Paola is a city located in Miami County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Miami County. With a 2020 population of 5,793, it is the 56th largest city in Kansas and the 4377th largest city in the United States . Paola is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 3.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,602 in 2010. Paola reached it's highest population of 5,793 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Paola has a population density of 1,132 people per square mile.
The average household income in Paola is $61,952 with a poverty rate of 8.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $134,800. The median age in Paola is 41.1 years, 39.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.