Iola, Kansas Population 2020

5,234

Iola is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 5,234, it is the 60th largest city in Kansas and the 4620th largest city in the United States. Iola is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -8.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,704 in 2010. Iola reached it's highest population of 9,032 in 1910. Spanning over 5 miles, Iola has a population density of 1,170 people per square mile.

The average household income in Iola is $45,858 with a poverty rate of 26.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $81,400. The median age in Iola is 36.4 years, 33.5 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.1 males.

Iola Demographics

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

  • White: 91.63%
  • Two or more races: 4.26%
  • Black or African American: 2.72%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Iola, Kansas is 5,234, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,312.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,704.

Iola, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,94891.63%
Two or More Races2304.26%
Black or African American1472.72%
Asian510.94%
Some Other Race90.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.13%

Iola Population Pyramid 2020

Iola Median Age

36.4


Total

33.5


Male

38.4


Female

Iola Adults

There are 4,168 adults, (1,045 of whom are seniors) in Iola.

Iola Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Iola Sex Ratio

Female

2,782

51.52%

Male

2,618

48.48%

Iola Households and Families

Iola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Iola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All55.6%44.4%
Non Family45.6%54.4%
Female31.3%68.7%
Male0%100%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3172.1855.6
Non Family1,1581.3545.6
Married8353.0180.4
Female2843.1431.3
Male402.30

2.86

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Iola Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade872.53%
9th to 12th Grade2457.13%
High School Graduate1,13633.08%
Some College82824.11%
Associates Degree3359.76%
Bachelors Degree52115.17%
Graduate Degree2828.21%

Iola Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2282,899738
Black898622
Multiple Races7474
Hispanic353535
Native American888

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,441$33,438$17,500
Less Than High School$27,778$$
High School Grad$22,139$24,640$12,409
Some College$26,563$40,769$13,832
Bachelors Degree$42,669$45,000$24,861
Graduate Degree$56,522$59,635$50,417

$26,441

Average Earnings

$33,438

Average Male

$17,500

Average Female

Iola Language

Iola Language by Age

Iola Language

97.48% of Iola residents speak only English, while 2.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Iola Poverty

Iola Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,4161,09124.71%
Multiple23016471.30%
Asian4545100.00%
Hispanic1392014.39%
Black1101513.64%

26.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.19%

Male Poverty Rate

28.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iola

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iola is Black, with 13.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.53%
Some College23.22%
High School21.80%
Bachelors or Greater8.04%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed64.63%
Female Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed15.80%
Male Employed10.67%

Iola Income

Iola Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,218$45,858
Families$46,114$61,567
Married Families$70,066-
Non Families$23,071$28,158

Iola Marital Status

Iola Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Iola Married by Age and Sex

Iola 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 35-44.

Iola Marital Status by Race

Iola Veterans

386

Number of Veterans

353

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam143
Korea55
World War II48
First Gulf War48
Second Gulf War

$Iola Veterans by Education

5.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iola Employment Status

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Iola 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

74.67%

Born in Kansas

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.48% of Iola residents were born in the United States, with 74.67% having been born in Kansas. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,234-39-0.74%
20195,273-39-0.73%
20185,312-39-0.73%
20175,351-39-0.72%
20165,390-30-0.55%
20155,420-103-1.86%
20145,523-46-0.83%
20135,569-111-1.95%
20125,680-4-0.07%
20115,684-18-0.32%
20105,702-600-1.00%
20006,302-49-0.08%
19906,351-587-0.88%
19806,9384450.67%
19706,493-392-0.58%
19606,885-209-0.30%
19507,094-150-0.21%
19407,244840.12%
19307,160-1,353-1.72%
19208,513-519-0.59%
19109,0323,2414.54%
19005,7910.00%