Indianola, Mississippi Population 2020

8,880

Indianola is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 8,880, it is the 44th largest city in Mississippi and the 3332nd largest city in the United States. Indianola is currently declining at a rate of -2.05% annually and its population has decreased by -16.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,683 in 2010. Indianola reached it's highest population of 12,066 in 2000. Spanning over 9 miles, Indianola has a population density of 1,036 people per square mile.

The average household income in Indianola is $45,332 with a poverty rate of 29.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $73,100. The median age in Indianola is 32.9 years, 28.7 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.9 males.

Indianola Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Indianola was:

  • Black or African American: 81.11%
  • White: 16.92%
  • Native American: 1.17%
  • Two or more races: 0.39%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Indianola, Mississippi is 8,880, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,252.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,683.

Indianola, Mississippi Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,913-411-1.65%
201925,324-411-1.62%
201825,735-411-1.60%
201726,146-349-1.33%
201626,495-384-1.45%
201526,879-528-1.96%
201427,407-500-1.82%
201327,907-499-1.79%
201228,406-111-0.39%
201128,517-464-1.63%
201028,9810.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,80681.11%
White1,62816.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native1131.17%
Two or More Races380.39%
Some Other Race300.31%
Asian90.09%

Indianola Population Pyramid 2020

Indianola Median Age

32.9


Total

28.7


Male

37.2


Female

Indianola Adults

There are 7,207 adults, (1,373 of whom are seniors) in Indianola.

Indianola Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Indianola Sex Ratio

Female

5,094

52.93%

Male

4,530

47.07%

Indianola Households and Families

Indianola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Indianola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
All55.3%44.7%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Female45.2%54.8%
Male45.2%54.8%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5242.6855.3
Non Family1,2621.1151.4
Married1,0493.4971.8
Female9613.6245.2
Male2523.5445.2

3.47

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Indianola Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4477.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,03416.89%
High School Graduate1,57525.73%
Some College1,37122.40%
Associates Degree4076.65%
Bachelors Degree77312.63%
Graduate Degree5148.40%

Indianola Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,8163,590823
White1,136957458
Hispanic10250
Native American67
Multiple Races38383
Other Race124
Asian653

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,500$25,192$20,673
Less Than High School$17,286$28,864$
High School Grad$18,864$23,468$15,661
Some College$22,997$23,180$22,337
Bachelors Degree$29,148$28,077$29,844
Graduate Degree$47,500$142,853$40,865

$22,500

Average Earnings

$25,192

Average Male

$20,673

Average Female

Indianola Language

Indianola Language by Age

Indianola Language

99.71% of Indianola residents speak only English, while 0.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.22% of the population.

Indianola Poverty

Indianola Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,6422,64634.62%
White1,5301066.93%

29.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.55%

Male Poverty Rate

28.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Indianola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Indianola is Black, with 34.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Indianola is White, with 6.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.40%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.71%
High School28.45%
Some College21.84%
Bachelors or Greater5.61%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.43%
Male Unemployed37.14%
Male Employed17.10%
Female Employed14.48%

Indianola Income

Indianola Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,076$45,332
Families$33,451$52,303
Married Families$61,344-
Non Families$19,941$29,774

Indianola Marital Status

Indianola Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

26.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Indianola Married by Age and Sex

Indianola Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Indianola Marital Status by Race

Indianola Veterans

352

Number of Veterans

309

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam128
First Gulf War45
Second Gulf War45
Korea35
World War II18
Age Group Veterans
75+117
65 to 7487
35 to 5469
55 to 6458
18 to 3421
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1973.47%
White15411.42%
Asian116.67%

$Indianola Veterans by Education

1.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Indianola Employment Status

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

16.4%

Unemployment Rate

Indianola Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

91.47%

Born in Mississippi

99.81%

Native Born

0.19%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.81% of Indianola residents were born in the United States, with 91.47% having been born in Mississippi. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,880-186-2.05%
20199,066-186-2.01%
20189,252-181-1.92%
20179,433-186-1.93%
20169,619-214-2.18%
20159,833-155-1.55%
20149,988-177-1.74%
201310,165-267-2.56%
201210,432-98-0.93%
201110,530-79-0.74%
201010,609-1,457-1.28%
200012,0662570.22%
199011,8093,5883.69%
19808,221-726-0.84%
19708,9472,2332.91%
19606,7142,3454.39%
19504,3697651.94%
19403,6044881.47%
19303,1162,5165.64%
19006000.00%