Indianola, Mississippi Population 2022

8,350
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Indianola is a city located in Sunflower County Mississippi. Indianola has a 2020 population of 8,350. It is also the county seat of Sunflower County. Indianola is currently declining at a rate of -2.67% annually and its population has decreased by -21.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,610 in 2010.

The average household income in Indianola is $45,430 with a poverty rate of 27.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $688 per month, and the median house value is $90,300. The median age in Indianola is 34.2 years, 28.7 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Indianola Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 82.06%
  • White: 16.56%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Two or more races: 0.32%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Indianola, Mississippi is 8,350 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,350.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,610.

Indianola, Mississippi Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201028,9810.00%
201128,521-460-1.61%
201228,407-114-0.40%
201327,906-501-1.80%
201427,405-501-1.83%
201526,877-528-1.96%
201626,493-384-1.45%
201726,142-351-1.34%
201826,211690.26%
201925,110-1,101-4.38%
202024,009-1,101-4.59%
202122,908-1,101-4.81%

Indianola Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,53316.56%
Black or African American7,59782.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.40%
Some Other Race610.66%
Two or More Races300.32%
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Indianola Population by Race

Indianola Population Pyramid 2022

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Indianola Median Age

32.9


Total

28.1


Male

39.8


Female

Indianola Adults

There are 6,857 adults, (1,575 of whom are seniors) in Indianola.

Indianola Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Indianola Sex Ratio

Female

4,997

53.97%

Male

4,261

46.03%

Indianola Population by Age

Indianola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Indianola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male69.4%30.6%
Married66.3%33.7%
All52.6%47.4%
Non Family46.8%53.2%
Female42.7%57.3%

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Indianola Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5432.5652.6
Married1,0033.5866.3
Male2063.2869.4
Female8933.4542.7
Non Family1,4411.1946.8

3.44

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Indianola Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4688.02%
9th to 12th Grade71312.23%
High School Graduate1,79630.80%
Some College1,06518.26%
Associates Degree3946.76%
Bachelors Degree68711.78%
Graduate Degree70912.16%
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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
White1,024907480
Black4,7203,706913
2+ Races30283
Other Race2110
Hispanic4410
Native American37

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.88%.

Indianola Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,915$24,606$21,869
Less Than 9th Grade$16,299$16,774$15,563
High School Graduate$16,567$20,913$14,805
Some College$22,936$23,320$21,930
Bachelors Degree$40,545$43,977$36,146
Graduate Degree$44,775$147,932$44,068

$23,915

Average Earnings

$24,606

Average Male

$21,869

Average Female

Indianola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Indianola Language by Age

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Indianola Language

99.06% of Indianola residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Indianola Language

Indianola Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native371232.43%
Black7,4382,36431.78%
White1,4701439.73%
OtherNaN%
Multiple3013.33%

27.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.87%

Male Poverty Rate

28.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Indianola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Indianola is Native, with 32.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Indianola is Multiple, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.06%.

Indianola Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.92%
High School35.86%
Some College27.26%
Bachelors or Greater7.64%

Indianola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed17.39%
Male Unemployed34.23%
Female Employed14.18%
Female Unemployed47.70%

Indianola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Indianola Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,866$44,677
Families$43,194$56,541
Married Families$71,719-
Non Families$15,304$26,469
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Income by Household Type

Indianola Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.7%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

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 35-44, 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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256

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War32
Vietnam112
Korea34
World War II10

Indianola Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 5450
55 to 6444
65 to 7434
75+122

Indianola Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12710.14%
Black1292.35%

Indianola Veterans by Race

Indianola Veterans by Education

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6.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Indianola Veterans by Education

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

13.7%

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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93.01%

Born in Indianola

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Indianola residents were born in the United States, with 93.01% having been born in Mississippi. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Indianola Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19006000.00%
19303,1162,5165.64%
19403,6044881.47%
19504,3697651.94%
19606,7142,3454.39%
19708,9472,2332.91%
19808,221-726-0.84%
199011,8093,5883.69%
200012,0662570.22%
201010,610-1,456-1.28%
201110,537-73-0.69%
201210,438-99-0.94%
201310,174-264-2.53%
20149,998-176-1.73%
20159,846-152-1.52%
20169,634-212-2.15%
20179,450-184-1.91%
20189,266-184-1.95%
20199,037-229-2.47%
20208,808-229-2.53%
20218,579-229-2.60%
20228,350-229-2.67%

Indianola Population by Year