Ionia, Missouri

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Ionia, Missouri
Village
Location of Ionia, Missouri
Location of Ionia, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°30′14″N 93°19′27″W / 38.50389°N 93.32417°W / 38.50389; -93.32417Coordinates: 38°30′14″N 93°19′27″W / 38.50389°N 93.32417°W / 38.50389; -93.32417
Country United States
State Missouri
Counties Benton, Pettis
Area[1]
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 88
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 88
 • Density 586.7/sq mi (226.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65335
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-35306[4]
GNIS feature ID 0720156[5]

Ionia is a village in Benton and Pettis counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 88 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

was originally called Ionia City, and under the latter name was platted in 1866.[6] A post office called Ionia City was established in 1867, and the name was changed to Ionia in 1895.[7] The community most likely was named after the Ionic order in Freemasonry.[6]

Geography[edit]

Ionia is located at 38°30′14″N 93°19′27″W / 38.50389°N 93.32417°W / 38.50389; -93.32417 (38.503911, -93.324261).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 105
1920 132 25.7%
1930 135 2.3%
1940 116 −14.1%
1950 120 3.4%
1960 114 −5.0%
1970 151 32.5%
1980 131 −13.2%
1990 126 −3.8%
2000 108 −14.3%
2010 88 −18.5%
Est. 2015 87 [9] −1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 88 people, 43 households, and 23 families residing in the village. The population density was 586.7 inhabitants per square mile (226.5/km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 380.0 per square mile (146.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.2% White, 1.1% African American, 4.5% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.0% of the population.

There were 43 households of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.6% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.5% were non-families. 44.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.70.

The median age in the village was 41.7 years. 20.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 20.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 108 people, 47 households, and 28 families residing in the town. The population density was 703.6 people per square mile (278.0/km²). There were 54 housing units at an average density of 351.8 per square mile (139.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.15% White, and 1.85% from two or more races.

There were 47 households out of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 107.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,250, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $13,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,317. There were 19.2% of families and 27.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 44.4% of under eighteens and 12.5% of those over 64.

Trivia[edit]

  • The first branch of First Community Bank was in Ionia for many years. It closed recently. There are now several branches in Missouri.

Country Music Radio Personality, Country Boy Don Williams was raised in Ionia. He is currently Music Director and Afternoon Drive Personality on 103.7 KOUL in Corpus Christi, Texas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ a b "Pettis County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.