Statewide Claims to Fame

Iola is 7th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Iola is 13th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Female residents

Iola is 13th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Income below poverty line

Iola is 17th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Iola Rank Kansas US
Current population (2012) 5,698 55th 2,885,905 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.5 51st 81,758.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,257.8 45th 34.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Iola Rank Kansas US
Residents younger than 5 7.5% 34th 7.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.6% 45th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.2% 7th 13.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Iola Rank Kansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.0% 37th 89.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.6% 40th 29.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Iola Rank Kansas US
Race - White 91.4% 21st 87.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.3% 30th 6.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 32nd 1.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 41st 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 55th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.2% 24th 2.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.1% 57th 11.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 89.9% 17th 77.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Iola Rank Kansas US
Female residents 52.1% 13th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 0.9% 54th 6.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Iola Rank Kansas US
Housing units 2,636 49th 1,237,651 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 15.4% 37th 17.6% 25.9%
Households 2,369 49th 1,104,479 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.2% 21st 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $55,600 58th $125,500 $186,200
People per household 2.3 48th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Iola Rank Kansas US
Income per capita $18,309 54th $26,545 $27,915
Income per household $34,388 58th $50,594 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.4% 13th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Iola Rank Kansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 525 49th 237,040 27,092,908
Retail sales $86,459 47th $34,538,332 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,833 29th $12,444 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $9,907 42nd $4,192,347 $613,795,732

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