876Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,931Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ionia, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 61920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ionia, MO

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Ionia Grain Leg, Lat: 38.501778 Lon: -93.322694, Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 41.4 m, Call Sign: WQJR328,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/2008, Expiration Date: 02/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2018, Certifier: John W Henry, Registrant: Homestead Heartland LLC, 103 S State St, Knob Noster, MO 65336, Phone: (660) 827-4443, Fax: (480) 247-4976, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ionia, MO
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 41.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%No fuel used
  • 3.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ionia, MO
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 22.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ionia compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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