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Iona, Idaho
A grain elevator near the train tracks.
A grain elevator near the train tracks.
Location of Iona in Bonneville County, Idaho.
Location of Iona in Bonneville County, Idaho.
Coordinates: 43°31′35″N 111°55′43″W / 43.52639°N 111.92861°W / 43.52639; -111.92861Coordinates: 43°31′35″N 111°55′43″W / 43.52639°N 111.92861°W / 43.52639; -111.92861
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bonneville
Settled 1883
Incorporated April 10, 1905
Area
 • Total 1.16 sq mi (3.02 km2)
 • Land 1.16 sq mi (3.02 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
4,783 ft (1,458 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,803
 • Estimate 
(2019)
2,354
 • Density 2,022.34/sq mi (780.59/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
83427
Area code(s) 208, 986
FIPS code 16-40420
GNIS feature ID 0397811
Feeding the Horses by midiman
A farm in Iona

Iona is a city in Bonneville County, Idaho, United States. It is part of the Idaho Falls, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,803 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Iona is located at 43°31′35″N 111°55′43″W / 43.52639°N 111.92861°W / 43.52639; -111.92861 (43.526319, -111.928478).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.10 square miles (2.85 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 353
1920 630 78.5%
1930 386 −38.7%
1940 518 34.2%
1950 502 −3.1%
1960 702 39.8%
1970 890 26.8%
1980 1,072 20.4%
1990 1,049 −2.1%
2000 1,201 14.5%
2010 1,803 50.1%
2019 (est.) 2,354 30.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,803 people, 578 households, and 481 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,639.1 inhabitants per square mile (632.9/km2). There were 601 housing units at an average density of 546.4 per square mile (211.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 578 households, of which 45.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.7% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 16.8% were non-families. 14.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.12 and the average family size was 3.44.

The median age in the city was 31.5 years. 35.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 21.1% were from 45 to 64; and 11.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

Education

Iona is served by the Bonneville Joint School District#93, with Iona Elementary School within the Iona city limits. Students are bussed to Rocky Mountain Middle School and Thunder Ridge High School.

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