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Iona, Florida - Basic Facts

The Iona Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lee County at latitude 26.5174 and longitude -81.9592. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal official name is the Iona Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Iona, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Iona indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Iona Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.61 sq. miles and a water area of 3.62 sq. miles.

Iona Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map


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Iona, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 15,870
Population in Households 15,870
Population in Familes 11,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,406
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 8,553
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 4,873
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 13,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,827 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,726 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,030 (37.0%)
Median Home Value $165,347
Average Home Value $250,931


Median Household Income $42,323
Average Household Income $74,066
Per Capita Income $39,836
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.76% 1.43%
Households 0.78% 1.41%
Families 0.52% 1.18%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   3.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Iona, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iona to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 218 76th
Population Density1 # 306 67th
Diversity Index2 # 746 19th
Median Household Income # 470 49th
Per Capita Income # 115 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.