Indianola is a city located in Sunflower County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Sunflower County. With a 2020 population of 8,579, it is the 45th largest city in Mississippi and the 3437th largest city in the United States . Indianola is currently declining at a rate of -2.60% annually and its population has decreased by -19.69% 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 1,001 people per square mile.
The average household income in Indianola is $45,430 with a poverty rate of 29.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $693 per month, and the median house value is $76,400. The median age in Indianola is 34.2 years, 28.7 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.