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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,056
Male Share of the Population76.8%
Female Share of the Population23.2%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+1,228
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married36.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.9%
Median Earnings25+$44,554
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,375

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,450
% Above Poverty Level85.9%
% Below Poverty Level14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,067
Median House Value$243,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)51.1%
German15.1%
Irish10.9%
English8.8%
Italian6%
Portuguese4.9%
French Except Basque3.3%
Polish2.8%
Norwegian2.5%
Dutch1.7%
Russian1.5%
Danishn1.4%
Canadian1.3%
Swedish1.3%
Scottish0.7%
Greek0.7%
Arab0.6%
Moroccan0.5%
West Indian0.4%
Belizean0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
African0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Egyptian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Ione Almanac

CategoryValue
County Amador County
Standard Zip Codes95640
Phone Area Codes209
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude38.33
Approximate Longitude-120.88

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)

StationCAMP PARDEE
Distance7.9 miles
Jan Temp38 to 54 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp61 to 95 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip22.9 inches
StationLODI
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp38 to 55 F
Apr Temp45 to 74 F
Jul Temp57 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 79 F
Annual Precip18.2 inches
StationFOLSOM DAM
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp39 to 55 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp61 to 95 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip24.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Amador City174$0
Galt24,848$68,561
Jackson4,630$53,843
Lodi63,842$57,769
Plymouth961$49,917
Sutter Creek2,487$63,547

Ione Public Schools

Ione Elementary
415 S. Ione St.
ZIP: 95640
Primary
Total Enrollment 440
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