Paola, Kansas Population 2020

5,710

Paola is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 5,710, it is the 57th largest city in Kansas and the 4410th largest city in the United States. Paola is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 1.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,602 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Paola has a population density of 1,116 people per square mile.

The average household income in Paola is $62,258 with a poverty rate of 9.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $724 per month, and the median house value is $124,800. The median age in Paola is 40.2 years, 37.5 years for males, and 41.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.0 males.

Paola Demographics

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

  • White: 90.21%
  • Native American: 3.60%
  • Black or African American: 3.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.34%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Paola, Kansas is 5,710, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,670.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,602.

Paola, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,03890.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native2013.60%
Black or African American1853.31%
Two or More Races751.34%
Asian460.82%
Some Other Race400.72%

Paola Population Pyramid 2020

Paola Median Age

40.2


Total

37.5


Male

41.3


Female

Paola Adults

There are 3,999 adults, (1,218 of whom are seniors) in Paola.

Paola Age Dependency

100.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57

Child Dependency Ratio

Paola Sex Ratio

Female

3,069

54.95%

Male

2,516

45.05%

Paola Households and Families

Paola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Paola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.4%6.6%
All70.6%29.4%
Non Family48.9%51.1%
Female48.8%51.2%
Male24.1%75.9%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2412.3670.6
Married1,1263.3493.4
Non Family9281.1148.9
Female1292.7748.8
Male582.4824.1

3.21

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Paola Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade661.81%
9th to 12th Grade1052.88%
High School Graduate1,30035.69%
Some College1,08129.68%
Associates Degree2727.47%
Bachelors Degree43111.83%
Graduate Degree38710.63%

Paola Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2973,145770
Black153153
Native American8181
Hispanic4040
Other Race4040
Asian371818
Multiple Races343430

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 88.24%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,690$44,475$31,864
Less Than High School$12,500$$
High School Grad$36,500$42,456$27,301
Some College$37,933$52,717$31,186
Bachelors Degree$41,313$$55,000
Graduate Degree$53,264$$53,750

$38,690

Average Earnings

$44,475

Average Male

$31,864

Average Female

Paola Language

Paola Language by Age

Paola Language

97.58% of Paola residents speak only English, while 2.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Paola Poverty

Paola Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,8753346.85%
Native19011862.11%
Multiple613963.93%

9.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.03%

Male Poverty Rate

11.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paola is Multiple, with 63.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paola is White, with 6.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.12%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater10.16%
High School8.72%
Less Than High School6.57%
Some College6.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed2.93%
Male Employed1.72%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Paola Income

Paola Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,270$62,258
Families$80,938$84,481
Married Families$86,845-
Non Families$27,700$29,911

Paola Marital Status

Paola Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Paola Married by Age and Sex

Paola 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.

Paola Marital Status by Race

Paola Veterans

414

Number of Veterans

382

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam198
Second Gulf War57
First Gulf War49
World War II42
Korea17
Name Veterans % of Total
White36510.12%
Hispanic4093.02%
Other40100.00%
Indian98.26%

$Paola Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paola Employment Status

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Paola 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

69.01%

Born in Kansas

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.96% of Paola residents were born in the United States, with 69.01% having been born in Kansas. 0.34% 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
20205,710200.35%
20195,690200.35%
20185,670991.78%
20175,571200.36%
20165,551-4-0.07%
20155,555-41-0.73%
20145,596-30-0.53%
20135,626651.17%
20125,561-29-0.52%
20115,590-35-0.62%
20105,6256141.16%
20005,0113130.65%
19904,6981410.31%
19804,557-65-0.14%
19704,622-162-0.34%
19604,7848121.88%
19503,9724611.24%
19403,511-251-0.69%
19303,7625241.51%
19203,238310.10%
19103,207630.20%
19003,1442010.66%
18902,9430.00%