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Ionia County Economic Profile

Population (2019) 64,293
5 Year % Population Growth (2014-2019) 0.1%
25-39 Yr Old Population (2019) 13,040
Median Age (2018) 38.7
Households (2018) 22,858
Civilian Labor Force (2019) 30,166
Jobs (2019) 22,584

Top 10 Industries by Total Jobs (2019)

Industry Jobs Percentage
Admin & Support/Waste Mangagement 4,676 23%
Manufacturing 4,044 20%
Government 3,274 16%
Retail Trade 1,889 9%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 1,314 6%
Health Care & Social Assistance 1,025 5%
Accommodation & Food Services 885 4%
Other Services (except Public Admin.) 743 4%
Construction 686 3%
Finance and Insurance 598 3%

Top 10 Occupations (2018)

Industry Jobs Median Hourly Earnings
Production 3,972 $13.84
Office and Admin. Support 2,762 $14.56
Transportation & Material Moving 1,968 $13.53
Sales and Related 1,460 $11.71
Food Prep & Serving Related 1,367 $9.94
Education, Training & Library 1,086 $16.18
Management 884 $38.53
Farming, Fishing, Forestry 867 $13.76
Construction and Extraction 718 $18.98
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 700 $18.73

Educational Attainment (2015)

Income

Avg. Household Income (2018) $65,383
Median Household Income (2019) $54,343
Per Capita Income (2019) $23,956
Average Earnings (2018) $49,423

Top 10 Employers in Ionia County (2020)

Company Employees
Ventra Ionia Main, LLC 1,468
Herbrucks Poultry Ranch Inc 970
Mercantile Bank of Michigan 750
THK RHYTHM CO 300
Cargill Kitchen Solutions 300
Sparrow Ionia Hospital 250
Matcor Automotive Inc. 230
Portland Products, Inc. 185
Twin City Foods Inc. 185
Extruded Aluminum Corporation 150

Data Source

Data source: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) / www.economicmodeling.com.

Data source: US Census Bureau, ACS 2018 5-year