Iola demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,2433591
Median age36.136.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%59%55%
Speak English99%89%79%
Speak Spanish1%8%13%
Iola, KS has a population of 5,560 and is the 6,039th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,243 per sq mi which is 3443% higher than the Kansas average and 1272% higher than the national average. The median age in Iola is 36 which is approximately equal to the Kansas average of 36. In Iola, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 72% of Iola residents were born in Kansas, 26% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Iola is 3443% higher than Kansas.
  • The median age in Iola is equal to Kansas.
  • In Iola 91.74% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Iola 3.87% of the population is African American.
  • In Iola 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Iola population breakdown by race

African American3.87%5.79%12.63%
American Indian0.07%0.82%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.25%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race3.87%3.31%3.06%
Other race0.20%2.15%4.75%
In Iola, 2.9% 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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Iola age breakdown

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