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Overview

Introduction to Ione, California

Ione, California is 24 miles NE of Lodi, California and 34 miles SE of Sacramento, California. It is in Amador County.

Ione History

Ione adopted its current name sometime around 1849. In 1853, Ione's first school was built, while its first post office was built in 1852 and its first flour mill was built in 1855. Ione was incorporated in 1953.

Ione and Nearby Attractions

  • Amador County Museum.
  • San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum.
  • Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park.
  • Oak Grove Regional Park.
  • Gibson Ranch County Park.
  • Calaveras Big Trees State Park.

Things To Do In Ione

Local parks include the Gibson Ranch County Park, Pioneer Park, Calaveras Big Trees State Park and the Charles Howard Park. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ione Community United Methodist Church and the First Baptist Church are the local houses of worship. The Calaveras County Museum, the Amador County Museum and the San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum may interest those hoping to learn more about the history of the area.

Ione Transportation

Sacramento International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Ione Higher Education

San Joaquin Delta College, American River College and the Cosumnes River College are the local centers of higher education.

People

Total Population 7,171
Male Share of the Population 59.3%
Female Share of the Population 40.7%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,159
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 54.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $76,563
% Above Poverty Level 86.3%
% Below Poverty Level 13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,019
Median House Value $227,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.6%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 10.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ione Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NE of Lodi, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles SE of Sacramento, California
County Amador
Standard Zip Codes 95640
Phone Area Codes 209
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.352
Longitude -120.931

Ione Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CAMP PARDEE
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 54 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 61 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches
Station LODI
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 55 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 57 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 79 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches
Station FOLSOM DAM
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 55 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 61 to 95 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ione, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Camanche Lake (95640)

Carbondale (95640)

Sunnybrook (95640)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Amador City 152 $0
Galt 24,607 $67,336
Jackson 4,613 $53,854
Lodi 63,589 $55,529
Plymouth 842 $58,000
Sutter Creek 2,083 $65,625

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Ione High Schools

WIEDEN (JAMES A.) HIGH
201 WATERMAN ROAD
209-274-8131
Serves 498 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

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