Indianola, Iowa Population 2022

15,949
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Indianola is a city located in Warren County Iowa. Indianola has a 2020 population of 15,949. It is also the county seat of Warren County. Indianola is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually but its population has increased by 7.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,821 in 2010.

The average household income in Indianola is $73,442 with a poverty rate of 13.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $784 per month, and the median house value is $163,300. The median age in Indianola is 35.4 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Indianola Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Indianolawas:

  • White: 96.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.13%
The current population of Indianola, Iowa is 15,949 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,949.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,821.

Indianola, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,22696.35%
Two or More Races2551.61%
Asian1651.04%
Some Other Race560.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander500.32%
Black or African American290.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.13%
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Indianola Population by Race

Indianola Population Pyramid $2022

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Indianola Median Age

35.4


Total

34.3


Male

36.7


Female

Indianola Adults

There are 12,108 adults, (2,755 of whom are seniors) in Indianola.

Indianola Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Indianola Sex Ratio

Female

8,506

53.83%

Male

7,296

46.17%

Indianola Population by Age

Indianola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Indianola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male45%55%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Female57.7%42.3%
All65.9%34.1%
Married85.1%14.9%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Indianola Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1962.2965.9
Married2,9382.9785.1
Non Family2,2891.1546.5
Female6472.9657.7
Male3222.9545

2.87

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Indianola Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade940.96%
9th to 12th Grade3803.86%
High School Graduate2,93829.88%
Some College2,35923.99%
Associates Degree98610.03%
Bachelors Degree2,00220.36%
Graduate Degree1,07510.93%
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Indianola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Indianola Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,4689,0712,961
Hispanic15012959
2+ Races9268
Asian836957
Other Race373718
Islander2323
Native American2121
Black18

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.67%.

Indianola Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,000$54,786$34,361
Less Than 9th Grade$34,821$36,927$
High School Graduate$28,750$38,843$22,500
Some College$40,948$55,106$24,800
Bachelors Degree$61,700$69,028$53,750
Graduate Degree$67,143$66,250$68,393

$45,000

Average Earnings

$54,786

Average Male

$34,361

Average Female

Indianola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Indianola Language by Age

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Indianola Language

96.81% of Indianola residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Indianola Language

Indianola Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,5351,71312.66%
Hispanic26813349.63%
Multiple2549236.22%
Native2121100.00%
OtherNaN%

13.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.25%

Male Poverty Rate

15.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Indianola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Indianola is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Indianola is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.40%.

Indianola Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.83%
High School15.82%
Some College9.52%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%

Indianola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Unemployed27.50%
Female Employed9.91%
Male Employed6.22%

Indianola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Indianola Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,854$73,442
Families$81,272$92,643
Married Families$97,083-
Non Families$29,299$37,870
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Income by Household Type

Indianola Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Indianola Married by Age and Sex

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Indianola Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Indianola Marital Status by Race

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Indianola Marital Status

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910

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam333
First Gulf War184
Second Gulf War119
Korea83
World War II48

Indianola Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74254
75+252
35 to 54198
55 to 64164
18 to 3442

Indianola Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9107.81%
Hispanic186.87%

Indianola Veterans by Race

Indianola Veterans by Education

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5.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Indianola Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Indianola Employment by Age

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Indianola Employment by Race

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Indianola Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.83%

Born in Indianola

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Indianola residents were born in the United States, with 78.83% having been born in Iowa. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Indianola Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202215,949-22-0.14%
202115,971-22-0.14%
202015,993-22-0.14%
201916,015-22-0.14%
201816,0371310.82%
201715,9062861.83%
201615,6201641.06%
201515,4562121.39%
201415,2441410.93%
201315,1031531.02%
201214,950310.21%
201114,919980.66%
201014,8211,8231.32%
200012,9981,6581.37%
199011,3404970.45%
198010,8431,9912.05%
19708,8521,7902.28%
19607,0621,9173.22%
19505,1451,0222.24%
19404,1236351.69%
19303,488-140-0.39%
19203,6283451.00%
19103,283220.07%
19003,2610.00%

Indianola Population by Year