Indianola demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,3565591
Median age33.438.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%44%43%
Speak English97%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Indianola, IA has a population of 15,343 and is the 2,780th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,356 per sq mi which is 2382% higher than the Iowa average and 1396% higher than the national average. The median age in Indianola is 33 which is approximately 12% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Indianola, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 80% of Indianola residents were born in Iowa, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Indianola is 2382% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Indianola is 12% lower than Iowa.
  • In Indianola 95.61% of the population is White.
  • In Indianola 0.55% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Indianola 0.59% of the population is Asian.

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Indianola population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.55%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.23%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.33%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race2.25%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.43%1.27%4.75%
In Indianola, 2.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Indianola, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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