Iola, Wisconsin Population 2024

1,169

Iola is a city located in Portage County and Waupaca County Wisconsin. Iola has a 2024 population of 1,169. Iola is currently declining at a rate of -1.76% annually and its population has decreased by -6.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,253 in 2020.

The average household income in Iola is $55,089 with a poverty rate of 9.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Iola is 45.4 years, 47 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Iola Demographics

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

  • White: 91.2%
  • Two or more races: 8.45%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
698.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.7% (-84)
The current population of Iola, Wisconsin is 1,169 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,253.

Iola, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,04791.2%
Two or more races978.45%
Asian40.35%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Iola Population by Race

Iola Population Pyramid 2024

Iola Median Age

45.4

Total

47

Male

45.2

Female

Iola Adults

There are 940 adults, (282 of whom are seniors) in Iola.

Iola Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Iola Sex Ratio

Female58951.31%
Male55948.69%

Iola Population by Age

Iola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5981.8859.940.1
Non Family2691.1542.857.2
Married1742.5867.232.8
Female1282.3481.318.8
Male272.5681.518.5

2.46

Average Family Size

1.88

Average Household Size

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Iola Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.37%
9th to 12th Grade253.05%
High School Graduate39247.75%
Some College15318.64%
Associates Degree10713.03%
Bachelors Degree11413.89%
Graduate Degree273.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Iola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Iola Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White784756139
2+ Races37372
Hispanic880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.73%.

Iola Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$38,158$48,750$31,354
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$31,797$40,536$21,071
Some College$32,361$55,000$29,904
Bachelors Degree$45,625$44,583$46,071
Graduate Degree$133,375$133,625$0

$38,158

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$31,354

Average Female

Iola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Iola Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Iola Language

94.72% of Iola residents speak only English, while 5.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.89% of the population.

Iola Language

Iola Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,025626.05%
Multiple974748.45%
Hispanic542851.85%

9.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.68%

Male Poverty Rate

9.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iola is Hispanic, with 51.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iola is White, with 6.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.15%.

Iola Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.71%
High School14.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.67%
Some College2.69%

Iola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed84.21%
Female Employed2.8%
Male Employed0.85%
Male Unemployed0%

Iola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Iola Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$53,462$55,089
Families$57,257$62,878
Married Families$56,600$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,375$44,249

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Iola Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Iola Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Iola 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 35-44.

Iola Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Iola Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

67

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam32
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War3
Korea2
World War II2

Iola Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7428
75+20
35 to 549
55 to 646
18 to 344

Iola Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White677.71%

Iola Veterans by Race

Iola Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iola Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Iola Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Iola Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Iola Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.37%

Born in Iola

99.74%

Native Born

0.26%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.74% of Iola residents were born in the United States, with 85.37% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Iola Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,064-21-1.94%
20281,085-21-1.9%
20271,106-21-1.86%
20261,127-21-1.83%
20251,148-21-1.8%
20241,169-21-1.76%
20231,190-21-1.73%
20221,211-11-0.9%
20211,222-31-2.47%
20201,253504.16%
20191,203-22-1.8%
20181,225-9-0.73%
20171,234-13-1.04%
20161,247-10-0.8%
20151,257-10-0.79%
20141,267-12-0.94%
20131,27990.71%
20121,270-19-1.47%
20111,289-8-0.62%
20101,29700%

Iola Population by Year