Iola, KS Profile: Facts & Data

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Iola, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Iola had a population of 5,451 as of July 1, 2018. Iola ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Iola is located at latitude 37.9274 and longitude -95.4007 in Allen County. The formal boundaries for the City of Iola (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Allen County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

The City of Iola (GNIS ID: 485599) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Iola: Cofachique.

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Iola, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,451
Population in Households 5,146
Population in Familes 3,912
Population in Group Qrtrs 305
Population Density2 1,202
Diversity Index3 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,438
Average Household Income $48,290
Per Capita Income $20,303

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,319 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 917 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 391 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $82,511
Average Home Value $99,754
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,236
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,355
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.55% -0.72%
Households -0.64% -0.79%
Families -0.55% -0.89%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.01%

Iola, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iola to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 60 91st
Population Density # 180 73rd
Diversity Index # 154 77th
Median Household Income # 596 11th
Per Capita Income # 617 8th

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